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Sausage strife in Germany: Pedestrian hits BMW with bologna

BERLIN — A BMW driver brought out the wurst in a pedestrian in Germany, who dented the luxury vehicle with a 30 centimetre (foot-long) bologna saying the car was going too fast and endangering his son.

Police in the eastern city of Neubrandenburg said Wednesday the sausage strife broke out over the weekend when the 49-year-old man and his 8-year-old son were crossing the street.

Yankees eke win over Jays

NEW YORK—This youth movement has brought a new feeling to the N.Y. Yankees.

It’s put them in a new position in the pennant race, too.

Chad Green struck out 11 in six dominant innings, fellow rookie Aaron Judge delivered again with an RBI double, and Dellin Betances escaped a big ninth-inning jam in leading the Yankees to a 1-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays last night.

Moore earns title

SILVIS, Ill.—For all the late pars and the closing run of 46 holes without a bogey, Ryan Moore thought the key to his victory yesterday in the John Deere Classic was a 24-foot birdie putt on the fourth hole.

It moved him to 20-under and kept him two strokes ahead of Morgan Hoffmann, who was about to birdie the fifth hole.

Sinister find could confirm dark legend

ATHENS, Greece—Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity.

Excavations this summer on Mount Lykaion, once worshipped as the birthplace of the god Zeus, uncovered the 3,000-year-old skeleton of a teenager amid a mound of ashes built up over a millennium from sacrificed animals.

Rubber duck back from global ‘trot’

HAMPTON, N.H.—An over-sized rubber duck that was stolen from a New Hampshire family’s home five years ago has returned—shrouded in a cloud of mystery and global intrigue.

The Portsmouth Herald reported the Troiano family began receiving cryptic postcards and pictures of the duck in locations all over the world soon after its disappearance from their Hampton home.

Shooting star ‘outburst’ forecast

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—The heavens will be bursting with shooting stars this week.

Tonight into early tomorrow, the annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak with double the normal number of meteors.

Scientists call this an outburst, and they say it could reach up to 200 meteors per hour.

Prime viewing should be in the pre-dawn hours of Friday, after the moon sets.