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LIFE slideshow: Druids: Mystery, faith, myth (The Newsroom) – 139th Edition

The Newsroom – In early October, 2010, the ancient pagan tradition of Druidry was, for the first time, formally classed as a religion in Britain.By us.rd.yahoo.comVisit Sandrine Samperi”s Blog out at Sandrine Samperi

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Presidents Bush, Clinton and Speaker Boehner come together in support of Flight 93 memorial (The Newsroom) – 138th Edition

The Newsroom – Two former presidents and the current Speaker of the House are putting party differences aside to help make sure some of the bravest heroes of the 9/11 attacks receive the tribute they deserve. Bill Clinton, George W. … Continue reading

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You say potato, I say stinky gray blobs (The Newsroom) – 137th Edition

The Newsroom – Along with ruined homes and massive flooding, turns out Hurricane Irene left a few “presents” in her wake: Beaches covered in mysterious, stinky, gray blobs. The blobs were found on several Virginia beaches (and no, they weren’t … Continue reading

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The better to hear you with, my dear (The Newsroom) – 136th Edition

The Newsroom – The wolf from Red Riding Hood has nothing on a pooch named Harbor: Each of the black-and-tan coonhound’s floppy ears is at least a foot long. His left ear measures in at 12.25 inches, while the right … Continue reading

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Is that a turtle in your pants, or … ? (The Newsroom) – 135th Edition

The Newsroom – Earlier this year, in a feat of extreme packing, a man was arrested at a Thai airport trying to smuggle a baby bear, two leopards, two panthers and a couple of baby monkeys in his luggage. But … Continue reading

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Can you see me now? (The Newsroom) – 133th Edition

The Newsroom – If you’ve ever been frustrated by airport gate agents who ignore you, misunderstand you or generally make your life miserable before you even get on the plane, then don’t fly through Orly Airport in Paris. The airport … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene interactive: East Coast braces for impact (The Newsroom) – 134th Edition

The Newsroom – A large and powerful Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph roared through the Bahamas and is now making its way toward the eastern seaboard. Millions of people from North Carolina to New England are bracing … Continue reading

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People react after magnitude 5.8 quake rocks East Coast (The Newsroom) – 132th Edition

The Newsroom – A magnitude 5.8 earthquake rocked the East Coast, one of the most powerful ever recorded in that region, prompting evacuations at the Pentagon, White House and Capitol. The tremors, which were felt as far north as Rhode … Continue reading

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Former President Bill Clinton celebrates his 65th birthday (The Newsroom) – 131th Edition

The Newsroom – Bill Clinton sure knows how to ring in another year. The former president, who turns 65 today, will be celebrating his birthday with a special concert at the Hollywood Bowl on October 15. His spokespeople told Yahoo! … Continue reading

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Foreign tongue (The Newsroom) – 130th Edition

The Newsroom – Ever heard of a frenectomy? And no, it’s not a procedure to remove your Facebook friends. Or enemies. It’s a surgical procedure to lengthen your tongue by cutting … OK, you probably don’t want to know the … Continue reading

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