A couple of curious Japanese macaques recently explored a camera set up in the enclosure at the Buffalo Zoo in New York, which was all captured by the GoPro camera. 18-year-old Eric and his granddaughter, 2-year-old Kiseki, are seen looking into and even licking the camera in the footage, which was shared on the zoo's Facebook page. The GoPro was set up in the habitat as a form of enrichment for the monkeys for half an hour, Christian Dobosiewicz, the Communications Specialist at the zoo told Reuters.
Coca-Cola said on Tuesday it would cut about 1,200 jobs as the beverage maker expands its savings target amid falling demand for fizzy drinks globally. Shares of the Dow component were up marginally at $43.39. Coca-Cola and rival PepsiCo Inc's soda sales have taken a hit as consumers in North America and Europe increasingly shun sugary drinks. Global soda sales fell 1 percent in the first quarter ended March 31, Coca-Cola said on Tuesday.
CALGARY, Alberta - The growing protest movement against U.S. oil and gas pipelines has so far focused on stopping or delaying new construction, with some high-profile successes. Now, in Michigan, a broad coalition of opponents is entering a new frontier: Pushing to rip out and reroute an existing pipeline - Enbridge Inc.'s aging Line 5, which crosses the Straits of Mackinac. They fear the pipeline will leak into the Great Lakes, which contain about a fifth of the world’s fresh water and sustain the state’s second- and third-largest industries, agriculture and tourism.
GRADY, Ark. - Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a cheerleader. Kenneth Williams, 38, was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m. at the state's Cummins Unit prison. The state, which had not held an execution in 12 years until this month, had already put three other inmates to death since April 20.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Some of his supporters fret that President Donald Trump is backing himself into a corner with promises that can’t be kept. Others lament he is not pulling America from international conflicts as he vowed – or say he should “get off of Twitter.” Those grumbles are early warning signs for Trump as he marks his 100th day in office on Saturday.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. "There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely," Trump told Reuters in an Oval Office interview ahead of his 100th day in office on Saturday.
United Airlines has a reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum with the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month in an incident that sparked international outrage , an attorney for the passenger said on Thursday.
California-based Kitty Hawk Corporation have provided the first glimpse of their new all-electric flyer of the same name. The Kitty Hawk Flyer is specifically designed to fly over water. Users don't need a pilot's license and can learn to fly in minutes. The company have designed the Kitty Hawk Flyer to fulfill their mission of making the dream of personal flight a reality, according to their website . The Flyer can hold an altitude of up to 15 feet and will become available by the end of 2017.
NEW YORK - United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta Air Lines Inc. outlined plans to offer up to $9,950 in such cases. United also said it would take actions to reduce overbooking flights and improve customer satisfaction.
WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers launched the next round in their fight against federal regulation on Wednesday, helped by at least one Democrat, as the U.S. Senate began work on legislation to change nearly every step agencies take in creating and applying new rules. Republicans have said they deem lightening federal regulation, which they consider costly and burdensome, as much a priority as overhauling healthcare and rewriting the tax code.