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Croc Drags Aussie Camper From Tent

Expert says teen's tent was too close to water

(Newser) - A family fishing and camping trip in Australia's Northern Territory turned terrifying Monday when a crocodile snuck up out of a creek about 50 feet from their campsite and dragged a 19-year-old from his tent, the Guardian reports. The croc yanked the teen out by his right foot at... More »

NYC 'Burb to Gadhafi: Pitch Your Tent Elsewhere

Bedford issues stop-work order on Libyan leader's digs

(Newser) - The New York town of Bedford has become the latest community to tell Moammar Gadhafi to pitch his tent elsewhere, LoHud.com reports. The town issued a stop-work order to workmen erecting the Libyan leader's Bedouin-style tent on an estate owned by Donald Trump. Officials said no permits required for... More »

Gadhafi May Set Up Tent on Trump's Lawn

Still no sign of Libyan leader, who couldn't get a hotel

(Newser) - The Donald might have a controversial guest. Moammar Gadhafi is pitching his Bedouin-style tent on private property in the posh New York suburb of Bedford, reports ABC, and the Huffington Post says it's on the estate of none other than Donald Trump. The eccentric Libyan leader—in town for the... More »

Inside Jaycee's Tent: a Wii, and Squalor

Pics show hints of domesticity amid trash and dirt

(Newser) - Photos of the backyard and tents where Jaycee Lee Dugard and her children lived reveal a small slice of normalcy amid appalling squalor, CBS News reports. The yard that Dugard’s meticulously dressed girls emerged from is littered with piles of trash and rusting bikes. But inside, where there was... More »

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