May 28, 2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies

A Sumatran rhinoceros in Borneo in 2013. Photo: John Grafilo/picture alliance via Getty Images

Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhinoceros, Tam, has died, wildlife conservation group WWF-Malaysia confirmed Monday.

Why it matters: All that remains of the species is 1 female Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia and about 80 in Indonesia, per National Geographic.

What's next? The WWF quoted Christina Liew, deputy chief minister of the Malaysian state of Sabah, as saying officials "intend to resume talks with the Indonesian government on the possibility of breeding the country’s last remaining rhino with advanced reproductive technology, test-tube breeding."

Go deeper: Rhino nearing extinction first had trouble in the Ice Age

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Tanker truck appears to plow into Minneapolis protesters

A tanker truck appears to have driven toward protesters in Minneapolis, video from the scene shows.

Details: The incident happened as thousands gathered the Interstate 35W Bridge across the Mississippi River on Sunday, per CBS Minnesota.

Editor's note: This is a developing news story. Please check back for updates.

Inside Trump's antifa tweet

President Trump at Cape Canaveral on May 30. Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

As recently as Saturday night, senior administration officials told me that the designation of a violent cohort of far-left activists, antifa, as a terrorist organization was not being seriously discussed at the White House. But that was Saturday.

Behind the scenes: The situation changed dramatically a few hours later, after prominent conservative allies of the president, such as his friend media commentator Dan Bongino, publicly urged a tough response against people associated with antifa (short for "anti-fascist").

U.S. enters 6th day of nationwide protests over George Floyd's killing

A protest in Philadelphia on May 31. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

Protests continued across the country for the sixth day in a row on Sunday, as demonstrators called for justice in response to the deaths of George Floyd, EMT Breonna Taylor, jogger Ahmaud Arbery and countless other black Americans who have suffered at the hands of racism and police brutality.

What's happening: Protestors in D.C. broke one police barricade outside the White House on Sunday evening after reportedly demonstrating for several hours. The atmosphere was still largely peaceful as of 6pm ET.