Strange News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/str Strange News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:53:03 EDT Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:55:59 EDT 5 The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter Cow http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170816/67206c5f-f49b-4a9b-85bf-ea87575d4d4b DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair annually, and sometimes it seems like all of them are clustered around the Butter Cow . Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:53:03 EDT 20170816/67206c5f-f49b-4a9b-85bf-ea87575d4d4b Associated Press Silent song finds iTunes popularity due to special role http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170816/952910f1-7507-4c63-af7a-2357c54437ee NEW YORK (AP) — No, the volume is just fine. It's the song. An unusual tune has found its way onto the top 50 on the iTunes charts, alongside Ed Sheeran and Keith Urban hits. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:09:22 EDT 20170816/952910f1-7507-4c63-af7a-2357c54437ee Associated Press Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170816/31092469-2bc4-4b8c-b3e7-f49974264f0a NEW YORK (AP) — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n' Cheetos and even Cheetos cheesecake. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:50:49 EDT 20170816/31092469-2bc4-4b8c-b3e7-f49974264f0a By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press Call the fashion cops: 'Jorts-wearing bandit' hits St. Louis http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170816/088a9766-db84-49ea-a952-93b78b7741b9 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Law enforcement are urging anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing St. Louis-area Walgreens stores while wearing jean shorts to call "the fashion police." Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:56:44 EDT 20170816/088a9766-db84-49ea-a952-93b78b7741b9 Associated Press German customs intercepts package with 20 snake heads http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20170816/56f7069d-b719-4864-98bc-28896875aa69 BERLIN (AP) — German customs officers say they have found and destroyed 20 rotten snake heads found in a package that had arrived from Nigeria. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:02:01 EDT 20170816/56f7069d-b719-4864-98bc-28896875aa69 Associated Press