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Tiger shark spotted at Laaloa Beach http://t.co/k3L3nVl8fU #breaking - @KITV4



New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs bill banning cosmetic pet piercing and tattooing - @WBNGActionNews

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#BREAKING: A teenager has been killed in a shark attack off Port Douglas in far north Queensland. - @SkyNewsAust


Port Douglas, Queensland, AU

Officials: 17-year-old boy dies after being bitten by shark off Port Douglas, Queensland - @ABCNews

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#BREAKING: A teenager has died after a shark attack at Rudder Reef, off Port Douglas in far north Queensland - @abcnews



Northern white rhino, 1 of 6 in the world, dies at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, officials say - @latimes

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Plano, TX, US

RT @writermonkey77: #BREAKING: Plano PD: Enrique Arochi arrested, charged w/aggrevated kidnapping in #ChristinaMorris case @NewsFixDFW - @NewsFixDFW



Murder conviction - Man sentenced in stabbing death outside Wilmington's Rhino Club in 2011 http://t.co/CWPP0xBMaP #ilm #breaking - @StarNewsOnline


Everglades, FL, US

Update: Authorities confirm 3 people killed, 8 injured after vehicle hits bear on Big Cyprus Seminole Indian reservation in Florida; bear also killed - @NBCNews

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Everglades National Park, Miami, FL, US

Fire officials: As many as 3 people believed dead, 8 others injured after car hits bear Florida's Everglades - @KeithNBC6

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US journalist Luke Somers killed in Yemen

US officials say a dog might have tipped off al-Qaida militants to Navy Seals' arrival in failed bid to rescue hostages - @NBCNews

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Crystal River, FL, US

Father arrested for violation of an injunction for protection following dog mauling death of 2-year-old in Crystal River, Fla. - @MyFoxTampaBay

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Citrus, FL, US

Citrus County, Fla., deputies responding to a report of toddler killed by dogs - @WFLA

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Florida, US

Florida fish and wildlife officials euthanize bear they believe attacked 68-year-old woman - @NewsOfSarah

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crime & courts

New York appeals court rejects animal rights advocate's bid to extend 'legal personhood' to chimpanzees - @Reuters

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Lake Mary, FL, US

Woman walking her dog in Lake Mary, Fla., bitten on arm by bear, fish and wildlife officials report - @MyNews13

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Seattle, WA, US

Photo: Demonstrators gather outside Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, demand zoo's elephants be sent to sanctuary after exhibit closure - @DBeekman

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Moreauville, LA, US

Moreauville, La., votes to repeal 'viscous dog' ban - @Kari_EBeal, @brookebuford

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Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus

Hawaii officials confirm deadly pig virus on Oahu farm; animal feed being tested - @Reuters

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Central Park, New York, NY, US

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's team poised to introduce bill that would phase out carriage horses in Central Park by the middle of 2016 - @NYTMetro

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