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Baby Elephant Walks Again After Being Shot in the Legs

Feb. 9, 2017 - Luggard is one lucky elephant. When he was just a few months old, a pilot on anti-poaching patrol over Tsavo East National Park in Kenya spotted him struggling to keep up with his herd. Luggard had been shot in the hind leg and foot. While the exact reason for the shooting isn't known, it's possible Luggard's herd was wandering through Kenyan farmlands, a common cause of human-elephant conflict. Luggard received veterinary ... Full story

Cleveland Indians unveil statue of Frank Robinson

The Cleveland Indians and Frank Robinson made history four decades ago. They celebrated again on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue of Robinson prior to their game against Kansas City. Robinson became the first African-American manager in the major leagues with the team. "It's such a great day here," he said in a speech during the ceremony. "I didn't think I would see this day. I never thought I would be here to see something like this.". ... Full story

40,000 pound the streets for Great Manchester Run and half-marathon - live updates

PROUD JUNIOR RUNNERS. Some of the junior runners who’ve finished - well done all! 10:12Lee Swettenham. MILLIONS TO BE RAISED FOR CHARITIES. Just one of the many mentions on social media for runners raising so much money for charity. Good work everyone! 10:00Lee Swettenham. GO, GO, GO! No pacing themselves here! 09:59Lee Swettenham. JUNIOR RUNNERS ARE OFF! The Great Manchester Junior Run is underway! We’ve just followed their warm-up and the ... Full story

TWICE tops the brand value ranking for idols in May + BTS and Lovelyz follow

TWICE is the top idol group in terms of brand value for May. According to the Korea Institute of Corporate Reputation, TWICE was at the top of the May data, followed by BTS and Lovelyz . 113,336,088 pieces of data were examined from April 27th to May 28th. SEE ALSO: BTS return to Korea and to hold a press conference after their success at the 'Billboard Music Awards'. The rest of the idols ranked were, in order, Black Pink , Seventeen , ... Full story

A papal encounter with the bat-faced duck-lion | Opinion

Donald Trump, with his wife Melania and daughter Ivanka, meeting Pope Francis in the Vatican. Photograph: Vatican Pool - Corbis/Getty Images. eelzebub, the gluttonous emperor of hell, master of calumny, foremost in wickedness and crime, is a fallen angel who presides over the Order of the Fly. Some say he is as high as a tower. Others say he has the figure of a snake, but with the generative organs of a young woman, and the face of a ... Full story

Ubers for the 0.1 Percent

While the plebs are busy navigating the perils of ride sharing in 2017—should I ... Full story

Widows in India: My children threw me out of the house

Vrindavan, India - Self-immolation, sati, on a husband's pyre may have been banned in India, but life for many widows in India is still disheartening as they are shunned by their communities and abandoned by their families. "I used to wash dishes and clothes in people's house to earn money, but the moment they heard that I am a widow, I was thrown out without any notice," said 85-year-old Manu Ghosh, living in Vrindavan, a city in the Northern ... Full story

Canucks want Ryan Miller back next season: report

Ryan Miller can become an unrestricted free agent July 1, but the Vancouver Canucks are hoping they can sign the veteran goaltender to a new contract, the Vancouver Province reported. Miller, 36, was 18-29-6 with a 2.80 goals-against average and .914 save percentage in 54 games this season. He signed a three-year, $18 million contract (average annual value $6 million) prior to the 2014-15 season, according to CapFriendly.com. The Canucks missed ... Full story

How Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was radicalised by his links to Libya

Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/Facebook. “Whoever played with his mind, as he saw the kids coming out [of the arena] – all the happy faces – he should have changed his mind.” Those were the words late last week of Hisham Ben Ghalbon, a proud Manchester resident, a Libyan and a man, like so many others, wondering how what happened at the Manchester Arena ever came to pass. Tragically, 22-year-old Salman Abedi ... Full story

Woman sentenced after man found dead under concrete, newly-constructed deck

Michelle Morin appears in a Rhode Island courtroom in October of 2015. PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A Rhode Island woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the death of a Massachusetts man whose body was found buried under newly poured concrete behind her home. Michelle Morin was sentenced Thursday after pleading no contest to charges of conspiring to commit assault with a dangerous weapon, felony assault, and failure to report a ... Full story

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