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Florida man snaps photos of alligator fighting python


NAPLES, Fla. — A group of Florida golfers found a new kind of adversary on the green in Naples over the weekend, CBS Miami reports: A large alligator and a large Burmese python entangled on the course. Richard Nadler posted the pictures on his Facebook account while trying to play …

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2 arrested in connection with hit-and-run of NYPD officer


NEW YORK — Two people have been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run of a police officer in Times Square, CBS New York reports. The NYPD says Arfhy Santos, 20, and William Lopez, 24, were arrested Wednesday afternoon in New York. Earlier, sources told the station that investigators want to …

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SpaceX, Boeing questioned about safety


Boeing and SpaceX hope to launch commercial crew ferry ships on long-awaited test flights later this year, but both companies face major challenges getting the spacecraft certified before late 2019 when seats aboard Russian Soyuz spacecraft will no longer be easily available for NASA space station crews, officials told lawmakers …

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Surgeon arrested after report of showing up possibly intoxicated


Police in Kentucky arrested a plastic surgeon on the street after a hospital received a report that he showed up for surgery possibly intoxicated, CBS Lexington affiliate WKYT reports. Dr. Theodore Gerstle was arrested on a charge of public intoxication Monday. The chief medical officer at Baptist Health Lexington spoke …

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Blaze Bernstein case: Murder charge filed in student's death


Last Updated Jan 17, 2018 1:35 PM EST SANTA ANA, Calif. — A murder charge has been filed against a suspect in the death of a University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried and stabbed in a Southern California park. A complaint filed in Orange County Superior Court Wednesday …

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Robot, possible divers to probe sunken tanker


BEIJING — China is preparing to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died, the Transport Ministry said Wednesday. No timeline was given from the deployment, although the Shanghai Maritime …

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Asian nation bans women from buying alcohol


COLOMBO — Sri Lanka’s government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold, saying it’s in line with the country’s cultural values, a senior official said Wednesday. The decision came nearly a week after the finance minister revoked …

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China accuses U.S. of "Cold War thinking" with N. Korea summit


BEIJING — China on Wednesday said “Cold War thinking” was behind a meeting of U.S. allies on how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear threat, adding that the gathering risks splitting international opinion over the issue. China was not invited to the 20-nation conclave in Vancouver and foreign ministry spokesman …

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Politician's murder stokes fear of instability in Balkans


MITROVICA — People in a northern Kosovo town paid their respects on Wednesday to the Serb politician who was gunned down in an attack that has raised fears of instability in the Balkans. Hundreds lighted candles outside the headquarters of Oliver Ivanovic’s political party in Mitrovica, where unknown attackers opened …

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