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Injured Iranian Cat Brought To San Francisco For Treatment
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cats, rescued, U.S, Iran, interesting )

R.
- 2032 days ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
Although the U.S. and Iran are at odds politically, a partnership between animal care groups in the two countries helped to save a cat found seriously injured in the Iranian capital of Tehran by sending it to San Francisco for treatment.
Arrests Made in US Rhino Horn Smuggling Ring
Offbeat  (tags: animals, U.S, Canada, world, animals, rhinos, poaching, arrest, government, protection, off-beat, americans )

R.
- 2095 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The arrests come after an 18-month-long investigation, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) told the BBC. Rhinos are an endangered species, but their horns are smuggled for buyers who believe they cure cancer.
Blood for Sale! Lowest Price of the Season!
Offbeat  (tags: blood, unusual, women, world, humans, U.S, Mexico, sell )

Tonya
- 2883 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
In a long recession like this one, low-wage workers and unemployed people sometimes resort to selling whatever they can to make ends meet.
Brazil Judge: Boy Must Be Returned to U.S. Dad
Offbeat  (tags: boy, dad, reunite, judge, ruled, happy, U.S, Brazil )

Tonya
- 2889 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Ruling moves David Goldman step closer to reunification with son
Making America Stupid - NYTimes.Com
Offbeat  (tags: U.S, drill, oil, fossil, off-beat, republicans )

Eduardo
- 3348 days ago - nytimes.com
"Yes! Yes! Drill, America, drill!" -- because an America that is focused first and foremost on drilling for oil is an America more focused on feeding its oil habit than kicking it.
Killer Pet Food Ingredients Identified
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, cats, pet food, melamine, cyanuric acid, killing, death, China, U.S )

Eduardo
- 3644 days ago - newscientist.com
Melamine is an organic base for plastics and resins, and cyanuric acid is used in swimming pools. Neither has a history of toxicity. The consignments were subsequently exported to the US and added to pet food by manufacturers.
   

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