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Zebra dies on Indiana farm after being left out in extreme cold

Zebra dies on Indiana farm after being left out in extreme coldA zebra died at a farm in northern Indiana due to exposure to the extreme cold



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US hits Russian intelligence, troll farm with fresh sanctions

US hits Russian intelligence, troll farm with fresh sanctionsThe US Treasury hit 15 members of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency with sanctions Wednesday over their alleged roles in interference in the 2016 presidential election and hacking the World Anti-Doping Agency. Also sanctioned were two GRU agents who allegedly attempted to assassinate Russian defector Sergei Skripal in Britain, and two individuals and three companies tied to the Russian troll farm accused of trying to manipulate US public opinion. Separately, the Treasury said it would end sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal and two related companies after blacklisted billionaire Oleg Deripaska took action to sharply cut his stake in them.



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Canada Must Protect Trade Ties With China, Farm Group Says

Canada Must Protect Trade Ties With China, Farm Group Says“It’s our expectation that they do act tactfully in a way that enables Canadian prosperity, and in our sector, that means trading with China,’’ Brian Innes, president of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance, said by phone Thursday. Two Canadian nationals have been detained in China this week, days after the arrest in Vancouver of a Huawei Technologies Co. executive, part of a U.S. extradition request. Canada’s government is facing a new level of pressure related to trade tension between China and the U.S., and shouldn’t add to any “political theater,” Innes said.



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Family charged with murders of eight people on marijuana farm

Family charged with murders of eight people on marijuana farmFour members of one family have been arrested in connection the massacre of another family on an Ohio marijuana farm. The eight victims, who ranged in age from 16 to 44, were found dead in four separate homes on their farm in Pike County in 2016. Parents George “Billy” Wagner III, 47, and Angela Wagner, 48, were arrested alongside their two sons George Wagner IV, 27, and Edward “Jake” Wagner, 26.



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Saudis Used Mole At Twitter To Track Dissidents For Troll Farm: Report

Saudis Used Mole At Twitter To Track Dissidents For Troll Farm: ReportThe Saudi government apparently groomed a mole inside Twitter to keep tabs on



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MS-13 gang used California farm town as a base for crime

MS-13 gang used California farm town as a base for crimeMore than two dozen gang members and affiliates were arrested and charged after a murder and drug trafficking investigation.



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Spanish police smash Europe's 'biggest' illegal turtle farm

Spanish police smash Europe's 'biggest' illegal turtle farmSpanish police said Wednesday they had dismantled Europe’s biggest illegal turtle and tortoise farm, seizing over 1,100 of the animals, including several highly endangered species. Officers arrested two German men suspected of operating the farm on the holiday island of Mallorca, as well as a Spanish owner of an exotic pet store in Barcelona who sold the animals raised on the farm, police said in a statement. A “land turtle” is more commonly called a tortoise in English.



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Tibbetts investigators return to pig farm for third time

Tibbetts investigators return to pig farm for third timeFarmer tells Fox News he has allowed authorities to search his property and cell phone; Matt Finn reports on the latest in the search for the missing student.



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“Hard to believe it’s over”: The last days of an American dairy farm

“Hard to believe it’s over”: The last days of an American dairy farmSince 1970, more than 90 perfect of all U.S. dairy farms have closed due to low milk prices and industry restructuring. Recently, a corporate decision by Walmart led to the shutdown of a three-generation family-run dairy farm in Kentucky.



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US farm belt tries to head off another surge in suicides

US farm belt tries to head off another surge in suicidesResponding to signs of rising despair in rural America over a farming downturn exacerbated by the current trade war fears, agricultural leaders are mobilizing to try to prevent another suicide crisis. Two high profile deaths in the past week, of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade, have shined a spotlight on the issue of depression and suicide in the United States, where the latest data show rates are rising, especially in rural states. Farm industry officials are bolstering outreach and counseling programs throughout the American farm belt and calling for more action from Washington.



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