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Chicago Police Officer Sues Victim's Family Over Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: Legal Claim, Police, Shooting, emotional distress victim's family, USA )

- 1 day ago -
A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager last December is suing his family for $10m (£6.9m), claiming emotional distress.
Wild Man Says Goodbye To His 31 Pet Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: humans, dogs, environment, pets, unusual, off-beat, bizarre, interesting, news, goodnews )

- 1 day ago -
One man living life in the wild for the past 16 years wouldn't accept help for himself without first making sure his dogs were OK âEUR" and there were 31 of them.
Why Expat Americans Are Giving Up Their Passports
Offbeat  (tags: Expats, Passport, Tax Return, Business, USA )

- 19 hours ago -
How does it feel to give up your nationality, to renounce the country you were born in, potentially forfeiting the chance to ever return?
Michigan Senate Passes Bill Criminalising Sodomy Making It Punishable By Up to 15 Years in Prison âEUR" as Part of Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Michigan, USA, Logan's law, Sodomy, animal welfare )

- 15 hours ago -
MichiganâEUR(TM)s Senate has passed a bill carrying an anti-sodomy law, which makes it punishable by up to 15 years in prison, as part of new animal cruelty legislation.
Pictures of the Day: 10 February 2016
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 10 February 2016 )

- 3 hours ago -
Interesting photos.
The Beatles 'Add £82m a Year to Liverpool Economy'
Offbeat  (tags: Liverpool, Economy, Business, Beatles, England UK )

- 1 day ago -
The legacy of The Beatles adds nearly £82m to the Liverpool economy each year, new research has suggested.
Zika Outbreak: What You Need to Know
Offbeat  (tags: global public, health emergency, Zika outbreak, WHO )

- 1 day ago -
The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency. The infection is suspected of leading to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains.
Dog Smothers His Owner With Sloppy Kisses in Ecstatic Tail Wagging Reunion
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, humans, goodnews, pets )

- 21 hours ago -
One might say the reunion between a Staffordshire terrier named Marley and his owner, Michelle McFetridge was an explosion of love, sloppy kisses and pure love after having been separated from each other for 66 days
The Vocabularist: When Is a Theory 'Just a Theory'?
Offbeat  (tags: Words, Vocabularist )

- 19 hours ago -
A Lancashire headmistress attracted fury with a tweet in which she said "evolution is not a fact; that's why it's called a theory".
How the UK and US Intelligence Relationship Grew
Offbeat  (tags: Special Relationship, Intelligence, UK, USA )

- 1 day ago -
Seventy-five years ago, a group of Americans came to Britain on a top secret wartime mission, Their destination was Bletchley park and their visit was the start of one of the most powerful intelligence relationships in history between GCHQ and the NSA.
8 Things Dogs Love Doing When TheyâEUR(TM)re Home Alone
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, funny, humor, humans, pets, unusual, off-beat )

- 1 day ago -
One of the greater mysteries in life: what does your dog do when youâEUR(TM)re out and about and theyâEUR(TM)re home alone? Wonder no longer, curious dog loverâEUR"we have all the answers.
Hampton Court Palace Chapel Holds Its First Catholic Service Since Henry VIII Broke Away From Rome in the 16th Century
Offbeat  (tags: hampton court, windsor, castle, england, uk, catholic, christian, religion, history )

- 16 hours ago -
Hampton Court Palace chapel tonight held its first Catholic service since Henry VIII broke away from Rome in the 16th century.
Rare Western Lowland Gorilla Twins Are Born in Conservation Area in Central Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Rare, lowland gorilla, born, Africa, conservation )

- 15 hours ago -
This is the heartwarming moment rare western lowland gorilla twins were nursed and cuddled by their mother in a conservation area in central Africa.
Pig Crashes New Hampshire Polls
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- 8 hours ago -
A 600-plus-pound pig in Pelham got its 15 minutes of fame. The pig was videotaped outside the high school and temporarily hogged the social media spotlight when the video went viral.
Offbeat  (tags: ethics )

- 3 hours ago -
Here are 5 to 8 names which only make petitions like from mills, the issues are not true and they only do it because of the butterflies and that is wrong. I don't sign any petition which are done by these people. You can see it when you look at them.
Ever Wondered What An Ostrich Sounds Like? Video Reveals Bizarre Noise Bird Makes By Inflating Its Neck
Offbeat  (tags: Ostrich, video, cute, noises, offbeat )

- 2 hours ago -
While humans can talk, dogs bark and lions roar, ostriches can make no vocal noise.
Come On Feel The Bern At New Smyrna Beach Florida   video
Offbeat  (tags: Come On Feel The Bern, Bernie Sanders, flash mob, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, video, support for Bernie )

- 10 minutes ago -
It is not just the college students that love Bernie people of all ages love to feel the Bern! I was suppose to be here with my daughter but my move feel during this time. I'll place video on to show what we are doing in the area I live for Bernie Sanders
One Day in the Life of An Elephant âEUR~Baby-SitterâEUR(TM)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant baby-sitter, animals, culture, environment, interesting, humans, pictures, wildlife )

- 22 hours ago -
During the day the keepers chaperone the orphans into a lightly forested area close to the nursery to browse and play, dividing them into older and younger elephants. Kingoo explains that the older elephants are allowed to browse farther afield.
Florida Man Threw Live Gator in Wendy's Drive-Thru Window, Police Say
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- 8 hours ago -
Joshua James, 24, was arrested Monday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill after Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officials say he threw a 3.5-foot alligator through a Palm Beach County WendyâEUR(TM)s drive-thru window
Texas Couple Accused Of Enslaving Nanny For 2 Years
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- 30 minutes ago -
A Texas couple has been accused of holding a Nigerian nanny against her will for more than two years, all the while subjecting her to abuse and forcing her to clean their home and care for their five children.

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