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1,000-Pound Alligator Caught in Alabama
PHOTO: A monster alligator weighing 1011.5 pounds measuring 15 feet long is pictured in Thomaston, Ala. on Aug. 16, 2014.
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The largest alligator believed ever to be legally killed by an Alabama hunter weighed in at 1,011.5 pounds and spans 15 feet.

A group of Alabama hunters caught the gator on Saturday in a creek miles from Millers Ferry Dam, reported.

The previous record-holder was an 838-pound alligator that spanned more than 14 feet from the Alabama River in 2011.

Alabama does not have an official alligator record program, but regulated hunts have taken place for the last nine years, according to

New Heavyweight WWE Champion
PHOTO: Brock Lesnar is the new WWE Heavyweight Champion after defeating John Cena at the WWEs SummerSlam in Los Angeles, California on Aug. 17, 2014.

Ladieeeeeeeeeees and gentlemen, announcing the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Brock Lesnar. Millions tuned in on Sunday to watch the SummerSlam 2014 wrestling match on pay-per-view. Reigning champ John Cena was defeated by Lesnar, the guy who now has a giant, shiny belt.

Nigerian Woman Suspected of Ebola Dies in Abu Dhabi
PHOTO: Nigeria health officials wait to screen passengers at the arrival hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Aug. 4, 2014.
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A woman who was on a flight to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Sunday may have been infected with the Ebola virus, according to health authorities.

The unnamed woman, 35, was traveling from Nigeria to India for the treatment of advanced metastatic cancer, according to the Emirati state news agency.

World's Most Pierced Man Turned Away After Being Suspected of 'Black Magic'
PHOTO: German Rolf Buchholz shows his face with 168 piercings as he visits the 20th Tattoo Convention in Berlin in this file photo, Dec. 4, 2010.
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Rolf Buchholz, the Guinness World Record holder for the most piercings, 453, tried to enter the United Arab Emirates to perform at the Cirque Le Soir nightclub at Dubai's Fairmont Hotel on Friday, The National reported.

But Buchholz, from Germany, was denied entry and told he was suspected of "black magic," he tweeted.

"At the end I got an answer why I can't enter Dubai: The Immigration thought I am Black Magic. Stupid people," he tweeted.

Dubai International Airport could not be reached for comment.

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