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July 3, 2018 6:10 AM China media group CMC raises $1.5 billion from Alibaba, Tencent

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state-backed media group CMC Inc said on Tuesday that it had raised around 10 billion yuan ($1.49 billion) in a fund-raising round from investors including rival tech giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd. CMC, formerly CMC Holdings which stretches from sports to amusement parks, said the A-round fundraising 61

June 29, 2018 9:56 AM Escaped flamingo found 13 years later

It's incredibly rare to catch a glimpse of an African flamingo on the Texas coast, but if you do, it's definitely Flamingo No. 492. The conspicuous pink bird has been on the run from the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas, since escaping 13 years ago. Sightings of No. 492 have been rare, but the fugitive flamingo was spotted last month in Lavaca 172

June 28, 2018 4:22 PM Texas police catch 8-foot alligator heading toward Walmart in wild video

Raw video: Aransas Pass Police Department officers control 8-foot reptile that tried to sneak out of a pond and wander through parking lot. An 8-foot long alligator was stopped during its trek to Walmart by animal control officials and authorities with the Arkansas Pass Police Department early Thursday morning. In a video posted by the police department 95

June 27, 2018 7:51 PM Flamingo that escaped a zoo in 2005 spotted in Texas

A fugitive flamingo that escaped a Kansas zoo over a decade ago has been spotted in Texas. The bird, tagged as number 492, fled the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas, in 2005. But a summer intern at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reportedly caught sight of the escapee in Lavaca Bay on the state's coastline. Since 492 flew the coop, it has reportedly 70

June 25, 2018 7:23 PM This flamingo escaped a Kansas zoo in 2005 and hasn't been back —it keeps going to Texas

Thirteen years ago, a flamingo made its escape from the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita — and it hasn't been back since. But the fugitive flamingo was recently spotted at Coastal Fisheries in Texas. "What's pink and white and likes to spend time in Texas?" the post says. "An escaped African flamingo from a Kansas zoo!" Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort 55

June 23, 2018 6:57 PM DNA leads to arrest in a second Washington State cold case involving a murdered young girl

Gary Hartman, 66, was charged Friday with rape and murder in the death of 12-year-old Michella Welch in Tacoma, Wash., 32 years ago. (Q13 Fox/Tacoma Police Department) Cops in Tacoma, Wash., attempted for years to solve the murders of two young girls who were last seen riding bicycles 32 years ago. Now, within the past six weeks and with the aid of DNA evidence 96

June 23, 2018 12:32 AM Parents often lack amusement-park safety plans

(Reuters Health) - One in five parents don’t talk to their kids about safety issues at amusement parks, especially what to do if they get lost, according to a poll by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. More than 30,000 children are injured each year at amusement parks and carnivals in the U.S., according to the Mott Poll report 106

June 22, 2018 8:13 PM Disneyland Preps Grand Opening of Pixar Pier — See the Photos!

On Saturday, Pixar Pier will open at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, and photos of the elaborate attractions reveal all the fun that awaits the whole family. Located on the resort’s seaside waterfront, Pixar Pier’s main attraction is the Incredicoaster, the first ride featuring characters from The Incredibles franchise, plus Pixar Pal-A-Round 94

June 22, 2018 5:19 PM Parks and Recreation, Season 2HDTV-PG

Open iTunes to preview or buy TV shows. Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live, Baby Mama) stars as Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana. In an attempt to beautify her town — and advance her career — Leslie takes on defensive bureaucrats, cranky neighbors, real estate developers, and single-issue fanatics 66

June 19, 2018 3:47 PM NBA's Sterling Brown Claims Milwaukee PD Officer Joked About Beating J.R. Smith

Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown claims one of the cops involved in his violent arrest later joked about unleashing a similar beating on J.R. Smith ... this according to Brown's lawsuit. Brown is suing the Milwaukee PD and all of the officers who responded to the handicap parking dispute outside of a Walgreens back in January. Brown was brutalized 83