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  1. England to face Scotland in qualifiersRead the original story

    30 min ago | Fiji Times

    England will face old enemies Scotland in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia after being paired together at a lavish draw ceremony in Saint Petersburg. Arguably the toughest group sees 1998 champions France alongside three-time World Cup runners-up the Netherlands and a Sweden side captained by Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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  2. Zimbabweans in lion hunt in court; kill...HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - A hunting guide and...Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Gazette

    Theodro Bronkhorst, centre, a professional hunter, arrives for his appearance at the magistrates courts in Hwange about 700 kilometres south west of Harare, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Bronkhorst who was granted $1000 bail has been charged with failure to prevent an unlawful hunt that resulted in the killing of Cecil the lion by Minnesota dentist, Walter James Palmer, in Zimbabwe.

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  3. Nigeria, Cameroon eye closer tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Iol.co.za

    The leaders of Nigerian and Cameroon met on Wednesday in a bid to soothe fractious ties between the West African neighbours and strengthen cooperation against Islamist insurgents Boko Haram. Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari's first visit to Cameroon President Paul Biya since Buhari's election in March comes as the Nigerian militant group, which has sworn allegiance to Islamic State, has launched a fresh wave of attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

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  4. US agency says it is 'deeply concerned' about lion killRead the original story

    33 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Stuffed animals are placed in front of Walter Palmer's dental practice, River Bluff Dental, in Bloomington, Minn., on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Palmer, who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe, said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.

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  5. The Latest: Small protest at office of man who killed lionRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Republic

    ... criminal activity detected no such wrongdoing. Palmer was with professional guides when he killed a beloved lion in Africa. Palmer says he didn't know the lion was protected and he relied on local guides to ensure the hunt was legal. The lion's ...

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  6. Celebrities sound off on the killing of Cecil the lionRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | MassLive.com

    In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

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  7. Tragedy in AfricaRead the original story

    44 min ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... the box to be included in these third party offers. We respect your privacy and will never rent or sell your email. Africa has been in focus with the death of a prized lion at the hands of an American hunter. The hunter is even being sought by ...

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  8. Hunter Who Killed Cecil the Lion is Facing the Wrath of the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including As news reports surfaced that a beloved 13-year-old male lion was killed, people took to the web to express frustration and anger.

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  9. Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Writes Apology To PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Switched

    In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

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  10. Lion Shooting Shines Spotlight On Ethics Of Trophy HuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The killing of an adult male lion in Zimbabwe - one locals knew as Cecil - has sparked outrage and debate around the world, raising questions about hunting, conservation and the quest for big game trophies. Cecil lived in the protected Hwange National Park, but crossed outside its border, where he was shot by a Minnesota dentist who allegedly paid about $50,000 for the experience.

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  11. Hunting guide, farmer involved in hunt of Cecil the lion appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | CBC News

    Cecil was a famous feature at Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. He was known for his distinctive black mane, and was being followed by researchers as part of a study.

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  12. Jimmy Kimmel chokes up on air over Cecil the lionRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | CNN

    Cecil the lion probably never knew how beloved he was. The Zimbabwean lion, who was killed on a hunt in early July, was a popular attraction among visitors to Hwange National Park thanks to his status in some studies run by Oxford University scientists.

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  13. Zimbabwean hunter and farmer in the dock over lion killRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Standard

    Two men arrested for illegally hunting a majestic, protected lion are in court in Zimbabwe to face poaching charges. The Zimbabwean men _ a professional hunter and a farm owner _ are accused of helping an American tourist hunt the lion named Cecil .

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  14. Cecil the lion's killer donated to RomneyRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Hill

    The Minnesota dentist who authorities say killed a beloved Zimbabwe lion named Cecil donated to Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. Federal Elections Commission forms show Walter James Palmer, a dentist in Eden Prairie, Minn., donated $5,000 to the Romney campaign in 2012.

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  15. Dentist admits to killing beloved lion Cecil, writes letter to patients thanking them for supportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPXI

    ... in the world. Now Dr. Walter Palmer is writing a letter explaining his side of the hunt that killed a beloved lion in Africa, and thanking his patients for his support. He continued by saying that, "To my knowledge, everything about this trip was ...

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  16. Yes, The Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion is an Asshole but PETA is...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tucson Weekly

    I don't understand what the Minnesota dentist, Walter James Palmer, gained from killing, beheading and skinning Cecil the lion. What a useless investment of $50,000 .

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  17. Olivia Wilde, Cara Delevingne react to Cecil the lion's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  18. Dentist who killed Cecil the lion was accused of sexual harassment...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Accused: Dr. Walter Palmer was accused of sexual harassment by a former employee and settled out of court and the Minnesota Board of Dentistry ruled the claim dismissed in 2009 Dr. Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who has achieved worldwide notoriety for killing the most famous lion in Africa paid out $127,500 in 2009 to settle a sexual harassment claim, it was revealed today. The settlement was made to a former employee at his Minneapolis practice who alleged that Dr. Palmer subjected her to 'ongoing and unwelcome sexual harassment by, but not limited to, verbal comments and physical conduct involving her breasts, buttocks and genitalia'.

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  19. 11-Year-Old California Boy Is Climbing the World's Tallest Mountains...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | People

    Eleven-year-old Tyler Armstrong of Yorba Linda, California, is climbing the highest peak on all seven continents to raise money to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy , the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood. After becoming the youngest person in the world to climb California's Mount Whitney in a single day, Armstrong, then 7, met Debra and Paul Miller and their son, Hawken, who has Duchenne.

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  20. Mia tweets dentist's addressRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    U.S. actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow speaks to the media about her visit to the Central African Republic at the United Nations headquarters in New York, July 22, 2014. The 70-year-old screen star tweeted the Minnesota address of dentist Walter Palmer, who reportedly paid $50,000 to slay the beloved Zimbabwean lion during a hunting trip.

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