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Alaska TV reporter curses, quits on air over marijuana issue

Reuters) - An Alaska television reporter wrapped up a live segment on medical marijuana with a curse and an "I quit," telling viewers she will work instead to legalize pot in the state.

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India TV anchor's number is up after naming China's Xi 'Eleven'

NEW DELHI - An Indian TV news anchor has been sacked after she referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as 'Eleven' Jinping, apparently confusing Xi's name with the Roman numerals XI, a senior official at the state television channel said on Friday, .

19 Sep 2014

Missing Philadelphia dog found safe in Oregon, 3,000 miles from home

PORTLAND Ore. - A dog that went missing in Philadelphia five months ago has turned up 3,000 miles away - in a Portland-area animal shelter and officials say they have no idea how the Jack Russell terrier named Gidget made the cross-country trip.

18 Sep 2014

Chicago officials investigate human bones sent to Japanese consulate

CHICAGO - Chicago authorities are trying to solve a mystery over a box of human bones that were sent to the Japanese consulate, along with a letter saying they were the remains of soldiers who died during World War Two, police said on Thursday.

U.S., 18 Sep 2014

Armed with banana, man robs Philadelphia store, slips away on bike

PHILADELPHIA - A man armed with a banana robbed a convenience store in Philadelphia and rode away on a bicycle with cash and cigarettes, a security surveillance tape showed.

18 Sep 2014

Drunken Tennessee man vows to join Islamic State after arrest -police

NASHVILLE Tenn. - A Tennessee man charged with drunken driving on Thursday told the police officer who arrested him that he would join the Islamic State militant group and seek revenge, Nashville police said.

19 Sep 2014