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Quitting Junk Food Compared to Drug Withdrawal

Quitting Junk Food Compared to Drug Withdrawal | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Is withdrawal from quitting junk food like the experience of giving up addictive drugs? The results of a new study out of the University of Montreal...
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Protest over Pope's gay marriage comments

Protest over Pope's gay marriage comments | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Marriage for all and Homophobia (equals) death, read the signs of angry activists who were protesting during Pope Benedict XVIs weekly address in St....
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Did Dragons Really Exist?

Did Dragons Really Exist? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Assumed by most to be mythical creatures, it is now being seriously questioned by some whether or not dragons actually existed at some point in history...
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Man Crushed to Death in Trash Compactor After Falling Asleep in Garbage Bin

Man Crushed to Death in Trash Compactor After Falling Asleep in Garbage Bin | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Forth Worth Police believe that 41-year-old Chad Adams was seeking shelter from the cold in the garbage bin where he was sleeping early Wednesday...
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Gas Explosion Leaves Massive Hole in Freeway and Destroys Homes

Gas Explosion Leaves Massive Hole in Freeway and Destroys Homes | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
It actually cooked the interstate, said Kent Carper, president of the Kanawha County Commission, in describing a fire resulting from a massive natural...
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Did Neanderthals have sex with modern humans?

Did Neanderthals have sex with modern humans? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Results from a series of genetic tests show that Neanderthals had sex with the ancestors of modern humans thousands of years ago, when the two...
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Can you tell if a man will cheat just by looking at him?

Can you tell if a man will cheat just by looking at him? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
A study out of Australia argues that women can often sense whether or not a man is likely to cheat in a relationship just by examining his facial...
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Bill Clinton, ambassador to Ireland?

Bill Clinton, ambassador to Ireland? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Many have wondered how former president Bill Clinton would be repaid for his support of Barack Obama during the last election. Could it be an...
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New York madam will name NFL clients

New York madam will name NFL clients | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
The notorious Hockey Mom Madam, Anna Gristina, is about to reveal names from her little black book, on an upcoming interview with Dr. Phil. There is...
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Can babies' cells remain in mothers' brains after pregnancy?

Can babies' cells remain in mothers' brains after pregnancy? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Everyone knows how deeply a mother bonds with her babies during pregnancy, but new evidence shows that the connection between an expectant mother and...
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Is Ashley Judd running for the Senate?

Is Ashley Judd running for the Senate? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
A 2014 Senate race, already expected to be very high profile, is getting even more attention since word is out that actress Ashley Judd is seriously...
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Man Shoots Ex-Wife at Church Service

Man Shoots Ex-Wife at Church Service | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
According to police, Gregory Eldred, a fifty-two-year old elementary school music teacher, shot and killed his ex-wife during a Sunday morning worship...
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Missing toddler protected by dog

Missing toddler protected by dog | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
When two-year-old Peyton Myrick went missing from his grandparents home in Clover, SC, on Wednesday night, his family feared the worst. But Peytons dog...
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Will John Kerry be the new secretary of state?

Will John Kerry be the new secretary of state? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Its now basically a done deal, an unnamed source told Fox News when confirming speculation that John Kerry has been chosen by President Obama to be...
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Will nudity ban in San Francisco stick?

Will nudity ban in San Francisco stick? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Activists in San Francisco have reacted to the citys recently approved ban on nudity, by filing a complaint. The activists say the ordinance violates...
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Woman stunned with taser after attempting to buy too many iPhones

Woman stunned with taser after attempting to buy too many iPhones | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
I was outraged. You go to a store to buy a phone. You end up getting brutalized by the police, says John Hugo, the fiance of Xiaojie Li, a 44-year-old...
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Doctors remove 2-inch feather from infant's neck

Doctors remove 2-inch feather from infant's neck | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
It was originally believed by doctors that 7-month-old Mya Whittington was simply suffering from a swollen gland when she was taken to the Hutchinson...
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Will Safekey be used by Cowboys to combat drunk driving?

Will Safekey be used by Cowboys to combat drunk driving? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Driving under the influence continues to be a huge problem in the U.S. with tragic consequences every day. Besides educating the public on the hazards...
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Boys, 7 and 11, attempt armed robbery

Boys, 7 and 11, attempt armed robbery | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
As 22-year-old Ami Garrett sat in her familys truck, parked outside a Portland, Ore. church, waiting for her parents on Sunday, two boys, aged 7 and 11...
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Mysterious Creature Found in Cocoon 200 Million Years Old

Mysterious Creature Found in Cocoon 200 Million Years Old | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
According to Yahoo News , a bizarre animal with a springy tail, thought to be about 200 million years old, has been discovered by researchers in...
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Holocaust ashes used in painting, sparks outrage

Holocaust ashes used in painting, sparks outrage | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
According to The Telegraph , Swedish artist Michael von Hausswolff has been accused of desecrating the bodies of Jewish Holocaust victims by using the...
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Could the Biological Clock be a Thing of the Past?

Could the Biological Clock be a Thing of the Past? | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Women who struggle with infertility due to age or as a result of cancer treatments will be encouraged by a procedure that may do away with the...
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Woman with Sexual Arousal Disorder Commits Suicide

Woman with Sexual Arousal Disorder Commits Suicide | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
A woman who was recently profiled by the Tampa Bay Times, concerning her persistent sexual genital arousal disorder, thirty-nine-year-old Gretchen...
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Ban on 'Gay Conversion Therapy' is Lifted

Ban on 'Gay Conversion Therapy' is Lifted | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
The enforcement of a new California law aimed at preventing licensed therapists from attempting to change the sexual orientation of gay minors was...
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Unicorn lair reportedly discovered by North Koreans

Unicorn lair reportedly discovered by North Koreans | National News and Politics | Scoop.it
Outlandish claims coming out of North Korea are nothing new. However, they may have just topped themselves with the announcement from the official...
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