The Daily Populous

Friday November 24th, 2017 morning edition

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A Prince George, B.C., cat is being described as a "miracle" after surviving multiple shots from a pellet gun at close range.

"Biggie" — named after the rapper The Notorious B.I.G who was fatally shot in 1997 — went missing from his home in the College Heights area of Prince George on Nov. 3.

The vet had to leave some pellets in Biggie because they were too risky to remove.

"And then they said, 'Yeah, he's been shot multiple times.'

The SPCA is investigating who shot Biggie multiple times with a pellet gun. »

'We're not lazy, we're old': 71-year-old worker at Costco wins right to sit on the job

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Claude Gourdeau, a retired teacher, prepares and serves food and beverage samples at the club warehouse store in the Sainte-Foy district in Quebec City.

"We have beautiful material to work with, nice tables, but they got rid of the benches we had before," he said.

While it's a step in the right direction for Gourdeau, he said he hopes his bosses will ease up on his colleagues, as well. »

Families of missing submarine crew have been told their loved ones are dead

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Itati Leguizamon, whose husband German Oscar Suarez was on board, branded the Navy "perverse bastards" for allowing family members to continue to believe their loved ones could be found alive.

She said: "According to them, they only found out about the explosion now, but who is so stupid to believe that?.

This comes after one of the crew members reportedly warned her family that there had been issues on board, just days before it vanished. »

Artificial Intelligence: World is ‘'astonishingly pessimistic,’ says EU research commissioner

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The Commissioner is betting on AI, a huge area of research at the moment, being a positive force.

Some of the world’s leading thinkers and tech industry moguls have issued major warnings about the coming world of artificial intelligence.

Officials in the US and France meanwhile allege that media sites like Russia Today attempted to interfere in elections in their countries. »