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Giant squid captured on video in ocean depths
TOKYO (AP) -- Researchers and broadcasters say they have captured video images of a giant squid in its natural habitat deep in the ocean for the first time.
The three-meter (nine-foot) invertebrate was filmed from a manned submersible during one of 100 dives in the Pacific last summer in a joint expedition by Japanese public broadcaster NHK, Discovery Channel and Japan's National Museum of Nature and Science.
NHK released photographs of the giant squid this week ahead of Sunday's show about the encounter.
The Discovery Channel will air its program on Jan. 27.
NHK says the squid was spotted at a depth of 630 meters (2,000 feet) about 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) south of Tokyo.
Little is known about the creature because its harsh environment makes it difficult for scientists to conduct research.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 9 2013, 07:13 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Man arrested after Enid infant shows injuries
May 18, 2013 18:29 GMT
ENID, Okla. (AP) -- Police in Enid say a man is charged with harming a child after an infant's mother brought the baby to a hospital seeking treatment for injuries.
Officials said Friday that the 1-year-old baby had numerous visible injuries. However, the baby wasn't gravely hurt.
Enid police say detectives spoke to the mother's boyfriend, Brandon Chattam, and arrested him.
Chattam was being held without bond on complaints of causing injury to a minor child and possession of marijuana. He is being held in the Garfield County Jail.
The child was treated and released from the emergency room.
The Department of Human Services was notified about the alleged abuse.
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