Trophy Hunter Kills Cecil The Lion’s Son Outside National Park

July 22, 2017

Xanda, a 6-year-old lion, was fatally shot by a big game hunter outside Hwange National Park, The Telegraph reports.Oxford University researchers who monitor the lion population in the park identified Xanda due to a tracking collar that they had fitted him with. As researchers we are saddened at the death of a well-known study animal we have monitored since birth, he said in a statement. Xanda left behind a pride…

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Behold The Title Of ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7

July 21, 2017

American Horror Story will be titled Cult. Well, I dont have a title. But the season that we begin shooting in June is going to be about the election that we just went through, he said. So I think that will be interesting for a lot of people. In May, he kicked things off with a drawing of a nightmarish elephant possibly a nod to the GOP mascot and then…

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Restoring US Forests Can Help Solve Our Water Infrastructure Crisis

July 21, 2017

U.S. water infrastructure got a D Grade from American Society of Civil Engineers, and it could cost more than $1 trillion over the next 25 years to maintain, repair, and expand the systems we need for safe drinking water. But these forests are at increasing risk of catastrophic fires, which over the past decade have burned an area larger than North Dakota. Wildfires can flood drinking water systems with hazardous…

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Family Releases Graphic Photos Of An Illinois Inmate’s Body In A Plea For Answers

July 21, 2017

The extremely graphic photos, which appear on the familys GoFundMe page and a family friends viral social media post, show the swollen face and body of Chicago resident Michael Jefferson, who was being held at the Menard Correctional Centeron a parole violation, according to NBC Chicago. Whatever went on in there, he did not deserve to die that way. He was a human being, Charles told the news station. He…

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Next ‘Arrested Development’ Season Will Lean Into All Those Trump Comparisons

July 21, 2017

It didnt take long for the internet to point out the connections between this eldest sons bungling attempts to please his powerful daddy and a certain famously incompetent firstborn Gob Bluth. Hes aware ofallof that stuff, Jason Bateman, who plays Michael Bluth, said in an interview with The Daily Beast. And he and his writing staff have been in a cave for the last two or three months crafting these…

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Donald Trump Doesn’t Seem To Know What Health Insurance Is, How It Works Or What It Costs

July 21, 2017

He said: The notion of paying $12 a year for health insurance is even less than the $15 per month number Trump floated in an interview with the Economist earlier this year. The Kaiser Family Foundation estimated that the average monthly premium in the United States in 2013 was $235.27 per person, with a high of $473.17 in New Jersey and a low of $157.97 in Utah. More From this…

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Watch Mickey Mouse Surprise Kids With News About Their Adoption

July 21, 2017

About three years ago, Courtney Gilmour and her husband, Tom, began fostering now 12-year-old Janielle and 10-year-old Elijah. Earlier this year, the family traveled to Orlando, Florida, to visit Disney World and go to the Star Wars Celebration event. Janielle and Elijah, who are biological siblings, knew Courtney and Tom wanted to adopt them then, but they didn’t know when it would become official. Thats when Mickey Mouse stepped in….

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Watch What Happens When A Mylar Balloon Hits The Power Lines

July 20, 2017

A video filmed in Long Beach, Calif., shows what happens when Mylar balloons get tangled in the power lines near a transformer. Here it is in slow motion: Southern California Edison said 942 power outages were caused by metallic balloons in its service area in 2016 alone, and the power company urged people to tie down balloons. In some cases, damage from balloons have even caused power lines to fall.

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Baltimore Cop Accidentally Recorded Himself Planting Drugs, Public Defender Says

July 20, 2017

The 90-second video was recorded on Officer Richard Pinheiros body camera, according to the Maryland public defenders office.The footage, from Jan.24, shows Pinheiro placing a plastic bag into a red can and hiding it among the trash as two other officers watch him. All three officers then walk down an alley and onto a sidewalk, where Pinheiro turns on his body camera, which is designed to automatically record the 30…

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6 Wild Claims Trump Made In His Bizarre New York Times Interview

July 20, 2017

You can read the Times full story hereand excerpts from their interview here Jeff Sessions takes the job, gets into the job, recuses himself. I then have which, frankly, I think is very unfair to the president. How do you take a job and then recuse yourself? If he would have recused himself before the job, I would have said, Thanks, Jeff, but I cant, you know, Im not going…

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Runaway Teen Identified As Victim Of 1970s Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy

July 20, 2017

Illinois police confirmed Wednesday that James Byron Haakenson, 16, who ran away from his Minnesota home in 1976, was killed by Gacy that same year, CBS Chicago reported. He was executed in 1994. Cook County Sheriffs Office A Cook County Sheriffs detective traveled to Minnesota with the news for Haakensons family this week. Sisterman said her brother had begun to dabble in the gay lifestyle and felt unwelcome at home…

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‘Star Wars’ Monopoly That Doesn’t Exclude Rey Is Finally Easy To Buy

July 20, 2017

Arguably the most important person in the whole damn movie, the omission of Daisy Ridleys character stirred up accusations of sexism against toymaker Hasbro, which stood accused of perpetuating a long history of overlooking female action characters in merchandise. In its defense, the company said it originally didnt want to spoil a plot point, because while we knew Rey existed in the film, we didnt knowhow central she was to…

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Tackling university drop-out rate ‘is vital’ – BBC News

July 20, 2017

It says institutions with a higher in-take of black students, students whose parents work in lower level occupations or students who come from low university participation areas are more likely to have higher drop-out rates. Statistics released by the Office for Fair Access in June showed that, in 2014-15, 8.8% of young, full-time, disadvantaged undergraduates did not continue their studies beyond the first year – up from 8.2% the year…

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Divers to recover World War Two Highball bombs from Loch Striven – BBC News

July 20, 2017

Highball was the military codename for the weapons, a naval version of the “Upkeep” bouncing bombs used in the Dambusters raid in May 1943. It was one of five bombs developed by Sir Barnes Wallis and was designed to be used against ships. Image caption Lindsay Brown is one of the divers taking part in the operation to recover the bombs The British Sub-Aqua Club is sending divers from Cheshire,…

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In pictures: 24 hours in England – BBC News

July 19, 2017

Every day, some 55 million people go about their lives across England. This is a snapshot of a nation across 24 hours. Photographs will be added through the day, telling the everyday stories of the people who make up the nation. Liam Reid’s family has been selling fruit and vegetables on Leicester Market since World War One. The 32-year-old gets up every morning at 5am and works six days a…

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News Daily: Trump-Putin meeting and BBC stars’ salaries – BBC News

July 19, 2017

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning Woman’s shooting in US: Australian PM demands answers Australia’s prime minister has called on US authorities to explain how a woman, originally from Sydney, was shot to death by a policeman after calling to report a possible crime. Justine Damond, 40, died in the city of Minneapolis, reportedly while dressed in her pyjamas. “It…

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Fox News War: Sean Hannity And Shepard Smith Trade Barbs Over Trump

July 19, 2017

On Tuesday, Sean Hannity used his radio show to throw some shade at Fox News anchorShepard Smith. Smith has gone viral several times for challenging Trump on his afternoon Fox News show, Shepard Smith Reporting. Last week, he tore into the White House for its response to the Russian campaign meddling scandal. That was apparently too much for Hannity, a vocal Trump supporter who even appeared in a campaign adlast…

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Senate Hearing Highlights Saudi Arabia’s Responsibility For Suffering In Yemen

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON Experts on humanitarian issues, including top U.S. officials, used a Senate hearing Tuesday to highlight how U.S. partner Saudi Arabia has exacerbated global hunger with its American-backed military campaign in neighbor state Yemen, where the United Nations 17 million people lack access to sufficient food and a child under 5 years old dies every 10 minutes of preventable causes. The Saudi-led coalition, which began fighting pro-Iran rebels in Yemen…

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19 Creative Elopement Announcements You’ll Want To Copy

July 19, 2017

To help you do that, weve rounded up 19 creative elopement announcements that have *just* the right amount of pizzazz. 1 Kelly Draws JoycesArtMagnets/Etsy 4 5 6 Skipt Paper Co. 8 Katie Siman 10 Up Up Creative/Skipt Paper Co CompassRoseStudio/Etsy 13 14 Emily Takes Photos 16 Lace and Luce 18 Janice Yi Photography

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Burglary and theft top for unsolved crimes – BBC News

July 19, 2017

BBC England’s data unit compiled the figures between 2012 and 2016 from the official police data website, which goes into greater detail than the published crime statistics. The investigation focussed on crime cases that were closed because no suspect had been identified. Image caption Greater Manchester Deputy Chief Constable Ian Pilling said: “Our resources are limited and we cannot do everything we would want to.” West Midlands Police Superintendent Andy…

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UK ‘now less appealing’ to rich Chinese – BBC News

July 19, 2017

“Education and pollution are driving China’s rich to emigrate,” said Huran Report chief researcher Rupert Hoogewerf. “If China can solve these issues, then the primary incentive to emigrate will have been taken away.” Related Topics Migration More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Ad Mastery Create and Convert Niche Passionate Audiences On Facebook Using Simple Video Ads And Evergreen RetargetingEZ Video Creator – Monthly Club – Trial Create your…

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Senate Republicans Just Killed Their Health Care Bill Again

July 18, 2017

And like its other near-death experiences since President Donald Trump took office, backed by total GOP control of Congress at the beginning of this year, the decisive factors were the partys lack of vision of what the health care system would look like and a lack of conviction about owning the consequences of undoing a law that had extended health insurance to tens of millions of Americans. Regrettably, it is…

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Did The National Hurricane Center Just Troll Trump?

July 18, 2017

A National Hurricane Center notice about Tropical Storm Dondrew plenty of attention online because to some it sounded like the agency was throwing shade at President Donald Trump. Max Mayfield, the former National Hurricane Center director who chaired the committee that chose the name, told the news agency that the appearance of Tropical Storm Don had nothing to do with the president.

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Fox Analyst: Russia Meeting ‘Would’ve Been A Felony’ If They Got Clinton Info

July 18, 2017

It is a crime to receive something of value, when youre a campaign official, from a foreign person or a foreign government, Judge Andrew Napolitanosaid Monday onAmericas Newsroom. That wouldve been a felony, Napolitano replied. That wouldve been the completion of a crime. So the question is: Is this enough to commence a criminal investigation? Answer: Yes, he said. If he was trying to hide something,was it that this was…

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Walmart’s Website Really Described A Wig Cap As ‘N****r-Brown’

July 18, 2017

On Monday, Twitter user Kwani Lewis shared a screenshot of the product page in which the caps color is described as n****r-brown. Hey @Walmart what are you doing? Lewis captioned the photo. The retail giant began receiving backlash from folks on social media, including author Roxane Gay who said the listing was far past acceptable. Ragan Dickens, Walmarts national media relations director, told HuffPost that the company is appalled over…

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