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Cecil Is One of Hundreds of Lions Killed Recently in Zimbabwe

Cecil the lion's killing sparks an evaluation of the country’s hunting and conservation programs.<p>Cecil the Lion's killing made him a household name, but he was at least the 23rd lion that scientists from Oxford University have been tracking in Zimbabwe recently only to see its life cut short by …

Jimmy Fallon, evil genius: Even Billy Joel sounds good on his stage

It’s fun to hate on Billy Joel — almost as fun as it is to hate on Fallon — but together, they hit a sweet spot<p>Between his smug manner, lame songs, and mannered singing (“heart-attack-ack-ack-ack-ack”), there’s a lot to dislike about Billy Joel. He writes catchy melodies, but his enormous …

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Mother of five struck by car dies after austerity cuts force council to turn off street lights

A mother of five was killed after being knocked down by a car because cuts had forced the local council to turn off the street lights.<p>Cheryl …

Dump your iPhone or Android smartphone, and go modular

Tourists who visit my home country of Croatia soon notice that a hallmark (besides beautiful beaches, fortified cities and wondrous sites of ancient …

North Korea's Nuclear Test Triggers Warning From South Korea

World powers were working Thursday to craft a response to North Korea's announcement of a hydrogen bomb test amid efforts to verify the claim.<p>North Korea said Wednesday that it had successfully tested an H-bomb, setting off alarm bells over the country's nuclear capabilities and waves of …

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Donald Trump Threatens To Take His Money Out Of The U.K.

GOP candidate's organization vows to cancel $1 billion in investments if he is barred from entering the country.<p>Donald Trump says that if the United Kingdom doesn't want him there, he's going to keep his money at home.<p>A petition last month called on the British government to deny entry to the GOP …

Donald Trump

Pride School Atlanta - LGBT School for Students and Teachers

For now it’s called, “Pride School Atlanta”, started by Christian Zsilavetz, Christian says, “Pride School Atlanta” will be a K-12 institution that …

“Affluenza” Teen Ethan Couch Delayed in Mexico, Mom Charged in Texas

This is not the New Year’s Eve the Couches hoped for.<p>This is likely not the New Year’s Eve “Affluenza” teen <b>Ethan Couch</b> and his mom had in mind. Sure, Ethan is still in Mexico, where he fled with his mom in fear of facing charges of violating his parole. But he won’t be having the spring break-style …

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

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