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Former schoolteacher permanently struck off the UK’s teaching register will lead the BNP
Following Nick Griffin’s decision to step aside from his position as head of the controversial British National Party (BNP), recently appointed deputy head, Adam Walker, has accepted the role of Acting Chairman.

21.07.2014 18:52

Ohio village threatens Iraq war vet over therapy ducks
An Iraq war veteran who purchased ducks for physical and mental therapeutic purposes is now facing a citation and a hearing over the birds, as the village of West Lafayette, Ohio prohibits ownership of farm animals.

21.07.2014 16:35

#FreeArturo: 470,000 sign petition to relocate depressed polar bear to Canada
More than 450,000 people have signed an online petition calling for a heart-broken polar bear living in squalid conditions in Argentina to be transferred to Canada.

19.07.2014 11:45

Sonic cannons for E. Coast: Obama approves oil exploration despite ‘threat to sea life’
The Obama administration has announced it is reopening the US Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, clearing the way for the use of sonic cannons to locate energy deposits - despite the threat to sea life.

19.07.2014 06:45

Beware of whales: Plane’s near-miss with giant mammal goes viral (VIDEO)
A seaplane nearly landed on a humpback whale, miraculously avoiding collision at the last moment. The near-miss that took place in Alaska was caught on camera and the video has gone viral.

17.07.2014 14:31

Alcohol-resistant worms may hold key for human sobriety
If drinking as much alcohol as you want without getting drunk sounds like a dream, listen up: Scientists have created earthworms capable of doing just that.

17.07.2014 03:26

Runaway crocodile may be behind deadly Congo plane crash, UK inquest hears
A 2010 plane crash in the Congo that killed 20 people may have been caused by passengers surging toward the flight deck to get away from an escaped crocodile, causing the plane to stall, a UK coroner’s court heard Friday.

12.07.2014 15:23

Environmentalists sue California for ‘rubber stamping’ use of honeybee-killing pesticides
Three environmental and food safety nonprofits are suing the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) over its approval of insecticides linked to the massive die-off of honeybees in the state, saying the agency violated state laws by doing so.

10.07.2014 20:35

Obama offered pot during Denver visit (VIDEO)
United States President Barack Obama could have legally smoked weed during a stop in Denver this week, but reportedly failed to take up no fewer than three offers.

09.07.2014 16:11

NYPD castrates man’s dog after false arrest
A Brooklyn man is suing the New York Police Department for neutering his dog after they arrested him on what he says were bogus charges. He is seeking $2 million in the federal lawsuit.

08.07.2014 19:01

Great white shark attacks California swimmer (VIDEO)
​Video footage has surfaced of a shark attack that took place near Los Angeles, California over the weekend when a 50-year-old swimmer suddenly ended up face-to-face with a great white.

07.07.2014 14:26

You ain’t seen nothin’ Yeti! Scientists search for Bigfoot DNA
It’s a Yeti! It’s Bigfoot! No, it’s just your run-of-the-mill animal. So say the dozens of DNA samples linked to sightings of the mythical monsters, which were tested by an Oxford geneticist hopeful to find legends lurking in the mist.

02.07.2014 00:03

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