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Florida man caught killing, and eating, threatened tortoises

MIAMI - Wildlife authorities in Florida caught a man who killed and ate 15 gopher tortoises and planned to slaughter 11 more of the threatened reptiles, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.

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Texas parents sue day care center for duct taping child to nap mat

DALLAS - A Texas couple has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a Fort Worth-area day care center seeking $1 million damages from the facility for duct-taping their 2-year-old son to a mat because he was unruly at nap time, their lawyer said on Wednesday.

U.S., 28 Aug 2014

From Texas, where everything is bigger, the 99-pack of beer

AUSTIN Texas - Beer packaging has just gotten a lot bigger in Texas, where a small brewery is launching a 99-pack of its "Peacemaker" ale.

26 Aug 2014

Australian plane makes emergency landing after elderly passenger seizes controls

SYDNEY - An Australian pilot made an emergency landing after wresting back the controls of his light aircraft from an 82-year-old passenger who grabbed them midflight, the aircraft's charter company said.

26 Aug 2014

Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

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Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive

LOS ANGELES - A moratorium on U.S. adult sex film productions was lifted on Friday after just 24 hours when a performer's initial HIV test result proved to be a false positive, according to the industry trade group that called for the suspension.

Health, 29 Aug 2014