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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday.

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A Canadian woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Thursday for causing two deaths in 2010 when she stopped her car on a Quebec highway to help a group of ducklings crossing the road.

TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian man will travel the world with Elizabeth Gallagher. Just not the same Elizabeth Gallagher he used to date.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears? The adorable little creatures are about to join a menagerie of wildlife prohibited for sale by New York City pet shops.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations in a suspected holiday season theft.

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while women were wearing them.

(Reuters) - Police in Alabama arrested a man after finding 14 grams of heroin hidden in his 2-year-old daughter's diaper, a discovery aided by a tip from the girl's 5-year-old sister, authorities said on Tuesday.

TOKYO (Reuters) - McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports has contributed to long delays in imports.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline.

New York state bans pet tattooing, piercing
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:40:28 GMT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York is banning pet tattoos and piercing under a state law aimed at curbing the trendy practice of inking or even maiming animals to make fashion statements.

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
LONDON (Reuters) - The winner of Britain's "X-factor" TV talent show, 29-year-old Ben Haenow, claime...
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The last movie of Peter Jackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to the ...
LONDON (Reuters) - British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish...
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Steelers beat Chiefs, return to playoffs
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:28:54 GMT
(Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their first playoff berth in three seasons when they de...
(Reuters) - The Green Bay Packers secured a playoff place with their 20-3 win at the Tampa Bay Bucca...
LONDON (Reuters) - England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contend...
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The world's biggest bond investor Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco) see...
(Reuters) - A former securities arbitration official's wrongful termination suit against the Financi...
(Reuters) - The biggest investor in Meredith Whitney's hedge fund has demanded his money back and tw...
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