September 01, 2014

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya -- An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled ...

WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

DAKAR, Senegal -- The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.

Barber joins Oaklawn as gaming food and beverage manager

Jimmy Barber, a 2003 graduate of Henderson State University, has joined Oaklawn in the newly created position of gaming food and beverage manager. His role will be very instrumental in the success of the food and beverage operation in the gaming area, especially once the expansion is completed in early November. Among the new features will be the Silks Bar & Grill and Bistro.

Some thoughts to share

Random thoughts: Media's use of violent words to describe nonviolent situations/events. Nonreactive plastic implants for elephants and rhinos to discourage poachers. Sell ivory and horn. Buy habitat enhancements such as water wells, peanuts and alfalfa.