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Critically endangered western lowland gorilla born in Smithsonian zoo

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Sunday. Zoo staff are ecstatic at Calaya's success in carrying Moke, and say initial impressions are that he will thrive in his mother's care. His name is from the Lingala language and means "junior" or "little one". The Smithsonian's five-gorilla troop is now made up of Moke, Calaya, 26-year-old father Baraka, another adult female called Mandara and a sub-adult female called Kibibi. Read More »

Democrats' midterm advantage narrows in new poll

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Fifty-four percent of registered voters in New Jersey say they would vote or lean toward voting for the Democratic candidate in their district compared with 35 percent who would support the Republican candidate if the election was held now. Read More »

United States to impose sanctions on Russian Federation over Syria aide, Haley says

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The Pentagon said there were three targets: a chemical weapons research and development site in the Damascus area, a chemical weapons storage facility near Homs and a chemical weapons "bunker" a few miles from the second target. President Donald Trump on Sunday said a US -led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program was "perfectly carried out". "In addition, we expect our regional allies and partners to take greater responsibility both militarily and financially for securing the ... Read More »

Bodies of missing man, child found in submerged SUV

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The office also said the body of an adult female found in the Eel River on Friday has been identified as 38-year-old Soumya Thottapilly . Searchers are looking for the missing family members and their vehicle which is believed to be submerged somewhere in the Eel River. Read More »

Woman accused of attack with knife, beating

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Two weeks later, Florida authorities identified Riess as a suspect in the murder of Hutchinson who was fatally shot in Fort Myers Beach on April 9. With her platinum blonde hair and a cherubic smile, Lois Riess looks in photos like what she is - a 56-year-old grandmother from small-town America. Read More »

2 bodies, vehicle found after California family's SUV went into river

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Searchers on the Eel River in Leggett , Calif., on Sunday recovered the submerged bodies of Sandeep Thottapilly, 41, and his daughter, Saachi, 9, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on Monday. "Visibility was extremely poor and divers noted the vehicle was encased in a large amount of sediment from the river current", he said. Two days earlier on April 13, searchers found a woman's body that has been identified as mother Soumya, 38. Read More »

London violence: Forest Gate teenager stabbed to death

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Police said his family were still being informed and that formal identification and a post-mortem would be arranged. Police have cordoned the area off and are investigating, but no arrests have been made. The teenager was stabbed to death in Chesnut Avenue. The cause of death of a baby who was killed in January is now unknown. Scotland Yard said: "Officers attended, along with London's Air Ambulance". Read More »

Teachers march to state Capitol to demand more classroom funding

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In 2016, Colorado's average teacher salary was $46,155. "We're just hoping that by all of us showing up that they know we're not giving up", said Jana Young, a special education teacher's assistant from Enid Public Schools. "Educators have been energized by what's happened in West Virginia , Oklahoma and Kentucky and Arizona ", she said, referring to teacher walkouts or demonstrations in those states. Read More »

Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

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The US Department of Defense said there was "no USA military activity in that area at this time". The tripartite Western aggression occurred days after the United States accused the Syrian government of an alleged attack with chemical weapons in the city of Duma, Eastern Ghouta region, an accusation rejected by the authorities of this country. Read More »

Alfie Evans' parents lose legal fight to move son to Italian hospital

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The High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights have previously backed doctors, who say Alfie's condition is irreversible. He said that Alfie "tried his best to stay awake but after a couple of minutes and a couple of very exhausted kid flickers he went back of to sleep". Read More »

Missing Indian family in the US: One body found

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Jennifer , her wife Sarah and three of their children were found dead after their auto plunged into the Pacific Ocean March 26. In California, a person is legally drunk if they have a BAC of.08 or higher. "The legal limit for driving in California is 0.08". On Thursday items found in the river revealed that the vehicle sought was the Thottapilly's when relatives positively identified the items as the family's. Read More »

Missing south Kashmir Army man joins Hizb

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It goes on to say Mir , a native of Wachi in Shopian in south Kashmir, was with the army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry unit and was posted in Bihar . Meanwhile, a civilian and a policeman were injured in the Shopian district on Monday when terrorists opened fire on a police party, officials said. Read More »

BORDER CHAOS: California BANS TROOPS from Helping Border Patrol Agents

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Salesses told reporters at a briefing Monday. So far about 960 have arrived, officials said. "At some point that might come together", said Ronald D. According to one US official, the California Guard has suggested assigning about 40 troops to marijuana eradication across the state. "The Arizona National Guard will deploy 225 members of the Guard today to support border security measures", the state militia said in a statement. Read More »

Twelve medals for Team NI in Commonwealth Games

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Fearnley and his teammates. Commonwealth Games boss Peter Beattie will apologise to Australian flagbearer Kurt Fearnley after the Gold Coast games ended without the athletes at the forefront. "I knew I needed, for my old man's sake, I think I needed to get a bit of a buffer on second place", he said. The ceremony was even criticised by Australian broadcasters. Read More »

Community forum tonight on fate of Cortland, Virgil schools

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It is uncommon in Huntsville. We're going to be okay. "There is no pot of gold sitting somewhere that we can use", she said. He noted that 20 years ago, there was a discussion about constructing a new school, but the decisions to renovate both the high school and middle school left the district in a hard position. Read More »

Syrian State TV Says Air Defenses Shoot Down Missiles

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Syria's air defenses shot down missiles targeting Shayrat air base in Homs province early Tuesday, state media reported, as a Hezbollah media arm said missiles targeting Dumayr base near Damascus were also intercepted. Defense Secretary Mattis said at the time that no follow-up attacks were planned and that the Pentagon was careful to ensure the safety of Russian troops and Syrian civilians in the area. Read More »

Cohen, Trump's lawyer, to appear at Manhattan court hearing

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Cohen is "being investigated for criminal conduct that largely centers on his personal business dealings", Thomas McKay, an assistant U.S. attorney, said in a court filing. But he said he never retained Cohen "in any traditional sense", never paid him and never got billed for a legal fee. Last week, he filed a motion to prevent materials seized in an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of his office and home from being used, citing attorney-client privilege. Read More »

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Tornado watch issued for Horry and Georgetown counties

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Highs Tuesday will be in the 30's to mid 40's. This will lead to some cool mornings with lows in the 50s, but afternoon temperatures will gradually modify each afternoon as the week wears on. Warmer weather returns midweek as clear skies continue across the Tar Heel State. West winds will be 15 to 20 miles per hour with gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Read More »

ExxonMobil (XOM) Given Neutral Rating at JPMorgan Chase

Shares of XOM traded up $0.93 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $78.77. It has underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500. Axa decreased its stake in Cbs Corp New (CBS) by 28.53% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Government Watchdog Says EPA Broke Law With Pruitt Phone Booth

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The EPA also violated the Antideficiency Act, which prohibits federal agencies from incurring expenses in excess of funds available in appropriations, the GAO said. "Like maybe a monk, where you don't come in contact with anyone". "These circumstances include, but are not limited to, situations when the '[use] of coach-class accommodations would endanger [one's] life or Government property" or an agent on protective detail is "accompanying an individual authorized to use other than ... Read More »

KKR cruise past Delhi, Maxwell

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Glenn Maxwell (47 from 22 balls) and Rishabh Pant (43 from 26) kept Delhi in the hunt with a breezy 62-run partnership from 32 balls. Once KKR had raised 200 runs on the board, Delhi's chase was always going to be decided in how they tackled the rivals' quality spin attack comprising wrist spinners Piyush Chawla and Kuldeep Yadav apart from the wily Sunil Narine . Read More »

Conservatives couldn't stand James Comey's interview last night

On Sunday morning, Trump unleashed a series of tweets accusing Comey of revealing classified information, suggesting he should go to jail, and saying that he "will go down as the WORST FBI Director in history". "I think he felt a pressure in the political environment because he wanted Hillary Clinton to be elected, to give her a shot in the arm". Comey said he asked Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, to "be between me and the president". Read More »

United States accuses Russia, Syria of tampering with Douma evidence

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The deputy foreign minister also said Russian politicians were discussing United States "abuse" of the dollar's status as the worldwide currency, RIA quoted Ryabkov as saying. Referring to the airstrikes, Haley said: "I think everyone knows that we sent a strong message". Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied that Moscow had interfered with any evidence: "I can guarantee that Russia has not tampered with the site", he told the BBC in an interview. Read More »

Israel carried out strike on Iran targets in Syria

It has invested its financial resources to help Assad crush the opposition so that it can retain open access to Hezbollah in southern Lebanon. "This is not about regime change". Speaking via satellite link to his supporters in Beirut Friday, Nasrallah called the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma "theater". Analysts said the limited nature of the strike probably would not compel Russian Federation or Iran into taking significant action. Read More »

Small plane crashes in Virginia, killing 1

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Medina County Sheriff Randy Brown confirms that 68-year-old Carl Bray is the pilot identified in Sunday morning's fatal plane crash. The DPS said the plane was reported missing around 10:30 p.m. The victim's identity has not been released by Virginia State Police pending formal identification and notification of family. The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation. Read More »

Charged: Garrett Klumb accused of sexually assaulting child under age 12

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Michael Andrew Gray, whose address is in La Vergne, Tennessee, is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl around May 1, 2016, court records indicate. Shannon Sullivan said. The man, from the Penpedairheol area, was later charged with two counts of assault and two public order offences and released on bail to appear in court at a later date. Read More »

IEBC thrown into crisis as three commissioners resign

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They faulted Chebukati over how key decisions at the commission were being made, including last week sending of CEO Ezra Chiloba on a three-month compulsory leave. During the East African country's general election past year the commission was at the centre of controversy and was accused by the opposition of tampering with the vote. Read More »

James Comey: Trump morally 'unfit' to be United States president

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It is as if Comey believes that electing Trump was a kind of moral failing by the entire country - a sin that voters must pay for, until Election Day 2020 presents an opportunity for redemption. Mrs Clinton blames his decision to reopen the email probe 11 days before the 2016 election for her shock defeat. Comey explains the double standard: He was sure Clinton would win and he didn't want the next president and the Federal Bureau of Investigation tainted by news of a coverup. Read More »

Jenna Bush Hager Gives Health Update on Grandmother Barbara

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An emotional Jenna Bush Hager said that former first lady Barbara Bush is "in great spirits" while she rests at home after refusing medical treatment despite her " failing health ". The couple had six children. The statement didn't elaborate on the former first lady's health problems, but she has been suffering from congestive heart failure, according to reports. Read More »