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Driver Allegedly Tells Boy Suffering From Seizure to Get Off School Bus | Odd News - Yahoo News
Offbeat  (tags: health, abuse, safety, family, child, culture )

Krysta
- 4 minutes ago - news.yahoo.com
I hope this driver is charged and punished for this. That's a terrible thing to do to that boy!
Cat Trapped In New Litter Box By Impenetrable Lid, Must Live There Forever Now (Cute Video!!)
Offbeat  (tags: cat, new litter box, cute video )

BarbKnigh
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Konstantin the cat had no idea what he was walking into... or how to get out of it. Oh, well. You tried, buddy.
Here's Proof That Dogs Just Desperately Want To Be Friends With Cats (Funny Video!!)
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, cats, funny video )

BarbKnigh
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Cats are notorious for bullying dogs. They steal their beds, ignore their enthusiasm and even refuse to let them pass by in the hall.
Jail-Breaking Point: Overcrowded Prisons Strike White House Clemency Chord
Offbeat  (tags: Budget, Crime, Drugs, Government Spending, Human rights, Law, Psychology, USA )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - rt.com
The enormous outlay for overcrowded US federal prisons is forcing the White House to consider clemency and entreat non-violent, low-level felons serving terms for drug-related crimes to apply for early release.
Twins Dramatically Separated in High-Risk Operation Meet a Dolphin With No Tail
Offbeat  (tags: Twins, separation, dolphin tale, heartwarming )

Marie
- 10 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
For twin boys who were separated in a life-threatening operation, it's no surprise their favourite film star was an amputee.
Up for Shale: Fracking Lobby Claims UK Gas Could Draw $55bn in Investment
Offbeat  (tags: Crisis, Ecology, Economy, Employment, Fracking, Politics, Protest, UK )

Ray
- 10 hours ago - rt.com
The exploitation of the UK's shale gas reserves could create thousands of jobs and draw over $55 billion in investment, a report says. The British government has championed the practice of fracking despite protests over the environmental consequences.
Animal Lovers Attack Ted Cruz After Senator Posts Picture of Himself Grinning Alongside Skin of Endangered Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: Ted Cruz, tiger rug, endangered Texas, senator )

Marie
- 10 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Senator Ted Cruz sparked fury among animal lovers on Wednesday night after posting a picture of him standing next to the skin of an endangered tiger.
China to Jail Eaters of Endangered Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, jail, endangered, animals, eat, good news )

Marie
- 11 hours ago - punchng.com
China's top legislature on Thursday passed an interpretation of the Criminal Law which will put eaters of rare wild animals in jail.
Defeat of Ag-Gag Laws Mark Victories in Fight Against Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Ag gag laws, good news, defeated, Kentucky, USA, animal cruelty, whistleblower )

Marie
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
Across the country, lobbyists for the meat and dairy industries have been pressuring legislators to pass laws that punish whistleblowers who expose crimes on agricultural facilities. Kentucky, Tennessee and Colorado are the latest states to reject these
Human Skin Grown in Lab 'Can Replace Animal Testing'
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, human skin, stop testing, grown, UK, laboratories )

Marie
- 11 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Skin grown in the laboratory can replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, UK scientists say.
Gur Ram Das Rakho Sarnaee - Amazing Shadow Play on The Golden Temple   video
Offbeat  (tags: shadow play, story, Amsitsar, Golden Temple, Manika Kaur Kandhari )

Evelyn
- 11 hours ago - youtu.be
The story of Golden Temple depicting how it was built Beautifully done by hands only with shadow effect. The whole artistry is done by hand shadow. The music is also very pleasant. This was produced by Manika Kaur Kandhari and dedicated to her father
HMRC: DON'T SELL OFF OUR TAX DETAILS
Offbeat  (tags: politics, society, media, news, humans, government, ethics, freedoms, corruption, crime, europe, business, consumers, economy, environment, finance, politics, money, news, law, marketing, world, abuse, government, ethics, family, media, law, news, safety )

Wendy
- 11 hours ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
ADD YOUR NAME BELOW TO DEMAND THAT HMRC KEEP OUR TAX DETAILS PRIVATE >>> HMRC holds this information because the public is required by law to give it. There is a serious risk to our privacy if this information is sold or shared..
'Coversnitch' Records & Tweets New Yorkers' Public Conversations
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Intelligence, Law, SciTech, Security, USA )

Ray
- 12 hours ago - rt.com
Americans already paranoid about the NSA monitoring their online communications and Facebook sharing their location will find no comfort with new technology that makes it possible for anyone to install a recording device in any common house lamp.
The Birds of Shakespeare Cause US Trouble
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, Starling, Nuisance, USA )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The little starling makes a big impact on the US economy and ecosystem, Birds feature prominently in Shakespeare's plays and poetry. But one of the bard's birds has become a major nuisance in the US.
Isle of Man Shark Conservation Volunteer Appeal
Offbeat  (tags: Manx, Isle of Man, conservation, sharks, help, appeal, volunteer )

Marie
- 15 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Wildlife experts in the Isle of Man are appealing for volunteers to help with a shark tagging project, as part of ongoing conservation in the Irish Sea.
US Inciting Civil War in Venezuela to Get Its Oil - Bolivia's Morales
Offbeat  (tags: Clashes, Conflict, Human rights, Law, Politics, Protest, Security, South America, Venezuela, Violence )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - rt.com
Washington is pushing Venezuela towards a "civil war" because it wants access to the country's rich oil reserves, Bolivian President Evo Morales has warned. The Venezuelan government has also accused the US of fomenting a coup d'état.
Texas Prisons Are Deadly Hot
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Crime, Human rights, Security, USA )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Texas prisons are becoming so hot that people are dying because of it - a situation that violates constitutional and human rights, a new report states.
US Navy Cancels Charity Projects in Crimea
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Government Spending, Infrastructure, Navy, Russia, Scandal, USA, Ukraine )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
The US Navy has discontinued charity programs in Crimea, canceling the renovation of a public school and children's hospital. Russian media and bloggers suspect the programs were meant to butter up locals for a possible US settlement there.
What Would Make the English Like St George's Day?
Offbeat  (tags: George's Day, Patron Saint, England, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A group of morris dancers (Pictured) perform the traditional English folk routine St Patrick's Day is firmly established in the English social calendar while St George's Day is frequently forgotten.
Eight Arguments About Whether the UK Is a Christian Country
Offbeat  (tags: Religion, Christian, CoE, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
David Cameron's remarks that the UK is a "Christian country" were criticised by a group of public figures. What are the arguments for and against the prime minister's claim?
Tony Blair: 'West Should Focus on Radical Islam'
Offbeat  (tags: Tony Blair, Russia, Ukraine, Western leaders, Islamic extremism )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Tony Blair has warned Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.
   

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