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  Trump on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened'   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:17:15 -0500

Trump on Parkland shooter: 'A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened'President Trump on Friday castigated the armed resource officer in Parkland, Fla., who resigned from the Broward County Sheriff’s office after surveillance footage showed he waited outside the school during last week’s mass shooting.



  West Virginia Teachers Are Making Sure Their Students Get Fed While They're On Strike   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:51:30 -0500

West Virginia Teachers Are Making Sure Their Students Get Fed While They're On StrikeOnce it became clear West Virginia schools would close for a statewide teacher walkout this week, staffers from Nitro High School came up with a plan to keep hungry students fed while school was out.



  'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootings   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:17:38 -0500

'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootingsThe national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Friday doubled down on her claim that members of the media “love” mass shootings, like last week’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., because of the bump in television ratings that some networks experience.



  12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should Read   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:37:13 -0500

12 Tweets On Gun Violence And Mental Health Everyone Should ReadIf you mapped out the discussion about the major causes of gun violence following every mass shooting in the United States, it would almost certainly lead you to the same destination: mental illness.



  Woman Charged With Suffocating 3 Infants in the 1980s   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:49:33 -0500

Woman Charged With Suffocating 3 Infants in the 1980sThe cases were reopened in March 2015 after Nancy Moronez's daughter told police her mother confessed to suffocating Moronez's son



  GOP Doing All It Can To Keep Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Congressional Map   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:19:26 -0500

GOP Doing All It Can To Keep Pennsylvania's Gerrymandered Congressional MapPennsylvania Republicans took another stab at blocking a court-ordered congressional map on Thursday by filing a new lawsuit that asks a three-judge federal panel to step in.



  Boko Haram girls were not freed in heroic mission after all, Nigerian officials admit   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:44:50 -0500

Boko Haram girls were not freed in heroic mission after all, Nigerian officials admitNigerian officials have apologised after falsely claiming to have staged a dramatic rescue of a group of schoolgirls taken in a mass abduction by Boko Haram on Monday night. Officials in northern Yobe State had claimed on Wednesday to have rescued at least 50 of the girls, in what they described as a "gallant" mission by the Nigerian army. But late on Thursday night, they told families of the missing girls that there had in fact been no rescue at all, saying that the claims had been based on "unreliable" information from the security forces. "We have now established that the information we relied on to make the statement was not credible," said Yobi state spokesman Abdullahi Bego. "The Yobe State government apologises for that." The admission came amid claims from parents that four days after the initial kidnapping in the town of Dapchi, more than 100 girls remain unaccounted for.  At least five parents who were present fainted with the shock upon being told at an official briefing that their daughters were still missing after all. Boko Haram oppression in Nigeria, in pictures One parent, Kundiri Alhaji Bukar, told BBC Hausa language service: ''[The governor] said soldiers were dispatched but the military commander told him they could not locate the girls with the Boko Haram militants. He said no-one is really sure whether the girls were taken away by Boko Haram. But we on our part, we believe Boko Haram abducted the children." The backtracking by the Yobe state officials comes amid growing concerns about the government's handling of the incident. When reports of the attack on the school first surfaced earlier this week, officials initially claimed there had been no abductions at all, and that the missing girls had simply fled to surrounding villages. Critics have drawn comparisons with the government's handling of the notorious Chibok school abduction case in 2014, where officials likewise made a series of denials and contradictory statements before admitting that some 276 children had gone missing. As of Friday morning there was still no solid information on the number of girls believed to be missing. While some are thought to have been abducted, others may have fled to safety in surrounding villages and simply not yet contacted their parents. Mobile phone reception is limited in much of Nigeria's remote rural north. Sandals are strewn in the yard of the Government Girls Science and Technical College staff quarters in Dapchi, Nigeria, on February 22, 2018  Credit: AMINU ABUBAKAR/AFP/Getty Images On Wednesday, government officials told the Reuters news agency that around 50 girls were still missing. But one parent, Bashir Manzo, told the Associated Press news agency that parents had presented the state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, with a list of 101 missing children at Thursday's official briefing. “[Mr Gaidam] told us the girls have not been found and we should continue to pray for their safe return,” another parent, Rabiu Sani, told the AP.   The flow of official misinformation over the case is likely anger President Muhamamdu Buhari, who was critical of his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan's handling of the Chibok case. Earlier this week, he despatched a team of ministers to the area in an attempt to demonstrate that he was responding quickly to the situation. “I share the anguish of all the parents and guardians of the girls that remain unaccounted for,” Mr Buhari tweeted on Wednesday evening. “I would like to assure them that we are doing all in our power to ensure the safe return of all the girls.”



  Justin Trudeau tried way too hard in India, and it backfired spectacularly   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:11:49 -0500

Justin Trudeau tried way too hard in India, and it backfired spectacularlyCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can't stop being the worst version of himself while touring India. During an official visit this week, Trudeau has once again dipped back into his charisma well to inspire good headlines, and global affection. Only this time, it looks like he's drowned. Every day of his trip, Trudeau opted to don grand, ceremonial outfits traditional for India. It can be presumed that he wanted to show respect and "fit in" with the people of the country. In reality, most saw it as trying to hard at best, or as cultural appropriation at worst.  SEE ALSO: Everything you need to know to enjoy curling, the Winter Olympics' best obscure sport Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Amritsar's Golden Temple, February 21, 2018. Reuters photos by @AdnanAbidi #TrudeauInIndia pic.twitter.com/AMb9B7Et55 — Reuters India Photos (@IndiaPhotos) February 21, 2018 Of course, this is nothing new for Trudeau. He's continually stuck his Disney Prince face into whatever photo op continues to build his brand as the good guy ally, the nerdy man of the people, and super hunk statesman.  Well, the headlines that have come out of Trudeau's India visit have unraveled a bit of that perception. Press in the asian country and abroad have called out his embarrassing over-the-top dress as reeking of overcompensation.  India's message to Justin Trudeau: stop trying so hardhttps://t.co/5p0mAKjhgX pic.twitter.com/pCOGN1i8iH — NDTV (@ndtv) February 23, 2018 Justin Trudeau can't stop being an embarrassing tourist in India https://t.co/5jW1N6YLwE pic.twitter.com/JAyaD8BJ1y — Travel + Leisure (@TravelLeisure) February 23, 2018 Canadian PM Trudeau roundly mocked for political, fashion blunders during disastrous trip to India https://t.co/zdh69Ia0Qm pic.twitter.com/VFPki96Olw — INSIDER (@thisisinsider) February 23, 2018 And so, the internet dragged him for it.  Is it just me or is this choreographed cuteness all just a bit much now? Also FYI we Indians don’t dress like this every day sir, not even in Bollywood. pic.twitter.com/xqAqfPnRoZ — Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) February 21, 2018 I love the Trudeau but cannot understand why he’s dressed like he’s at his own Indian wedding. https://t.co/lBdoLJNtQr — Angela Saini (@AngelaDSaini) February 21, 2018 Just chill, Justin. Just chill.  WATCH: Boston Dynamics tried to prevent ‘SpotMini’ from escaping, but the robot outsmarted them



  Suspect in Filipina's death in Kuwait arrested, wife sought   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:17:18 -0500

Suspect in Filipina's death in Kuwait arrested, wife soughtMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Lebanese man suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait has been arrested, the Philippine foreign secretary said Friday.



  Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitely   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:41:49 -0500

Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitelyPresident Trump has all the legal authority he needs to keep U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, the Pentagon and State Department told Sen. Tim Kaine, who has been pushing for a new AUMF.



  The Best Costumes Of The Olympic Women's Figure Skating Competition, Ranked   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:09:58 -0500

The Best Costumes Of The Olympic Women's Figure Skating Competition, RankedThe women’s figure skating competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has come to a close, with Russian athletes Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva taking gold and silver respectively, and Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond earning the bronze.



  Car Rental Company Enterprise Holdings Ends Discounts For NRA Members   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:13:49 -0500

Car Rental Company Enterprise Holdings Ends Discounts For NRA MembersOne of the world’s largest car rental companies is cutting ties with the National Rifle Association.



  This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before Flying   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:39:29 -0500

This Las Vegas Airport Is Letting People Dump Their Marijuana Before FlyingCannabis is legal in Nevada but still banned by the U.S. government



  One of two men hired by man who planned his family's murder confesses to cops: Part 4   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:28:48 -0500

One of two men hired by man who planned his family's murder confesses to cops: Part 4As Bart Whitaker fled to Mexico under an alias, cops found evidence he may have planned his family's murder two years earlier.



  Hem Is Having a 20% Off Sale and We're Freaking Out   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:41:28 -0500

Hem Is Having a 20% Off Sale and We're Freaking Out



  At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in Afghanistan   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:04:31 -0500

At least 23 killed in multiple attacks in AfghanistanAt least 23 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a series of attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest assaults on the war-torn country's beleaguered security forces. In the biggest attack, Taliban militants stormed an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least 18 soldiers. "Last night a big group of militants attacked an army base in Bala Buluk district of Farah.



  Los Angeles fire: 100 fire-fighters tackle huge blaze at apartment building in Pico Rivera   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:30:00 -0500

Los Angeles fire: 100 fire-fighters tackle huge blaze at apartment building in Pico RiveraOne person was injured after a massive fire broke out at an apartment complex near Los Angeles. Firefighters were forced to exit the building and go into “defensive mode” to battle the flames, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department was assisting in efforts to aid people affected by the fire, directing evacuees to shelter.



  Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:46:49 -0500

Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmateHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and brother.



  Trump: Active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:20:37 -0500

Trump: Active shooter drills 'a very negative thing'President Trump signaled Thursday that he does not believe that active shooter drills at the nation's schools are a good way to address the rash of gun violence plaguing them. 



  35 Sleek & Inspiring Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:05:00 -0500

35 Sleek & Inspiring Contemporary Kitchen Design Ideas



  Adam Rippon Will Now 'Totally' Take Mike Pence's Telephone Call   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:23:36 -0500

Adam Rippon Will Now 'Totally' Take Mike Pence's Telephone CallAdam Rippon is now prepared to talk with Vice President Mike Pence.



  Oprah Surprised Tiffany Haddish, Who Responded Like Any Mere Mortal Would   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:39:21 -0500

Oprah Surprised Tiffany Haddish, Who Responded Like Any Mere Mortal WouldOprah Winfrey surprised actress Tiffany Haddish on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, and it was quite a moment.



  New charges filed against parents in California abused siblings case   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:15:19 -0500

New charges filed against parents in California abused siblings caseA California couple accused of keeping 13 children imprisoned, chained and starved in a squalid suburban home were hit with additional charges on Friday as defense lawyers said they were overwhelmed by the sheer amount of evidence in the case. David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise, 49, were advised of the new charges during a brief hearing in Riverside County Superior Court at which they appeared dressed in black at a table with their attorneys but did not speak. A spokesman for the Riverside County District Attorney's Office said the new charges included three counts of child abuse against both defendants.



  The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games'   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:31:00 -0500

The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games'ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):



  Trump blames video games and movies for American youth violence   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:32:00 -0500

Trump blames video games and movies for American youth violenceOn Thursday, President Trump met with various state and local officials to discuss school safety in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., shooting last week. Trump blamed violent video games and movies for aggression among American youth.



  White powder and 'racist' letter sent to Meghan Markle   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:48:34 -0500

White powder and 'racist' letter sent to Meghan MarkleA package containing white powder and an allegedly racist message sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle is being treated as a hate crime, police said on Thursday. Officers from the Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command were called in after the package was received on February 12 at a sorting office in St James's Palace in central London. Contacted by AFP, Prince Harry's press service at Kensington Palace declined to comment on the report.



  Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:48:33 -0500

Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on holdNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The head of Italian energy firm Eni said Thursday that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site.



  As Ivanka visits South Korea, Trump targets the North   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:47:47 -0500

As Ivanka visits South Korea, Trump targets the NorthPresident Trump announced that the U.S. was imposing a new round of sanctions taking aim at North Korea, the latest effort to tighten the economic vise in response to the Stalinist regime’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs. He announced the sanctions as Ivanka visited the Olympic Games in South Korea.



  911 Call From Domestic Disturbance Involving Nikolas Cruz Released   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:53:18 -0500

911 Call From Domestic Disturbance Involving Nikolas Cruz ReleasedThe call was placed by family friend Roxanne Deschamps, who took in the suspected killer before the Florida school shooting.



  Shepard Smith: People Go To Prison For What Jared Kushner Did   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:42:41 -0500

Shepard Smith: People Go To Prison For What Jared Kushner DidWhite House senior aide Jared Kushner’s multiple omissions on required financial disclosure forms for his security clearance would “be a crime, punishable by prison” for other people, Fox News host Shepard Smith said Thursday.



  Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate rages   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:02:50 -0500

Corporate partners cut cord with NRA as gun control debate ragesBy Barbara Goldberg and Gina Cherelus NEW YORK (Reuters) - The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organization. The exodus of corporate names, ranging from a major insurer to car rental brands and a household moving company, occurred after the NRA launched a counter-offensive against a student-led campaign for tighter U.S. gun ownership laws. At the same time, gun control activists are stepping up pressure on Amazon.com Inc and other online streaming platforms to drop the online video channel NRATV, featuring gun-friendly programming produced by the NRA.



  Texas governor issues last-minute reprieve for son who ordered family killed   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:45:30 -0500

Texas governor issues last-minute reprieve for son who ordered family killedTexas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday issued a last-minute reprieve for a death row prisoner who hired a gunman to kill his family after his father, whom he sought to murder, pleaded for his son's life. Thomas Bartlett "Bart" Whitaker, 38, had been one of three men awaiting execution Thursday in three different US states. Another, Eric Branch, was executed as scheduled in Florida for the 1993 murder of a student.



  Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School Closure   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:22:29 -0500

Ex-NFL Player In Custody After Instagram Post Prompts High School ClosureAn Instagram post by former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin prompted a private Los Angeles area high school to shut down Friday as authorities worked to understand the somewhat cryptic message.



  CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:05:32 -0500

CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germsNEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a new one.



  Late pastor Billy Graham to lie in honor in US Capitol   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:54:36 -0500

Late pastor Billy Graham to lie in honor in US CapitolThe body of Reverend Billy Graham, a spiritual advisor to several presidents, will lie in the US Capitol Rotunda next week so Americans can pay respect to the globally influential preacher, lawmakers said Thursday. The rare honor of placing an American's remains in the Capitol is usually reserved for US presidents, military officials and politicians. Graham, who died Wednesday at age 99, would be only the fourth private citizen so honored, and the first person since US senator Daniel Inouye in 2012.



  Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:09:59 -0500

Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolutionBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes carried out a sixth day of airstrikes Friday in the rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus, killing 32 people, activists said, as the death toll from a week of bombardment soared over 400.



  Donald Trump Proposes Pay Bonus For Armed Teachers   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:17:35 -0500

Donald Trump Proposes Pay Bonus For Armed TeachersPresident Donald Trump doubled down on his suggestion that arming teachers could help prevent school shootings on Thursday, adding that those trained to use firearms could receive extra pay.



  Gus Kenworthy Visits Dog Meat Farm in Korea: 'One of the Saddest Places I've Ever Been'   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:34:27 -0500

Gus Kenworthy Visits Dog Meat Farm in Korea: 'One of the Saddest Places I've Ever Been'"I am honestly feeling heartbroken," the 2014 Olympic silver medalist said.



  5 Reasons to Claim Social Security at Age 70   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:03:52 -0500

5 Reasons to Claim Social Security at Age 70If you wait until you are 70 to take your Social Security benefit, you will receive monthly payments that are 32 percent higher than the benefits you would have received at 66, which is the retirement age for many Americans. Retirees who wait to claim can get hundreds of dollars more each month than those who take benefits early. Most Americans take Social Security before full retirement age, often because they can't afford not to.



  German shepherd shot and beaten while protecting owner from burglars   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:57:26 -0500

German shepherd shot and beaten while protecting owner from burglarsA German shepherd was shot and beaten while it protected its teenage owner from burglars, according to local media reports. As the teenager hid in the closet, his dog, Rex, ran downstairs to confront the intruders. The thieves attacked the animal, leaving him badly injured, but as they proceeded into the bedrooms Rex continued to defend the teenager and threw himself at the intruders, KTLA reported.



  NYU Apologizes for Offensive Black History Month Menu   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:33:35 -0500

NYU Apologizes for Offensive Black History Month MenuA racially insensitive menu for a Black History Month meal at New York University has led to an apology and workers being fired.



  Canada to accept bid from Boeing for new fighter jets   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:16:14 -0500

Canada to accept bid from Boeing for new fighter jetsCanada said Thursday it was allowing Boeing to submit a bid to replace the country's aging F-18 fleet, after an earlier trade dispute between the American manufacturer and Ottawa. The announcement came a month after the US International Trade Commission rejected a complaint filed by Boeing against its Canadian rival Bombardier, demanding nearly 300 percent anti-dumping duties on the C Series passenger plane. Boeing, which makes the Super Hornet, is one of five manufacturers invited to submit proposals in spring 2019 for an order of 88 advanced fighter jets, which are to be delivered in 2025, according to a Canadian government statement.



  Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:05:35 -0500

Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veinsMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Thursday halted the execution of an inmate who had argued that his veins were too damaged for lethal injection, because medical staff did not think they could connect the intravenous line by the time the death warrant expired at midnight.



  Citizenship agency removes description of US as 'nation of immigrants'   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:34:23 -0500

Citizenship agency removes description of US as 'nation of immigrants'Immigrants become American citizens during a naturalization ceremony. The government agency in charge of granting citizenship to prospective Americans has removed a passage from its mission statement that describes the United States as a nation of immigrants. The move by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency was first revealed via an email shared with the Intercept, confirmed by the Guardian Thursday.



  Cambodia's ruling party set to sweep Senate election   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 02:13:38 -0500

Cambodia's ruling party set to sweep Senate electionBy Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Hun Sen is poised to sweep a Senate election at the weekend, helping to consolidate the prime minister's rule of more than 30 years amid a crackdown on the opposition. Sunday's election for 58 members of the 62-strong Senate will see 123 members of parliament and 11,572 commune councilors vote at 33 polling stations across Cambodia. Two Senate members each are appointed by the king and the National Assembly.



  Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he's sticking with him   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:00:12 -0500

Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he's sticking with himEric Metaxas, who wrote a bestselling biography of the anti-Nazi pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, surprised his friends when he came out in support of Donald Trump. And nothing that has happened since the election has changed his mind. Jon Ward explores what led him to this position and how he deals with the suspicions that he is "a fundamentalist in an intellectual's clothing."



  2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Bolder Looks and an Optional Diesel   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:15:00 -0500

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Bolder Looks and an Optional DieselThe fourth-gen Santa Fe is once again offered in two sizes.



  Michael Dell Paid Record-Breaking Price For Manhattan’s One57 Penthouse   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:26:04 -0500

Michael Dell Paid Record-Breaking Price For Manhattan’s One57 PenthouseCementing his status as one of the wealthiest people in the world, Dell reportedly paid $100.5 million for a 10,923-square-foot penthouse



  Cops Search for Man Seen Slipping From Handcuffs and Fleeing Police Station   Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:48:37 -0500

Cops Search for Man Seen Slipping From Handcuffs and Fleeing Police StationAuthorities in Ohio allege James Hlavsa escaped and is on the run.



  Who Created These Strange, Ancient Sculptures Hidden in the Saudi Desert?   Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:55:00 -0500

Who Created These Strange, Ancient Sculptures Hidden in the Saudi Desert?There's a place in the desert where the ghosts of camels seem to loom out of ancient rocks. The Camel Site, as researchers call it, is spread across the Sakaka basin in Saudi Arabia's Jawf province. Time, human interference and erosion have worn away all tool marks and other signs of the camel reliefs' creation, making their authors difficult to identify and their origin difficult to date, according to a paper published Feb. 9 in the journal Antiquity.