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Two US Diplomats Drugged In Russia

Two US Diplomats Drugged In Russia

According to The Washington Post , a recent assembly of USA ambassadors shedded some light on the issue, which has increased significantly since Putin's return to power. Russia's security services said Tuesday that they detained a USA diplomat they claim is a Central Intelligence Agency agent after they caught him red-handed trying to recruit a Russian agent.


Shootout in Turkey, one serviceman killed

Shootout in Turkey, one serviceman killed

A ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish militants collapsed in July 2015, prompting the Turkish authorities to launch a military operation in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern region. The conflict between the Turkish state and the PKK has claimed more than 40,000 lives since 1984. Since the collapse of a two-year ceasefire in 2015, there have been nearly daily attacks with no let-up since the July 15 attempted coup tried to remove President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from power.


Montreal pit bull ban challenged in court as discriminatory and unreasonable

Montreal pit bull ban challenged in court as discriminatory and unreasonable

And at least two lawsuits are challenging the law: one from the Montreal SPCA, which argues the language of the law is vague, that little scientific evidence exists to back up claims the breed is risky, and that it is in violation of the province of Quebec's own laws that grant animals the status of sentient beings.


Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban

Judge temporarily suspends Montreal pit bull ban

A senior member of the Montreal administration said that since January of 2015, pit bulls were involved in about half of the 362 dog bite cases in which the breed could be identified. Follow Amil on Twitter . City council voted in favour last week of adopting the bylaw despite significant opposition to the ban. Dr. Adrian Walton of Dewdney Animal Hospital in Maple Ridge wants to raise funds to support a campaign to prevent the ban in Montreal , suggesting that it equates to a death ...


Judge temporarily suspends controversial Montreal pit bull ban until Wednesday

Judge temporarily suspends controversial Montreal pit bull ban until Wednesday

They argue this leaves identification up to interpretation, putting dog owners in vulnerable positions. One of the criticisms of the law has to do with Montreal's broad definition of what a "pit bull" is, which The Dodo says covers at least three breeds (American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers and Staffordshire bull terriers).


Judge temporarily suspends controversial Montreal pit bull ban until Wednesday

Judge temporarily suspends controversial Montreal pit bull ban until Wednesday

They argue this leaves identification up to interpretation, putting dog owners in vulnerable positions. One of the criticisms of the law has to do with Montreal's broad definition of what a "pit bull" is, which The Dodo says covers at least three breeds (American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers and Staffordshire bull terriers).