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Trump's effect on tourism

Law courts are busily debating US President Donald Trump's travel ban but so too is the tourism sector. Will it deter holidaymakers or will they …

Atlanta zoo names a cockroach 'Tom Brady' after losing Super Bowl bet

Brady led the Patriots to their fifth championship earlier this month<p>As a result of his heroics in Super Bowl LI -- when he dragged the Patriots out …

NFL

WATCH: MBB: Kentucky 83, Tennessee 58

Jan 7, 2017; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard Malik Monk (5) shoots the ball against Arkansas Razorbacks forward Moses Kingsley (33) in …

The deadly, incredible and absurd robots of the US military

Seriously, though. Atlas falls a lot

Robotics

A Cheeto that looks like Harambe has sold on eBay for $99,900

To continue the theme of everything in 2017 being terrible – a Cheeto that looks like Harambe, the gorilla that was shot and killed in Cincinnati Zoo …

British Humour

The 50 Best Memes of 2017

In 2016, memes had such a strong run they became bigger than Jesus. This year? Dozens of heavy hitters sought to steal the thrones of yesteryear's …

ISIS' enemies line up to take Raqqa, but when -- and how?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The "caliphate" declared by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) will lose its last two cities of any consequence -- Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria -- within months, according to the senior U.S. general in the region.<p>Speaking on a tour north of Baghdad this week, Lt. Gen. Stephen …

Middle East

Hundreds of bison sent to slaughter over tribes' objections

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday started shipping hundreds of wild bison to slaughter for disease control, as a …

Wildlife

Park rangers shoot 50 ‘poachers’ in three years in mission to protect rhinos

A national park allows workers to shoot, and even kill, potential poachers in a bid to protect their rhinos.<p>Yes, really.<p>So far, more than 50 people …

'Firefall' at Yosemite Park thrills visitors | CNN Travel

National Parks

Flynn Resigns as National Security Adviser Amid Russia Controversy

National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia's …

Donald Trump

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Top Contenders, Predictions for Exciting Event

Link to Media<p>Aaron Gordon was close last year, and he hopes to close the deal at this year's NBA Slam Dunk Contest.<p>Gordon put on a memorable show when he competed with Zach LaVine for the 2016 Slam Dunk championship. Those two engaged in a mano a mano duel that caught the attention of the league's …

NBA