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Owner using human hair dye to colour dog purple nearly kills her

Officials at a Florida animal shelter are warning pet owners not to use human hair dye on pets after spending months caring for a small dog that was dyed purple by her former owner and then abandoned. Our pets are handsome just the way they are - and frankly, if you think otherwise, you might want to reconsider taking the responsibility of caring for an animal.

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Patriots invite fans to Super Bowl send-off rally at Gillette Stadium

Even levelheaded folks were more than a little anxious after a 2-2 start when the 2017 Patriots were projected to go undefeated. With two similarly-matched teams, look for the first mistake to swing the momentum. Pass rusher is shored up now with Van Noy healthy and veteran James Harrison being added prior to the final game. An inconsistent receiving corps? Miscommunication? An occasionally disappearing rushing attack? Last week against the NFL's best statistical defense, the Minnesota ...

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Vaping can lead teens to cigarette smoking

The report, which was sponsored by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), concludes that "e-cigarettes can not be simply categorized as either beneficial or harmful to health". SHANNON LEA WATKINS: We found that kids who tried e-cigarettes or hookah or smokeless tobacco or cigars, any non-cigarette tobacco product, were all twice as likely to try cigarettes a year later compared to kids who hadn't used any of those other tobacco products.

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Embarrassment putting young women off cervical cancer tests

Across the United Kingdom, women explained how embarrassment relating to body shape, appearance of the vulva and smelling "normally" would deter them from attending. Dr Nicola Smith, a local GP and chair for NHS Milton Keynes CCG, said: "As we see screening coverage go down year on year, we are also seeing the numbers diagnosed with cervical cancer rise".

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Trump to Speak at Annual Anti-Abortion Event

Many marchers, carrying signs with slogans such as 'Pray to end abortion , ' said they were excited to hear from a president they see as an ally, but hesitated to point to any specific advancements in their agenda from Trump's first year in office.

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Zimbabwe politician, wife killed in United States helicopter crash

The Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett, his wife Heather, pilot Jamie Coleman Dodd, and co-pilot Paul Cobb all died in the crash. The helicopter was transporting the group to a ranch when it crashed. Authorities say the limited information they have indicated the helicopter was flying from Raton to the community of Folsom, less than 70 kilometres away.