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Probation, community service imposed in deer abuse case

May. 11, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man accused along with a youth of repeatedly kicking a wounded deer in the head and pulling off its antler has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor cruelty to animals and four summary offenses, authorities said. WJAC-TV reported that 18-year-old Alexander Smith was...

A boatman glides his boat across the river in the Arashiyama district of Kyoto, Japan, March 18, 2020. Widening travel restrictions and closures of most tourism and entertainment venues have gutted the tourism industry in many parts of the world, as well as in Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms, empty stores in virus-hit Japan

Mar. 30, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

NARA, Japan (AP) — Cherry blossoms are in season and the ancient Japanese capital of Nara, with its majestic Todaiji “Big Buddha” temple and its herds of deer, would normally be packed. This year, it's almost deserted, as are most other tourist attractions in Japan as foreign visitors stay...