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17-foot endangered sawfish caught in Florida

Daniel Uria
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A fisherman in Florida sought help from local wildlife officials after hooking an enormous endangered sawfish.

Demi Lovato linked to UFC fighter Luke Rockhold

Annie Martin
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Demi Lovato is reportedly dating MMA fighter Luke Rockhold following her split from boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama.

Target to convert storefront spheres into Poke Balls

Daniel Uria
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Target has embraced the popularity of smartphone game "Pokemon Go" by transforming the large red spheres in front of some stores into Poke Balls.

Denver Broncos' offense off-balance for good reason

The Sports Xchange
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- If the Denver Broncos call passing plays on 65 percent of their snaps in the regular season as they have in the preseason, their offense will likely be in trouble.

Federal Reserve Facebook page overrun by Internet 'trolls'

Daniel Uria
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Federal Reserve's newly created Facebook page has been quickly overrun with comments from critics and Internet "trolls."

Artist pays tribute to 'Pokemon Go' with mural on 50-foot wall

Ben Hooper
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A New York state artist showed his love of Pokemon Go and positive messages with a massive Pokemon mural peppered with inspirational quotes.

Early virus raises asthma risk in certain kids: Study

HealthDay News
A common genetic variation significantly boosts the odds of asthma in children who've had a severe respiratory illness at a young age, researchers report.

Jimmy Kimmel responds to allegations of Hillary Clinton pickle-fixing

Eric DuVall
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Comedian Jimmy Kimmel responded to critics Thursday who charged he "fixed" a jar of pickles he asked Hillary Clinton to open to prove she's not in ill health.

Top court in France rejects burqini ban, saying it insults 'fundamental freedoms'

Doug G. Ware
PARIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A top French court on Friday scuttled a controversial ban on swimwear for Muslim women, known as burqinis, in one coastal town on the French Riviera.

Sex partner with no Zika symptoms transmits virus: CDC

HealthDay News
U.S. health officials report that the Zika virus can be spread sexually even when a partner shows no signs of infection.