Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'
Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump?s tweet.
Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island
The head of Puerto Rico?s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island?s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.
Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton
We Really Need To Stop Acting Like Heartless Jerks About Gender Identity
New York City?s Metropolitan Transportation Authority retired the use of ?ladies and gentlemen? in its service announcements last week and began using gender-neutral terms like ?passengers? and ?everyone? to address riders.
Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office
Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, Kenya
Russia's Nuclear Submarine Force Is Back (Maybe)
Russia?s Navy has a new nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) patrolling the world?s seas. On Friday, the submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, set sail on its first venture. The sub is the first of five upgraded Borei-class submarines that Russia is building.
Ohio State latest university to crack down on fraternities after hazing allegations
Ohio State University has become the latest US academic institution to ban on fraternity ceremonies amid concern that alcohol-fuelled initiations are putting students at risk. The move comes within days of Texas State University outlawing all "Greek Activities" - encompassing both fraternities and sororities - following the death of a Phi Kappa Psi inductee. Similar steps have been taken in recent weeks at the University of Michigan and Florida State University. There has been mounting concern at the human toll arising from the incidents of "hazing" at many universities in the US. Such rituals involve pledgees drinking copious amounts of alcohol in a very short time, with at times fatal consequences. In May, 18 students at Penn State were charged with offences including aggravated assault and furnishing alcohol to minors following with the death of Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old engineering student. It is estimated there have been 40 deaths from hazing at US campuses over the last 10 years. Attorney Stacy Parks Miller, left, announces findings an investigation into the death of Penn State University fraternity pledge Tim Piazza Credit: Abby Drey/AP The Ohio decision was announced by Ryan Lovell, the senior director for sorority and fraternity life at the university, the New York Times reported. ?During the period of this directive, your chapter may request to participate in essential activities only,? Mr Lovell wrote. Since the start of the academic year, 11 of the university's 37 fraternities have come under investigation, although details of the alleged offences have not been disclosed.
Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) ? A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.
Joe Biden shares his favorite memes of him and Barack Obama: 'They're all true'
Former Vice President Barack Obama shared some of his favorite memes poking fun at his bromance with Barack Obama in a recent interview, saying, "in essence, they're all true." ?I feel good about it,? Biden said to NBC News about the memes.