GRANDE RIVIERE, Trinidad (AP) — Giant leatherback turtles, some weighing half as much as a small car, drag themselves out of the ocean and up the sloping shore on the northeastern coast of Trinidad while villagers await wearing dimmed headlamps in the dark. Their black carapaces glistening, the turtles inch along the moonlit beach, using their powerful front flippers to move their bulky frames onto the sand.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash, adding a lefty bat to the group of backups filling in for the team’s injured stars.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Ron Poirier couldn’t escape the feeling that his cancer was somehow a punishment.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials are urging parents to tell children not to handle wild animals.
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