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Squirrels are in hot demand in Russia, not for fur or food, but as pets.  Moscow’s Ecological Control Department spokesperson Alexei Gorelov said people are snatching the bushy-tailed animal because they can get as much as 5,000 rubles, about USD 143.  Some criminals have made it their profession to...
A British court has sentenced 23-year-old Laura Cunliffe to 14 weeks in jail for microwaving her cat to death. During the trial, animal health specialists testified that the cat died a slow and painful death as its organs and brain were slowly cooked while it was alive and conscious. Her family...
Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, Sunny, one of the two dogs the Obama family has, knocked over 2-year-old Ashtyn Gardner of Mobile, Alabama. The dog had apparently got so excited it jumped up on his hind legs and pushed Gardner back and then tripped. Mrs. Obama was quick to act and...
The world’s oldest man Salustiano “Shorty” Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at the age of 112 in New York nursing home. The Guinness Book of World Records certified "shorty" was born in El Tejado De Bejar Spain on June 8, 1901. Sanchez moved to Cuba at the age of 17 to work...
Doctors have diagnosed the first human, Jim Dunbar, with a newly realized medical illness, Chronic Lateness, and yes, they say it is real. Dunbar lives in Scotland and says he had been late to nearly everything in his life despite acquiring precision clocks, advanced alarm and giving himself hours to...
Salt Lake City, UT Archeologist and Paleontologists have announced they found a new dinosaur, the Lythronax, and that is T-Rex's "great uncle," dating to about 10 million years before the Tyrannosaurus Rex. They have dubbed the Lythronax Argestes "king of gore" because of its thick skull, large teeth and it...
The following is from an email we received here at The Florida News Journal concerning a reader's concerns about the government's encroachment into her personal life and rights to privacy and civil liberties. We found it interesting, to say the least, and felt it should be published, regardless of...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/A Japanese manufacturer, Triumph, has developed an "Ice Bra" meant to help female residents cope with Japan's hot summers and still save electricity. The new bra contains pre-packed ice packets molded into the shape of the bra and is meant to provide a comfortable alternative and to keep cool while...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.comPortland, OR We found a video showing a helicopter delivering Christmas Trees via helicopter at a remote tree farm in Oregon. In the video, the helicopter makes several passes back and forth, picking up trees and delivering them to a waiting truck. See the video by The Northwest Report Explore Florida news here
A man, Jose Ivan, who washed up on a reef in the Marshall Islands in a 24-foot fiberglass boat extraordinarily emaciated and wearing only ragged underwear claims he survived by eating fish and drinking turtle blood.  Ivan reports that he and a friend left Mexico for El Salvador before...