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Polish parliament shuns religious animal slaughter

Polish parliament's lower house has voted to reject a government plan to reinstate the religious slaughter of animals.Full story

Poles divided over religious slaughter of animals

Polish farmers marched through Warsaw's streets Wednesday to back government plans to repeal a ban on the religious slaughter of animals. Full story

Air Force pulls sexual assault prevention brochure

The Air Force has pulled a brochure circulated at a South Carolina base after a lawmaker complained about some objectionable advice to sexual assault victims — such as submitting to an attack rather than resisting. Full story

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TODAY’s Sara Haines shares photos from viewers that will make you laugh out loud, including one that seems to show a man answering nature’s call in a Rockefeller Plaza fountain. But appearances can be deceiving….

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Boys slaughter chicken at a poulterer shop during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Sanaa
Boys slaughter chicken at a poulterer shop during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Sanaa

Boys slaughter chicken at a poulterer shop during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Sanaa July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: ANIMALS FOOD RELIGI0N)

An employee slaughters a cow at a slaughterhouse at a farm in Luban
An employee slaughters a cow at a slaughterhouse at a farm in Luban

An employee slaughters a cow at a slaughterhouse at a farm of the Belarusian Republican Union of Consumer Societies in the town of Luban, some 150 km south of Minsk, May 28, 2013. Belarus' Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich has insisted on increasing the number of slaughter points of farm animals

Valley Meat Co., which has been sitting idle for more than a year, waiting for the Department of Agriculture to approve its plans to slaughter horses, is expected to open soon.