The Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden says it was flooded with angry calls and emails after announcing the name of the first monkey born at the zoo this year.
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The Baltimore Ravens have canceled an NFL draft party at their stadium in the wake of rioting in the city.
National Guardsmen took up positions across the city and hundreds of volunteers began sweeping the streets of broken glass and other debris Tuesday, the morning after riots erupted following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
“There’s no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday,” Obama said. “It is counterproductive. When individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they’re not protesting, they’re not making a statement, they’re stealing.”
At least some of the Washington-based mountaineering companies with expeditions on Mount Everest say their teams have been evacuated by helicopter down to base camp from higher elevations, following the devastating Nepal earthquake and an ensuing avalanche near the world’s highest peak.
The famed movie monster with atomic breath was named tourism ambassador for the Japanese capital.
Expert: Italy Setting Up ‘Diplomatic Showdown’ With US If Italian Court Upholds Amanda Knox’s Conviction
Italy’s high court took up the appeal of Amanda Knox’s murder conviction Wednesday.
About 100 people gathered Wednesday night on the Seattle waterfront near the French consulate’s office to express their concern and condolences after 12 people were killed in a Paris terrorist attack on a newspaper office.
President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America’s “outdated approach” to the communist island in a historic shift that aims to bring an end to a half-century of Cold War enmity.