Weekly World News

Garissa County, Kenya 

White giraffes were recently spotted in Kenya near the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy. A villager spotted the creatures and reported it to rangers nearby. The giraffes were caught on camera, which is believed to be the first time they have ever appeared on footage. 

Original story by Yonette Joseph, Sept. 16, 2017. The New York Times.

London, United Kingdom 

A blast that occurred in a subway station has injured at least 30 people which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for. The British police arrested an 18-year-old man a day after the attack. 

Original story by Ceylan Yeginsu and Stephen Farrell, Sept. 16, 2017. The New York Times.

Florence, Italy 

American students reported being raped by two officers in Italy while studying abroad. The officers met the women in a nightclub while on-duty and gave them a lift home in their squad car. The students claimed that they were drunk and raped. The officers said the women were sober and the sex was consensual. The officers have been suspended while an investigation is ongoing. 

Original story by Jason Horowitz, Sept. 16, 2017. The New York Times.

Guatemala City, Guatemala 

Protests erupt after legislation was approved to roll back the anticorruption campaign. Tensions were already high in Guatemala as the government and the United Nations anticorruption panel have debated suspending the legislation. 

Original story by Elisabeth Malkin, Sept. 15, 2017. The New York Times.

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