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Enlightenment? Over 2,000 Wizards and Witches Gather to Hold Ritual in Kiev
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Over 2,000 adherents of Esotericism, who call themselves psychics, wizards, healers and even witches, are set to gather at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kiev on April 30, the Ukrainian news website Vesti reported on Tuesday...
Sound of Crinkling Tin Foil Can Cause Seizures in Cats
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Even deaf cats can end up unconscious after hearing the sound of crinkling tin foil, say vets
S. Carolina Police Should Get Prison for Repeatedly Tasing Disabled Woman - Prosecutors
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Two former South Carolina police officers should get at least a year in prison for using a Taser eight times on a mentally disabled woman who posed no threat to the officers, federal prosecutors say.
Quacking Duck Ringtone Helps Firefighter Rescue Ducklings
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Quack! Quack! A duck call ringtone helped a Louisiana firefighter rescue six ducklings from a storm drain.
Best Friends: 22 Photos of Babies Meeting Pets for the First Time
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Inspired by the sweet moment when TODAY anchor Savannah Guthrie's baby, Vale, first met Wrangler in the Orange Room, we asked members of our parenting community to send us photos of their own babies meeting the family pet for the first time.
GMO-Free Burritos: Chipotle 1st Fast-Food Chain to Ditch Genetic-Modifications
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- 10 hours ago -
Chipotle has become the first fast-food chain to ban genetically modified foods, known as GMOs, in all foods served in its restaurants. The Mexican fast-casual chain has removed non-organic soy and corn from its tortillas and other menu items.
Hillside Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary Video
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This year we have reached the twentieth anniversary of Hillside Animal Sanctuary helping and campaigning for animals in need. This has only been made possible by caring supporters like you we have put together a short film showing some of the highs, and
Jihadi JohnâEUR(TM)s Extremist âEUR~MentorâEUR(TM) Cannot Be Deported Because of His Human Rights
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An extremist preacher with links to Jihadi John and the Muslim Brotherhood is living freely in London, as the UK government cannot deport him due to the Human Rights Act.
âEUR<EU Exit Would Cost Britain Up to £215 Billion, German Study Predicts
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A British exit from the European Union could cost the UK billions of pounds, a report published by two German institutes predicts.
Clinton Cash Questions Over Russian Deal
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On Thursday the New York Times and the Washington Post both published articles digging deep into the Clinton family finances - and the possible conflicts of interest they have created.
Acts of Violence and Destruction Won't Be Tolerated in Baltimore - Maryland Gov.
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Acts of violence and destruction will not be tolerated in Baltimore City, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said as he announced a state of emergency after riots broke out in the wake of Freddie Gray's death in police custody.
The Daily Cute: Mouse in the House
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More cuteness.

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