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Students Busted Over Dog in Keg Stand Pic

Animal held upside down in Twitter image

(Newser) - A Twitter photo of a dog held upside-down over a beer keg has a pair of college students in Western New York facing animal cruelty charges. The young Labrador retriever, Mya, was apparently being forced to drink, officials say (though another Twitter user says the dog didn't actually have... More »

Facebook Hamster Torturers Charged

UC-Davis student set tiny pair on fire: cops

(Newser) - Two University of California students face felony animal cruelty charges after torching two hamsters with a cigarette lighter and posting video of it on Facebook , according to law enforcement authorities. One of the animals died, the other was saved by the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital on campus. Henry... More »

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