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AP Top Strange News at 6:31 p.m. EDT

Driver had a monkey on his back even before he got arrested
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) -- A Washington state driver who had a monkey on his back wound up with handcuffs on his wrists....

Roaming gator tries to ring doorbell of South Carolina home
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) -- Apparently this was one alligator determined to meet the neighbors....

Robber is shortchanged after coming away with only 35 cents
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- New Orleans police are investigating an armed robbery of two men where the assailant walked away with only 35 cents....



NYT > Art & Design

How to Make the Most of the Frieze Week Art Fairs
A tsunami of art is arriving in New York City this week. Here are some tips.

The Story of a Thing: One Frieze Artist?s Special Relationship With His Retainers
For this year?s Frieze art fair, David Horvitz has hired a professional pickpocket to work in reverse, depositing sculptures into fairgoers? pockets.

Van Gogh Museum Wants to Share Its Expertise, for a Price
Museums have long sought ways to bring in money outside of ticket sales. The Van Gogh is trying something new by offering services to private clients.



washingtonpost.com - White House Watch -- News on President George W Bush and the Bush Administration

Obama the Sphinx
President Obama officially launched his push for peace in the Middle East yesterday, sending his new envoy George Mitchell to the region and declaring his desire for genuine progress -- "not just photo-ops."

Is Reaching Out Futile?
In his first weekly address from the White House, President Obama on Saturday described his proposed $820 billion economic stimulus plan in more detail and appealed for public support.

Return to the Moral High Ground
All it took, at long last, was a few strokes of a pen.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:51 pm EDT


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Mostly Cloudy, 64 F

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Mon - Partly Cloudy/Wind. High: 69 Low: 59
Tue - Rain. High: 59 Low: 40
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Fri - Sunny. High: 66 Low: 46

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Yahoo! Weather - Harare, ZI

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 2:59 pm CAT


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Light Rain with Thunder, 63 F

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Mon - Light Rain Early. High: 72 Low: 54
Tue - PM Showers. High: 76 Low: 54
Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 76 Low: 54
Thu - PM Showers. High: 75 Low: 56
Fri - PM Showers. High: 75 Low: 56

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