Tiny Robin Hood society in England says it’s inundated after GameStop financial frenzy

LONDON — A tiny nonprofit in the city of Nottingham, England, was little known before a major financial frenzy flung it into the social media spotlight. The World Wide Robin Hood Society, based in Sherwood, Nottingham, is run by a middle-aged couple enthusiastic about championing their hometown and the fable of the beguiling English legend […]

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Protesting Indian farmers begin hunger strike after week of clashes over agricultural laws

Saturday’s hunger strike will coincide with the death anniversary of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi. NEW DELHI — Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Saturday in protest against new agricultural laws, after a week of clashes with authorities that left one dead and hundreds injured. Angry at what they see as laws benefiting […]

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In the name of ‘humanity’: Mexican bishop calls for probe into suspected massacre of migrants

Mexico’s federal government should guarantee the rights of migrants in Mexican territory and establish humane policies, Bishop Jose Torres added in a letter addressed to the Mexican president. MEXICO CITY – A prominent Mexican bishop called on the government on Thursday to conduct an exhaustive investigation into the recent discovery of 19 burned bodies, suspected […]

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Kansas mom gets ‘incredible’ response for foam coolers to shelter animals in winter

In December, Stephanie Lindquist-Johnson of Roeland Park, Kan., placed a post on Nextdoor, a neighborhood social media site, seeking unwanted foam coolers, the type often used to ship steaks or holiday hams. “The response was incredible,” said Lindquist-Johnson, 43, a web designer for Waddell & Reed, an asset management company in Overland Park. People from […]

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