22 more elephants poisoned to death in Zimbabwe

22 more elephants poisoned to death in Zimbabwe

Agence France-Presse At least 22 more elephants have died from suspected poisoning by poachers near Zimbabwe’s main game reserve, a parks official said Tuesday, as conservationists struggle to stem a spate of attacks. “We recovered 22 elephant carcasses in the Sinamatela area yesterday and so far we have also recovered 35 tusks,” Caroline Washaya, spokeswoman

SXSW festival cancels video game panels after getting ‘numerous threats of on-site violence’

SXSW festival cancels video game panels after getting ‘numerous threats of on-site violence’

Arturo Garcia Organizers of the South by Southwest festival (SXSW) announced on Monday that they canceled two video game-related panels after receiving threats, Fusion reported. The festival said in a statement that it “has received numerous threats of on-site violence related to this programming. SXSW prides itself on being a big tent and a marketplace

Boxing champ Mike Tyson says Donald Trump ‘should be president of the United States’

Boxing champ Mike Tyson says Donald Trump ‘should be president of the United States’

Agence France-Presse Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has stepped into the political ring, firmly backing Donald Trump in the billionaire tycoon’s bid for the White House in 2016. Tyson issued his endorsement late Monday on HuffPost Live, saying he would like to see a business-minded commander in chief after eight years of President

Georgia ‘Confederate themed’ bar serves ‘Ni**erita’ shot with tequila and watermelon liqueur

Georgia ‘Confederate themed’ bar serves ‘Ni**erita’ shot with tequila and watermelon liqueur

David Ferguson A bar in the home town of the University of Georgia is generating controversy by featuring a racist drink — a shooter called a “Ni**erita,” which features tequila and watermelon-flavored liqueur. Athens, GA’s alt-weekly magazine the Flagpole reported Tuesday about the offensive drink which is served at the bar General Beauregard’s. The racist joke