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2 Dog Names that Shocked French Mayor to the Core

PARIS - A mayor in eastern France has refused to sign a license for two dogs named "Itler" and "Iva" who he claims are owned by an official from France's far-right National Front.

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By AFP News    Sep 11, 2014 at 10:36AM
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Update: Mars Petcare Recalls 22 Bags of Pedigree Dog Food

UPDATE: Mars Petcare has announced an expansion of the voluntary recall. The recall still affects 22 bags shipped to Dollar General across four U.S. states, but it now is being expanded to 55-pound bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food products sold in Sam's Club in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. The following recall information has been updated to reflect this change.

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By Victoria Heuer    Aug 28, 2014 at 03:11PM
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Can a Monkey Copyright a Selfie?

LONDON, (AFP) - The Wikimedia Foundation insisted Thursday it would not remove from its website a "selfie" taken by a mischievous monkey, despite claims from the British photographer whose camera was used that it breached his copyright.

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By AFP News    Aug 08, 2014 at 11:23AM
 

PETA Posts $15,000 Reward for Info Leading to Arrest of 'Squirrel Kicker'


WASHINGTON, AFP) - Animal rights group PETA posted a $15,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest of a shirtless man seen kicking a squirrel off the edge of the Grand Canyon.

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By AFP News    Aug 08, 2014 at 11:13AM
 

India Hires Masked Monkey Men to Combat Macaque Menace

NEW DELHI, July 31, 2014 (AFP) - India has hired a group of monkey impersonators to scare the real marauding animals away from parliament and other key buildings in the nation's capital, officials said Thursday.

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By Elizabeth Henry    Aug 01, 2014 at 04:54PM
 

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