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February 18, 2017

Baby sloth unveiled at Mississippi zoo

Change text size for the story “It just sits on mom’s tummy right now,” he said. The first days after birth are delicate for any animal, and Taylor said this one didn’t start suckling on its own. After about half a day, zookeepers began feeding it puppy milk replacement from …

‘Sharkwater’ director funeral in T.O.

His sister, Alexandra Stewart, drew attention to the other sides of him, reading a list of 37 things about him that she loved. Change text size for the story TORONTO — A Toronto filmmaker who died while diving off the Florida coast was mourned by hundreds at his funeral today. …

U.S. VP Mike Pence gets props from Bono

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence is holding an impromptu meeting with U2 front-man Bono, who calls the vice-president “the second busiest man on Earth.” Tweet Pence met with the Irish rock star along the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. Bono offered his appreciation to the vice-president for meeting and noted …

Carnal classroom capers rampant

Across the globe, teachers were intent on breaking one of society’s most absolute taboos: educators shalt not have sex with students. Teacher drops nude photo lawsuit The Crown is appealing her light sentence. She blamed her bipolar disorder for her amorous antics. •Nova Scotia’s very own Amy Hood was hit …

Shootout with Mexican marines at border leave 9 dead

Print this story Tweet MEXICO CITY — Five suspects and a taxi driver were killed in two shootouts between drug cartel gunmen and marines Friday in the border city of Reynosa in northern Mexico. Report an error The government of Tamaulipas state, where Reynosa is located across the border from …