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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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When a giant crane lands on your house

Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Weird

The $2,500 chicken leg

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2’ trailer

The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags

Police say two women attacked a lesbian couple from Rhode Island whom they saw kissing at Six Flags New England

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Man Pulls Gun on Relative in Hadley

A Pittsfield man is under arrest after Hadley police say he pulled a gun on a relative Sunday night

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Berkshire Gas Buys Stake In Western Mass Pipeline

UIL Holding Company has announced that it is buying two-point-five percent of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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Longmeadow Residents Raise Money For Dead Construction Worker’s Family

Longmeadow residents have launched a fundraising effort to benefit the family of a construction worker killed on the job late last week

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West Nile Virus Arrives In Massachusetts, But Not In The West

A number of mosquitoes in the eastern part of the state has tested positive for West Nile, but not west of Worcester

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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Fans, family mark 20th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death with #RippleEffect

The daughter of late the Grateful Dead frontman has launched a global art project to honor her father.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Judge dismisses Kurt Cobain death scene photos case

A judge in Seattle has dismissed efforts by a TV host to release photographs of Kurt Cobain's death scene.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Pink Floyd’s flying pig set for auction

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Executives at Air Artists, the firm behind the floating porky, are selling off the blow-up pig as part of a rock memorabilia sale, which will also feature items created for the Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden and AC/DC.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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Paul McCartney drawings among Beatles auction

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The sketches, which are expected to fetch more than $16,000, feature line portraits of three figures who look like members of the band, and were found in an attic by the seller.