Baby, you’re royalty

Baby, you’re royalty

Baby, you’re royalty

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Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry welcome a baby boy, and 1 million species are at risk of extinction. Here’s Monday’s top news.

Game of Thrones.” It’s Ashley with the news everyone’s talking about. ” data-reactid=”39″ type=”text”>Happy Monday, Short Listers. I’m hyped on royal baby news and hugging my dog a little tighter after “Game of Thrones.” It’s Ashley with the news everyone’s talking about. 

especially for New York City.  ” data-reactid=”40″ type=”text”>But first, bye bye, Big Apple: NASA’s asteroid-smashing-into-Earth simulation didn’t end well – especially for New York City.  

first royal baby – a boy – was born Monday, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, according to Buckingham Palace. If there’s one thing you take away from today’s Short List, it should be this video of Prince Harry absolutely beaming after the baby was born – it’s adorable. “This little thing is absolutely to die for,” he said at Windsor. “I’m just over the moon.” As for Baby Sussex’s name? We’ll have to sit tight for that. The baby is Queen Elizabeth II’s eighth great-grandchild, seventh in line to the throne, and the first American, mixed-race baby born into the royal family. Duchess Meghan and the baby are doing well. ” data-reactid=”42″ type=”text”>Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan of Sussex’s first royal baby – a boy – was born Monday, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, according to Buckingham Palace. If there’s one thing you take away from today’s Short List, it should be this video of Prince Harry absolutely beaming after the baby was born – it’s adorable. “This little thing is absolutely to die for,” he said at Windsor. “I’m just over the moon.” As for Baby Sussex’s name? We’ll have to sit tight for that. The baby is Queen Elizabeth II’s eighth great-grandchild, seventh in line to the throne, and the first American, mixed-race baby born into the royal family. Duchess Meghan and the baby are doing well. 

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan stop to stroke horses in their stables during a visit to the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equestrian Sports in Rabat in Morocco, Feb. 25, 2019.

threatened with extinction than at any time in human history: 1 million of our planet’s 8 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct in the near future. Scientists blame human activities that led to loss of habitat, climate change, pollution and the introduction of invasive species. Species loss is at a pace “already tens to hundreds of times higher than it has been, on average, over the last 10 million years,” according to the report.” data-reactid=”59″ type=”text”>Nature is in bad shape. In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations said Monday that more species are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history: 1 million of our planet’s 8 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct in the near future. Scientists blame human activities that led to loss of habitat, climate change, pollution and the introduction of invasive species. Species loss is at a pace “already tens to hundreds of times higher than it has been, on average, over the last 10 million years,” according to the report.

In this March 20, 2018, file photo, giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The United Nations issued its first comprehensive global scientific report on biodiversity on Monday, May 6, 2019. The report explored the threat of extinction for Earth’s plants and animals.

plans to file an appeal over the results. The thing is, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission regulations do not allow for appeals. With a Triple Crown out the door, West confirmed his horse will not run in the Preakness Stakes. West voiced frustration with Churchill Downs and the size of the iconic race’s 20-horse field. “You shouldn’t have 20 horses in the Kentucky Derby,” West said. “Just because they can make more money, they’re willing to risk horses’ lives and people’s lives to do that.”” data-reactid=”72″ type=”text”>Gary West had a lot on his mind Monday after his horse’s controversial disqualification from the 2019 Kentucky Derby. Two days after his horse, Maximum Security, finished first but was disqualified, West told NBC’s “Today” show he plans to file an appeal over the results. The thing is, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission regulations do not allow for appeals. With a Triple Crown out the door, West confirmed his horse will not run in the Preakness Stakes. West voiced frustration with Churchill Downs and the size of the iconic race’s 20-horse field. “You shouldn’t have 20 horses in the Kentucky Derby,” West said. “Just because they can make more money, they’re willing to risk horses’ lives and people’s lives to do that.”

  • Michael Cohen reported to prison to begin a three-year sentence in New York.
  • Boeing plans to cut 900 of its inspectors, despite  fatal flaws in its 737 Max planes.
  • “Game of Thrones” fans: Did you want a Starbucks after last night’s episode?
  • Meet T. rex’s teeny cousin, 3-foot tall member of the Tyrannosaurus family.
  • These robocalls want to trick you into calling back. Don’t do it.
  • Norah O’Donnell and John Dickerson are officially leaving “CBS This Morning.”
  • keep 318 people quarantined aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Caribbean until they know how many might have measles. The 440-foot ship, Freewinds, was previously quarantined in St. Lucia after a crew member was diagnosed with measles. You might be asking yourself: What is a Scientology ship? Well, same: The church’s website describes it as “a religious retreat ministering the most advanced level of spiritual counseling in the Scientology religion.” Authorities began vaccinating people aboard Saturday to prevent an outbreak. The quarantine comes amid a surge of measles cases in the U.S. that’s climbed to 764 this year – the highest tally in a quarter-century.” data-reactid=”89″ type=”text”>Curacao authorities will keep 318 people quarantined aboard a Church of Scientology ship docked in the Caribbean until they know how many might have measles. The 440-foot ship, Freewinds, was previously quarantined in St. Lucia after a crew member was diagnosed with measles. You might be asking yourself: What is a Scientology ship? Well, same: The church’s website describes it as “a religious retreat ministering the most advanced level of spiritual counseling in the Scientology religion.” Authorities began vaccinating people aboard Saturday to prevent an outbreak. The quarantine comes amid a surge of measles cases in the U.S. that’s climbed to 764 this year – the highest tally in a quarter-century.

    The Freewinds cruise ship is docked in the port of Willemstad, Curacao, May 4, 2019. Authorities in Curacao on Saturday boarded the ship that arrived in the Dutch Caribbean island under quarantine, to start vaccinating people to prevent a measles outbreak.

    international schools is capitalizing on their discontent.  ” data-reactid=”104″ type=”text”>These teachers get a fair salary, housing and respect. All they had to do was leave America. High-quality U.S. teachers are in high demand internationally, where benefits are better and, teachers say, they can escape divisive politics. The standardized testing is less frequent, too. International schools offer a host of benefits for experienced teachers, including two that don’t cost a penny: autonomy and respect. While teachers in America face stagnant wages and pressure over test scores, an expanding marketplace of international schools is capitalizing on their discontent.  

    show educators a little love to celebrate.” data-reactid=”105″ type=”text”>It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and some businesses show educators a little love to celebrate.

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