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  1. Tongues And Tails Are Wagging: Mochi's Mouth Laps Up World Record

    10.07 / 20:48 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDoi3XqG58o It's like a tongue twister every time this St. Bernard bounds about. Mochi's supersized "licker" measures 7.3 inches "from snout to tip," said owner Carla Rickert of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. That qualifies her as having the longest tongue on a dog (current), according to Guinness World Records . Mochi, or "Mo," was rescued from a Colorado shelter for big dogs when she was 2 years old. Rickert said she was once abused and neglected but the now…
  2. Rapper Nelly Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault

    10.07 / 20:48 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    Updated 4:15 p.m ET Nelly, the rapper behind hits "Hot In Herre" and "Ride Wit Me," was arrested Saturday morning for alleged sexual assault during a tour stop in Washington state. The Auburn Police Department said in a statement that a woman called 911 at 3:48 a.m. Saturday and said she was assaulted by Nelly, whose given name is Cornell Haynes Jr. After a police investigation, Nelly was taken into custody an hour later. The St. Louis rapper was touring with country act Florida Georgia…
  3. Swedish Journalist Kim Wall's Severed Head Found In Copenhagen Bay

    10.07 / 16:32 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    Danish divers looking for the remains of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, whose torso washed ashore in Copenhagen this summer, made a gruesome discovery Friday nearby in Køge Bay. "We found a leg and then another leg and shortly thereafter we found a head, which was also in a bag weighed down by several pieces of metal," Chief Police Investigator Jens Møller Jensen said at a press briefing Saturday, according to a translation by The Guardian . Møller Jensen said they also found a weighted bag c…
  4. Fresh Air Weekend: New Muhammad Ali Biography; Roz Chast Draws A Guide To NYC

    10.07 / 16:32 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week: New Muhammad Ali Biography Reveals A Flawed Rebel Who Loved Attention: "I don't think we do Ali any good by treating him as a saint," says biographer Jonathan Eig. "He was a human being, and he was…
  5. Hurricane Nate Strengthens As Its Eye Focuses On U.S. Gulf Coast

    10.07 / 14:05 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    As Hurricane Nate churns over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico toward American shores, it is growing in strength and speed after leaving a trail of devastation in Central America. In its 7 a.m., advisory , the National Hurricane Center said the Category 1 storm was located about 245 miles south southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and headed north northwest with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. "We are expecting Nate to continue to strengthen today (Saturday)," said Mike…
  6. Tapping Rural America: Craft Breweries Pour New Life Into Small Towns

    10.07 / 14:05 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    Chris Hernstrom was brewing in the craft beer mecca of Bend, Ore., when an ad caught his eye: Want to live somewhere gorgeous and make beer for a small community? "It just seemed like an interesting challenge to come out to basically the exact opposite of Bend, some place where the brewing industry is still in its fledgling stages," Hernstrom says. That place, Hernstrom's new home, is the cattle ranching hub of Valentine, Neb., population 2,700, tucked into the Niobrara River valley in the…
  7. 80 Years On, Dominicans And Haitians Revisit Painful Memories Of 'Parsley Massacre'

    10.07 / 13:06 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    Even before Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo carved it in blood, the 224-mile border dividing the island of Hispaniola between Haiti and the Dominican Republic was complicated. Tensions between the two countries stemmed back to a 19th century war. But in many ways, the border, which existed mostly on paper, was a notably seamless site: Children crossed back and forth freely to go to school on one side and home on the other. Sprawling cattle ranches spanned the divide, and Dominicans and…
  8. Off To College? Don't Forget To Pack A Plan For Your Health

    10.07 / 13:06 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    For college freshmen who left home for the first time this year, learning to live with a roommate may be one of the easy challenges. For many, this is also the first time they will schedule medical appointments, fill prescriptions, and make decisions about their own health care. Unfortunately, many students aren't prepared to meet these basic life challenges. But with a little planning and parental guidance, college can be an opportunity for young adults to learn how to stay healthy and…
  9. A rescue dog named Frida has become a national hero in Mexico

    10.07 / 03:47 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    The Sept. 19 earthquake in central Mexico killed more than 300 people and destroyed many buildings in the nation’s capital, Mexico City. In the days that followed, rescue crews went out to search for survivors trapped under collapsed buildings. And one rescuer, in particular, got a lot of attention. Her name is Frida. She’s 8 years old, and she's a labrador sniffer dog with the Mexican Navy. According to the Navy, she has a "sixth sense" for finding humans, that's unlike any other dog they'…
  10. A fly-along with relief workers in Puerto Rico

    10.07 / 03:47 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    It's day 16 without electricity for most of Puerto Rico. Two weeks ago, Hurricane Maria hit the island as a Category 4 storm, wiping out the whole power grid. As of Friday, only half of Puerto Rico had safe drinking water. Related:   The federal emergency response in Puerto Rico has been slow, and there's a long way to go The federal relief effort for the island has been criticized as slow and insufficient. “Since the storm, we haven’t had much assistance,” says Heidi Orndoff, who lives in …
  11. Egypt is raiding its LGBTQ community after rainbow flags flew at a concert. And the West is silent.

    10.07 / 03:47 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    A Mashrou' Leila concert in Cairo last month sparked a public outcry against Egypt's LGBTQ community and led to the country's widest anti-gay crackdown. Fans waving rainbows flags at the concert became targets. Egyptian authorities have arrested at least 57 people in the escalated persecution of LGBTQ communities in Egypt. The targets have had a range of identies: Members of the LGBTQ communites, allies to the LGBTQ community and others. Since the concert, at least five men have been sub…
  12. What happens if President Trump doesn't renew the Iran nuclear deal?

    10.07 / 03:47 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    At a meeting of military leaders this week, President Donald Trump said that people around him were witnessing the “calm before the storm.” When reporters asked him to clarify, Trump cryptically said “you’ll find out.” And we may, as early as next week — when Trump is expected to announce that he will not certify the Iran nuclear deal again. Jacqueline Shire is a former member of United Nations Panel of Experts on Iran. She says it’s important to understand that Trump failing to certify the…
  13. Secret Service Says 'No System For Keeping Track' Of Mar-A-Lago Visitors

    10.07 / 03:47 kazu.org Kazu.org - Seaside
    Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's private club and winter White House in Palm Beach, Fla., is a casual place. And so, it seems, are any official records of those who visits him there. There "is no system for keeping track of presidential visitors at Mar-a-Lago, as there is at the White House complex," Special Agent Kim Campbell said in a legal filing . She said the Secret Service conducted a lengthy search, only to find "there is no grouping, listing, or set of records that would reflect…