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Inuka, the world's only 'tropical polar bear', dies in Singapore

Inuka, the world's only 'tropical polar bear', dies in Singapore

Inuka will not be buried. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Wildlife Reserves Singapore , which manages the Singapore Zoo in Mandai, announced that Inuka had been allowed to pass away under anesthesia on medical advice. In the wild, the bears have an average life expectancy of 15 to 18 years. "It is a very sad moment for us. but I think we have done the right thing by him and he is no longer suffering".


Major announcement on East Area Rapist coming from Sac County DA

Major announcement on East Area Rapist coming from Sac County DA

He is suspected of being the notorious criminal also known as the East Bay Rapist, Original Night Stalker and Diamond Knot Killer, who is also believed to have raped at least 45 females as young as 13, and burglarized hundreds of homes. He would tie up any men present, and pile dishes on their back, before raping the woman while warning the man he would kill him if the dishes tumbled from his back.


The Importance of Insulating the US Economy From OPEC's Actions

The Importance of Insulating the US Economy From OPEC's Actions

Brent crude oil futures were at $73.71 per barrel at 0655 GMT, down 15 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close and nearly $1.8 below the November-2014 high of $75.47 a barrel reached the previous day. Meeting were ongoing in Saudi Arabia while Trump was tweeting . Oil prices briefly surged to fresh three-year highs Tuesday morning before plunging more than 2.5%.


Unemployment rates down throughout region

Unemployment rates down throughout region

In the Seattle area, including Bellevue and Everett, the civilian labor force and total employment increased by nearly the same amount in the 12 months through March. In Gary the rate slipped to 7.1 percent, from 7.3 percent in February (7.4 percent in March 2017). Ceres had an unemployment rate of 8 percent in March, down from the 8.6 percent in February.


NY Special Election Tuesday, Balance of Power on the Line

NY Special Election Tuesday, Balance of Power on the Line

Simcha Felder has long sat with Senate Republicans, to the frustration of other Democrats . Republicans will retain control of the Senate at least through the end of the current legislative session in June. A spokesman for the Senate Democratic conference did not mention Mr. Felder in a statement, but predicted victory in both races on Tuesday and expressed scorn for any member of the party who cooperated with the Republicans.