Florida man uses tractor to dump dirt on girlfriend's car, police say

CRESTVIEW, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida man used a front-end loader to dump a large bucket full of dirt on a car with his girlfriend inside.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Hunter Mills was charged with felony criminal mischief.
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Man or machine? Robot bartender goes head-to-head with humans

We’ve got robots that can vacuum our floors, robots that can pull up a recipe or the perfect song with a voice command, and even robot security guards.
Now, a robot can mix you a cocktail if you’re too tired to do it yourself.
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Quebec city spends $250,000 to erase $750,000 paint job

A Quebec city is set to spend $250,000 to remove roadside safety stripes that were originally painted just two years ago at a cost of $750,000.
The city of Laval painted 90 curbs blue and white in 2017 to let drivers know to slow down in areas where children could be playing.
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Trade rules debated to halt 'unprecedented' species declines

Conservationists warned of "unprecedented" species declines Saturday as countries met in Geneva to tighten rules on trade in elephant ivory and products from other endangered animal and plants.
Thousands of conservationists and policymakers from more than 180 countries will meet for 12 days to evaluate regulations and species protection listings under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
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Bulgaria seizes cocaine smuggled in banana shipment

A warehouse worker has discovered 75 kilograms (165 lb) of cocaine hidden among bananas shipped from Ecuador to Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Burgas, prosecutors and police said Saturday.
The drugs were packed in bricks wrapped up in metal foil and hidden inside the shipment of 20,626 boxes of bananas, Burgas regional prosecutor Georgy Chinev told journalists outside the Burgas warehouse of the InterCitrus fruit distribution company.
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French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich'

A customer shot a waiter dead at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the investigation said Saturday.
The waiter's colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb east of Paris on Friday night, the source said.
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Dozens dead or hurt in Afghanistan wedding hall blast

An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside.
Interior Ministry spokesperson Nusrat Rahimi told The Associated Press there was no immediate information on the cause of the blast.
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At least 63 killed in suicide attack at Afghanistan wedding hall

The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital is at least 63, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year.
Another 182 civilians were wounded in the Saturday night explosion, government spokesperson Feroz Bashari said.
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Dozens dead or hurt in wedding hall blast in Afghan capital

KABUL -- An explosion ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside.
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Three rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel, military says

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into southern Israel.
Israeli aerial defence batteries intercepted two of the missiles Saturday, the military said.
Israeli media reported that shrapnel from the Iron Dome defence system landed on the patio of a house.
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Ohio mayor receives threats after Trump's comments

U.S. President Donald Trump greets Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (Ty Greenlees/Dayton Daily News via AP, Pool)
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Canada’s foreign affairs minister urges de-escalation in Hong Kong protests

As tensions between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong continue to rise, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says it’s crucial that urgent steps be taken to de-escalate the situation and reduce any further violence.
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