VATICAN CITY (NBC/APTN) - Within an hour of white smoke signaling the election of a new pope, a seagull landed on the Sistine Chapel's chimney.
The crowd in Saint Peter's Square standing in the rain was able to see the bird on giant TVs.
One priest in England told the BBC that the seagull was a sign of God.
The bird spent several minutes on the chimney and became a Twitter sensation -- much like the chimney itself.
For a while, the seagull had the attention of the world -- with news cameras focusing on its every move and the signal being sent live around the world.
Sub-freezing temperatures are forecast to continue in many areas through Sunday morning. Combined with an overrunning moisture pattern and upper level disturbance, some light freezing drizzle or sleet may form Saturday into Sunday morning.
Investigators are still trying to figure out who murdered an Austin teacher in Benghazi on Thursday.
Back in June, Governor Rick Perry signed a new law officially letting teachers and students use greetings such as "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hannukah" in school, all without getting in any trouble.
The Round Rock-based computer giant, Dell Inc., is offering some workers voluntary buyouts as it seeks to trim costs and boost productivity.
The Austin Humane Society reopened to the public Friday after closing its doors for six weeks.
Sub-freezing temperatures and an approaching upper level disturbance could combine to produce some patchy freezing drizzle or sleet Saturday and early Sunday morning.