The 18-year-old male orca, known as J34, was part of the endangered southern resident killer whale population, which live in the waters off southern British Columbia and Washington state. Cottrell says there are now 79 whales left in the population. The other deaths this year include a mother and calf that disappeared in October, and are suspected of having been malnourished.
He also dismissed social media reports that more Chibok schoolgirls had been rescued from their captors saying that the girls sighted in Yola were the ones rescued in October. Twenty-one of the kidnapped girls were released on October 13, 2016, in a deal brokered by the International Committee of Red Cross and the Swiss government.
They say messages posted in Arabic to the group's "Secrets of Jihadis" social media site called "for bloody celebrations in the Christian New Year". "The FBI is aware of the recent link published online that urges attacks against USA churches", the bullet said.
Israel is to take in injured refugees from Aleppo and arrange for them to be treated in the country's hospitals, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced. The Prime Minister went on to explain that while Israel may not be able to resolve the war in Syria, it can mitigate some of the suffering. Regarding the Palestinian issue, Netanyahu said that with the election of Donald Trump "everybody is saying, 'How is Netanyahu going to deal with this if he does not have massive pressure on ...
These reports gave the Israelis a great deal of consternation. The uncertainty of how Obama would come down on the vote only drove home the stark differences between his outlook and Trump's and Netanyahu's. "However, this resolution is not a productive way to impact such policies", the statement said. He added that the Palestinian Authority's refusal to participate in bilateral negotiations and efforts to attack Israel in global fora are the real obstacles to peace.
The cards, which sell for $10 and provide unlimited Metro access the day of the inauguration, feature an image of the White House against a red-white-and-blue flag backdrop. The transit agency has not yet responded to a request for additional details, including why the president-elect's name doesn't appear without a photo and how many cards they plan to print.