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Buttonwood Park Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2013 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants”

Buttonwood Park Zoo Makes In Defense Of Animals’ 2013 List Of “Ten Worst Zoos For Elephants” - Grabs Fourth Spot San Rafael, Calif. – In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, released today its list of the Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants for 2013. This marks IDA’s ten-year anniversary of exposing the suffering endured by elephants in zoos. “Ten years should have been enough, but as long as zoos continue to house elephants in substandard exhibits that sacrifice the animals’ welfare, IDA will continue to call out the worst offenders,” said Nicole Meyer, Director of IDA’s Elephant…
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AG Announces Participation In National Research On Target Case

Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said that his office has joined a multi-state investigation into the massive security breach announced by the Target chain, last month. Kilmartin said the research aims to discover how big was the failure occurred and how. Initially, Target Corp. announced that some 40 million credit and debit cards may have been compromised by the lapse in security between November 27 and December 15. But soon after added that hackers stole personal information of 70 million customers AG anuncia participación en investigación nacional sobre caso Target Rhode Island - El Fiscal…
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Siblings Die trapped In Trunk At Home

  Massachusetts - Authorities say a boy and his sister, Lexi and Sean Monroe,  both under 10 years old apparently died after being trapped in a trunk at their home in Franklin, Massachusetts. The police came to the residence at around 8 pm on Sunday after the family discovered the young children who were taken to area hospitals where they could not be saved. The Norfolk attorney general's office is investigating, although they appear to be accidental deaths, the results of the autopsy are still expected. Hermanitos mueren atrapados en baúl en su casa  Massachussetts  - Las autoridades dijeron que un…
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