Britney Spears Inadvertently Delays An Election In Israel

Sometimes, highly anticipated live concerts knock other priorities right off the calendar — in the case of Britney Spears and Israel, even an election. According to a report in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz published today, Britney Spears’ July 3 concert in Tel Aviv’s HaYarkon Park is delaying the Labor Party’s leadership vote by a day. The election was originally scheduled…

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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself at NRA Headquarters

A National Rifle Association employee accidentally shot himself while doing firearms training at the organization’s headquarters, according to police.The 46-year-old man’s pistol accidentally discharged Thursday afternoon as he holstered the gun in Fairfax County, Virginia, police said.The accidental shooting happened at the NRA’s National Firearms Museum at 11250 Waples Mill Road in Fairfax.The employee suffered a minor wound to his…

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Mississippi governor proclaims Confederate Heritage Month

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has again proclaimed April to be Confederate Heritage Month.The proclamation does not specifically mention slavery, and is similar to ones previously issued by Republican Bryant. Other Mississippi governors, Democrat and Republican, have made similar proclamations.The Mississippi Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans posted Bryant’s proclamation on its website during the weekend.Bryant spokesman Knox Graham confirmed to…

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Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Let me tell you about my handsome son, Mizue. He’s a cat. He cuddles up beside me and pushes his little furry head against me when he wants to be petted. He purrs and rubs up on everyone he meets. He’s the best dude, is what I’m saying here, and I am goddamn sick of people saying that cats aren’t…

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‘Sightings’ of extinct Tasmanian tiger prompt search in Queensland

“Plausible” possible sightings of a Tasmanian tiger in north Queensland have prompted scientists to undertake a search for the species thought to have died out more than 80 years ago. The last thylacine is thought to have died in Hobart zoo in 1936, and it is widely believed to have become extinct on mainland Australia at least 2,000 years ago.…

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