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Rare white giraffes in Kenya captured on video for the first time Rare white giraffes in Kenya captured on video for the first time
- September 14, 2017

Unlike albinism where there is only an absence of melanin, leucism is a condition that is caused by a reduction in multiple types of pigment . "There is a high chance we might see more white giraffes in the future", Abdullahi Ali, the founder of the HCP , told Business Insider on Thursday. (more...)
Ohio Department of Education releases school report cards Ohio Department of Education releases school report cards
- September 14, 2017

In 2016, the district received F's across the board with the exception of performance index , 5-year graduation rate and the prepared for success grade. "I continue to be impressed with the dedication of Ohio's educators and our students' desire to learn more and more". The district saw dips in their performance index score, K-3 Literacy, achievement components. (more...)
Most Americans Oppose DACA Repeal, Support Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers' Most Americans Oppose DACA Repeal, Support Path to Citizenship for 'Dreamers'
- September 14, 2017

As you may know, President Trump recently announced he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an executive order issued in 2012 that granted eligible Dreamers protection from deportation. Comprehensive resources for Catholics looking to get informed about the Church's position, and how to pray and take effective action are available both at the USCCB's Justice for Immigrants website (which can be found at justiceforimmigrants.org), and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles's ... (more...)
Jacob Rees-Mogg: increased use of food banks is 'rather uplifting' Jacob Rees-Mogg: increased use of food banks is 'rather uplifting'
- September 14, 2017

Why is the iPhone X £250 more in Britain than it is in America? . Rees-Mogg added: 'The real reason for the rise in numbers is because people know they are there and Labour refused to tell them'. "More can and must be done at all levels of United Kingdom government to recognise and find solutions to the issues which drive foodbank use and we are keen to work with politicians, businesses and other charities to tackle hunger in communities across the United Kingdom". (more...)
Involved 'in Some Way' in Kenneka Jenkins Case Involved 'in Some Way' in Kenneka Jenkins Case
- September 14, 2017

She is convinced her daughter was murdered and suspects the group who reported her missing, claiming that they have "changed their story over and over". "I don't think anything has been ruled in or ruled out at this point", Mack said. "They think that she walked into a cooler, intoxicated, barely able to hold herself up", she said of the investigators, adding that walk-in freezer doors are heavy and hard to open. (more...)
Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at IS militants, equipment in Syria Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at IS militants, equipment in Syria
- September 14, 2017

On Thursday, the pro-government forces were closing in at the extremists from three sides along the river, pounding al-Bogheliyah neighbourhood on the northwestern edge of the city. Mr Aziz said they were about four miles away from the city's eastern entrance. The extremist group agreed to evacuate territory, for the first time, from a district on the Syria-Lebanon border on August 28. (more...)
Ryan Murder: Bombay HC rejects Pintos' bail, asks them to submit passports Ryan Murder: Bombay HC rejects Pintos' bail, asks them to submit passports
- September 14, 2017

Thakur, the father of the Class 2 student Pradyuman, today filed an intervening application opposing the anticipatory bail pleas filed by the group's CEO, Ryan Pinto , and his parents -Augustine Pinto, the founding chairman of the group, and Grace, its managing director. (more...)
Martin Shkreil jailed for offering reward for strand of Hillary Clinton's hair Martin Shkreil jailed for offering reward for strand of Hillary Clinton's hair
- September 14, 2017

But Judge Matsumoto failed to see the humor in soliciting assault on a public figure. Prosecutors said Chuckerley's behavior, which posed a threat, forced the US Secret Service to "provide additional resources to ensure the safety of Hillary Clinton ". (more...)
Fort Bragg soldiers hurt in explosion Fort Bragg soldiers hurt in explosion
- September 14, 2017

Fort Bragg officials have confirmed 15 soldiers are hurt and have been taken to the Womack Army Medical Center for treatment. ABC affiliate WTVD has reported that the explosion happened when a vehicle rolled over at a remote area of the base, but details about the injuries remain unclear. (more...)
Here's Susan Rice's Explanation For Unmasking Trump Campaign Officials Here's Susan Rice's Explanation For Unmasking Trump Campaign Officials
- September 14, 2017

CNN said Zayed "arrived in NY last December in the transition period before Trump was sworn into office for a meeting with several top Trump officials, including Michael Flynn, the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and his top strategist Steve Bannon", citing multiple sources who wished to remain anonymous. (more...)
Tropical Storm Max expected to bring 'dangerous flooding' to Mexico Tropical Storm Max expected to bring 'dangerous flooding' to Mexico
- September 14, 2017

Max was blowing maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometres per hour on Thursday morning, the NHC said, and was about 88 km southwest of Acapulco. It's expected to strengthen slightly before making landfall sometime tonight. The rainfall could cause "life-threatening flash floods and mudslides". The natural disaster, which killed at least 90 people , could be felt in the the capital of Mexico City. (more...)
US, India destabilising region through arms deal: FO US, India destabilising region through arms deal: FO
- September 14, 2017

He noted that the U.S. did not share Pakistan's threat perception about India, which he said was indulging in warmongering and building up its military capabilities. Pakistan chose to approach regional countries after US President Donald Trump announced his controversial new policy for South Asia, which included "anti-Pakistan" remarks. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN amid growing Rohingya crisis Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN amid growing Rohingya crisis
- September 14, 2017

Myanmar's government maintains that the actions of its military are a necessary measure to protect against "terrorist activities" in Rahkine State by Rohingya militants. There are about 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar living in temporary camps in Bangladesh, including tens of thousands who crossed over during earlier periods of violence. (more...)
Bengal CPM recommends rebel Ritabrata's ouster Bengal CPM recommends rebel Ritabrata's ouster
- September 14, 2017

In his television interview, Banerjee alleged CPI (M ) central leadership is "anti-Bengali" and that Yechury is a minority while majority is led by Prakash and Brinda Karat. Since the central committee is scheduled to meet in October, the Bengal unit's decision to expel Banerjee is likely to be formalised and announced by the politburo in a day or two, CPI (M) sources said. (more...)
Domestic violence leaves 3 Sacramento kids dead Domestic violence leaves 3 Sacramento kids dead
- September 14, 2017

West Sacramento police received calls Wednesday night reporting a domestic violence incident as well as the possibility of deceased children inside the apartment near Jefferson Boulevard, Sgt. Police say the woman is married to the suspect. Kinney said the mother witnessed the killings, and that she, too, was a victim of domestic violence. (more...)
N/Korea threatens USA with 'greatest pain' after United Nations sanctions
- September 14, 2017

But she stressed that "these steps only work if all nations implement them completely and aggressively". In a clear message to North Korean threats to attack the USA, she said: "We will never forget the lesson that those who have evil intentions must be confronted". (more...)
Syrian talks in Astana aim for lasting ceasefires Syrian talks in Astana aim for lasting ceasefires
- September 14, 2017

The main topic of the negotiations is a creation of the fourth de-escalation zone in Idlib and fixation of an armistice in the already active zones. The first meeting was held between the Russian delegation headed by Moscow's special envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev and United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura. (more...)
Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday
- September 14, 2017

As Harvey bore down on Texas in late August, Trump and his aides quickly said he would visit the disaster zone within days of the storm's landfall. Other areas of the state, however, remain largely incapacitated, including the Florida Keys, where an estimated quarter of the homes were destroyed. (more...)
Last Chance U star Isaiah Patrick-Wright charged with criminal homicide Last Chance U star Isaiah Patrick-Wright charged with criminal homicide
- September 14, 2017

Radford was found around 10:42 p.m. with multiple stab wounds. Where are star players of "Last Chance U" now? Patrick transferred to the University of IN and appeared IN 10 games last season. Wright left EMCC and transferred to the University of West Georgia, but according to Connor Tapp of 247Sports is no longer enrolled in the program. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: What The UK Military Has Done So Far
- September 14, 2017

The UK has helped to distribute water bottles to 700 of the most vulnerable households affected by Hurricane Irma on the British Virgin Islands. "The response would have been just as large and swift regardless of the aid rules", the spokesman said. (more...)