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7586
Trump administration bars Haitians from U.S. visas for low-skilled work
104174
North and South Korea agree to carry single flag at Winter Olympics and field joint women's ice hockey team
5461
First 'ghost ship' of 2018 washes up in Japan with dead North Koreans
779
Kelly: We won’t build all of Trump’s wall, and Mexico won’t pay for it
712
Panama hotel votes to drop Trump, but his company won't go
1755
Barred from election, the Kremlin's top critic Alexei Navalny vows to fight 'emperor' Putin.
851
Russian disinformation campaign has been ‘extremely successful’ in Europe, warns EU
3975
Japanese city placed on high alert after supermarket sells fish more poisonous than cyanide - Officials in Gamag?ri, in central Japan, were left with no choice but to activate the city's emergency warning system after packets of the fugu fish were sold without having their livers removed.
427
New report from Germany's Federal Network Agency has revealed country has abysmally slow broadband speeds - for staggering 29% of users, internet speeds were less than half of what companies promised in contracts...almost no one, even those paying premium, reached "maximum" speeds promised.
5836
The seafood industry in New Zealand has asked the government to withhold graphic video of dead sea life caught in trawler nets as they are potentially damaging to fisheries and to brand New Zealand. Industry leaders say plan to install cameras on commercial fishing vessels is a risk to ‘NZ Inc’.
40023
North Korea to send about 230 cheerleaders to Olympics for its 2 competing athletes.
1621
'It's slavery in the modern world': Foreign workers say they were hungry, abused at Toronto temple - Canada
645
Apple factory conditions lead to '90 per cent of workforce taken to hospital'
870
Russian human rights group has offices torched after leader's arrest | World news | The Guardian
468
Wave of looting shutters stores, spreads fear in Venezuela
140
Indefinite solitary confinement in Canadian prisons ruled unconstitutional by British Columbia court. Justice Peter Leask said the existing rules create a situation in which a warden becomes judge and jury in terms of ordering extended periods of solitary confinement.
1698
Dads in Sweden took more paternity leave than ever in 2017: Sweden offers 480 days of parental leave per child which can be shared out between mothers and fathers as they see fit, but with each parent entitled to at least three use-it-or-lose-it months.
140
Family offers ‘sincere apologies’ for 11-year-old girl’s false hijab-cutting story
11836
Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury': He was reportedly subpoenaed by Mueller, who is leading an inquiry into alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election campaign.
292
Residents of tower with Grenfell-style cladding told they must foot £2m bill
511
South Korean Petition Against Crypto Regulation Gets 200K Signatures, Government Must Respond
549
Probe as 36 Russian athletes withdraw ahead of doping tests
142
Trump: ‘Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea’
377
Investigators Are Scrutinizing Newly Uncovered Payments By The Russian Embassy
260
New Zealand Fisheries Want Grisly Images of Dead Penguins Caught in Nets Censored
56
Majority of disability benefit claimants being left with not enough to live on, campaigners warn: Employment and Support Allowance survey suggesting 60 percent of recipients struggling even before cuts branded 'damning indictment of Government' by Labour.
29
Apple says it will pay a $38 billion tax bill to move foreign money back to the US
245
An Israeli military judge has ordered the Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi to be held in custody during her trial, possibly for months, despite calls from rights groups for her release. Human rights groups have criticized the minor’s continued detention, while the EU has expressed concern
26
Norway aims for all short-haul flights to be 100% electric by 2040 - All of Norway’s short-haul airliners should be entirely electric by 2040, the country’s airport operator said on Wednesday, cementing the Nordic nation’s role as a pioneer in the field of electric transport
22
UK Man convicted of theft in 1976 cleared after Googling his arresting officer - Stephen Simmons was convicted of mailbag theft over 40 years ago but a chance discovery led to his acquittal
21
Haitians Flow Into Canada From The U.S. Amid Renewed Deportation Fears
83
The European Union on Wednesday accused Russia of pumping out thousands of pieces of disinformation in an "orchestrated strategy" aimed at destabilising the bloc
19
Britain appoints 'minister for loneliness' to tackle social isolation
18
Canada's use of lengthy solitary confinement in jails is unconstitutional – judge - Campaigners hope the judgment will end the controversial practice under which some inmates have been kept alone for four years
63565
Iraqi soldier disarms 7-year-old boy after ISIS strap him with suicide belt
21
Strange Weather Triggered Bacteria That Killed 200,000 Endangered Antelope
92
Polish abortion rights proponents, most of them women, are marching in Warsaw and elsewhere in Poland to express their opposition to a proposal in parliament to further tighten the country’s already restrictive abortion law.
524
North Korea writer 'Bandi' is incommunicado, activist says. North Korea's first known dissident writer still living in the country has become unreachable since his book has been published in the United States and translated into 21 languages.
300
Israeli settlers puncture tires, spray racist graffiti on Palestinian vehicles
68
Indefinite solitary confinement in Canadian prisons ruled unconstitutional by B.C. court
34 necius [Here's the guidelines](http://welfarecommitments.com/europeletter/): > By 2026, we will require our suppliers to meet the following requirements for 100% of the [fresh, frozen, and processed] chicken in our supply chain: > Comply with all EU animal welfare laws and regulations, regardless of the country of production. > Implement a maximum stocking density of 30kg/m2 or less. Thinning is discouraged and if practiced must be limited to one thin per flock. > Adopt breeds that demonstrate higher welfare outcomes: either the following breeds, Hubbard JA757, 787, 957, or 987, Rambler Ranger, Ranger Classic, and Ranger Gold, or others that meet the criteria of the RSPCA Broiler Breed Welfare Assessment Protocol. > Meet improved environmental standards including: >- At least 50 lux of light, including natural light. >- At least two metres of usable perch space, and two pecking substrates, per 1,000 birds. >- On air quality, at least the requirements of Annex 2.3 of the EU broiler directive, regardless of stocking density. >- No cages or multi-tier systems. > Adopt controlled atmospheric stunning using inert gas or multi-phase systems, or effective electrical stunning without live inversion. > Demonstrate compliance with the above standards via third-party auditing and annual public reporting on progress towards this commitment. The "higher standards" described in that letter may be better than what's happening now, but it'll still be hell for the birds.
47 0xD153A53 Just yesterday I was reading a scholarly article on the intelligence of chickens...Actually pretty fascinating, given that we assume they're pretty stupid birds. For instance, chickens are able to engage in complex thinking with respect to time and reward size. For example, chickens are able to delay a behaviour if a larger reward is expected *later*. This is a level of complex thinking that takes humans until about the age of 4 to get a handle on.
5 badassmthrfkr >Fast food chain McDonald’s, traditionally a beef-focused business, now sells more chicken than beef I found that very surprising: Is it because of the nuggets?
20 Spellman5150 Every broiler and egg house is like a chicken holocaust.
7 evolvedude As a teenager I worked as a duck catcher in one of those massive warehouses in the uk. The shit I saw people do to those ducks still still bothers me. Always wondered why there was no welfare group monitoring those places. I hope this makes a difference.
8 Slywater03 Yeah the way they are currently treated is a disgrace
3 coloradonative16 I’d pay at least three times as much for chicken I know was raised well, as opposed to this garbage.
5 lzzlxxlzzlxxlzzl Then what happens? You slit their throat, disembowel, dismember and eat the corpse?
3 digital_angel_316 Please cross post to: r/vegetarian, r/vegan and because it's not really all about animals - r/environment
1 crablegs_aus If you have a backyard, you should keep chickens, best eggs you can get are home grown.
1 blinknow Can I just grown my own chickens?
1 i_give_you_gum The size of chicken breast is getting ridiculous, almost turkey in size
0 fr33dom- this is nice and all but it is SO easy to be vegan nowadays there is really no excuse anymore. it is more healthy (less cardio diseases and cancer), no violence, and better for the environment.
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