The Daily Populous

Sunday November 7th, 2021 day edition

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A family's "pet dog" that angered neighbours by killing and eating ducks and chickens has turned out to be a fox.

Maribel Soleto bought a new pup from a small shop in central Lima, Peru, believing it was a young dog.

The animal, which they called "Run Run", initially played happily with other pet dogs in the neighbourhood, but as it grew up, signs emerged that something wasn't quite right.

Run Run showed a real passion for chasing and killing ducks and chickens in a move that angered the local community.

The pet turned out to be an Andean fox, which has thin legs, a bushy tail, a pointed head and prominent ears.

Image: Run Run has fled the home of his owners and is being sought by wildlife officials.

The illegal trade in animals can lead to a prison sentence of between three and five years in prison in Peru, Mr Silva said. »

Poland: Protests erupt over abortion law after woman dies

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Under Polish law, abortion is only allowed if the pregnancy is life-threatening for the mother, or if it is a result of rape or incest.

Tens of thousands of protesters shouted for one minute in commemoration of the death of a pregnant woman, according to Polish broadcaster TVN24.

The woman, named only as Izabela, died in September at the age of 30, but her death only became known last week. »

Crowd surge kills at least 8 at Houston music festival

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Several people died and numerous others were injured in what officials described as a surge of the crowd at the music festival while Travis Scott was performing.

The dead ranged in age from 14 to 27, and 13 people were still hospitalized Saturday, Mayor Sylvester Turner said.

“It was the crowd control at the point of the stage that was the issue, especially as the crowd began to surge toward the stage,” Peña said. »

Multi-level marketing companies shower Kyrsten Sinema with cash, in apparent bid to kill labor bill

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For starters, they're all multi-level marketing businesses, engaged in the oftentimes-disparaged industry of convincing their customers to become salespeople.

The outlet notes that Sinema is one of the only national-level politicians the companies, all connected to the trade group Direct Selling Association, have made donations to.

The bill would restrict businesses' ability to classify workers as independent contractors, which presents a challenge for MLM businesses that rely on non-traditional employees. »

Hero Dog Awarded Trophy for Rescuing More Than 100 Koalas During Australia Bushfires

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A dog that rescued more than 100 koalas during last year's bushfires in Australia has been awarded a gold medal for his heroic efforts.

Bear the Australian koolie excelled as a rescue dog last year when he helped save dozens of koalas from catastrophic Black Summer bushfires.

"In addition, Bear has an ongoing day job of locating koalas for welfare rescue missions, in collaboration with local rescue groups. »