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225 Dogs Seized as Police Break Up Multistate Dog-Fighting Ring
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Court, Crime, History, Law, Police, USA, Violence )

- 13 minutes ago -
A police raid at more than a dozen homes exposed an East Coast dog-fighting ring involving 225 dogs. Twenty-two people were indicted, with at least 14 facing charges of animal cruelty, dog fighting, and conspiracy.
My Prayer For All Of You!!!!   video
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- 1 hour ago -
This is my Christmas Prayer for all of you!
Animals Restored With Prosthetics
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- 2 hours ago -
In ancient times, and still - in the animal kingdom - losing a limb is a death sentence.
All Dogs Go to Heaven: Pope Francis Says Animals Will Enter Pearly Gates
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- 2 hours ago -
Pope Francis has promised that your favorite pooch will have a spot in heaven, along with all other animals. He made the vow while comforting a little boy mourning the loss of his dog, according to media reports.
Red Skeltons' Freddy the Freeloader   video
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- 3 hours ago -
Christmas Funny Most of you are way to young
Enya - Athair Ar Neamh (HQ) + Irish-Galeic & English Lyrics - YouTube   video
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- 5 hours ago -
Most beautiful in Irish-Galeic, Celtic music I've ever come across.
The True Meaning of Christmas (That Everyone Forgets)
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- 6 hours ago -
Once upon a time, nobody needed that reminder that life was short -- the holiday was the reminder. You hugged your family extra tight because, to quote the HBO series all the kids are watching these days, "Winter is Coming."*
10 Weirdest Things You'Ve Taken Through Airport Security: Survey Results
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- 6 hours ago -
This week millions of people will find themselves standing in an airport-security line, hoping their supposedly travel-size toiletries don't create a national security incident. If you find yourself in a similar situation, remember this. . .
Secret Report Cited in NSA Surveillance Lawsuit, Govt Silent on Its Existence
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Information Technology, Law, SciTech, Terrorism, USA )

- 6 hours ago -
Civil rights and federal attorneys sparred at a hearing over a case involving domestic dragnet surveillance by the federal government. The plaintiffs argued the searches are illegal, while the government said opponents don't have enough evidence to know.
Republican Congressman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, FBI, Law, Politics, USA )

- 6 hours ago -
A Republican congressman who once threatened to throw a TV reporter off a balcony is now facing a 20-count indictment for perjury and tax evasion, including concealing more than $1 million in revenue. He pleaded guilty to one count of tax fraud on Monday.

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