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African Elephant Slaughter Prompts International Marches on Oct 4

African Elephant Slaughter Prompts International Marches on Oct 4
BY PAT SUMMERS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Extinct animal lists include the dodo, the passenger pigeon, the saber tooth tiger, the elephant.

The elephant?

Well, not yet. But African elephants are facing extinction if the current rate of slaughter continues. They are being mercilessly (and illegally) hunted and killed for their tusks, which are then turned into ivory trinkets for the demanding Asian market, where apparently bibelots are more valued than an animal’s life.

 

Brazilian Inmates Cycling Their Way Out of Prison

Brazilian Inmates Cycling Their Way Out of Prison
BY PAT SUMMERS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

This summer in Brazil, a country with overcrowded prisons and high recidivism rates, some prisoners have opted to cycle toward their freedom. In a novel exchange pro...

Why Would a Dutch Teen Burn an American Flag?

Why Would a Dutch Teen Burn an American Flag?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Burning the American flag may not be illegal in this country, but it is not something Clinton police were pleased to see while out on patrol. Especially from a group of...

What It’s Like Being Swept Out to Sea

What It’s Like Being Swept Out to Sea
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Swimmers of all experience levels need to take precautions because of the power of the ocean currents.

Aspiring marine biologist Heather Barnes of Woodbury was swept out...

Adult Diapers Taking Over Baby Market in One Country

Adult Diapers Taking Over Baby Market in One Country
BY REBECCA SHEEHAN
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM 

Diapers, diapers, diapers. . . When you have a baby you just can’t have enough of the things. You are constantly adding them to any grocery list because yo...

Over or Under of 25? Percent of Women Who Are Victims of Domestic Violence

Over or Under of 25? Percent of Women Who Are Victims of Domestic Violence
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A shocking report from the World Health Organization has revealed that domestic violence against women has reached epidemic proportions globally.

The WHO conducted the s...

Chinese Baby Rescued From Sewer Pipe (VIDEO)

Chinese Baby Rescued From Sewer Pipe (VIDEO)
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The case of a newborn boy who was rescued from a sewage pipe in eastern China is being treated as an attempted homicide, according to police.

Firefighters rescued an inf...

Pope Loves His Harley-Davidsons

Pope Loves His Harley-Davidsons
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company has been around for 110 years, and riders have been taking their anniversary parties around the world.

Three days of international cele...

New Jersey Helps Bust International Credit Card Scam Run From Vietnam

New Jersey Helps Bust International Credit Card Scam Run From Vietnam
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The leader of an international credit card theft ring has been brought to federal charges in New Jersey.

Three men involved in the $200 million fraud were arrested in Lo...

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