Sheep rustling rise could threaten human health as rural crime increases during coronavirus pandemic

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Wisconsin DNR again cancels sharp-tailed grouse season

Sharp-tailed grouse populations have been dwindling across the country since the 1900s. The bird was once found throughout Wisconsin but it has retreated to the northern reaches of the state as southern forests and grasslands were cleared for farming. Similar trends have been at play for sharp-tailed grouse in Michigan and eastern Minnesota.

Republican congressman says he won’t run for reelection, citing divisive rhetoric

Mitchell was one of the first Republican lawmakers to split with President Trump last week after the president’s tweets telling four minority progressive congresswomen to “go back” to where they came from. Mr. Trump has repeatedly criticized Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar since his initial tweet.

Gully erosion swallows Imo community

Vanguard Monday visited the area and was told that members of the community have suffered for decades as they can’t assess their neighbouring villages especially the Obiokwu village where the level of damage was said to have claimed a life of a little child said to be going to farm with the mother.

Australia fast tracks approval process for $16 billion solar power export project

It would consist of a 4,500-km (2,800-mile) cable linked to a 10 gigawatt solar farm as well as an energy storage facility of up to 30 GWh in the Northern Territory. Both the solar farm and the battery facility would be the biggest of their kind.

Across China: Hi-tech potato industry boosts poverty alleviation

Ulanqab has a large temperature difference between day and night, concentrated precipitation, loose soil and soft sand, which are all conducive to potato growth. At the right place and right time, the potato farming industry has helped many poor local households shake off poverty.

San Jose Police Chief Garcia Announces Retirement From Force

“History will remember Chief Eddie Garcia in the same way I’ve seen him embraced at countless community meetings: as a dynamic, exuberant leader who gave his heart and soul to his hometown,” the statement read. “He brought this police department back from the brink, rebuilding our officers’ ranks, their morale, and most importantly, their faith […]

The village where dozens of young girls have been raped is still waiting for justice

By September 2014, the attacks had become regular occurrences in Kavumu, but still the government refused to consider the possibility that the crimes were linked. After the first spate of child rapes, the Boston-based NGO Physicians for Human Rights, which documents human rights abuses and advocates on behalf of persecuted health workers, started pushing for […]

Topless women, sex in broad daylight and brothels…Harlots is the bawdiest drama BBC has ever aired

“Then you don’t have to sleep with lots of men. You sleep with one man and you are his mistress at his beck and call. And you are kept in jewels and given a nice house to live in with staff.”