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New birth trends, including ‘lotus births’ and placenta consumption, come with risks, report says 

Doctors should counsel expectant parents on the risks that alternative birthing choices could pose to babies, a new report said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/womens-health/birth-trends-lotus-births-placenta-consumption-risks-report-rcna13464 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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The filibuster’s archnemesis

Republicans may capitalize first on Democrats’ plan to weaken the filibuster. That’s OK with Jeff Merkley. “Yes!” the Oregon progressive says when asked if he’d…

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RFK Jr. remarks on Anne Frank, vaccines draw condemnation

Anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made “deeply offensive” comments when he suggested things are worse for people today than they were for Anne Frank,…

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“The Janes”: Meet the Women Who Formed a Collective to Provide Safe Abortions Before Roe v. Wade

As conservative justices on the Supreme Court threaten to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortions nationwide, we speak to the…

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U.S. cops killed “at least 1,134” people last year

Police in the U.S. killed “at least 1,134” people last year, a significant rise on 2020. Nearly half the killings were mental health/welfare checks. Black…

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Another person pushed onto New York subway tracks

A 62-year-old man was injured after being pushed onto the tracks of the New York City subway on Sunday, just days after a woman was…

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Texas Walmart shopper tries to buy a baby boy from his mother for $500,000

A Texas Walmart shopper found just what she was looking for while waiting in the check-out line — a blonde, blue-eyed baby. When she offered…

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Objects of affection: The things that refugees hold close

As people battle freezing temperatures at a makeshift camp in France, a scooter, football or necklace bring hope. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2022/1/24/objects-of-affection-the-things-that-refugees-hold-close Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of raping her on music video set

In a new documentary premiered at Sundance, Wood claimed she was ‘coerced into a commercial sex act under false pretences’ The actor Evan Rachel Wood…

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Julian Assange wins first stage of attempt to appeal against extradition

WikiLeaks founder is seeking to appeal against ruling that he can be sent to US to face espionage charges The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will…

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Australian government buys copyright to Aboriginal flag in $20m deal

Deal includes payment to designer Harold Thomas and terminates commercial licences, meaning flag now ‘belongs to everyone’, federal minister for Indigenous Australians says Download the…

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Armenian President Armen Sarkissian quits over lack of influence

Armen Sarkissian says he believes the country’s constitution does not give him sufficient powers to influence events. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/23/armenian-president-armen-sarkissian-resigns Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Omicron hampers Broadway. Fewer tourists are there for just a score of shows

Tickets may be easier and cheaper to get for the plays that are still open. Some producers reopened until the virus raced through the cast…

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Limbless Syrian boy in iconic photo starts new life in Italy

Six-year-old Mustafa El Nezzel will receive treatment after an award-winning photo spurred a fund-raising drive. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/23/limbless-syrian-boy-in-iconic-photo-starts-new-life-in-italy Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Rio de Janeiro postpones Carnival parades as Covid cases surge in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnival festivities are being postponed as the number of coronavirus cases in Brazil rises. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/rio-de-janeiro-postpones-carnival-parades-covid-cases-surge-brazil-rcna13176 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Maine man carrying own severed arm saved by workers sanding sidewalks

Public workers trained in use of tourniquets credited with saving life of man injured while operating band saw A man who stumbled along a street…

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Texas transgender activist, 11, named Time Kid of the Year finalist

Kai Shappley, an 11-year-old transgender girl from Texas, is in the spotlight once again after she was named a Time Kid of the Year finalist….

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Afghanistan Faces “Tsunami of Hunger” as U.S. Sanctions Crash Country’s Economy

The World Food Program has warned Afghanistan faces a “tsunami of hunger” as the economy continues to collapse, due in part to U.S. sanctions and…

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London-bound American Airlines flight turns back to Miami over maskless passenger

An American Airlines flight to London returned to Miami after a passenger refused to follow the federal requirement to wear a face mask, according to…

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People no longer accept shitty jobs, and it’s fuelling the Great Resignation

“Do what you love,” is no longer just advice. High school students learn early on that their future careers should be passion-driven. Self-help books counsel…

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145 Things Donald Trump Did in His First Year as the Most Consequential Former President Ever

Donald Trump started his time as an utterly unprecedented former president before he was even technically a former president. On the morning of his last…

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How did the Vikings get high?

Nazis are boring. Since the end of the second world war, Nazis have become the generic, default bad guy in all forms of storytelling. Need…

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