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Time to name April the giraffe's baby boy, for a price

Time to name April the giraffe's baby boy, for a price

Finally, April the Giraffe has given birth to her most anticipated calf. More than a million viewers tuned in to the live stream of April's birth, breaking the internet with the great news. Animal Adventure Park is offering the public a chance to give him one at nameaprilscalf.com, where anyone who wants to vote on a name can do so for $1 per vote.


Syria chemical attack undeniable, says OPCW chief

Syria chemical attack undeniable, says OPCW chief

Three senior defense officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told reporters that Israeli intelligence believed Syrian military commanders had ordered the devastating attack with Assad's knowledge. "There can be no doubt in the worldwide community's mind that Syria has retained chemical weapons in violation of its agreement and its statement that it had removed them all", said Mattis.



Trump takes to Twitter, doubles down on dairy threat

President Donald Trump's tough, America-first trade posture. The Canadian dollar is weaker after reports the U.S. is planning a move that may escalate a long-running trade dispute with Canada. The Trump administration announced Monday plans to impose duties of up to 24% on most Canadian lumber, charging that lumber companies there are subsidized by the government.


Thousands Honor Those Lost on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thousands Honor Those Lost on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Motorists pulled over on Monday morning, stepping outside their vehicles, heads bowed in silence. More than 213,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel today, many of them below the poverty line, according to survivors' groups. The Israeli flag was lowered to half-mast at the beginning of the ceremony Sunday evening as a military honor guard stood nearby. He said although the Holocaust is "permanently branded in our flesh" it "is not the lens through which we should examine our past and our ...


North Korea marks military anniversary with artillery, not missiles

North Korea marks military anniversary with artillery, not missiles

At the meeting, army Gen. Pak Yong Sik, North Korea's minister of defense, reiterated Pyongyang's claim that the country is ready to use pre-emptive strikes or any other measures it deems necessary to defend itself against the "U.S. However South Korean newspapers are questioning whether Trump is tuning out South Korea after he skipped calling Seoul during his phone conversations with his counterparts in Beijing and Tokyo on Sunday (local time).


Trump insists Mexico border wall will get funded

Trump insists Mexico border wall will get funded

Radio host Rush Limbaugh told listeners Tuesday that he is "troubled" by President Trump's willingness to forgo a budget fight over his border wall to avoid a government shutdown . But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) refused to go along with Trump's demands, saying the wall is a waste of time and money.