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Woman Working 4 Jobs to Make Ends Meet Dies While Napping in Car Between Shifts
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Economy, Health, Police, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes "wouldn't sleep for five days," according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.
Family Sues Georgia Police for Tasering Man 13 Times Before He Died
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Clashes, Court, Crime, Health, Human rights, Law, Police, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The family of a man who died after police used a stun gun on him as many as 13 times while he was handcuffed has filed a lawsuit against the two former officers of East Point, Georgia, according to the family's lawyer.
Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-Year-Old Challenges World's Fastest Man
Offbeat  (tags: diet, health, interesting, 103-years-old, Japan, running, sports, exercises )

Naoko
- 3 days ago - japantoday.com
Miyazaki, who hails from tea-growing Shizuoka prefecture, about 200 kilometres southwest of Tokyo, was a late bloomer, only taking up running at the age of 92 after watching an old people's sports day broadcast on television.
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
- 3 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.......>
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
- 9 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
Richard Dawkins: 'Immoral' Not to Abort Down's Foetuses
Offbeat  (tags: Down's syndrome, Health, unborn babies, Richard Dawkins )

Ray
- 11 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Richard Dawkins, the atheist writer, has caused a stir on Twitter claiming it is "immoral" to allow unborn babies with Down's syndrome to live. But what do the relatives of people with Down's syndrome think about the comments?
Hillside Animal Sanctuary - Our Latest Rescues...
Offbeat  (tags: GoodNews, rescued, animals, protection, AnimalWelfare, health, habitat, pictures )

Borg
- 12 days ago - us2.campaign-archive1.com
Teddy Bear, a friendly Akita will be arriving with us very soon as his time had run out in a stray dog pound where he is pictured above - three Chinese Water Deer who we rescued - Blind Lamb Making Friends - Two More Cows Wellie and Willow...
Big Tobacco Fuming: Philip Morris Threatens to Sue Over Plain Cigarette Packaging
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Health, Law, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 18 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.
Click for Free Cat Litter Everyday
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, GoodNews, safety, health, animalwelfare, cats, protection, rescued, environment, prevention, protection, disease, healthcare, health )

Kelly
- 23 days ago - freekatlitter.com
Click below to get the cat scratching... and every day you do, we'll provide much needed litter to animal shelters. Click to scratch every day - the more you do, the more high quality litter we can donate - they need it!
The Man Who Helped Save 50 Million Lives
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Health, kitchen cupboard, Children, Dr Norbert Hirschhorn )

Ray
- 24 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
Anatomy of Female Genital Mutilation
Offbeat  (tags: Anatomy, female, sex, FGM, health )

Ray
- 36 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The world could put a stop to female genital mutilation (FGM) within a generation, international leaders and campaigners say. (This report contains graphic descriptions of the practices involved).
Rescued Animals Arrive at Hillside...
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, goodnews, protection, rescued, habitat, health, safety, pictures )

Borg
- 40 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
We're pleased to let you know that 39 of the 49 abandoned horses and ponies that were siezed by Trading Standards on Manmoel Common, to save them from a further winter of starvation, are on their way to Hillside. We will bring you pictures very soon...
RECENT UPDATE ON ARTURO THE POLAR BEAR! Argentina Zoo Freezes Polar Bear Move to Canada
Offbeat  (tags: Arturo, Argentina, polar bear, old, move him!, protection, safety, health, ethics, animals, government, news )

Julie
- 41 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Greenpeace and other environmentalist groups argue it's riskier to keep the bear in Mendoza, where temperatures can reach up to 86 Fahrenheit (30 Celsius) in the summer. The last polar bear at the Buenos Aires zoo died in late Dec. 2012 amid a heat wave.
Tobacco Giant to Pay $23bn Damages to Florida Smoker's Widow
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Drugs, Health, Law, USA )

Ray
- 43 days ago - rt.com
A jury in Florida has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer at the age of 36 punitive damages of $23 billion. RJ Reynolds, the second biggest tobacco company in the US, plans to challenge "this runaway verdict."
Washington Woman Eating Only Pet Food for An Entire Month
Offbeat  (tags: pet food, bizarre, culture, food, health, humans, pets, society, unusual )

Lone
- 56 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
"You would be surprised how tasty dog and cat food can be when it's made right,"
 

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