Animal health

January 10, 2018 - 11:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A horse stabled at Belmont Park has tested positive for the equine herpes virus-1. The 3-year-old colt, which has yet to be named or raced, is trained by Linda Rice. New York Racing Association officials said Wednesday that the horse has shown no neurological symptoms of the virus...
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is tended to by medical personnel after being sacked in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)
January 08, 2018 - 3:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Interim general manager Marty Hurney insists the Carolina Panthers handled the medical treatment of quarterback Cam Newton "the right way" during Sunday's 31-26 playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints. The NFL and NFL Players Association announced Monday they plan to conduct a...
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A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:55 pm
FLORIDA MAN CALLS 911 TO REPORT HIMSELF DRUNK DRIVING WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking...
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A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 7:01 am
MAN ALLEGES BOBCAT ATTACK; CONDO OWNER SAYS IT WAS HOUSECAT TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida contractor says he was attacked by a bobcat inside a woman's condo, but the animal's owner says her feline is no predator, just a 10-pound domestic longhair kitty named Calli. The contractor, Marcos Hernandez,...
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January 05, 2018 - 1:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Producers Guild of America says it has chosen the horror film "Get Out" and producer-screenwriter-director Ava DuVernay for special honors. "Get Out," co-produced by Jordan Peele, was picked for the guild's Stanley Kramer Award. It's also among 11 nominees for the top film...
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January 05, 2018 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Any mists spotted rising over the swamp may just be Washington wielding its newest weapon in its never-ending war on rats: dry ice. The District of Columbia's rodent control division's program manager, Gerard Brown, tells The Washington Post the frozen form of carbon dioxide...
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Tyler Barriss appears for an extradition hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. Barriss, accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man, told a judge Wednesday he would not fight efforts to send him to Wichita to face charges. (Irfan Khan /Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
January 04, 2018 - 6:00 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man once threatened to kill his grandmother if she reported him for phoning in a false bomb threat to a television station, according to news reports and court documents. Tyler...
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Tyler Barriss appears for an extradition hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Los Angeles. Barriss, accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man, told a judge Wednesday he would not fight efforts to send him to Wichita to face charges. (Irfan Khan /Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
January 04, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a Kansas man once threatened to kill his grandmother in 2015 if she reported him for phoning in a false bomb threat to a television station in Glendale, California, according to news reports...
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December 31, 2017 - 4:25 pm
NFL rushing leader Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams is inactive for Sunday's home regular-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers. Gurley will finish the regular season with 1,305 yards rushing. Also resting for the playoffs are center John Sullivan, left tackle Andrew Whitworth and...
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December 27, 2017 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's only polar bear has been euthanized at the Bronx Zoo. Officials say the 26-year-old animal was suffering from acute kidney failure. The Wildlife Conservation Society announced Wednesday that Tundra was euthanized Saturday at the Bronx Zoo. He was born there in 1991...
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