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Chiefs defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs arrested on charge of domestic violence/burglary in Alabama

Jun. 16, 2024 16:10 PM EDT

Chiefs defensive tackle Isaiah Buggs was arrested for the second time in a month on a charge of domestic violence/burglary in Alabama and released on a $5,000 bond Sunday, according to records from the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office. There were no other details about the arrest....

A portrait of King Charles III was defaced in the latest act of activist vandalism

Jun. 11, 2024 22:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Animal rights activists pasted a cartoon image over a portrait of King Charles III on Tuesday at a London art gallery, the latest in a series of incidents at U.K. museums as campaigners use vandalism to publicize their causes. A group called Animal Rising shared a...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jun. 10, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Austin American-Statesman. June 24, 2024. Editorial: Trump’s pledge to deport millions of immigrants would devastate Texas businesses Texans depend on immigrant workers, including those who are here illegally. Donald Trump’s promise of mass deportations might...

Judge dismisses cruelty charges against trooper who hit loose horse with patrol vehicle

Jun. 05, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A judge has dismissed felony animal cruelty charges brought against a Pennsylvania state trooper who hit a loose horse with a patrol vehicle multiple times and pinned it to the pavement, where it was then euthanized. The ruling came Tuesday after Chester...

Chiefs lineman Isaiah Buggs turns self in on misdemeanor cruelty to animal charges in Alabama

May. 30, 2024 19:01 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Isaiah Buggs turned himself in to the Tuscaloosa County Jail on Thursday on misdemeanor animal cruelty charges. Buggs was later released on $600 bond for two counts of cruelty to dogs in the second degree. ...

Dogs entering US must be 6 months old and microchipped to prevent spread of rabies, new rules say

May. 08, 2024 14:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All dogs coming into the U.S. from other countries must be at least 6 months old and microchipped to help prevent the spread of rabies, according to new government rules published Wednesday. The new rules require vaccination for dogs that have been in countries...

Movie Review: 'Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes' finds a new hero and will blow your mind

May. 08, 2024 11:41 AM EDT

Fans of the “Planet of the Apes” franchise may still be mourning the 2017 death of Caesar, the first smart chimp and the charismatic ape leader. Not to worry: He haunts the next episode, the thrilling, visually stunning “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes.” We actually start...

Animal groups are urging tourists not to visit Wyoming after a man hit a wolf then took it to a bar

Apr. 26, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — As Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming opens for the busy summer season, wildlife advocates are leading a call for a boycott of the conservative ranching state over laws that give people wide leeway to kill gray wolves with little oversight. The social media...

South Korean sentenced to 14 months in jail for killing 76 cats

Apr. 23, 2024 06:07 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean man has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for killing 76 cats in one of the country's most gruesome cases of animal cruelty in recent years. The man, who is in his 20s, was convicted of violating South Korea’s animal protection law...

Today in History: April 10, The Titanic sets sail from England, bound for New York

Apr. 10, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 10, the 101st day of 2024. There are 265 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 10, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, bound for New York on its...