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New Mobile App: Help Romney’s Dog Escape!

Were you shocked by the now-infamous story of how Mitt Romney drove for 12 hours with his dog Seamus crated atop his car roof, back in 1983? Well, while it's not possible to travel back in time t…

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France Responds to Foie Gras Ban

A Paris merchant says a California foie gras ban could prompt tourists to smuggle the product into the US state. Photo Credit: Zdenko Zivkovic via Flickr. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_r…

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Is Banning Foie Gras the Solution to the Problem?

Foie gras…. discuss! Considering the highly volatile and controversial nature of the subject, it is almost sufficient to just mention this vilified animal product, without taking a stance one way o…

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California’s Foie Gras Ban About to Begin

On July 1, California will ban foie gras, created by the funnel-forced ingestion of large amounts of feed into a goose or duck's esophagus. Eventually the liver grows to more than 10 times its normal …

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Southeast Asia’s Dog Meat Mafia

In most of Thailand, dogs are considered man's best friend. But in the Northeast borderlands, stray dogs are a free range source of meat. Photo Credit: dgoomany via Flickr.   Video News by News…

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How Clean Are Your Eggs?

Do you routinely wash your eggs before you break them and cook them? I certainly don’t, and that is why I was so baffled when, after visiting a local farm and walking away with a dozen fresh eggs, the…

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Philippines’ Fighting Dogs Face Grim Fate

Dozens of pit bulls rescued from Philippine dog fights will be put down, say animal welfare officers. They're among close to 300 found after a raid on a fighting ring linked to international online ga…

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Fin Trade Slashes Shark Numbers

Hong Kong has a reputation as the world's shark fin capital, despite public disapproval and a self-imposed ban on the soup by some restaurants and businesses. Science News by NewsLook   …

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Yao Ming Goes After Bear Bile Farms

A documentary screening event organized by animal welfare group Animals Asia Foundation in Beijing called for an end to bear bile farming, the practice of extracting bile from the gall bladders of liv…

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The Incredible Recovery of Andre the Dog

I am a rather emotional individual who wears her heart on her shirt sleeve, so I often avoid reading news articles that wail about the worst of humanity. But with the headline "The incredible recovery…

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