Kevin Lawrence

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U.S. Hunter Tied To Cecil The Lion Killing Disputes Some Accounts

The Minnesota dentist whose killing of Cecil the lion fueled a global backlash emerged Sunday for an interview in which he disputed some accounts of the hunt, expressed agitation at the animosity directed at those close to him and said he would be back at work within days.<p>Walter Palmer, who has …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 31, 2015)

This turbulent week, which was covered in The Daily Edition, included the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis in Europe, the debate over the renaming of Mount McKinley, a new batch of Hillary Clinton emails and a Deflategate ruling that ended Tom Brady‘s NFL suspension. Read more about these topics …

Qatar deploys 1,000 ground troops to fight in Yemen

Around 1,000 soldiers from Qatar's Armed Forces have been deployed to Yemen, as part of the Arab coalition's fight against Houthi rebels, Al Jazeera has learned.<p>An Al Jazeera journalist, reporting from the Saudi-Yemen border, said the troops were backed by more than 200 armoured vehicles and 30 …

The Minnesota dentist who shot one of Africa's most prized lions is headed back to work

Walter Palmer, who has spent more than a month out of sight after becoming the target of protests and threats, intends to return to his suburban Minneapolis dental practice Tuesday.<p>In an evening interview conducted jointly by The Associated Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune that advisers said …

Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion defends his actions in first interview

The Minnesota dentist whose killing of Cecil the lion fueled a global backlash emerged Sunday for an interview in which he disputed some accounts of the hunt, expressed agitation at the animosity directed at those close to him and said he would be back at work within days.<p>Walter Palmer, who has …

Kentucky clerk appeals order putting her in jail

A Kentucky county clerk has appealed a judge's decision to put her in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>Attorneys for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis officially appealed the ruling to the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sunday. The three page motion does not include …