Animal cruelty

Trilobites: Elephant Tusk DNA Helps Track Ivory Poachers

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Researchers are examining the genetic data in seized elephant ivory to trace it back to the animals' homelands and connect it to global trafficking crimes.
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Floods prevent inspectors from studying environmental harm

5 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina. But conditions remain so bad on the ground that inspectors have been...
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LeBron Goes Full Hollywood, Will Star With Bugs Bunny in ‘Space Jam 2'

10 hours ago   |   Fortune

Lebron James isn't just heading to L.A., he's going Hollywood to star in a long-rumored follow-up to the 1996 hit film Space Jam. Space Jam 2 was officially announced via an...
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Montgomery County Animal Shelter employees placed on paid leave after scandal erupts over euthanized animals

10 hours ago   |   ABC

The Montgomery County Animal Shelter is coming under fire for how it allegedly handled animals from a hoarding case.
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Fishmonger offers lobsters some herb before the butter

11 hours ago   |   ABC

CANNABIS CRUSTACEANS: It's unknown whether science says marijuana smoke actually calms lobsters or has any effect on their meat.
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Hurricane Florence: North Carolina's Pig Manure Lagoons Overflowed Extensively-But Didn't Fail

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

It's an odd form of good news that the manure lagoons present throughout North Carolina have overflowed extensively into local water systems, with more to come, as a result of...
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Dog rescued from Florence floodwaters had climbed onto kitchen counters to stay safe

12 hours ago   |   ABC

PETA volunteers rescued the dog, Max, from a Lumberton home after Hurricane Florence had moved through.
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Woman wears 'insect prevention suit' to stop swarm of mosquitoes in Brazoria Co

12 hours ago   |   ABC

NO MORE BITING! Woman mows her lawn in a camouflage suit after skeeters take over Brazoria County.
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10 safari horror stories that will chill you to the bone

10 safari horror stories that will chill you to the bone

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Going on safari can be a thrilling and remarkable experience. But in the midst of all the excitement, guides are quick to point out that safaris are not vacations in which you...
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Alligator caught on video, remains on the loose in South Jersey

13 hours ago   |   ABC

The search continues for a rogue reptile, spotted roaming around South Jersey.
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Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

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Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes...

Teacher placed on leave over video of toddler being used to steal prizes from game machine

Witnesses recorded video as a man, later identified as a teacher, used his child to steal prizes out of a machine, police said. Read more ...

Recycled wizarding world in backyard raises funds for Hurricane Florence victims

Recycled wizarding world in backyard raises funds for Hurricane Florence victims

They built the fantasy in the backyard of their home by turning trash into treasure. Read more ...

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Getaway driver in deadly robbery brought his toddler with him

Two people died in the armed robbery that yielded $875. Read more ...

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being...

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

Two women drowned in a sheriff's van during Hurricane Florence flooding. The women were in the process of being transported between mental health facilities. At the time, they... Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Hackers stole $60 million from a crypto exchange in Japan's second major...

Hackers stole $60 million from a crypto exchange in Japan's second major bitcoin heist this year

6.7 billion yen in cryptocurrency has been stolen by hackers from a Japanese digital exchange called Zaif. Tech Bureau Corp, the Osaka based company that owns the exchange... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Jon Jones' USADA suspension, possible UFC 230 return

Twitter reacts to Jon Jones' USADA suspension, possible UFC 230 return

Gallery Photos: Best of Jon Jones view 46 images Former UFC champ Jon Jones finally had his future unveiled today when it was announced he'd agreed to a 15-month suspension... Read more ...

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement

A new poll finds that men and women - particularly within the Republican party - differ greatly on why more women haven't been elected to office, or even whether there are... Read more ...