The Daily Populous

Thursday June 8th, 2017 day edition

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But he knows this route like the back of his hand, and he is almost within sight of his cabin.

Their twenty-year-old truck was nicknamed a Kung, and it was the Russian army's four-ton equivalent to the Unimog and the Humvee.

Gasoline-powered, with a winch, four-wheel-drive, and wide waist-high tires, it is a popular vehicle in Primorye's hinterlands.

Some believe the tiger's whiskers will make them bulletproof and that its powdered bones will soothe their aches and pains.

Between 1992 and 1994, approximately one hundred tigers — roughly one quarter of the country's wild population — were killed.

Up ahead, the tiger's tracks showed plainly in the snow, brought into sharp relief by the shadows now pooling within them.

But at that moment, he was poised — equidistant between the tiger and the harrowing evidence of what it had done. »

An airline tried to get a musician to check her 17th-century violin. A ‘wrestling match’ ensued.

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A musician checked his $45,000, 75-year-old cello, which airport workers promptly placed beneath somebody’s golf clubs, snapping its neck.

A Florida State University music student on a flight to Tallahassee found splinters of wood where her cello used to be.

Those stories and many, many more have converged into an unwritten musicians’ rule: Never trust an airline with your instrument. »

Homeless shelter receives $10K donation from former resident

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Image copyright Shelter House Image caption Shelter House in Thunder Bay, Ontario helps the city's homeless.

Since his anonymous donation made the news, people from across Canada and the US have donated to the shelter.

Staff member Alexandra Calderon told the BBC the man has been coming to the shelter for about five years. »

EU Will Ignore White House And Work Directly With US States On Paris Agreement

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The US is slowly withdrawing from the Paris agreement, but the rest of the world’s not having it.

Last week, the European Union and China released a joint statement declaring their intentions to move on with the Agreement with or without America.

Rebuffing Trump’s suggestion that the climate accords could be “renegotiated,” EU officials have decided to cut out the White House entirely, and will instead deal directly with Governors, mayors, and CEOs of major corporations. »