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Woman Uses 7-11 Microwave for Odd Reason. Then, Kaboom!

Angelique Sanchez says 'it was not real urine'

(Newser) - A Colorado woman has been cited by police after a container of what appeared to be urine blew up as she was heating it up in a microwave at a 7-Eleven, the AP reports. Police say the incident occurred in the convenience store chain's Aurora location last week when... More »

To Thwart Thieves, Amazon Turns to 'Virtual Doormen'

Urban grocery stores, 7-11s host 'Amazon lockers'

(Newser) - Amazon's got a solution for customers worried their packages could be stolen from outside their doors. The company has set up metal cabinets, aka Amazon Lockers, in 7-Elevens, grocery stores, and drugstores in select parts of the country that safely house orders until customers come to collect them, the... More »

Shopper Hit With Hate Crime After Decking 'al-Qaeda' Clerk

He sees red over turban

(Newser) - A Seattle shopper has been charged with assault and a hate crime after slugging a 7-11 clerk wearing a turban in an unprovoked attack. "You're not even American, you're al-Qaeda. Go back to your country," said the man as he punched the clerk. He was ejected from the... More »

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