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Hero Pit Bull Saves Boy From Bee Swarm
Offbeat  (tags: pit bull, boy, bee swarm, attacked, swarm of bees, Oregon, children, dogs, humans, pets, protection, safety )

Lone
- 2 days ago - abc7.com
A family's pit bull is being called a hero for dragging a little boy to safety after he was attacked by a swarm of bees near his Oregon home.
He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, activists, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, fashion, ethics, humans, government, health, law, media, news, politics, safety, sadness, rights, travel, violence, world, government, healthconditions, humans, politics, 'CI )

Wendy
- 2 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
Whoa! - Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat and Never Has Been Company Insists
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, design, funny, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, world, bizarre, children, business, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Caree
- 3 days ago - news.msn.com
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas isn't a
In America, Children Come to Guns Early
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Children, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
This week, a nine-year-old girl firing an Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot to death her weapons instructor. Not all Americans grow up shooting guns - but those who do often start young.
What Do Parents in Ferguson Tell Their Children?
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

Ray
- 7 days ago - bbc.co.uk
For the second week, a school district in Ferguson, Missouri has cancelled classes to keep students and parents secure.
Cassidy, the Three-Legged Hero
Offbeat  (tags: women, pets, off-beat, news, interesting, humans, dogs, americans, children, pictures, safety, performance, CoolStuff, health, healthy, travel, animalwelfare, suffering, rescued, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 7 days ago - dogchannel.com
Why it is so important to offer your services to your local rescue as a foster. Cassidy, a 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog-Australian Shepherd mix was found by the side of the road, buried under piles of litter. ~ THIS IS BABY
Terminally Ill Girl Gets Puppy After Internet Scam
Offbeat  (tags: animals, business, children, crime, culture, goodnews, humans, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - abc7.com
A terminally ill girl now has a puppy after her mother tried to buy one from an online ad, but was scammed instead.
Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Los Angeles Port to Join Tall Ships Festival - Video
Offbeat  (tags: arts, children, culture, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

Caree
- 9 days ago - ph.news.yahoo.com
Sure to bring a smile to your day..The giant bathtub toy at six-stories tall - the largest in the world, is part of an art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Since 2007, the gigantic duckie has called at ports and harbors across the globe.
VIDEO - Playful Beluga Whale Teases Kids
Offbeat  (tags: beluga whale, kids, mammal, animals, children, culture, humans, off-beat, society )

Lone
- 10 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Watch their brilliant reaction as the mischievous mammal then turns his back on the pair, pretending to have forgotten about them, only to turn around and startle them again and again
Gentle Giant Tibetan Mastiff Plays With Little Girl
Offbeat  (tags: Tibetan Mastiff, girls, animals, children, dogs, humans, off-beat, pets, society )

Lone
- 11 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Tibetan Mastiffs might look huge but they do get along well with kids! This two-year-old Tibetan Mastiff, named Simba, is a gentle giant and is best friends with his little owner Weiwei.
Big Tobacco Fuming: Philip Morris Threatens to Sue Over Plain Cigarette Packaging
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 17 days ago - rt.com
Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is prepared to sue the British government if it implements a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes.
VIDEO - Adorable Dog Desperately Tries to Save Fish, Melts Hearts in the Process
Offbeat  (tags: fish, animals, children, dogs, humans, off-beat, pets, protection, safety, society )

Lone
- 17 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A dog discovered fish lying on the pavement. Desperate to revive them, the dog with "a heart of gold" frantically started splashing them with the water from nearby puddles. Plus OTHER VIDEOS
Puppy Leads Rescuers to 3-Year-Old Girl Lost in Siberian Forest for 11 Days
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, dogs, pets, photos, society, world )

Lone
- 18 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Thanks to her faithful puppy, 3-year-old Karina Chikitova is now safe and sound after surviving on wild berries and river water for 11 days in a Siberian forest.
The Man Who Helped Save 50 Million Lives
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Health, kitchen cupboard, Children, Dr Norbert Hirschhorn )

Ray
- 23 days ago - bbc.co.uk
1983: A three-month old Egyptian boy came into a rehydration centre having been been sick with diarrhoea for the past two days; he is obviously dehydrated with sunken eyes and is too weak to even hold his head up
Selling Lemons for Sweet Cause
Offbeat  (tags: TARIKU Brammall, plight of brown bears in Romania, Best friend Tom Hemmings, sister Zahara, activists, children, safety, family, interesting, news, philanthropy, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, suffering, wildlife, conservatio )

Kelly
- 25 days ago - examiner.com.au
The big-hearted five-year-old sells the fruit to free bears kept in captivity in Romania via UK charity World Animal Protection. Since starting his venture last year, he has raised enough money to free one bear.
 

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