A parliamentary bill to bring in “one of the world’s toughest bans on ivory sales“ to protect elephants is being published. ‘Elephants are one of the world’s most iconic animals and we must do all we can to protect them for future generations.’

A parliamentary bill to bring in “one of the world’s toughest bans on ivory sales“ to protect elephants is being published. Environment Secretary Michael Gove is publishing the bill, which will introduce a ban on the sale of ivory items of all ages, not just those produced after a certain date. Making the move, which … Continue reading "A parliamentary bill to bring in “one of the world’s toughest bans on ivory sales“ to protect elephants is being published. ‘Elephants are one of the world’s most iconic animals and we must do all we can to protect them for future generations.’"

Can I get an AMEN for the LADIES? —> Prominent Southern Baptist leader removed as seminary president following controversial remarks about abused women

FORT WORTH — Prominent Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson has been removed from his job as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary amid an evangelical #MeToo moment: a massive backlash from women upset over comments he made in the past that are newly perceived as sexist and demeaning. Seminary leaders were vague as to the reason for … Continue reading "Can I get an AMEN for the LADIES? —> Prominent Southern Baptist leader removed as seminary president following controversial remarks about abused women"

Vaccination method that wiped out smallpox gets unleashed today on Ebola

With more than 7,500 doses of an experimental vaccine against Ebola, health officials today began a vaccination campaign to try to thwart the latest outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the World Health Organization, the campaign will start with healthcare workers operating in areas affected by the … Continue reading "Vaccination method that wiped out smallpox gets unleashed today on Ebola"

Mom’s heartwarming video shows older boys including shy son in basketball game

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When residents learned Broomfield(CO)’s HS was a possible target for Westboro Baptist Church, 600 people showed up to counter-protest.

Messages advocating tolerance and love were seen Tuesday afternoon on people’s makeup, on clothing and on signs — some of which also proclaimed that, “Jesus had two dads.” When Broomfield residents learned that Broomfield High School was a possible target of hate speech and protest, more than 600 counter-protesters showed up. A “Community Hug” was … Continue reading "When residents learned Broomfield(CO)’s HS was a possible target for Westboro Baptist Church, 600 people showed up to counter-protest."

Waianae High School senior will graduate Friday with perfect attendance record. And it’s not just through high school, but all the way back to kindergarten. It’s a mind boggling streak. But Eddie Keller Jr. says as a kid, he wanted to see how long he could keep it going. And he just couldn’t stop.

A Waianae High School senior will graduate on Friday with a perfect attendance record. And its not just through high school, but all the way back to kindergarten. Its a mind boggling streak. But Eddie Keller Jr. says as a kid, he wanted to see how long he could keep it going. And he just … Continue reading "Waianae High School senior will graduate Friday with perfect attendance record. And it’s not just through high school, but all the way back to kindergarten. It’s a mind boggling streak. But Eddie Keller Jr. says as a kid, he wanted to see how long he could keep it going. And he just couldn’t stop."

Our rights!

ATLANTA — Despite the NFL’s approval of a revised policy that requires players on the field to stand during the national anthem, Jets chairman Christopher Johnson told Newsday on Wednesday that his players are free to take a knee or perform some other protest without fear of repercussion from the team. League owners unanimously adopted … Continue reading "Our rights!"