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Penguins Compete in Their Own Super Bowl Sunday at Binghamton Zoo

Penguins lead the charge for Binghamton Zoo’s Super Bowl LII preparations when they competed in a “Penguin Bowl” on February 4. Binghamton Zoo’s African penguins, Lucky, Ronde, Gnat, and Dyre, took to a custom-made penguin-friendly football field to battle it out in a bid to be named champion penguin as part of the zoo’s annual fundraiser. The zoo broadcast a ...

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Howlception: Dog Howls While Watching Video of Dog Howling at Animated Dog

Curitiba resident Rodrigo Capuski on February 3 captured the bizarre moment his dog, Leica, began howling in response to a video of another dog howling at an animated dog on television. Leica was watching a viral clip of a German Shepherd barking at an animated canine on TV. The clip of Leica had garnered over 50,000 views at the time ...

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Fiona the Hippo Makes First Sounds By Grunting At Her Fan Club

Cincinnati Zoo’s baby hippo Fiona grunted at her own fan club on Sunday, February 4. According to the zoo, this was the first time the famous hippo’s vocalizations had been recorded. Fiona was born six weeks early on January 24, 2017 and, weighing just 29 pounds, couldn’t walk. The normal birth weight for a hippo is 55 to 120 pounds. ...

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Amtrak train smashes into freight in South Carolina

Passenger train carrying 139 passengers smashed into a freight train near Cayce At least two have died and others suffered broken bones in South Carolina crash Amtrak service, which was traveling between New York and Miami, flew off line Officials said more than 70 people had been transported to a hospital after crash By Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com and Alexander ...

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Largest Super Bowl security operation in history

Black Hawk helicopters and jet fighters will be circling above the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday along with choppers equipped with infrared cameras Due to the risk of a terrorist attack, the Department of Homeland Security has given the Super Bowl a Level 1 ‘special event assessment rating’  This year the FBI is on particular alert because ...

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Kate Winslet and Leo Di Caprio step in to help cancer mum

Gemma Nuttall, 29, was told she had aggressive cancer while she was pregnant  She refused life-saving treatment because it would have terminated pregnancy Ms Nuttall launched £300,000 fundraising campaign for treatment in Germany  Kate Winslet and Leo Di Caprio stepped in and now Ms Nuttall is cancer-free By Keiran Southern For Mailonline Published: 09:08 GMT, 4 February 2018 | Updated: ...

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Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle quits amid sexual harassment allegations

Robert Doyle has quit as Melbourne Lord Mayor and is in hospital after being driven to the brink over sexual harassment and indecent assault allegations, his family says. A by-election will need to be held after Mr Doyle quit the City of Melbourne on Sunday night. His resignation comes after being admitted to hospital “on the brink of being broken“, ...

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Winter Olympics: Harley Windsor, the Indigenous Australian ice skater breaking barriers

XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Harley Windsor will not tire of telling people how he got to where he is. His is a tale of an ice skater from Rooty Hill in Sydney who became the first Indigenous ...

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The secret behind the making of the IKEA catalogue

Creative designer Sara Blomquist is tasked with devising the catalogue cover  Design must win over IKEA’s shadowy ‘catalogue council’ made up of senior staff The release of the annual catalogue always leads to a bump in profits 203million copies of the brochure are printed in 35 languages around the world   Means it’s distributed more broadly than either the Bible or ...

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Lord Mayor Melbourne Robert Doyle quits, sexual harassment

The Lord Mayor of Melbourne has quit amid sexual harassment allegations Lord Mayor Robert Doyle was accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour  Former councillor Tessa Sullivan claimed he acted inappropriately towards her She claims he touched her breast in a car after a council meeting in 2017 Mr Doyle vehemently denied the claims as he stepped down from his position  By ...

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