Reuters – Hong Kong has prepared a HK$37
million (2.3 million pound) composting plant to deal with up to
20 tonnes of manure a day from horses taking part in equestrian
events in next month’s Olympics and September’s Paralympics.
AP – New Castle Police say a woman chased down a burglar she caught carrying her property out of her house, and got her stuff back. It happened Tuesday morning in a home on Pennsylvania Avenue in Manor Park.
AP – Two Michigan sisters surprised hospital staff and themselves by giving birth to daughters on the same day. The Hillsdale Daily News reported that Sarah Sweeter made the trip from Kalamazoo to be with her sister Deborah Lewis in Homer for the birth of her niece on Wednesday.
AP – An 11-year old boy is in Brazil’s media spotlight after sinking his teeth into the neck of a dog that attacked him. Local newspapers reported on Thursday that Gabriel Almeida was playing in his uncle’s backyard in the city of Belo Horizonte when a pit bull named Tita lunged at him and bit him in the left arm.