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Britain Teen Stuck In Drain

A British teenager had to be rescued by firefighters after she got stuck in a storm drain while trying to retrieve her new smartphone. Ella Birchenough, 16, dropped her iPhone down the drain while out walking her dog. "I thought ...
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McDonald’s Manager Sues Company for Making Him Fat

Judge Joao Filho of Brazil has awarded a former McDonald's franchise manager $17,500 in damages, after the 32 year-old man sued the chain for making him fat. According to the 32 year-old man, whose name has not been made public, ...
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Pope Francis Cures Cancer

Pope Francis Cures Cancer With Papal Kiss

A Philadelphia baby has a new lease on life after a kiss from Pope Francis. Parents and followers believe that Pope Francis cures cancer simply by kissing this ailing infant. It's the kiss Gianna Masciantonio's parents call the Miracle on ...
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The Science Behind Why We Laugh

The Science Behind Why We Laugh

Researchers find that humor is a psychological process of discovery that can benefit us when we are put in a sad situation.  You may laugh when you go to a tragic event which is your way of coping with the ...
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Jon Bon Jovi’s Restaurant Serves Up Philanthropy

The Soul Kitchen is a Community Restaurant, a non-profit community program run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. A Community Restaurant is a place where individuals or families can come to eat a hot, nutritious meal in a warm, ...
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TEEN SUICIDES IN AMERICA

TEEN SUICIDES IN AMERICA

There has been a rise in teen suicides in the US.  Researchers have found that the suicide rate goes up by a significant amount during the school year.  They believe that school is taking its toll on the kids and ...
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Why are Gambian Youth Leaving Home for Europe?

Why are Gambian Youth Leaving Home for Europe?

When president Yahya Jammeh took over the ruling of Gambia the youth started to leave.  The youth believe that they will have a better life in Europe rather than staying in Gambia.  Gambia’s economy is deteriorating at a rapid rate ...
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How “stop-and-frisk” backfires

Young people who are randomly stopped for questioning by the police—even if they’ve done nothing wrong—are more likely to engage in criminal behavior later than those who aren’t stopped, a new study has found. University of Missouri researchers say that ...
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Up, Up, and Away!!

A helium balloon launched by a British schoolboy was discovered in Australia after making an incredible 10,545-mile journey across the world. Joshua Blackaby, 6, from Alvaston, England, released a balloon tied to a letter in December as part of a ...
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Aquarium Theft Leads To Big Win At Fishing Competition

A British fisherman was arrested after stealing a sea bass from an aquarium to win a fishing competition. Matthew Clark, 29, won a trophy and $1,300 in prize money for the 13-pound fish. But rival anglers quickly recognized the bass's ...
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