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July 9, 2018 12:49 PM Four injured in third day of Spain’s running of the bulls

PAMPLONA, SPAIN—Authorities say four runners have been sent to hospital after being knocked over or falling during the third day of bull races at Spain’s annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona. Tomas Belzunegui, a spokesman with Navarra’s provincial hospital, tells reporters that two of the injured suffered head injuries while the others were severely 8

July 6, 2018 3:16 PM Portuguese lawmakers overwhelmingly reject proposal to ban bullfighting

LISBON, PORTUGAL—Portugal’s parliament has voted overwhelmingly against a bill banning bullfights, which are a traditional summer event. A lone lawmaker with the People-Animals-Nature party tabled the bill Friday, but it earned just 31 votes in the 230-seat Republican Assembly, Portugal’s parliament. Unlike in Spain, bulls are not killed in the ring in Portugal 34

July 4, 2018 8:45 PM 16 dogs seized from B.C. duo already banned from owning animals

She says the dogs, including German shepherds, bull terriers, standard poodles and corgi-border collie crosses, are in SPCA shelters and new charges of animal cruelty will be recommended against the Adams. Moriarty has also announced two charges of animal cruelty against a man who allegedly neglected 46 dogs and puppies that were seized in February from his rural 96

July 3, 2018 4:17 PM Tyler Bozak says goodbye to Toronto

That was Kessel, who would become Bozak’s roommate. The two were, in fact, so close, they became the object of some chirping in the Leafs’ dressing room, where the pair were quickly dubbed “Bert and Ernie,” a reference to the Sesame Street characters. “I can still see Ron Wilson’s handwriting on the whiteboard in my mind from January 12, my second ever NHL game,” Bozak 10

June 22, 2018 2:21 AM Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on Thursday, many of them carrying her iconic purses as they flocked to a church in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. Her family released a statement shortly before the funeral began, saying her father had died the night before at his home. The statement 14

June 20, 2018 3:38 PM Interpol carries out giant crackdown against wildlife crime in 92 countries

PARIS—Nearly 100 countries took part in a globe-spanning crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade, seizing tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber in a month-long bust that exposed the international reach of traffickers, Interpol said Wednesday. Officials also confiscated thousands of live animals, including turtles in Malaysia and parrots in Mexico 10

June 13, 2018 3:29 PM Raccoon safe after climbing 25-storey Minnesota office tower

'Raccoons don't have very good impulse control,' Canadian expert observes A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-storey office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minn., was safely trapped early Wednesday, and animal control officials released it back into the wild. The caged raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught 31

June 8, 2018 7:18 PM Orca pod makes rare appearance in Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Jackie Cowan lives aboard a boat in the harbour and says she was listening to marine radio chatter about a pod of killer whales in Juan de Fuca Strait and then suddenly heard the Transport Canada patrol vessel ordering the harbour cleared. Cowan, who is a member of Victoria’s Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 35 and a captain for a local 12

June 5, 2018 9:53 PM Missing monkey and tortoise taken from Ontario zoo believe to be in Quebec, police say

SPRINGWATER, ONT.—Ontario Provincial Police say they believe a tortoise and a gibbon stolen from a central Ontario zoo a week ago are probably in Quebec. Sgt. Peter Leon says the OPP are working with Quebec provincial police, as well as officers in Montreal and Ontario’s York Region, in an effort to locate the missing animals. Leon says a lemur that was taken 15

June 3, 2018 7:04 PM More cougar encounters expected as houses replace wilderness, B.C. conservation officer warns

“Contrary to popular belief (that) we can just move these to another area, what happens then is you’re contributing ultimately to their mortality in the wild,” Hunter said. He said it’s up to residents to ensure food scraps aren’t left outside, because they could attract rodents and other animals to the area, which will in turn draw cougars. “Like all British 14