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‘Incredibly intoxicated’ man shot and barbecued his dog: cops

An “incredibly intoxicated” Pennsylvania man shot his dog and grilled the animal in a fire pit in his front yard, authorities said.

Nikolay Lukyanchikov, 48, was arrested Friday outside his Northampton Township home, where cops found a burning fire pit and a couch in flames in the front yard, police said.

“Once the fire was under control, patrol observed an unknown animal badly burned and charred on top of a small metal charcoal grill,” Northampton Township police said in a statement. “It was later learned the animal was Lukyanchikov’s dog.”

Lukyanchikov was “incredibly intoxicated” at the time and unable

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Conservative Watchdog Sues Secret Service Over White House Dog-Biting Incident

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Judicial Watch announced on Tuesday that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after government agency allegedly failed to process the records of regarding the White House dog-biting incident in a timely manner.

The lawsuit seeks “all records of communication between USSS officials responsible for protection at the White House regarding the Biden family dogs, named Champ and Major.”

The right-wing group filed a FOIA request on March 10 after Press Secretary Jen Psaki confirmed that President Biden’s dog, Major, bit a White House employee. The White House

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Thrift shop in need of help after burglary

An Englewood thrift store that has become a safe haven for people in need found itself on hard luck after a burglary caused hundreds of dollars in damage to the shop.

In the early morning April 26, the building’s owner received a security phone call and arrived at the shop to find a broken window and a damaged wall, according to Soul Dog Rescue, the animal rescue nonprofit that runs Soul Dog thrift shop on South Broadway.

Someone had stolen a donation jar and a “massive” change jar, the nonprofit’s Facebook page wrote. The money stolen likely totaled only about

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Is ‘Spot’ a good dog? Why we’re right to worry about unleashing robot quadrupeds

When it comes to dancing, pulling a sled, climbing stairs or doing tricks, “Spot” is definitely a good dog. It can navigate the built environment and perform a range of tasks, clearly demonstrating its flexibility as a software and hardware platform for commercial use.

Viral videos of Boston Dynamics’ robotic quadruped showcasing those abilities have been a key pillar of its marketing strategy. But earlier this year, when a New York art collective harnessed Spot to make a different point, the company was quick to deny its potential for harm.

The project, “Spot’s Rampage”, involved fitting a sample

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Bill would end “dog discrimination”

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – At the Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary in Washoe Valley, dogs are given a second chance. Many were slated to be euthanized before they got here. They receive behavioral consultation along with training so they can be matched up with the right family.

There are plenty of success stories.

The manager says wouldn’t it be a shame if the dogs were judged by their breed alone as a measure of their potential.

But when it comes to some insurance companies in our state, that is exactly what was happening.

“For example I rent an apartment, My

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Dog brutally attacked by black bear in Granby | News

GRANBY, CT (WFSB) – A Granby family’s dog is recovering after it was attacked by a bear last week.

A family’s dog was brutally attacked by a black bear — in it’s own backyard.

Now— the family is urging the town to take action to prevent another bear attack.

It’s been a week since the incident— but Valerie Eastwood’s dog is still at an animal hospital.

Tonight— she made a plea to the Granby Board of Selectman

The family says the dog, named Murphy, was attacked after the bear entered their yard over a 5-foot fence around 11 a.m. on

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