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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Cougar killed after attack on hiker in Waterton Park

Resource officers in Waterton Lakes National Park have destroyed a cougar after it approached a hiking group and grabbed a teenager.

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7 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter

Biologists trying to put a new GPS tracking collar on Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, could be camping out in the southern Oregon Cascades for weeks before they are successful.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Hurricanes on Both Coasts Bring Dangerous Surf

Hurricanes in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans are primed to make their closest approaches to the continental United States this week, and while they aren't expected to make landfall, they could still bring choppy surf and dangerous waters.

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Daily Reporter

Mexico officials pull CentAm migrants from trains

Until recently, the streets of Arriaga bustled with migrants who would stay at cheap flophouses and shelters and hop aboard the northbound freight trains at will.

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Daily Reporter

Hurricane Cristobal gains, heads toward Bermuda

Hurricane Cristobal hurled heavy rains across Atlantic and Caribbean islands on Tuesday as it headed toward Bermuda, and officials said the storm had caused at least five deaths.

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ABC News

Southern California Prepares for Big Storm Surf

Southern California coastal areas prepared Tuesday for the arrival of big and potentially damaging surf spawned by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Death of opposition leader roils Botswana

He was a former stalwart in Botswana's ruling party who defected to become a rising star in the political opposition ahead of elections in October.

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Nashoba Publishing Online

Review: 'Mean Streak' is filled with surprises

Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, finds herself trapped in an isolated cabin with a man hiding from the world in "Mean Streak," Sandra Brown's latest dive into romantic suspense.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during pre-dawn dip

A Miami man remained hospitalized in serious condition after a crocodile for the first time in Florida history attacked a pair of overnight swimmers near an upscale suburb, a wildlife official said on Monday.

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WFTV Orlando

Biologists helped by panther, bear sighting reports across Florida

Florida biologists say public reports of black bear and panther sightings are helping them understand more about the elusive creatures.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Hurricane Marie becomes kicks up high surf along Mexico's Pacific coast

Powerful Hurricane Marie kicked high swells along Mexico's northern Pacific coast on Monday, even as it weakened to a Category 3 storm.

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WIFR

New Illinois Law Protects Bears, Cougars and Wolves

All three species still are rare in Illinois, but wildlife officials expect them to become more common and wanted a way to protect them.

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ABC News

Hunter Hired by Washington State Kills 1 Wolf

One wolf has been killed by a hunter hired by Washington, a state where the animals have been regaining a foothold in recent years after being hunted to extinction in the early 1900s.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man dies in Zephyrhills skydiving accident

Man dies in Zephyrhills skydiving accident An experienced skydiver from Tampa has died in a landing accident at Skydive City in Zephyrhills.

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The Town Talk

'I'm dying,' jogger gasped after vicious dogs attacked

The jogger who was mauled to death in July by two large dogs on a rural road in Metamora Township was bitten at least eight times and knew, as he lay bleeding in a ditch, that he was dying, even as frantic neighbors tried to save him.

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This is Oxfordshire

Brook flows freely in Blackbird Leys after volunteers clear rubbish

Five volunteers removed branches, foliage and other debris from the water in Spindleberry Nature Reserve.

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CBS Local

Tahoe Woman Attacked By Bear May Face Feeding Charges

A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KMIZ

Inquest to examine cuffed man's drowning death

An upcoming court proceeding will examine the death of a handcuffed Iowa man who went overboard as a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat was transporting him from the Lake of the Ozarks on suspicion of boating while intoxicated.

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The Washington Post

Hurricane Marie grows stronger in Pacific

Hurricane Marie has grown in strength as it moves out into the Pacific, reaching Category 5 status and provoking dangerous waves along Mexico's western coast.

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Freepressseries.co.uk

First Old Severn Bridge marathon draws 2,000 runners

THOUSANDS of runners enjoyed stunning views as they took part in the first half marathon at the Old Severn Bridge linking England and Wales today.

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