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British Soldiers Spotted in Washington DC Say They Are There to Save the US From Donald Trump
Offbeat  (tags: us, British military, offbeat, Donald Trump )

- 30 days ago -
Its been 232 years since the end of the American war of independence. Since then, Britain has looked on as its former colony grew to becoming the dominant global superpower.
Israeli Pollution App Entrepreneurs to Be Feted at White House
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, Israel, app, Obama, President, US, environment, government, health, interesting, news, society, technology, unusual, world )

- 197 days ago -
Israeli entrepreneurs Ron Korber and Ziv Lautman are to be honored at the White House Monday, when they will be enrolled in the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) program, an exclusive club with fewer than 100 members consist
Obama to Blame for ISIS Rise, Kill Them Like Nazis - Palin
Offbeat  (tags: Terrorism, Politics, US )

- 267 days ago -
In an emotional speech before Republican activists, former GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin blamed the Obama administration for the rise of the Islamic State terrorist group in the Middle East.
US Islamic State Hostage Kayla Mueller Confirmed Dead
Offbeat  (tags: US, hostage, Islamic state )

- 287 days ago -
The US has confirmed the death of aid worker Kayla Mueller, who had been held hostage by The US has confirmed the death.
Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.: Report
Offbeat  (tags: weed, marijuana, legalize, fastest growing industry, US, americans, culture, humans, off-beat, interesting, unusual )

- 302 days ago -
Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States and if the trend toward legalization spreads to all 50 states, marijuana could become larger than the organic food industry, according to a new report obtained by The Huffington Post.
World Water Day: Droughts Across the Globe
Offbeat  (tags: Weather, Water, US, Australia, Pakistan, Kenya. World Water Day )

- 614 days ago -
People around the world will be encouraged to turn their taps off this Saturday to mark World water day. Four BBC correspondents explain the lack of water in their areas - in the US, Australia, Pakistan and Kenya.
US Destroys Confiscated Ivory Stockpile - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: ivory, destruction, US, protection, wildlife )

- 738 days ago -
The US fish and wildlife service crushes six tonnes of confiscated ivory, dating back to the 1980s
Kabang, Hero Dog Who Lost Her Snout Saving Two Girls, To Be Treated In US Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: hero, dog, Kabang, Phillipines, US, reconstructive surgery, goodnews )

- 1212 days ago -
Thanks to the generosity of animal welfare groups and individual well-wishers, a hero dog from the Philippines whose face was destroyed in a horrific accident earlier this year will soon be flown to the United States for reconstructive surgery.
O Say Can You See (Quiz)
Offbeat  (tags: star spangled banner, music, 1776, quiz, history, us, interesting, off-beat )

- 1240 days ago -
On Wednesday, July 4th, America turns 236 years old. Celebrate with a detailed exploration of one of the greatest symbols of our uniquely American freedom - the Star-Spangled Banner. Learn all about America's most famous flag - the one that inspired our
Who Should Compose a New National Anthem? VOTE!
Offbeat  (tags: music, national anthem, us, vote, interesting, off-beat, americans )

- 1265 days ago -
...according to a new poll by 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair, 2 in 10 Americans (about 22%) said that they would pick New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen to compose a new one.
Fungus Behind America's Bat Die-Off Traced Back to Europe
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bats, science, US, Canada, Europe, animals, scientists )

- 1321 days ago -
The mysterious deaths of millions of bats in the United States and Canada over the past several years were caused by a fungus that hitchhiked from Europe, scientists reported Monday.
Injured Puppy Rescued In Afghanistan, Finds New Home In U.S. (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: puppy, dogs, Afghanistan, US, rescued, cute, happy, good news, video, animals, interesting, pets, protection )

- 1349 days ago -
Frolicking outside his new home in Alexandria, Va., the little white puppy known as Polly Bravo shows no signs that he was once struggling to survive on the streets of Afghanistan.
US Marines Join Big Cleaning Day in Ayutthaya
Offbeat  (tags: US, marines, join, big, cleaning, day, in, Ayutthaya )

- 1458 days ago -
US marines join big cleaning day in Ayutthaya
U.S. Volunteer Group Earns Tragedy-Hit Iwate's Respect
Offbeat  (tags: Iwate Prefecture, Ofunato, volunteers, clean up, debris, tsunami, March 11, Great East Japan Earthquake, help, respect, thanks, US, All Hands, goodnews )

- 1605 days ago -
Since its formation in the wake of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami, American nonprofit organization All Hands has dispatched more than 6,000 volunteers to the scenes of more than a dozen disasters across te globe.

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