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US and Cuba 'to Announce Embassies'
Offbeat  (tags: Embassies, Politics, Cuba, USA )

- 1 day ago -
US and Cuba to announce the opening of embassies, re-establishing diplomatic ties cut in 1961 - US official
US TV Network NBC Fires Donald Trump Over Mexico Comments
Offbeat  (tags: derogatory statements, Republican, Politics, Election. campaign, NBC )

- 1 day ago -
US TV network NBC is cutting ties with Donald Trump over "recent derogatory statements" that the veteran businessman made about immigrants.
Michelle Obama Tears Up White House Photography Ban
Offbeat  (tags: Photography Ban, White House, First Lady Michelle Obama, USA )

- 16 hours ago -
Selfie lovers will now be able to snap themselves in the US president's residence, after the White House lifted a decades-old ban on photography.
Holy Cow! Mind Blowing Facts About India
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, curious, facts, India )

- 3 hours ago -
A mixture of interesting, fun, curious and other facts about India ... Enjoy!
One of World's Rarest Tigers Steps Out of the Wild to Listen to Music
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, funny, wildlife )

- 13 hours ago -
As if he owned the place (and he probably does), the tiger lies down on the track in the Khasan district of Primorsky region, ignoring the driver's attempts to get him to move on.
A Celebration of Beautiful Working Dogs âEUR" in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: Working, dogs, rescue, search, pictures )

- 3 hours ago -
The author and ex-vet Gill Lewis shares photographs of the dogs that inspired Puppy Academy, her new series for younger readers, from her faithful childhood pet Zak the Alsatian, to companion dogs for autistic children to the wonderfully brave search
Do You Know What You're REALLY Eating? Human Hair in Bread, Beetle Blood in Sweets and Boiled Bones in Jelly
Offbeat  (tags: food, beatles, beavers, bones, hair, health )

- 1 hour ago -
The next time you are grocery shopping you may want to pay closer attention to the labels, as there are a whole host of unsavoury ingredients lurking in our food.
They Like to Moo-Ve It! Commuter Films Hilarious Footage of Farmer and Police Van Chasing Herd of COWS Down a Road
Offbeat  (tags: cows, video, chased, farmer, video, funny, escaped )

- 1 day ago -
Commuting is often a boring and repetitive task. But one man found that his drive to work became a lot more entertaining when he witnessed an amusing sequence of events âEUR" and captured all the hilarity on camera.
Serbia: Historic Oak Tree Stalls Motorway Construction
Offbeat  (tags: Motorway, Project, Oak Tree, Serbia )

- 1 day ago -
A major motorway construction project in Serbia has stalled because of a dispute over a centuries-old oak tree, it's reported.
Remains of Sea Creature Washed Up in Far East
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, wildlife, odd, pictures )

- 1 day ago -
The remains of an unidentified sea animal with fur on its tail have been washed ashore in the Far East. Found near the airport at Shakhtersk, on Sakhalin Island, its appearance is unlike anything ever found in Russia
The Intriguing History of Ghost Photography
Offbeat  (tags: Ghosts, photography, camera, technology )

- 15 hours ago -
As camera tech has evolved, so too has the photography of puzzling âEUR~spiritsâEUR(TM), and as Howard Timberlake discovers, they even appear in smartphone shots.
Revealed, the Hero of the Chinese Dog Meat Festival: How One Widow Spent £45,000 and Defied Death Threats to Save 800 Canines
Offbeat  (tags: China, dogs, hero, saves, rescues, dog meat festival )

- 3 hours ago -
You can smell the Common Home For All dog shelter in Tianjin, northeast China before you see it.
Nude Rape Scene Booed By Royal Opera House Audience
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Arts, rape scene, nudity, audience, Royal. Opera House, London, UK )

- 1 day ago -
The opening night of William Tell at the Royal Opera House has been marked by boos over a rape scene with nudity.
How Terrorist Attacks Affect Tourism
Offbeat  (tags: terrorist attacks, knock on Effects, tourists )

- 1 day ago -
There's been an exodus of tourists from Tunisia after an Islamist gunman killed 38 - 30 of them thought to be British - in a single attack. Does that mean nobody will choose to go on holiday there for the foreseeable future?
Holocaust 'Hero' Sir Nicholas Winton Dies Aged 106
Offbeat  (tags: WW2, Hero, Holocaust, Children, Nazi-Germany, UK )

- 16 hours ago -
Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, has died aged 106.
Globetrotting Aussie Cat Found in Ireland Is Spending His Last Days in a Cat Shelter After Being Diagnosed With Kidney Failure
Offbeat  (tags: Cat, globe trotting, Ozzie, UK, Australia, shelter, sad news )

- 2 hours ago -
A globetrotting cat who rose to social media stardom after he made his way from Australia to Northern Ireland following a stop-off in London may only have days to live.
Irish Singer and Television Personality Val Doonican Dies 'Peacefully' at Home Aged 88
Offbeat  (tags: val doonican, orbituary, sad news, irish, singer )

- 1 hour ago -
The Irish singer and TV personality Val Doonican has died at the age 88, it was revealed today.
Watching This Dog's Sewer Rescue Is Nerve-Racking
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures, news )

- 40 minutes ago -
Hope For Paws you ROCK.
Stan Lee the Creator of Man Series! Emergency Visit to A Los Angeles Hospital | The World Beast
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- 1 day ago -
Stan Lee not only an American comic book writer, but also at the same time editor, publisher, actor, media producer, television host, and previous president and chairman of Marvel Comics.

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