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Wichita Woman Drowns Trying to Save Her Dog From Broken Icy Lake
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On Sunday, a Wichita, Kansas woman died trying to save her dog after he fell through broken ice on a northeast area lake, reports
Photo Highlights of the Day - Wednesday 4 March 2015
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A selection of the best photographs from around the world.
Man Stabbed Mom 11 Times, Cut Off Own Penis. But Will Only Spend 8 Months Behind Bars
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Charles Mann was sentenced to 16 months in prison, but the judge reduced it to eight months. Because of the time he has served previously, he will only be in jail for four more weeks. After that, he must go through a supervised drug and alcohol treatment
A Retirement Home Exists For Aging Cats, And It Looks Purrfectly Cozy
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Lincolnshire, England is home to a seemingly typical retirement facility complete with cozy decor. Tthe home operated by Lincolnshire Trust for Cats is actually for senior felines, many of whom have owners who have gone into residential care or died.
Here's What Will Happen to the Ringling Circus Elephants When They Retire
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âEUR<After years of pressure from animal welfare groups, the public, and tightening animal cruelty laws, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey announced today it is phasing out its use of elephants in its traveling circus.
EXCLUSIVE: Candid Camera: The Photographs of 'Lovely Linda' McCartney Capture the Beatles, Mick Jagger, Steve McQueen and Ali Mc
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Who was the most important photographer covering the sixties' rock and roll music scene?
Is Alice in Wonderland Really About Drugs?
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Alice in Wonderland fans have been marking the 150th anniversary of the fateful boat trip that saw the genesis of the children's tale. But why do so many see adult themes in the story, asks Sophie Robehmed.
NYC Rats Carry Bubonic Plague-Transmitting Fleas - Study
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New York CityâEUR(TM)s notoriously massive rat population appears to present a bigger health risk than was thought before. According to a new study, the rodentsâEUR(TM) fleas could transmit This Bubonic plague.
Raw: Firefighters Rescue Dog Stuck Between Walls - Video
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Dog's dramatic rescue goes viral - Video
Divers Dance With Extremely Rare Pyrosome In The Philippines
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What is creepy, fluffy, glows in the dark, and somehow adorable all at the same time? Pyrosomes, the elusive and totally trippy sea creature rarely seen in real life. It is so rare to spot pyrosomes that marine biologist Rebecca Helm calls them the unicor
Japan Has Invented Wine for Cats So You Don't Have to Drink Alone
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A Japanese company called B&H has started selling wine made âEURoeexclusively for cats", so you and your fluffy companion can have the pur-fect Friday night in.
Golden Gate Bridge Jumper Says Sea Lion Saved Him
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A man who jumped off San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to try to take his own life and was kept afloat by a sea lion said Wednesday suicide prevention was now his life's work.
Fireproof! Report Says US Govt Can't Sack Bad Employees, Including Porn-Watchers
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You may be a bad worker, bully colleagues and even watch porn at work, but if you have a job with the US federal government you won't be fired. The civil service protection program helps errant employees keep their jobs at taxpayersâEUR(TM) expense.
Singing Bird
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12 Pets Who Are Totally You And Your Sibling - Cute Pictures!
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It's great to have a brother or sister.
Harrison Ford Rushed to Hospital in Critical Condition After Crashing His Vintage Plane Into Golf Course
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Actor Harrison Ford has been confirmed as pilot of small plane that crashed in Venice, California, on Thursday afternoon.
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Cats, the Overconfident Jumpers...
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Cats are so agile and dextrous, it's easy to think they are always so. But it is because of their amazing skill and flexibility that cats can sometimes get... a little overconfident, shall we say. This hilarious compilation of cats being clumsy will persu
Hillary Clinton Urges Email Release, Amid Growing Controversy
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Hillary Clinton has responded to a growing controversy over her emails when she was US secretary of state by urging officials to release them.
Iraq Inquiry: Day-By-Day Timeline
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A UK inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war is looking at the run-up to the conflict, whether troops were properly prepared, how the war was conducted and what planning there was for its aftermath. good
I-Wonder: What's So Wonderful About Alice?
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Lewis CarrollâEUR(TM)s classic childrenâEUR(TM)s story AliceâEUR(TM)s Adventures in Wonderland is one of our most popular novels. First published in 1865, it has never been out of print.
I-Wonder:The People Are Revolting - the History of Protest
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Struggling against the powerful is a tradition that stretches back generations.
I-Wonder: Does Satire Influence Politics?
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Satire is the art of mocking those in power. To do this you need freedom of speech, a right which has its roots in Magna Carta of 1215. Satire is much older than that though âEUR" it's been around since ancient Greece.
Tonight's Full Moon Will Be An Oddly Shrunken 'Micromoon'
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Tonight is the full "Worm Moon," but it might not be that impressive. Due to an alignment of phase and distance, the lunar orb could look weirdly shrunken, like a gray, moldy apple forgotten on the counter. That's because the moon is baring it all at its

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