NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is jumpstarting an $80 million effort to curb the poaching and trafficking of elephants in Africa.
The former secretary of state and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, say the killing of elephants to sell ivory around the globe has reached a crisis point.
The Clinton Global Initiative project hopes to prevent the killing and trafficking of elephants and rhinos. It also wants to address the demand for ivory in Asia and the United States.
The leaders of several African nations joined the Clintons at the event. They support a moratorium on imports, exports and sales of tusks and ivory until the elephant population is no longer threatened.
The former first lady says the African forest elephant could be extinct in 10 years. She calls it a "great disaster."
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A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
Officials in Wyoming have captured a wanted man and his girlfriend, who were allegedly heading to Buffalo.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
Continued cold temperatures as the lake effect winds down late today, more snow on the way this weekend.