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Marathon runner flees police on foot, runs 5 miles

BOGOTA, N.J. (UPI) -- Police in New Jersey said a marathon runner had no need for a getaway car when he fled police on foot and ran five miles to his home.

The Bogata Police Department said Eric Kipkemei Chirchir, 31, a marathon runner from Kenya...

Reporter struck in the head by airborne skateboard

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- An Australian reporter was beaned in the head by a runaway skateboard while delivering an on-camera report at a Los Angeles skate park.

Mike Amor, U.S. Bureau chief for 7News, was talking to the camera at Venice Beach in Los ...

'Feminist' condom design beats stiff competition

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- An online company specializing in custom-printed condoms said lingerie designer Britta Uschkamp won its Tattoo Condom Design Contest with a "feminist" pattern.

Graphic Armor announced the Paris-based designer, known for ...

Teen tops own Guinness World Record for texting

NEW YORK (UPI) -- The 17-year-old Guinness World Record holder for text messaging topped his own record in New York using an iPhone 6 Plus.

Marcel Fernandes Filho of Brazil used Syntellia's Fleksy keyboard app Nov. 7 to type the Guinness-required...

Museum nixes WWII guns over background check law

LYNDEN, Wash. (UPI) -- A Washington state museum said it is removing World War II-era rifles from exhibit to avoid running afoul of a new background check law.

The Lynden Pioneer Museum said the 11 rifles borrowed from collectors will be returned...

Store's FedEx delivery contained 90 pounds of pot

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (UPI) -- Police in Pennsylvania said a clothing store manager expecting a shipment of menswear opened two FedEx packages and discovered 90 pounds of marijuana.

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said a 60-pound ...