Groundhog gets caught stealing on security camera A Delaware gardener named Jeff Premar noticed someone was stealing his vegetables. So, he set up a security camera – and realized the culprit was a groundhog. "He would get right up into the camera and chomp on the veggies in your face like, 'Yeah I’m eating your veggies, what are you gonna do about it, Gardener Jeff?'" Premar told CBS News. Eventually, have gave up and built the groundhog, whom he named Chunk, a mini table to dine at.
August 13, 2022 13:19 UTC
Homebuyers consider adjustable-rate mortgages as interest rates rise Rising interest rates have people looking for ways to lower their potential mortgage payments. Adjustable-rate mortgages are one vehicle they are turning to. Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com, joined CBS News' Lilia Luciano and Tanya Rivero to discuss.
August 13, 2022 11:17 UTC
Addis Ababa August 12/2022/ENA/ The achievements made on the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) signify what Ethiopians can realize if they stand together, President Sahlework Zewde said. Speaking at the topping out of the third feeling of the GERD today, President Sahlework said GERD is the face of the ‘champion Ethiopia’ that represents a “can-do attitude”. If Ethiopians stand together, they can achieve a lot in deed, she said. The president thanked all Ethiopians at home and abroad who contributed their part in various ways including by providing money from their meager income for the construction of the dam. She also thanked all the workers who are engaged in the construction of GERD by withstanding the harsh environment to make this dam a reality.
August 13, 2022 10:43 UTC
It will be the first food delivery to Africa under a plan brokered by the UN and Turkey in late July. The first Africa-bound grain ship since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February has docked in Pivdennyi port, Ukraine’s infrastructure minister said. “The cargo ship Brave Commander arrived at the Pivdennyi Sea Port. Very soon [Ukrainian] grain will be delivered to Ethiopia,” Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov wrote on Twitter on Friday. The ship docked in the Ukrainian Black Sea port is set to begin loading up with wheat bound for Ethiopia.
August 13, 2022 10:00 UTC
Boy with lemonade stand surprised with donation Lexy Burke raises money for strangers by reaching out to followers on TikTok. When she saw a boy holding a lemonade stand in Nashville, she got her followers to raise $1,100 in an hour. Then she surprised the boy – who had a good reason behind his lemonade stand.
August 13, 2022 09:28 UTC
By Jacquelyne Germain, CNNBehind glass-fronted cabinets in a University of Pennsylvania classroom, the skulls of Black Philadelphians whose remains were either graverobbed or unethically obtained were on display until 2020. Earlier this month, Penn Museum petitioned the Philadelphia Orphans’ Court for permission to rebury the skulls in Eden Cemetery, a historic Black cemetery right outside Philadelphia. ‘Reconciliation does not mean to cover up your past’In July 2020, Penn Museum relocated a portion of the Morton Collection displayed in a classroom since 2014 to storage. This classroom display included the skulls of some of the Black Philadelphians as well as remains from enslaved people from Cuba. Mitchell details how some of the skulls in Morton’s collection were sent to him by colleagues, but he personally obtained skulls belonging to Black and White Philadelphians.
August 13, 2022 09:12 UTC
By SUSIE BLANN, Associated PressKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A ship docked in a Ukrainian Black Sea port on Friday to begin loading up with wheat for hungry people in Ethiopia. That sent global food prices sky-high and led to hunger in Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia. “The wheat will go to the World Food Program’s operations in Ethiopia, supporting the Horn of Africa drought response as the threat of famine stalks the drought-hit region," he said. The threat of a nuclear accident also loomed in southern Ukraine, where shelling has hit near Europe's largest nuclear plant. The U.N. nuclear chief warned late Thursday that “very alarming” military activity at the nuclear plant could lead to dangerous consequences.
August 13, 2022 08:38 UTC
Texas governor defends sending busloads of migrants out of state Texas Governor Greg Abbott is defending his decision to send busloads of migrants to Washington, D.C. and New York City. Diana Ayala, deputy speaker for the New York City Council, joins CBS News' Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers to discuss her views on the issue and how it's impacting the state.
August 13, 2022 08:27 UTC
Author Salman Rushdie stabbed at event in New York Police in western New York are investigating an attack on author Salman Rushdie, who was preparing to speak at an event when someone rushed up and stabbed him in the neck. CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton has more on what we know so far.
August 13, 2022 07:55 UTC
Travelers getting a break as airfare prices start to drop Travelers are getting a break from higher airfares, as peak summer travel season fades and fuel prices drop. It's a welcome sign that inflation may be on the decline. Kris Van Cleave reports.
August 13, 2022 06:00 UTC
Indeed, Ethiopian government forces, helped by neighbouring Eritrean troops, captured the whole Tigray region, including the rebel capital Mekelle within a month. Government forces have also been accused of blocking aid from reaching the Tigray region. There have also been reports of ethnic cleansing against the TPLF supporters in the Western Tigray region. Ethiopia is a major partner country for India under the India Technical & Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme. Indeed, during the last UNSC meeting on Ethiopia, India urged both sides to exercise control, but India can actually do more.
August 13, 2022 04:30 UTC
Addis Ababa: Ethiopia said Friday it has completed the third filling of its mega-dam on the Blue Nile, a development that could raise further tensions with downstream neighbours Egypt and Sudan. “Today as you see behind me, the third filling is complete,” Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in images shown on state television from the dam site. The process of filling the GERD’s vast reservoir, which has a total capacity of 74 billion cubic metres, began in 2020. “Compared to last year, we have reached 600 metres which is 25 metres higher than the previous filling,” Abiy said Friday. The 145-metre (475-foot) high structure straddles the Blue Nile in the Benishangul-Gumuz region of western Ethiopia, near the border with Sudan.
August 13, 2022 04:13 UTC
Chennai: Chennai Air Customs seized 9.590 kg of heroin and cocaine, valued at Rs 100 crore, from a passenger arriving from Addis Ababa by Ethiopian Airlines on Friday, officials said. Based on intelligence from AIU officer Anil Kumar, Iqbal B. Urandadi, an Indian passenger who had arrived from Addis Ababa by Ethiopian Airlines on 11 August, was intercepted by AIU officials. A statement from Chennai Air Customs said that heroin and cocaine weighing 9.590 kg worth Rs 100 crore were seized. Also read: NCB destroys 1300 kg of medicines in Chennai amid virtual presence of Home Minister Amit Shah“On checking his baggage/person, cocaine and heroin, which was concealed in his checked-in baggage and shoes weighing 9.590 kg worth Rs 100 crore were recovered. The substance was seized under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.
August 13, 2022 03:23 UTC
Ethiopia's massive hydro-electric dam project on a tributary of the Nile has raised regional tensions notably with Egypt, which depends on the huge river for 97 percent of its water supply, and with Sudan. - 10 countries -At 6,695 kilometres (4,160 miles), the Nile competes with the Amazon for the title of world's longest river. Its drainage basin of more than three million square kilometres (1.16 million square miles) covers 10 countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The two main tributaries -- the White Nile and the Blue Nile -- converge in Khartoum before flowing north through Egypt and into the Mediterranean Sea. The $4.2-billion dam will ultimately produce more than 5,000 megawatts of electricity, making it Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam and doubling Ethiopia's electricity output.
August 13, 2022 02:57 UTC
Follow us on Image Source : ANI Narcotics worth Rs 100 crore seized by Customs at Chennai AirportHighlights Iqbal B Urandadi, an Indian passenger arrived at the Chennai airport. Chennai Air Customs recovered drugs worth Rs 100 crore from him. Drugs seized Chennai airport : Iqbal B Urandadi, an Indian passenger arrived at the Chennai airport from Addis Ababa, through an Ethiopian Airlines flight on Thursday (August 11). He was stopped at the airport as narcotics worth Rs 100 crore were recovered from him by Chennai Air Customs. "On examination of his baggage/person, cocaine and heroin which was concealed in his checked-in baggage and footwear totally weighing 9.590 kgs worth Rs 100 crore was recovered.
August 13, 2022 02:55 UTC