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Lethal measures off table for controlling wild horse herds

Jul. 11, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Trump administration will not pursue lethal measures such as euthanasia or selling horses for slaughter to deal with what officials say is an ecological and fiscal crisis caused by too many wild horses on rangelands in the U.S. West, an official said Thursday. U.S. Bureau of Land...

Officials examine ways to limit wild horse population growth

Jul. 10, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — There are too many wild horses on public lands, a federal official said Wednesday, and potential solutions include new sterilization methods, aggressive adoption efforts and holding more horses in corrals. Acting Wild Horse and Burro Program Division Chief Bruce Rittenhouse of the U.S....

AP PHOTOS: Fear, glory for Spain's mounted bullfighters

Jul. 8, 2019 9:11 AM EDT

NOAIN, Spain (AP) — Of all the traditions surrounding the world of bullfighting, the "rejoneo" — mounted bullfighting — is among the least understood. Those who love it consider it a skilled art form. Others see it as a cruel and bloody crime for the sake of entertainment. Some also believe...

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico's southern border

Jun. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — It was still dark when the first Guatemalan farm worker walked ashore in Mexico early Thursday, just the bottoms of his shorts damp from the shallow ford of the Suchiate River. As the sky brightened, another man drove a big blue tractor across the muddy waters to Guatemala...

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops

Jun. 9, 2019 2:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office says the defendants were protesting against a rally organized by a right-wing group...