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Offbeat Principal: Let students hurl canned food at intruders Principal: Let students hurl canned food at intruders
A middle school principal in eastern Alabama wants to stockpile cans of food such as corn and peas in classrooms so that students could hurl them as weapons in a last-resort confrontation with a school intruder.
Offbeat Trump sues airport for routing planes over ritzy Fla. club Trump sues airport for routing planes over ritzy Fla. club
Donald Trump, no stranger to noisy publicity, is complaining again about the roar of jets in a $100 million lawsuit over air traffic he says is purposely being directed to fly over his ritzy Palm Beach club.
Offbeat China travelers open emergency exits to protest flight delay China travelers open emergency exits to protest flight delay
Upset by a delayed flight, at least two Chinese passengers decided to open emergency exit doors in protest as the plane was taxiing, forcing it to abort takeoff and landing them in jail instead, police said Sunday.