Analysis: Records/CAR

A story about White House vistor log omissions from iWatch News discussed the records and computer skills used to conduct this analysis and investigation.

Starting off mentioning the celebrities and top officials not listed on the Secret Service's database, the Center for Public Integrity found discrepancies between who was known to have visited the White House and who was listed on the database.

iWatch uses situations where it was commonly known that someone was at the White House, but did not not release it or display it in its database.

The article even includes a screenshot of the database search results as well as a live look into the White House Visitor Records Request in the article itself, displaying that the website had been consulted by the reporters who wrote the story.

The computer skills needed to report on a story like this would include not just the ability to navigate through the the database and government websites, but also embedding these sources, video interviews and links into the article itself.

10M Rupees Lost to Termites

A new manager at a bank in the northern Indian city of Lucknow discovered termites had eaten through 10 million rupees on Wednesday.

The currency notes had been stored in a steel chest in an old bank building, which what management is blaming for the infestation of termites.

''I am not sure where the termites came from, but as you can see this building is quite old. Anti-termite treatment is now under way,'' said the branch manager, Sunil Dwivedi, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

Police are not ruling out the possibility of foul play in the disappearance. The Associated Press reports the police have already a registered a case of negligence and will continue investigating.

The cash, which amounts to $207,000, had been stored in the steel chest since January of this year.

Termites have also damaged paper and furniture in the bank in the past. Since the problem is so rampant, the branch will be re-locating, according to CBS News.

Prince's Home Taken Off Foreclosure, Public Auction

Prince's 20-acre piece of property in Chanhassen was removed from public auction after being foreclosed on due to delayed mortgage payment.

The musician paid the outstanding $368,000 to prevent his land from going to public auction on May 13. A spokeperson said the "payment has been made" around "four or five days ago," as reported by The Epoch Times.

The property, on which Prince used to have a home, is considered to be worth a total of $1.15 million, according to the United Press International. It was worth $1.5 million a year ago.

Prince owns nearly 200-acres of land in Chanhassen altogether.

The Star Tribune reports this is the latest in a series of financial tardiness for Prince. He owed $1.3 million in property taxes in Carver County last year after not having paid for two years, as well as being late on his taxes in 2006 and 2008.

Arrest Made in Dinkytown Hit-and-run

Minneapolis police arrested the driver who hit three University of Minnesota students last week.

The 29-year-old man from Roseville was driving the wrong way on the road shortly after bars had closed early morning on April 15 when he struck pedestrians on the sidewalk. One of the three individuals struck, Ben Van Handel, died on Thursday, just hours before the arrest.

Van Handel, 23 from Appleton, Wisc., died of severe brain injury and broke bones, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The driver was apprehended at his workplace in Burnsville thanks to "witness accounts and tips," Minneapolis police Sgt. Stephen McCarty said to the Star Tribune.

"Through a series of tips and witness accounts, the detectives from the homicide unit were able to apprehend this individual," McCarty said.

The Appleton Post Crescent reports the drivers criminal record shows he has convictions on charges of drunken driving, drug possession and careless driving.

Sen. Ensign Announces Resignation Date

Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., announced Thursday he would step down from his position next month in the midst of an ethics investigation.

The Senate Ethics Committee is investigating an affair between Ensign and his former political treasurer, Cynthia Hampton. Her husband, Doug, also worked with Ensign in his legislative office.

Both were dismissed in 2008, but Ensign and his family provided the Hamptons nearly $100,000 and assistance in finding new jobs in Las Vegas.

The committee has been investigating the case for over 22 months and plans to complete its work in a timely fashion despite Ensign's resignation, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif, said in a statement, according to the Washington Post.

Politico reports Ensign's resignation means the committee cannot bring any formal charges against him, but can refer it to criminal investigation to the Justice Department if it so chooses.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is allowed to appoint a Republican to fill Ensign's seat until his term ends.

Ensign was not planning on running for re-election, so Sandoval's appointment will influence next year's election. The New York Times is reporting a likely choice is Rep. Dean Heller, who was already running for the seat.

Egyptian Muslims Protest Christian Governor

Thousands of protesters gathered in the southern Egyptian city of Qena Friday to demonstrate against the appointment of a Coptic Christian governor in the province of the same name.

Gov. Emad Mikhael had been appointed by Prime Minister Essam Sharaf on Thursday, being the only Christian of the 18 governors. Protesters, many of which were Muslim, demonstrated in hopes of forcing Mikhael's resignation.

"A non-Muslim should not rule over Muslims," Mohammed Hamza, 29, said to Bloomberg. "This guy could be shot at if he shows up here."

Tensions also arose from Mikhael's previous association with ousted President Hosni Mubarak, in which he served as a member of the criminal investigations department.

Demonstrators were also opposed to the appointment since the last province's governor was Christian, and considering a "complete failure" according to the Associated Press.

Christians and Muslims in Egypt typically live peacefully; about 10 percent of the country's population is estimated to be Christian.

Fox News reports the Egyptian government would allow the protests to continue, but would intervene if "acts of lawlessness" occurred.

Grey Wolves Removed from Endangered List

US politicians in Congress removed grey wolves from the endangered species list on Friday with the signing of the budget bill.

Attached to the budget bill, President Barack Obama's signature marked the first time a species had been taken off the list. The law prevents federal protection to the grey wolves in five states.

Two of those state, Idaho and Montana, had already planned wolf hunts for the upcoming fall, reported The Seattle Times. Both states had hoped to do so last fall, but a federal judge ruled the species was still at risk.

Politicians over the years had argued whether or not this was a matter of the federal government infringing on state rights, especially in states were population control was effective and responsible.

"That gives control back to the state and gives management back to the state and responsibility back to the state, where it should have been all along," Gov. Butch Otter said to KTVB.

Wildlife advocates are concerned this will lead to "the second large-scale extermination of wolves in the West," according to Suzanne Stone, the Idaho spokeswoman for Defenders of Wildlife.

Hunters and farmers have complained about wolves killing livestock and pets as well as endangering other species of wildlife, reports the BBC.

Search for 20-year-old Tennessee Woman Continues

Authorities continued to search for a 20-year-old nursing student in Parsons, Tenn. on Friday until heavy rains called for a temporary halt.

Holly Bobo has been missing since Wednesday after her brother witnessed her follow a man in camouflage into the western Tennessee woods. He mistook the man for his sister's boyfriend.

ABC News reports police currently have no leads as to who the abductor may be.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Special Agent John Mehr said authorities do not think she went willingly.

"We feel she was in fear of her life, so she was complying with his commands," Mehr said, according to USA Today.

TBI, local police and volunteers have been looking for Bobo. Her lunchbox and cellphone have reportedly been found.

CBS News reports the search was temporarily stopped as heavy rains moved into western Tennessee. A brief break in the rain allowed authorities to continued searching, only until it started again.

President Dissolves Burkina Faso's Government

Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore dissolved his government on Friday after an apparent mutiny by soldiers in the capital the day before.

Compaore made the announcement over national radio, stating that "[t]he secretary generals of ministerial departments will ensure the execution of current business."

Gun shot were fired outside the presidential palace in Ouagadougou on Thursday night by members of the presidential guard who were upset with benefits they were yet to receive. Firing could still be heard into Friday throughout the city.

The BBC reports three other military barracks have joined in the unrest. The soldiers are protesting for more housing and food subsidies.

This is the latest in a series of demonstrations in Burkina Faso. According to The Guardian, citizens marched to show opposition to rising food prices on April 8.

Soldiers began looting shops and commandeering cars throughout Friday. One source said as many as 40 cars had been stolen.

"The government reassures the population that measures are being taken at this moment to resolve this situation, and expresses its regret and solidarity for all the people who have suffered inconveniences in this event," Compaore said in a statement.

Reuters reported members of the presidential guard had received housing and food allowances.

Dinkytown Hit-and-run Injures Three

Police are looking for information regarding a driver who hit three University of Minnesota students early Friday morning.

The driver was going the wrong way on SE 5th Street on Friday at around 2 a.m. when it hit the three students, police Sgt. Stephen McCarty said.

"We were just walking back to my house from the bar," said Joe Bailin, a boyfriend of one of the victims, as reported by the Star Tribune. "We heard something that made us turn around, and it was coming at us pretty quickly. You don't really know what to do when a car is coming at you on a sidewalk."

Katelynn Hanson, 21, is Bailin's girlfriend and was released after being taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. The two other victims are still at the hospital.

The other victims were Benjamin Van Handel, 23, who was in critical condition, and Sarah Bagley, 21, who was in satisfactory condition.

Bagley, Bailin and Hanson had been celebrating their acceptance into graduate school to study architecture. They did not know Van Handel.

Police currently know very little about the vehicle or the driver. KMSP-TV reported a witness described the vehicle as a four-door, white, early 2000s Toyota Camry or Solera.

McCarthy said he does not know if alcohol was involved either, according to MPR News.

"A lot of things are unanswered at this time," he said.