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In Memoriam: Esmond Bradley-Martin, ivory trade researcher, is killed in Kenya

In Memoriam: Esmond Bradley-Martin, ivory trade researcher, is killed in Kenya

Iain Douglas-Hamilton, the founder of Save The Elephants, said that Martin's work had been key in revealing that the price of ivory in China had fallen prior to the Chinese government's commitment to ...

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British PM leads tributes on centenary of women's vote

British PM leads tributes on centenary of women's vote

The wonderful achievements of these often-unsung heroes will be featured on Amnesty's interactive Suffragette Spirit Map of Britain, which will launch on International Women's day on 8 March. These ca...

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Nassar Gets 40 to 125 Years In Prison During Final Prison Sentencing

Nassar Gets 40 to 125 Years In Prison During Final Prison Sentencing

Although the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics , Michigan State University , and even the Federal Bureau of Investigation face lingering questions about whether they could have done more to...

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17 activists in Super Bowl protest cited, let go

17 activists in Super Bowl protest cited, let go

Still, Sherman said he was enjoying the Super Bowl festivities. There is only one big thing going on in the football world right now, at least if you exclude the Hall of Fame voting, which will ta...

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Conservationist Esmond Bradley Martin found dead in Nairobi

Conservationist Esmond Bradley Martin found dead in Nairobi

Breaking the news via her official Twitter handle, WildlifeDirect CEO and National Museums of Kenya Chair Dr. Paula Kahumbu hailed Esmond for his contributions in "exposing the scale of ivory mark...

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In Raid, Israel Security Forces Kill Murderer of West Bank Rabbi

In Raid, Israel Security Forces Kill Murderer of West Bank Rabbi

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, calls on the Security Council to "unequivocally condemn" the attack. On Monday, an Israeli who was later identified as Itamar Ben-Gal was murd...

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CNN Worker Finds Sensitive DHS Docs in Plane Seat Pocket

CNN Worker Finds Sensitive DHS Docs in Plane Seat Pocket

Other sensitive material was also found , CNN said, without further description. Walter is the program manager of BioWatch, which DHS says aims to provide early detection of airborne biological a...

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Some people in Charleston get actual tsunami warning during test, NWS says

Some people in Charleston get actual tsunami warning during test, NWS says

There is NO tsunami threat to east central Florida. In a tweet the NY office of NWS explained that they were investigating how the warning was sent during the test . The pictured alert was sent to ...

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Court decision due on Assange arrest warrant

Court decision due on Assange arrest warrant

The Australian-born Assange hasn't made his intentions clear if he wins, decides to leave the embassy and doesn't immediately face extradition to the U.S. He has been living inside the Ecuadorian Emba...

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John Kelly Told Trump the Memo Is Not That Compelling — WashPost

John Kelly Told Trump the Memo Is Not That Compelling — WashPost

California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, argued in an Esquire op-ed that Trump is seeking to seize the Federal Bureau of Investigation for political ends. Mr....

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Hong Kong Democracy Activists Walk Free After a Court Upholds Their Appeal

Hong Kong Democracy Activists Walk Free After a Court Upholds Their Appeal

Last week a dozen US lawmakers nominated Wong, Law, and Chow along with Hong Kong's entire pro-democracy movement for the Nobel Peace Prize, in an effort to recognize what they said were peaceful effo...

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Special agent says he's leaving FBI over political attacks against the bureau

Intelligence officials. Schiff has branded the GOP memo "a political hit job " and has questioned whether House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., had coordinated with the White...

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Chaos at Newsweek: Top editors suddenly out

Chaos at Newsweek: Top editors suddenly out

The publisher of Newsweek and the International Business Times bought fake audience traffic in order to fulfill a large government advertising campaign, consulting firm Social Puncher alleged. The...

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Accused Lana Del Rey stalker: 'I love you so much Lana'

Accused Lana Del Rey stalker: 'I love you so much Lana'

The man, Michael Hunt , faces charges of aggravated stalking with a credible threat and attempted kidnapping with a weapon. Police were alerted to Hunt's Facebook posts , in which he professed lov...

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BJP general secretary Ram Madhav's Twitter account hacked by Turkish group

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav's Twitter account hacked by Turkish group

Twitter first restricted the primary handle AnupamPKher and later restored the account from AnupampKherTC to AnupamPKher. The actor said he received a link from Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta in a dir...

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The Netherlands recalls ambassador to Turkey

The Netherlands recalls ambassador to Turkey

The ministry added that as long as there is no Dutch ambassador in Ankara, it will not allow a new Turkish ambassador in the Netherlands. "However, the diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and...

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Kenya government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting

Kenya government allows 2 TV stations to resume broadcasting

Also Monday police fired tear gas at a peaceful demonstration of about 100 protesters expressing outrage against the government's "blatant violation of the constitution", said rights activist Njonjo M...

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Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

Abdeslam "informed the court that he did not wish to appear at the hearing this Thursday", Luc Hennart, the court's administrative head, said in an email today. Abdeslam was flanked by four special fo...

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Multiple Injuries After Massive Pileup on Snow Covered Freeway Near Ames

Multiple Injuries After Massive Pileup on Snow Covered Freeway Near Ames

Authorities in Iowa say one person has died and several others were hurt after dozens of vehicles collided along a snow-covered stretch of Interstate 35 near Ames . Two teenagers were killed and ot...

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Pile-up crash in Rolla closes I-44

Pile-up crash in Rolla closes I-44

Louis with serious injuries and a Salem man being arrested on a charge of drunk driving, according to an online crash report of Troop I of the Missouri Highway Patrol. At least three other separate ...

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This 'SNL' skit will make you feel sorry for Melania Trump

This 'SNL' skit will make you feel sorry for Melania Trump

Aidy Bryant as Martha Washington joined the first ladies in consoling first lady Melania Trump . Jackie Kennedy concludes the pep talk by telling Melania, "Now get out there and do what First La...

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High-Level Arrests Bring Touristed Maldives to Political Crisis

High-Level Arrests Bring Touristed Maldives to Political Crisis

The emergency decree gives the government sweeping powers to make arrests, search and seize property and restrict freedom of assembly, officials said. A tense situation prevailed in the Maldives sin...

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Invititation for Otto Warmbier's father to Olympic Games in South Korea

Invititation for Otto Warmbier's father to Olympic Games in South Korea

The so-called "Hermit Kingdom" has not borrowed any English or foreign words, while South Korea has freely borrowed from English. "We can try through indirect methods to create an atmosphere for t...

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Not under the shadow of FGM

Not under the shadow of FGM

If enacted, it would mean a complete ban on FGM in Liberia. There are a number of health risks associated with FGM, including but not limited to severe bleeding, shock from the pain, urinary complicat...

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'Walls Work': White House Rejects McCain-Coons Immigration Proposal

'Walls Work': White House Rejects McCain-Coons Immigration Proposal

Update: Trump on Monday said any proposed solution that doesn't include border wall funding is a "total waste of time". Congress must act by then to fund the government or risk another shutdown, li...

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Regime attacks kill 30 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta

Regime attacks kill 30 civilians in Syria's E. Ghouta

Meanwhile, Turkish operations against Syrian Kurdish forces, and USA and Russian-backed operations against Islamic State, have compounded the suffering of Syrians in the country's north and east. Turk...

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Trump feels vindicated after Republican memo's release

The highly controversial memo alleges that then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe told the House Intelligence Committee that no surveillance warrant would have been sought for a Trump campaign aide ...

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Darren Collison to have arthroscopic knee surgery, out 2-3 weeks

Darren Collison to have arthroscopic knee surgery, out 2-3 weeks

Indiana Pacers point guard Darren Collison is slated to miss the next two-to-three weeks after undergoing arthroscopic left knee surgery, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical . McMillan wan...

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Second Japan Pilot Confirmed Dead After Army Helicopter Crash

Second Japan Pilot Confirmed Dead After Army Helicopter Crash

The incident revived memories of a 2016 crash in which a Japanese air force jet with six people aboard went missing in mountainous terrain. The main rotor heads of AH-64D helicopters need to be repl...

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John Mahoney Dies: Cranky Dad on 'Frasier' Was 77

John Mahoney Dies: Cranky Dad on 'Frasier' Was 77

Actor John Mahoney , known best for his role as the dad in " Frasier " has reportedly passed away at age 77. He appeared more recently in a recurring capacity on several episode of TV Land's Hot in...

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