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SC 'Giraffe Mom' meets infamous April the giraffe

SC 'Giraffe Mom' meets infamous April the giraffe

While Animal Adventure Park , the zoo where April lives, has created an online poll where visitors can vote on a name for the calf, a new suggestion is making the rounds online. "It was just such a cool experience to get to meet April and the baby and see them in person", she said, before reaching over to adjust little Porter's pacifier.



O'Reilly Out at Fox News Channel

The announcement followed growing reports that the corporation headed by Rupert Murdoch meant to sack the veteran host and just hours after the right-wing television personality was photographed shaking hands with Pope Francis in Rome. A lawyer for O'Reilly recently told The New York Times that his client "has been subjected to a brutal campaign of character assassination that is unprecedented in post-McCarthyist America".


Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea

Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea

Donald Trump's deputy is in the region to reassure allies fretting over Pyongyang's quickening missile programme, and its apparent readiness to carry out another banned nuclear test in its quest to develop an atomic weapon that can hit the United States mainland.


Valley's congressional delegation supports Syria attack, but calls for long-term strategy

Valley's congressional delegation supports Syria attack, but calls for long-term strategy

Trump had toned down his anti-China rhetoric of his election campaign during the meeting, which he had tweeted last week saying it would be "a hard one", Reuters noted. "This clearly indicates the president is willing to take decisive action when called for", Tillerson said. That evening about 7pm, inside a private dining room, the two world leaders dined on NY strip and Dover sole with several dozen Chinese and top White House officials, including Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and ...


United States officials blame Russian inaction for poison gas attack in Syria

United States officials blame Russian inaction for poison gas attack in Syria

The cruise missile strike came after a nerve gas attack on civilians that killed more than 80 people, including children, in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib at the start of last week. The new developments come after the US launched 59 Tomahawk missiles from its warships positioned in the eastern Mediterranean. Much will obviously depend on how United States policy develops in Syria.


What John Culberson Can Learn From Jon Ossoff's Showing In Georgia

What John Culberson Can Learn From Jon Ossoff's Showing In Georgia

A similar story can be told about the Georgia congressional race , in which Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff fell short of the 50 percent margin necessary to avoid a runoff election in June - one that his newly-minted Republican opponent, Karen Handel , is expected to win handily.