Good morning.

Before you opened your curtains this morning, Kenyan students had been kidnapped from their campus, and California water use became a no-no after a no-snow show.

Croatia earned from "Game of Thrones" while Florida students will soon be able to earn from sperm. 

California curbed water use

The dessicated state is in really big doo-doo after scientists discovered that there is absolutely no snow on the Sierra Nevada. Its melted snow usually provides a third of the state's water.

READ MORE: Californians told to cut water use by 25% as state tackles megadrought

Islamic militants killed Kenyan students

At least 14 people were killed and Christian students taken hostage by militants in a Kenya university near the border with Somalia. Somalia's al Qaida-linked Al-Shabab group claimed the predawn raid.

READ MORE: At least 14 dead as Islamic militants storm Kenyan university

King's Landing paid Croatia's bills

"Game of Thrones" is giving the Balkan country a much-needed boost, as tourists flock to the city of Dubrovnik to see the home of the Lannisters. 

READ MORE: Game of Thrones tourism gives boost to recession-hit Croatia

A sperm bank sought quality students

One of the world's most successful sperm banks is moving its HQ right next door to the University of Central Florida so that it can mine its population of healthy, well-educated students. Students might well be tempted by a monthly income of $750 for twice-weekly "donations."

READ MORE: Sperm bank moving next to Florida university to tap student donor pool