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LONDON - The strain of bird flu discovered at a duck farm in northern England is H5N8, the same as confirmed in outbreaks in Germany and the Netherlands, the environment ministry said Tuesday. Credit: Getty Editorial "The strain has now been confirmed as H5N8, which is a very low risk to human health and no risk to the food chain," the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said in a statement. Some 6,000 ducks are being culled at the breeding farm in east Yorkshire following the confirmation of the outbreak on Sunday, and a 10-kilometre (six-mile) restriction zone has been put up around the site. News that authorities are dealing with the same subtype of a highly inf...

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Daily GIFs: November 5, 2014

Getting through the day can be tough, but you know what makes it easier? Adorable GIFs. Check out these furry mini-flicks floating around the Internet. It's probably the cutest way to waste time and wait for the weekend. 1. "Yoohoo! Hello!" 2. Nose nuzzles. 3. "You said WHAT?!" 4. "I'm making use of my surroundings." 5. "Darn. I forgot my towel." Share this on Facebook? Get another dose of adorable animals:...