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Woman who hit Venezuela leader with mango rewarded with new home

CARACAS - A woman who bashed President Nicolas Maduro on the head with a mango has been promised a new house for her troubles in a surreal tropical tale that has gone viral in Venezuela.

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Coyote roaming exclusive Manhattan triggers massive police hunt

NEW YORK - A coyote spotted on Wednesday in an exclusive Manhattan neighborhood touched off a massive police hunt that shut down Riverside Park, then led to Columbia University and Grants Tomb.

22 Apr 2015

Four decades after jail escape, inmate to return to North Carolina

- After almost four decades on the run, an escaped North Carolina prison inmate is back behind bars in Kentucky, having turned himself in over medical issues, authorities said on Wednesday.

U.S., Arts, 22 Apr 2015

Wisconsin church ends pig wrestling after advocates raise stink

- A four-decade tradition of people mud-wrestling pigs at a Wisconsin church's summer fundraiser has been halted after 81,000 people signed an online petition pressed by animal rights activists who raised concerns about animal abuse.

22 Apr 2015

N.Y. judge to consider claims that chimpanzees are 'legal persons'

NEW YORK - An animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be held captive because they are autonomous, intelligent creatures. | Video

21 Apr 2015

'Bully' New Zealand PM apologizes for pulling waitress's ponytail again and again

WELLINGTON - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologized on Wednesday for pulling the ponytail of a waitress who accused him of bullying, media reported.

22 Apr 2015