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0200 GMT: The South African government has created a dedicated website where all announcements and information about the state funeral of Nelson Mandela will be uploaded: Mandela's daughter Zindzi was also at the screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”. 0110 GMT: In 2007, Mandela founded The Elders, a group which says they are independent, progressive leaders committed to peace, justice and human rights. By showing us that the path to freedom and human dignity lies in love, wisdom and compassion for one another, Nelson Mandela stands as an inspiration to us all."
Thirty-five pilot whales stranded in a remote part of Florida's Everglades National Park headed toward deeper waters, raising hopes that they could be saved. "Today we are hopefully more optimistic after a Coast Guard helicopter spotted 35 of the... surviving whales swimming in three separate pods near Plover Key in 18 feet of water this morning," Everglades National Park spokeswoman Mary Plumb told AFP. "They were in deeper waters, so they are in better conditions to survive." Her hopeful outlook was a remarkable development just hours after Blair Mase, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, warned of "low" expectations, and said the potential for a successful rescue mission "does not look good."