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Beloved peacock flies into lion's den at zoo and inevitable happens

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

A beloved peacock died at an upstate zoo this week when it flew over a fence into a lion's den and got attacked, officials said Thursday. The white peacock named Merlin made its way into the lion enclosure Wednesday morning while roaming the grounds, the Utica Zoo said. “He was unable to fly out of...
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Lion kills beloved peacock that flew into its zoo enclosure

Lion kills beloved peacock that flew into its zoo enclosure

2 monthes ago   |   By WCVB

Utica Zoo officials say the white peacock named Merlin was captured by a lion Wednesday morning after being unable to fly back out of the exhibit.
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Beloved peacock named Merlin killed by lion after flying into enclosure at upstate New York zoo

Beloved peacock named Merlin killed by lion after flying into enclosure at upstate New York zoo

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

A beloved peacock named Merlin was tragically killed by a lion at an upstate New York zoo on Wednesday after making the unwise decision to enter its enclosure. Merlin flew over the perimeter fence at the African Lion habitat and encountered three big cats who were on exhibit at the time at the...
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Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges...

Former police officer accused of lying to get warrant faces murder charges after botched raid

A former Houston police officer who authorities said lied to obtain a search warrant for a raid in which two people died and five officers were injured has been charged with... Read more ...

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

Michael Drejka could get 30 years Read more ...

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators Saturday in a dramatic escalation of protests that have consumed the city for more than two months. The altercation took place... Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone radiation treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said. The 86-year-old on Friday... Read more ...

Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

Opinion: We Are Risking Health And Life

The government wants to withhold flu shots from migrants in detention centers even though doctors advise vaccinations for all detainees promptly upon arrival. (Image credit... Read more ...

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Iran announces successful test of ‘new missile' amid rising Gulf tensions

Tehran successfully test-fired a new missile, according to the leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards. The launch comes as Tehran seeks to deter military escalation with the... Read more ...

China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

China retaliates with tariffs on $75 billion of US goods

China will place tariffs of 5% or 10% on U.S. imports starting on Sept. 1, according to a statement posted by China's Finance Ministry. Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Aborts Docking at Space Station

Russian Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Aborts Docking at Space Station

An uncrewed Soyuz spacecraft was forced to abort an attempted docking at the International Space Station early Saturday . Read more ...

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov gets four-year ban by IIHF for cocaine

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov gets four-year ban by IIHF for cocaine

Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been banned from international play for four years after testing positive for cocaine while representing Russia at the World Championship... Read more ...