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Horrible! 22 Children In India Dead After Eating School Lunch!

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This is absolutely awful!

At least 22 children in India have died with about 30 others being hospitalized after eating meals at their village school in the state of Dihar.

Back in 2001, the country decided that all Indian schools MUST provide free meals for kids under the age of 12, meaning the food used in the meals were actually provided by the government.

Right now, officials are blaming the food poisoning on organophosphorous, a commonly used insecticide that doubles as a weapon in chemical warfare.

High exposure to the dangerous chemical can cause irregular heartbeat, seizure, paralysis, and of course, death.

Officials are investigating whether or not the poisoning was intentional or not, which just makes us PRAY that there is nobody out there who would purposefully poison a group of innocent 5-12-year-olds.

Check out the sad story (above).

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Jennifer Lopez's Long List Of Demands Makes Her Lose India Show!

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Jennifer Lopez was just offered a chance to perform at the opening ceremony of India’s Premier League cricket tournament, but after she had a super long list of demands that needed to be filled… the folks over at Pepsi IPL said 'screw that' and booked Pitbull instead!!

Wowzerz.

An insider revealed that JLo's manager, Benny Medina was asking for a private plane and a whole mess of hotel rooms for Jenny and her entourage of assistants, stylists and a personal chef.

The source added:

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India's First Starbucks Opens!

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At an old colonial building in downtown Mumbai, India there are long long lines of people.

What are they waiting for??

Starbucks!

Starbucks has opened their first location in India!

A young man who stood in the hour long line last weekend said:

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McDonald's Opening Up Vegetarian Location

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McDonald's will be opening up its first ever vegetarian restaurant!

The meatless location will be opening in Northern India, near the Golden Temple in the Sikh city of Amritsar.

The spokesman for McDonald's in India said:

"It will be the first time we have opened a vegetarian restaurant. There is a big opportunity for vegetarian restaurants [in India] as many Indians are vegetarian."

The restaurant was already pretty food conscious in that part of the world because many Hindus and Muslims don't eat beef or pork, so chicken was already being substituted in most meals.

Now they're just cutting out all the meat.

Maybe they'd open one here in the U.S. because vegetarianism and veganism are becoming so popular.

We can only hope for such a healthy dream to come true.

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Katy Perry Endorses Popchips!

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New to the scene snack brand Popchips just snagged themselves one heck of a spokeslady!

Katy Perry will now be repping Popchips!

She has even invested in the company and become a creative partner.

She joins the likes of Ashton Kutcher as a celebrity endorser of the puffy chips.

Hopefully she won't be doing any potentially racist ads like Kutcher's "brown face" portrayal of an Indian man.

Katy's ads will be coming this fall so we'll see what she's got!

[Image via Ramey Pix.]

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Krispy Kreme Heading To India

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FINALLY.

The one thing we've been saying for YEARS around here at FitPerez.com is that more countries need access to mass-produced donuts.

Specifically India.

Well, it looks like someone was listening, because Krispie Kreme is about to open 80 stores in the country!

These will be added to the 690 stores in 21 countries world wide.

Like we said: finally.

Anyone else feel like places are just fine without it??

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Girls Can Be Just As Athletic As Boys

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A recently study found that women can perform just as well in certain sports as men can.

Researchers at Indiana University looked at data from USA Swimming-registered boys and girls from 6 to 19-years-old.

The data was almost 2 million swims spanning 5 years, ending in 2010.

Between boys and girls under 8, there was

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