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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Walt Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled spandex unitards as part of their costumes for the Festival of the Lion King show, an arbitrator ruled Monday. The workers said their clean unitards became wet and soiled while hanging from a rack where sweaty costumes that had been rained on were pushed up against them. Disney managers said that the two sets of costumes on the racks never touched and that the performers were given other options. The clean-costume provision was added to a collective bargaining agreement more than a decade ago after incidents of rashes, scabies and other infections.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Radioactive girl! 'Superhero' scientist ventures into the heart of Chernobyl exclusion zone to eat the 'toxic' apples and pose in the reactor's control room - defying officials who say humans can't live there for at least 20,000 years read more


Monday, April 27, 2015

For the past eight years, from his custodial post in the cafeteria of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Charles Gladden has greeted the movers and shakers of Washington, D.C. Nearly none of them knew that, when his shift was over, Mr. Gladden, who has been homeless for five years, would spend his nights sleeping on the street near the McPherson Square Metro Station. Gladden makes $11 an hour and brings home about $360 a week. He uses the majority of those funds, he says, to provide for his three daughters and grandchildren who struggle to find homes and jobs.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Woman Meets Doppelganger For 1st Time In Ireland

Two women from Ireland, who are spitting images of each other, freaked out when they
came face-to-face for the first time.

Through the power of social media, Niamh Geaney, 26, found her doppelganger, Karen Branigan, 29.

The two met in-person this past weekend at Geaney's home in Dublin, which turned out to be only an hour away from Branigan's place in Drogheda.


Friday, April 10, 2015

Military officials in Kazakhstan have introduced a Miss Army competition in the hope of encouraging more recruits. The Kazakhstani Ministry of Defence has chosen 123 of its prettiest female soldiers and posted their photos online where viewers can vote for their favourites. The pictures show the women in three set poses – in military uniform, with weapons and in civilian clothing – and they have already been viewed more than 30,000 times. read more


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Loyalty Rewards? Clinton donors, allies on Africa ‘safari' with ex-president

Maybe they'll spot a wild Oprah gorging from a feedbucket.

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