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Stone Age Britons imported wheat in shock sign of sophistication

OSLO - Stone Age Britons imported wheat about 8,000 years ago in a surprising sign of sophistication for primitive hunter-gatherers long viewed as isolated from European agriculture, a study showed on Thursday.

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Eleven-year-old wins Scottish goal of the month award

LONDON - Eleven-year-old Celtic fan Jay Beatty was the overwhelming winner of the Scottish Premiership’s goal of the month award for January after he scored a penalty during halftime of the champions' match at Hamilton Academical.

Sport, 20 Feb 2015

Manhunt underway for Idaho inmate who escaped jail through ceiling

SALMON, Idaho - A manhunt was underway on Thursday for an Idaho inmate who escaped jail by inching across crawl space above the facility's ceiling before dropping into the lobby of the local sheriff’s office, where he stole an employee's purse and fled on foot, authorities said.

20 Feb 2015

Overly tight cheap underpants force Canada MP out of his seat

OTTAWA - Canadian legislator Pat Martin on Thursday offered up one of the most original excuses ever heard for hurriedly running out of the House of Commons during a vote, his new cheap pair of underpants was too tight.

19 Feb 2015

Pennsylvania man arrested in 1974 death of teen friend

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A 58-year-old man was in custody on Thursday in connection with the shooting death four decades ago of his teenage friend in a small southwestern Pennsylvania town, prosecutors said.

19 Feb 2015

Lack of snow closes Western Canada ski hills as East digs out

CALGARY, Alberta - As eastern Canada and the United States endure record snowfalls and frigid temperatures, Western Canada is struggling with the opposite problem: an unseasonable lack of snow that is forcing some ski hills to shut much earlier than normal.

19 Feb 2015