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7 animals that ran for public office

There are two non-humans running in this year’s presidential election. They join a long line of non-human candidates in American history.

Aerial view of Amatrice in central Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, as it appears after a magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome where residents of the capital felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Death toll in Italy now at 247

Italy’s civil protection agency says the death toll from Wednesday’s pre-dawn earthquake has climbed to 247.