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Dawood Ibrahim Now On UK's Asset Freeze List With Four Pakistani Addresses

PTI | Prajakta Hebbar | February 2, 2016 | India
LONDON -- Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is the only "Indian national" on a newly updated list of financial sanctions by the UK that also includes Sikh terror groups. Dawood, India's most wanted terrorist against whom an international arrest warrant has been issued, appears on the UK Treasury department's 'Consolidated List...

Man Wonders Why He Even Bothered With Good Deed

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | February 2, 2016 | Weird News
Was this man's good deed really worth the headache? Surveillance footage posted online shows Ben Garner returning a dumpster that's been blown away in high winds. But as he's pushing the large blue trash can back against a wall, a violent gust blows its lid over, smashing it onto his head. He cradles the top of his skull as the dumpster tips onto its side and rolls away. It's all been for nothing. The clip then cuts out. Garner posted the 9-second clip to YouTube last Friday. Luckily, he doesn't appear to have suffered any long-term injury. "Wind was bad this morning as I was putting a wheelie bin on its feet the lid smacked me on the head and the rest was history haha," he wrote. The video is subtitled, "me on cctv this morning good wake up." The footage is believed to have been filmed at an army base in northern England, according to The Mirror. It's unclear exactly which one.   Also on...

Little Girl Is Petitioning Mattel To Make Bald Barbies For Children In Australia

LittleThings | Jade Walker | February 2, 2016 | Parents
A few years ago, Mattel released a limited line of “Ella” Barbie dolls, to be distributed to children in cancer wards all across the U.S.  

Police Are Training Eagles To Take Out Rogue Drones

Reuters | Lee Moran | February 2, 2016 | Technology
AMSTERDAM, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Dutch police puzzling over how to remove drones that pose a public safety threat are testing a way to get the job done in one fell swoop -- with trained eagles. "It's a low-tech solution to a high-tech problem," spokesman Dennis Janus of...

Scientists Find A Lost Tribe Of Lions In Ethiopia

TakePart | Jade Walker | February 2, 2016 | Science
Africa’s lions are in trouble. Populations of the long-regarded kings of the continent have declined an estimated 50 percent since the 1990s to around 20,000 today, and that figure is likely to be cut in half over the next two decades owing to habitat destruction, poaching, and other threats.

Nick Offerman Is The Definition Of Manliness And This Sign Proves It

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | February 2, 2016 | Comedy
To many of his fans, actor and author Nick Offerman is the picture of a real man. Now there's a restroom sign to prove it. A public bathroom in Madurai, India, appears to be using an image of the mustachioed "Parks and Recreation" star to mark its men's toilet....

The Biggest Winners And Losers From The Iowa Caucuses

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | February 2, 2016 | Politics
Tensions soared across the Hawkeye State during Monday's Iowa Caucuses. Polls were thwarted, two candidates ended their run for the presidency and another decided to leave the state all together to get some fresh clothes. Democratic hopefuls, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and...

Clinton Appears To Narrowly Beat Sanders In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | February 2, 2016 | Politics
Hillary Clinton appeared to narrowly overtake Democratic rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Iowa, with all but one precinct reporting results by early Tuesday morning.

Iowa Shocks The World -- And Trump -- By Being Iowa

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | February 2, 2016 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- In the end, it was a surprise that it wasn’t a surprise: Iowa Republicans, most of whom are evangelical Christians, chose an evangelical Christian as their man: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. At the same...

Ted Cruz Wins Iowa Republican Caucus

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | February 2, 2016 | Politics
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is the winner of the 2016 Iowa Republican caucus, according to NBC, ABC and Fox.  Cruz was trailing businessman Donald Trump in a poll released by the Des Moines Register on Saturday....

Law Student Demands Lifetime Supply Of Kit Kats Over Wafer-less Candy Bars

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | February 2, 2016 | Weird News
A Kit Kat without the delicious "crisp wafer" advertised on the package is just another piece of chocolate -- chocolate without the satisfying crunch that has given the candy bar an almost cult-like following.  While wafer-less bars have been known to pop up from time to time,...

Google's Parent Company Is Now The World's Most Valuable Business

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | February 1, 2016 | Technology
Alphabet, the parent corporation of Google, has supplanted Apple as the world's most valuable company. The tech giant released a stronger than expected fourth-quarter earnings report on Monday, prompting its stock to spike 9 percent in...

Tom Cotton's New Law Would Allow A Product Made In Gaza To Be Labeled 'Made in Israel'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | February 1, 2016 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Slamming what he characterized as a global effort to “delegitimize Israel,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) introduced a new bill on Monday that would reverse decades of U.S. policy and allow goods produced in the West Bank and Gaza to be labeled “Made in Israel” when...

Iowa Caucuses Mean The 'Phony War' Is Over... The Battle For The American Presidency Has Finally Begun

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | February 1, 2016 | UK Politics
For several hours on Monday evening, the world’s attention will focus on the voters of a small, midwestern state with a population of less than half of London. That’s because after eight months of campaigning, countless debates, blanket media coverage and several drop outs, the American electorate will finally...

Greeks Nominate Lesbos Residents And Susan Sarandon For Nobel Peace Prize

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | February 1, 2016 | World
ATHENS -- For months now, volunteers from all corners of the world have worked day and night to help shelter, feed and nurse hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees who have arrived on the Greek islands. The volunteer effort has not gone unnoticed.  Greek academics and...

Perfectly Timed Photos Capture 'Orbital Fireworks' Over Hawaii

Chris D'Angelo | February 2, 2016 | Science
HONOLULU -- Sometimes, photography is all about being in the right place at the right time. And on Saturday morning, astrophotographer Steve Cullen managed to do just that.  Around 2 a.m, Cullen was on his way down from a nearly five-hour photo session at the 13,796-foot summit of Mauna...

To Fight Violent Extremism, Minneapolis Is Investing In Community

Sarah Grossman | February 1, 2016 | Impact
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A community advocate who spends his days helping Somali families and a youth soccer coach who works to keep kids off the street are among the people lining up for a crack at federal and private funds aimed at stopping terror recruiting. Friday was the deadline for...

Ai Weiwei Hits New Low By Crassly Recreating Photo Of Drowned Syrian Toddler

Priscilla Frank | February 1, 2016 | Arts

The Latest On Zika: WHO Declares A Public Health Emergency

Erin Schumaker | February 1, 2016 | Healthy Living
The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern, or PHAIC, on Monday in response to the clusters of microcephaly and neurological abnormalities linked to Zika virus. Zika, which is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, is strongly suspected to be linked to a...

Brazilian President: 'We Are Losing The Battle Against The Mosquito'

Meredith Melnick | February 1, 2016 | Healthy Living
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff acknowledged last Wednesday that the government is “losing the battle” against the mosquito that carries the Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects in Brazil. But she
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