• Associated Press

    Hatchlings of endangered crocodile species found in Cambodia

    Eight hatchlings from one of the world’s rarest crocodile species have been found in a wildlife sanctuary in eastern Cambodia, raising hopes for its continuing survival in the wild. Conservationists found the baby Siamese crocodiles earlier this month in a river in the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia's Environment Ministry and the World Wildlife Fund said Tuesday. It had all but disappeared by the 1990s due to a combination of factors including poaching, habitat destruction and cross-breeding with other crocodile species.

  • The High Point Enterprise, N.C.

    Council OKs commission; details to come

    Sep. 21—HIGH POINT — The City Council agreed Monday to create a commission requested by the High Point NAACP branch, but it wasn't quite what the organization wanted. The council voted 9-0 to create a "One High Point Commission," but its membership, duties, powers and other details will be worked out in the coming weeks in talks between city staff and NAACP representatives. The structure of ...

  • Reuters

    Evergrande chairman confident company will 'walk out of its darkest moment'

    China Evergrande Group is confident the company will "walk out of its darkest moment", the debt-laden property developer's chairman said in a letter to staff on Tuesday, as nervous global investors fretted about default risks. In the letter that coincided with China's mid-autumn festival, Hui Ka Yuan, expressed appreciation for the hard work of employees and said Evergrande will deliver property projects as pledged, fulfil responsibilities to property buyers, investors, partners and financial institutions.