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Two-headed kitten born in Oregon

A kitten with two faces was born on Tuesday in Amity, Oregon. Now named “Deucy,” the tiny wonder reportedly meows loudly out of both mouths, but has one body and one set of organs. Veterinarians said all of the baby’s parts seem to be “in working order.” Watch the video,…

New Jersey man sues doctor over 8-month erection

A New Jersey man told jurors in Delaware that a botched penile implant left him feeling like less of a man, WCAU-TV reported on Wednesday. 44-year-old Daniel Metzgar, who is suing the Delaware-based urologist who administered the procedure, Thomas Desperito, also said during testimony on Tuesday that he suffered an…

Jordanian journalists demonstrate against ‘repressive’ law blocking news websites

Jordanian journalists on Wednesday demonstrated near the royal palace in protest at a “repressive” government decision to block 290 unlicensed local news websites. “We gathered today to tell King Abdullah II that the government’s repressive decision violates the constitution,” Nasser Lafi, editor of Busala, or compass, news website, told AFP.…

Saudi government smashes ‘sinful’ statues of horses

Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has smashed sculptures of horses erected on a roundabout in the southwest after the kingdom’s top cleric denounced them as sinful, local media reported on Wednesday. The municipality in the town of Abu Arish in Jazan province bordering Yemen demolished the statues on Tuesday, local online news…

Austrian children’s home charged with ‘decades’ of physical and mental abuse

Children were physically and mentally abused for decades at a former Austrian children’s home and city authorities knew about it but did nothing, a commission charged with investigating the allegations said Wednesday. The Wilhelminenberg home on a hill above Vienna closed in 1977, but until then children staying there were…

Democrat strips anti-sexual assault measure out of military spending bill

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) stripped a measure proposed by fellow Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) that would have taken sexual assault reporting out of the chain of command out of a defense spending bill on Tuesday. Gillibrand’s bill, which had 27 co-sponsors — four of which were Republicans, was opposed…

UN warns pilgrims to Mecca to protect themselves against deadly coronavirus

The Saudi Arabian government is putting no travel restrictions in place ahead of next month’s celebration of Ramadan, which is expected to bring millions of pilgrims to Islam’s holiest site, Mecca, in spite of the continuing spread of the MERS coronavirus. According to the International Business Times, health officials are…

Snowden tells Chinese newspaper: ‘I am not here to hide from justice’

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden told a Chinese newspaper he trusted the legal system in Hong Kong to guarantee him a fair trial against criminal charges. “People who think I made a mistake in picking Hong Kong as a location misunderstand my intentions,” Snowden told the South…

Coloring book publisher: White House cussed at us after Obama friend included on ‘evil terror’ list

The publisher of a controversial coloring book company says that the White House emailed profanity to his company after one of President Barack Obama’s friends was included on its “The True Faces of Evil – Terror” list. Really Big Coloring Books founder Wayne Bell on Wednesday told Fox News host…

Conan ‘melds’ Sen. McCain and Rep. Bachmann into a single person

In a video mash-up segment aired Tuesday night called “If They Melded,” TBS late night talk show host Conan O’Brien merged Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) into a single being. Correction: A single, terrifying being. Several other mash-up victims included celebutante Kris Jener and the Dalai…

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