31 May 2016
Outrage mounts over gorilla killing at Ohio zoo
CINCINNATI - Reuters
Animal lovers mobilized on Monday as outrage mounted over the Cincinnati
Zoo's killing of a gorilla to rescue a 4-year-old boy who fell into the
More than 200,000 people had signed online petitions on Change.org
protesting the shooting of Harambe, the Western lowland gorilla, whose
species is listed as endangered.
Over 20 dead in multiple bombings across Baghdad
Photo by: Reuters
People inspect a damaged house after a suicide bomb blast in Baghdad's Sadr
City, Iraq, May 30, 2016.
Two suicide attacks, a car bomb also left at least 50 people injured
More than 20 people were killed and at least 50 were wounded in three
bombings, including two suicide attacks, in Baghdad on Monday, said police
and medical sources.
Ex-Chad president sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity
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Former Chad President Hissene Habre has been found guilty of crimes against
humanity for ordering the killing and torture of thousands of political
opponents during his rule from 1982-1990.
He was sentenced by the Special African Chamber in Senegal to life in
Japan scrambles over possible N Korea missile launch
TOKYO, 1 hours, 49 minutes ago
Japan on Monday put its military on alert for a possible North Korean
ballistic missile launch, ordering naval destroyers and anti-ballistic
missile Patriot batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading
for Japan, state broadcaster NHK said.
A spokesman for the Japan's Ministry of Defence in Tokyo declined to say
whether such an order has been issued.
Australian woman presumed dead after crocodile attack
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CAIRNS, Australia, May 30 (UPI) --
CAIRNS, Australia, May 30 (UPI) -- A woman is presumed dead and a friend
was hospitalized after a crocodile attack at an Australian beach,
authorities reported Monday.
The two women were swimming late Sunday night in waist-deep water at
Thornton Beach, a remote part of Daintree National Park in northeast
Australia's Queensland state, when the attack occurred.