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Teens Arrested For Killing 920 Chickens

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Four teens were arrested for killing chickens at a California Foster Farms’ facility. On September 20, the teens reportedly broke into a barn and proceeded to slaughter 920 birds with a golf club. Foster Farms is calling the attack an “unconscionable act of animal cruelty.” A representative with the Fresno County Police Department said the… Read more »

Mark Twain In Motion: Only Know Footage of Irascible Author Restored

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Samuel Clemens, known more readily to most people as Mark Twain, has had a resurgence in popularity this year. Perhaps one reason behind the famously sardonic author’s return to the pop culture spotlight is the fact that the Mark Twain House celebrated its 140th anniversary in September. In addition, there are those looking to the… Read more »

Texas Ebola: New Concerns Arise Over Disposal Of Bodily Fluids

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New concerns have surfaced in the Texas Ebola case. Thomas Eric Duncan reportedly vomited extensively outside of his relative’s apartment before being rushed to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. The question of “who cleaned up the puke” of the Liberian national who had contracted the deadly virus was voiced by concerned parties on… Read more »

Lottery News: Powerball Jackpot Rises, Lottery Ticket Vending Machines Face Ban

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Lottery ticket vending machines could soon be banned, at least from Massachusetts supermarkets where public health advocates say that minors are allowed to purchase tickets from the machines, raising the possibility that other states could also consider getting rid of lottery vending machines. The Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University in Boston says that… Read more »

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Part Of North Carolina Voter ID Law

U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Part Of North Carolina Voter I.D. Law

Voter ID laws seem to be the most contentious, divisive issue facing American politics. Over the past several years, many states including Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin have enacted strict voter ID laws. The issue has been a hot issue since the 2000 election that saw George W. Bush defeat Al Gore for… Read more »

Costa Concordia Captain’s Lover Reveals Plot To Let Passengers Drown

Costa Concordia captain's lover says sex didn't cause the ship to sink, cowardice did.

When the Costa Concordia sunk off the coast of Italy in 2012, conspiracy theories ranged from the absurd to the downright disrespectful. In the aftermath, some of these far-fetched theories have turned out to be true. Costa Concordia’s captain Francesco Schettino is at the center of many of these claims of foul play — he… Read more »

Crispy M&M’s Will Return To Shelves In 2015

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Crispy M&M’s will return to shelves in 2015. Seth Klughertz, senior director of M&M’s Chocolate Candies, confirmed the popular treats will be available In the United States beginning January 2015. Although the candies have been off the market for nearly a decade, fans have demanded their return. In an interview with Buzzfeed, Klughertz said Mars… Read more »

Two Louisiana Teachers Accused Of Having A Threesome With Teenage Student

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Two Louisiana high school teachers are accused of having sex with a teenage student. WGNO reports that authorities say Shelley Dufresne, 32, and Rachel Respess, 24, had a threesome with a 16-year-old male student. The alleged incident happened at Respess’ home after a football game. Police said the student was a junior and said they… Read more »

White Shark Attack: Surfer Loses Arm, Both Hands

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An Australian man suffered horrific injuries when he was attacked by a great white shark off Esperance, losing parts of both his arms and suffering a wound to his leg. 23-year-old Sean Pollard, an avid surfer, lost both of his hands during the attack, with one arm severed at the elbow and the other at… Read more »

Kate Middleton: Has Duchess Lost The Fashion Crown To Amal Alamuddin?

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Kate Middleton may not be feeling at her best at the moment with numerous reports about the acute morning sickness she is enduring with her second pregnancy, but is there more bad news on the horizon for our beloved Duchess of Cambridge? Thankfully, Kate is reportedly feeling a bit better, even though she just cancelled… Read more »

Jamaica’s Marijuana Legalization Bill Would Have Bob Marley Singing

Jamaica's Marijuana Legalization Bill Would Have Bob Marley Singing

Bob Marley, marijuana and Jamaica are almost always intertwined in the minds of fans of the dead reggae singer. Oddly enough, even though both religious and recreational marijuana smoking have been common in the Caribbean island for many years, the government has officially outlawed cannabis for a century. But now, Jamaica’s marijuana legalization bill may… Read more »