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Sculpture Planned to Commemorate Dogs of War

February 12, 2019 by

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In the 1900s, Lt. Colonel Edwin Hautenville Richardson trained various breeds of dogs for the First World War and convinced the US government that the Airedale Terrier was a soldier’s best bet for a four-legged friend beside him on the front lines. “Even before the war, the potential for dogs to carry out military duties […]

Abused Woman Seeks Asylum in Canada

February 8, 2019 by

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Women in Saudi Arabia are constantly being physically and mentally abused. Recently, an eighteen-year-old named Rahaf  Mohammed Mutlaq al-Qunun made that known. On 5 January 2019, she demanded asylum in Thailand in order to get away from her family’s abuse. While Rahaf was travelling with her family in Kuwait, she found it was the perfect […]

Jamie Lynn Closs Escapes Kidnapper

February 7, 2019 by

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On 15 October 2018, the whole world changed for one little girl. Jayme Lynn Closs, thirteen-years-old, went missing. When police officers arrived on scene, they found Jayme’s parents shot to death in their home located in Barron, Wisconsin. Her father’s name was James Closs, and he was fifty-six-years-old. Her mother’s name was Denise Closs, and […]