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Australian car chase ends in Indian Ocean
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:51:07 GMT
PERTH, Australia - A car chase in western Australian ended in the choppy waters of the Indian Ocean when a stolen car suspect drove the vehicle into the water to avoid the police.

(Reuters) - The owner of a Kentucky reptile store had to be rescued by police after a 20-foot-long (6-meter) python weighing up to 125 pounds (57 kg) wrapped around him, authorities said.

London's Savile Row, home to Britain's top tailors, was turned into a grazing meadow on Monday, with a flock of sheep filling the street to help raise awareness of the wool industry.

(Reuters) - A hunter tracking elk in the Montana mountains said he fended off an attacking grizzly bear by shoving his arm into its throat to induce a gag reflex that would frighten it away, according to state wildlife managers.

OTTAWA (Reuters) - One of the world's most famous central bank chiefs, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, briefly became the late American actor Art Carney during a Canadian election debate on Friday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge has thrown out a baseball fan's $10 million defamation lawsuit claiming that ESPN announcers poked fun at him after he dozed off during a New York Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox.

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A love triangle between bald eagles that played out before thousands of fans on a live webcam has ended badly in Florida with the death of Ozzie, longtime mate of Harriet, according to a Florida wildlife clinic.

Rajasthan, India - Forest officials in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan were forced to tranquilize a thirsty leopard after the animal's head got caught in a metal water pot.

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin wildlife officials have taken to social media to refute a hoax letter that suggested they had mistakenly added deer lawn ornaments to the last two annual statewide deer tallies.

BRUGELETTE, Belgium (Reuters) - Belgian researchers are examining the excrement of giant pandas to try to understand how they can digest tough bamboo, hoping for clues on how to develop new generations of biofuel.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Koopsta Knicca, from Oscar-winning Tennessee rap group Three 6 Mafia,...
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A football player at the University of California, Los Angeles has been arre...
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA is discussing delaying the election for its next president, two sources told...
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA's Appeal Committee will never face a bigger task than ruling on the suspensi...
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