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Russia Seizes Japan Research Whaling Ship
Offbeat  (tags: Russia, seizes, Japanese whaling ship, okhotsk, sea )

Marie
- 52 minutes ago - japantimes.co.jp
Russia has seized a Japanese research whaling ship in the Sea of Okhotsk on suspicion of intruding into Russian territorial waters, government sources said on Friday.
Gibraltar Banishes Troublesome Monkeys
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, Animals, Gibraltar )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The Barbary macaques are perhaps some of Gibraltar's most famous residents.However, Gibraltar is planning to banish some of the monkeys, who they say in some cases have been behaving aggressively.
Weird and Wacky Facts About All 50 States - Video
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, funny, humans, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, USA )

Caree
- 6 hours ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Do you know which state features mashed potato wrestling matches? How about the state where you're never more than 6 miles from a lake? Find out if they're yours.
Number of Same-Sex Weddings Revealed for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: Marriage, Same-Sex Marriage, UK )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Just over 1,400 same-sex marriages took place in the first three months of the new law, official figures have revealed. Of these, 56% were female couples and 44% were male.
Richard Dawkins: 'Immoral' Not to Abort Down's Foetuses
Offbeat  (tags: Down's syndrome, Health, unborn babies, Richard Dawkins )

Ray
- 17 hours 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?
The Fraught World of UK Surrogacy
Offbeat  (tags: Babies, surrogates, women, regulation, UK )

Ray
- 17 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
In the UK you cannot pay for a woman to have your baby, regulation is loose and arrangements depend entirely on trust. Demand for surrogates far outstrips supply.
What Goes Through a Policeman's Head Before He Shoots
Offbeat  (tags: Police, shooting, Ferguson, Missouri, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Police shootings have made headlines in the US this summer. But what really happens before an officer fires his gun?
#BBCtrending: 'Share This Instead' Say Twitter Users Rejecting Graphic Images of James Foley
Offbeat  (tags: social media, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, US journalist )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Images and videos of James Foley's killing have been circulating on social media, distressing many who see them. A range of voices have emerged calling for positive images and memories to be shared instead.
   

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