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5 Common Behavioral Problems in Pet Parrots (And How to Fix Them)

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5 Common Behavioral Problems in Pet Parrots (And How to Fix Them) by Dale Harris   For any pet owner, it’s important to recognize when pets are displaying behavioral problems and to know how to resolve the issue. And,...

What You Need to Know About Crate Training

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What You Need to Know About Crate Training   In love with your new puppy and want to make sure you instill good habits right away? Crate training is your answer. We all know that puppies get curious in...

Trump’s order scrapping child separation policy may face legal challenges

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Trump's order scrapping child separation policy may face legal challenges   Trump signed an executive order requiring immigrant families be detained together when they are caught entering the country illegally for as long as their criminal...

London tube bombing: PM says terror threat level raised to critical

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London tube bombing: PM says terror threat level raised to critical   Police say bomb caused blast that sent fireball down carriage at Parsons Green station, leaving dozens injured. https://youtu.be/R3QdLW_xubs 'A fireball singed my hair': what Parsons Green...

‘Chinawood’ hopes to challenge Hollywood for cinematic dominance

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'Chinawood' hopes to challenge Hollywood for cinematic dominance   China inaugurated the Qingdao Movie Metropolis this weekend, dubbed "Chinawood", which aims to become the global capital of film production. But as a tool of soft power,...

Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says

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Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says Nicola Davis   US survey finds two-fifths of people between 65 and 80 report being sexually active, but topic is rarely discussed. 84% of men and...

Europe rights court backs employee fired over private messages

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Europe rights court backs employee fired over private messages European Court of Human Rights rules companies need to ensure employees are aware that management is monitoring their work email. Companies need to make sure that employees are aware in...

South Africa: more than 950 trapped gold miners brought to surface

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South Africa: more than 950 trapped gold miners brought to surface   At least 900 gold miners who were trapped in a South African mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage were safely...

Lopez Obrador elected Mexico’s president

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Lopez Obrador elected Mexico's president   A late-night official quick count from electoral authorities forecast that leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would win with at least 53 percent of the vote, a margin not seen in...

Experts sound alarm over news websites’ fake news twins

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Experts sound alarm over news websites' fake news twins Graham Ruddick   Kremlin supporters suspected to be behind fraudulent articles designed to look like they came from Le Soir and the Guardian. Fake articles made to look like...

Martha is the biggest and the ugliest

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Martha is the biggest and the ugliest But having won the title, the Neapolitan Mastiff was not overly interested, promptly settling down to a snooze and belting out hersignature snore.   https://youtu.be/pYJ3gPgwQpQ Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy....

Geoengineering is an essential bridge to true sustainability

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Geoengineering is an essential bridge to true sustainability By Bjørn Lomborg, Director, Copenhagen Consensus Centre   Geoengineering doesn’t have to oppose nature; it can augment and support it, controlling climate change much more quickly and thoroughly than...

Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president

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Diaz-Canel formally proposed to replace Castro as Cuban president     Miguel Diaz-Canel, a 57-year-old Communist Party official and currently the first vice president, is expected to be confirmed as successor to the presidency on Thursday. Cuba's First...

The schoolgirl thrash metal band smashing stereotypes in Indonesia

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The schoolgirl thrash metal band smashing stereotypes in Indonesia By: kate Lamb   Taking Rage Against the Machine and Slipknot as inspiration, three Muslim teenagers are blasting their way into the Asian music scene as Voice of...

Stolen heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany found

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Stolen heart of French queen consort Anne of Brittany found   The golden casket holds the heart of the French queen Anne, who died over 500 years ago. French police have recovered a solid gold casket...

Venezuela court-in-exile calls for Maduro trial on corruption charges

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Venezuela court-in-exile calls for Maduro trial on corruption charges By Jim Wyss Bogota, Colombia Venezuela’s Supreme Court in exile on Monday asked their country’s armed forces and Interpol to detain President Nicolás Maduro, saying there was probable...

UN seeks new funding pledges for Palestinian refugees

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UN seeks new funding pledges for Palestinian refugees   Pierre Krahenbuhl, director of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees, says a 50 percent funding cut by the US is endangering basic services such...

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits south and central Mexico

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Magnitude 7.2 earthquake hits south and central Mexico   A powerful earthquake shook south and central Mexico on Friday, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country's capital, and setting off quake alert...

Macedonian president says won’t sign name deal with Greece

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Macedonian president says won't sign name deal with Greece   Djorge Ivanov said Macedonia's possible future membership of the EU and NATO was not sufficient excuse to sign such a "bad agreement" with Greece under which...

A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering

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A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering   Frances Ryan Lincoln College, University Church of St Mary and Merton College...

London secret “mail rail” line to reopen for public

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London secret "mail rail" line to reopen for public   The hidden tunnels first opened in 1927 and were used to carry post, but will now become a tourist attraction. A secret underground railway below London is...

Iran reiterates support for Syria in face of ‘foreign aggression’

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Iran reiterates support for Syria in face of 'foreign aggression' Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent   Senior aide to Iranian supreme leader visits eastern Ghouta and meets Bashar al-Assad. Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior Iranian foreign policy official,...

Fighting for human rights with banks, not tanks: New bill angers Russia

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Fighting for human rights with banks, not tanks: New bill angers Russia   http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1225058   Canada shouldn’t put too much stock into Russia’s angry statements over a new bill that would enable sanctions on foreigners who violate international...

Venezuela was once twelve times richer than China. What happened?

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Venezuela was once twelve times richer than China. What happened? Over-reliance on oil was in many ways the countries biggest downfall. Image: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino By Jeff Desjardins Founder and editor of Visual Capitalist From the 10 years of military...

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