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Critter Corner: Keep your dog cool and hydrated in all this heat
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Critter Corner: Keep your dog cool and hydrated in all this heat

PET OF THE WEEK: Tristan is an adorable, nearly 2-year-old terrier/Chihuahua mix who has spent half his life at our shelter; he’s ready to find a home. Preferably with another dog or two! While a little shy, he is at …

Government inspectors should enforce workers’ rights, says Law Society
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Government inspectors should enforce workers’ rights, says Law Society

Government-backed inspectors should be able to investigate companies and entire industries to prevent unscrupulous companies falsely labelling workers as self-employed, according to a leading legal body.

In a submission to the independent review of employment practices led by Matthew Taylor, …

Russia protests: Why Navalny rattles Kremlin
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Russia protests: Why Navalny rattles Kremlin

Young and loud: Many of the protesters were not just young, they were teenagers

Alexei Navalny is in custody after an unsanctioned protest; social media is full of photos of peaceful demonstrators being dragged off by police, or even beaten; …

Good news: science says your cat actually does want to chill with you
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Good news: science says your cat actually does want to chill with you

Cat lovers rejoice!

It’s time to stop trying to convince your dog-lover friends that your cat doesn’t hate you by sharing riveting stories of that one time Fluffers sat on your legs or the time you pet Cupcake and she …

UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s gurubhai was Gulabnath Bapu – a born Muslim
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UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s gurubhai was Gulabnath Bapu – a born Muslim

UP CM Yogi Adityanath. (PTI)

Yogi Adityanath who was recently appointed the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh had the erstwhile mahant of a math of Nath sampradaya in Visnagar, Gujarat as his Gurubhai. But according to the Times of India …

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play
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These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play

Children play educational game ‘Antura with Letters’ on a smartphone in Jordan.

Two new apps won an international technology competition to help Syrian refugee children learn, play and cope with trauma.

The mobile games Antura and the Letters and Feed …

Radisson demolition expected to begin
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Radisson demolition expected to begin

The main entrance to the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Demolition at the closed hotel is expected to begin this week. (Joe Puchek / Post-Tribune)

An iconic piece of Northwest Indiana history, and a stimulator of its commercial growth, will …

Phoenix plays incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles
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Phoenix plays incredible show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles

French rock band Phoenix are in the midst of their tour in support of their latest album, Ti Amo, which was just released earlier this month on June 9. Their tour kicked off two weeks ago at Red Rocks in …

UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks
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UK Caves In On First Day Of Brexit Talks

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After almost a year of chest beating from both sides, the UK and EU finally sat down today to begin negotiations over Brexit – and Brussels drew first blood.

When Theresa May triggered the formal …

Canadian found guilty of insulting Turkey’s President, released pending appeal
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Canadian found guilty of insulting Turkey’s President, released pending appeal

Ece Heper is shown in a handout photo provided by Emrah Bayram. (Emrah Bayram/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

A Canadian woman detained in Turkey has been found guilty of insulting the country’s president, but said she has been released from prison as …