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11-year-old impregnated in rape gives birth in Paraguay, where government denied her abortion

ASUNCION, Paraguay — An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights groups.

Authorities want to talk to man who donned bear costume and harassed bears in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers want to talk to a man believed to have donned a fairly realistic bear costume to harass a sow and two cubs.

The incident happened on the Chilkoot River near Haines, Alaska, on Monday. The bears are frequent visitors to a fish weir, where pink salmon are running.