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DISCOVERED. A previously unknown MAMMAL; after being photographed by remote cameras installed by the World Wildlife Fund; in a rain forest in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. If confirmed as a new species, the bushy-tailed, civet-like creature would be the first new carnivorous mammal discovered in Southeast Asia since 1930. DIED. RICHARD PRYOR, 65, celebrated American comic revolutionary; of a heart attack, in Encino, California. Pryor's comedy re-created the street characterswinos, pimps, junkieshe had grown up with. His no-holds-barred acts were matched by a private life that seemed an unending soap operaoutbursts of violence, run-ins with the law, and drug abuse...

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