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Animal Rights Activist Faces Jail Time for Giving Dehydrated Pigs Water

The sight of pigs packed into a lorry on a sweltering June day was too much for Anita Krajnc who felt the animals should at least have some water on their journey to the slaughterhouse. "They don't have the right to involve other people's property and they don't have the right to protest illegally", he said. "She could lobby the government to change the views on it, I would suggest", Van Boekel said.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Comes as a victor in 2015

As tablets, there isn't too much between them in terms of looks. In addition, sensors on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 include Gyroscope, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor. The important thing is simply, "Can I use this for what I need to do?" Microsoft has also overhauled its accessories and has come up with a new Surface Dock that comes as a block that doubles as a power charger and which has two HD video ports, a gigabit Ethernet port, four USB 3.0 ports and an audio output.

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American Airlines flight attendant attacks other crew members, United States marshal

The affidavit mentions snow making comments such as she was "crazy" and a "train wreck". In an affidavit, Air Marshal Joseph Fialka said other flight attendants tried to have Snow removed from the flight before takeoff, but American did not replace her.

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Antitrust regulators against Staples-Office Depot deal

This could prove to be challenging, as between the two, Staples and Office Depot handle all of the Fortune 1000 office supply contracts, according to estimates by the Post. Staples have approximately 1,200 stores, which generate $9.6 billion in sales. The two office supply giants had announced last month that they had won an extension on the review process through December 8, when the FTC must decide whether to approve the transaction or take legal action against it.

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Volkswagen faces pressure in USA to buy back older diesel cars

In a separate announcement , Volkswagen named Joerg Hofmann, the leader of the IG Metall trade union, and Johan Jaervklo of Scandinavian union IF Metall, to its supervisory board as employee representatives. Analysts said the scandal could cost the carmaker 40 billion euro in fines, lawsuits and retrofits for affected vehicles. Volkswagen's preference share price was up 1.4 percent at 107.30 euro, making it the strongest riser in Germany's main stock index, which was 0.5 percent higher.

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NatWest says government's new Help to Buy ISAs will help young customers

The property must be in the United Kingdom, and cost up to £250,000, or up to £450,000 for people buying in London. A couple saving for a house together can between them benefit from £6,000 from the government if they save £24,000 themselves.