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Raw: Chinese crew accused of turtle poaching

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The Philippines charged nine Chinese fishermen on Monday with poaching more than 500 endangered sea turtles at a disputed South China Sea shoal. Police seized the boat that was allegedly laden with the giant turtles, most of them dead. (May 12) Video provided by AP


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