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Judge: Ex-Indiana wildlife center proprietor owes PETA $734K

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — A judge has ordered the former proprietor of a Indiana wildlife center and his ex-wife to pay People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals more than $700,000 in attorney’s fees...

Prime Day 2021 Deals Preview: Two Days, More Than 2 Million Deals, Starting June 21 in Singapore

Prime Day starts at 12am SGT on June 21, offering 48-hours of epic savings and over two million deals globally from amazing brands including Canon, Nerf, Razer, Sonos, JuJuBe, and many morePrime me...

Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of 'Network,' dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even t...

Takkyubin Taiwan overloaded with orders, halts low-temp deliveries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, the delivery service Takkyubin (宅急便) has been so overwhelmed with orders that it is temporarily halting low-temperature deliveries to much ...

Pet inns in New Taipei care for furkids of COVID-positive owners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei has set up shelters for pets whose owners test positive for COVID-19 or are subject to quarantine amid the recent surge of local cases in Taiwan. The city go...

Texas Tiger still on the lam as alleged owner freed on bond

HOUSTON (AP) — The whereabouts of a tiger that was found briefly wandering a Houston neighborhood remained unknown on Wednesday as the Texas man who police allege owns the animal was released on bond....

Officials: Big cat on Wichita, Kansas, door camera is cougar

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A doorbell camera captured video of a mountain lion trotting along a residential back alley in Wichita earlier this week, Kansas wildlife officials confirmed. Ka...

88-year-old artist finishes year of pandemic 'daily doodles'

WESTMORELAND, N.H. (AP) — Much like the round clock faces, gears and planets that often populate his artwork, Robert Seaman has come full circle. Seaman, 88, has been drawing since ...

Video shows tiger in front yard of Houston neighborhood

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities are searching for a Texas man whose tiger was found wandering around a residential area in Houston on Sunday night. Video of the encounter...

Fearsome cosplayers from Taiwan, 'most dangerous place on Earth'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The featured image is one of a number of memes that Taiwanese and foreign residents of Taiwan posted in response to The Economist's headline for its latest edition. ...

Canadian MLS teams try to make best of relocation

Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos looks forward to the day when he can focus solely on the soccer. Dos Santos' attention must often turn to other logistics these days — even ...

New kids' TV show emerges from the Mister Rogers universe

NEW YORK (AP) — Mister Rogers’ neighborhood is expanding. In rare welcome news of sprawl, PBS Kids is releasing a new puppet-led series called “Donkey Hodie,” inspired from character...

Athletes Unlimited softball to hold first draft on May 10

Athletes Unlimited will conduct its first college softball draft on May 10. The league will invite 12 seniors with exhausted NCAA eligibility to join the league for its second season...

Jill Biden plants tree as White House readies for family cat

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden commemorated Arbor Day by planting a linden tree on the north lawn of the White House. She strode out Friday in a skirt and a double-breasted ...

Billboard Awards: 16 nods for Weeknd, 6 for Morgan Wallen

NEW YORK (AP) — The Weeknd was snubbed by the Grammys but he’s the leading nominee at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, where rappers Pop Smoke and Juice WRLD earned multiple posthumous nominations, in...