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Spain: Rights groups urge more protection for hunting dogs

Feb. 05, 2023 09:53 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Animal rights groups and pet shop owners marched Sunday in separate demonstrations to protest a new animal welfare law proposed by the Spanish government that seeks to advance the protection of animal rights. The draft legislation has fueled criticism by animal rights...

Beagle rescued from puppy mill to compete in ‘Puppy Bowl’

Feb. 05, 2023 09:04 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia puppy rescued from the Envigo breeding facility is ready for her close-up on this year’s “Puppy Bowl.” June, a feisty, spunky and adorable beagle that was rescued from the Cumberland breeding facility, will be competing on Team Fluff in this...

Antetokounmpo scores 54 points, Bucks beat Clippers 106-105

Feb. 03, 2023 02:41 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated his most famous 50-point performance by ordering 50 chicken nuggets at a Chick-fil-A drive-through the next day. He already has an idea how to commemorate reaching that plateau for the third time in the last month. ...

Anti-Asian hate 'runs the gamut,' racist Yelp reviews show

Feb. 01, 2023 15:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As if running a restaurant during a pandemic wasn't tough enough, Christopher Wong also had to contend with a racist troll. “I will not have my dog eat in this place because they might cook him,” read the Yelp review of Wong's eatery, the Curry Up Cafe in...

Dreams become ‘reality’ at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg

Jan. 29, 2023 03:14 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new exhibit at The Dalí Museum is turning dreams into physical images. Literally. From ones centuries old to ones not yet realized, dreams are at the center of a new two-part exhibit running through April 30. One part of “The Shape of...

Sheriff seeking what drove 'mad man' to shoot up dance hall

Jan. 23, 2023 23:06 PM EST

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Investigators searching for a motive Monday in the worst mass shooting in Los Angeles County history said the gunman was previously arrested for illegally possessing a firearm, had a rifle at home, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and appeared to be manufacturing gun...

Show dogs reunited with owners after van stolen in Oregon

Jan. 23, 2023 16:07 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Four show dogs that were missing after their owners’ van was stolen Saturday in Portland, Oregon, have been reunited with their Washington owners, police said. Three Scottish terriers and one cairn terrier — Archie McPhee, Mustang Sally, Boo and Mason —...

Police: 4 show dogs missing after van stolen in Oregon

Jan. 21, 2023 18:36 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Four show dogs are missing after their owners' van was stolen Saturday morning from a hotel parking lot in Portland, police said. Someone jumped in and took the van while it was briefly left running, taking off with four terriers in crates inside — three...

Obnoxiously loud car? A traffic camera might be listening

Jan. 21, 2023 10:12 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — After the relative quiet of the pandemic, New York City has come roaring back. Just listen: Jackhammers. Honking cars and trucks. Rumbling subway trains. Sirens. Shouting. Over the years, there have been numerous efforts to quiet the cacophony. One of the latest:...

Daughter's pit bull inspired mom to fight dog overpopulation

Jan. 21, 2023 00:13 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cindy Himmel opens the front door of her Dilworth home and three dogs come spilling out — Lulu, a teeny mutt she’s had for about 10 years; Ruby, an even teenier Havenese mix she’s had for 14-plus; and Pearl, an American bulldog mix with cancer, adopted just last...