Sanctuaries around the country are preparing for an influx of retired private lab chimps now that the federal government has stopped backing experiments on humankind’s closest relatives.
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The Costa Rican authorities suspended operations at the country’s main airport Monday after the nearby Turrialba volcano erupted, sending a thick ash cloud into the sky. Turrialba erupted twice Monday, first at dawn and again just before noon. The second eruption sent an ash cloud 13,000 feet into the air.
Authorities ordered the demolition of around 300 houses in three villages to evict people living on the periphery of the rhino sanctuary to stop rampant poaching of the rare animal, a top police official said. Two people were killed and several others were injured Monday when villagers clashed with police while protesting the demolition of their homes.
Casino giant Las Vegas Sands launched Macau’s latest resort on September 13, outfitted with a half-size replica of the Eiffel Tower, as it bets its fortunes on mass market tourists flocking to the gambling enclave.
The ‘Beyond Limits’ exhibition features nineteen monumental sculptures from leading artists including: Zaha Hadid, Cristina Iglesias, Bruce Munro, Lynn Chadwick, Joana Vasconcelos, Aristide Maillol and Richard Hudson. The exhibition is spread across the grounds of Chatsworth, the ancestral seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.
Photos from the press preview of “You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-70″ exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum on September 7, 2016 in London, England.
Craig Sager, TNT’s NBA sideline reporter, has received a rare third bone marrow transplant as he continues his fight against cancer.
“OK, third time’s the charm,” the 65-year-old Sager said moments after the procedure began Wednesday at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
The AP was granted access to the facility during Sager’s treatment. Here’s a collection of images chronicling the hours-long process.
–The Associated Press
Malaysia celebrated its 59th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule in 1957.