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Harry Potter removed from Tennessee Catholic school library

NASHVILLE — A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits.

In an email obtained by The Tennessean , the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville’s St. Edward Catholic School said he consulted exorcists in the U.S. and Rome who recommended removing the books.

Georgia kayaker chased by 360-pound gator: ‘I just paddled’

AUGUSTA, Ga. — A Georgia kayaker says he could only think of paddling faster after realizing he wasn’t alone in a pond.

Bo Storey told WRDW-TV , “I just paddled and paddled. ...” on Monday to get away from a 10-foot, 360 pound (163.29 kilogram) alligator that got as close as 5 feet (1.52 metres) from the back of his kayak.

Drake reveals tattoo as album hits No. 1

TORONTO—Drake is putting himself ahead of The Beatles after recently shattering another of the Fab Four's chart records.

The Toronto rapper posted a photograph on his Instagram yesterday that appears to show a new tattoo on his forearm—an illustration of the British band crossing Abbey Road while Drake stands at the front of the line, waving at them.