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world 'Mortar-type device' found in alert

Police identify what they believe to be a "mortar-type device" during a security alert in Strabane, County Tyrone.

32 minutes ago // USA Today

world Jericho, Cecil the lion's brother, killed

The brother of Cecil the lion, whose death sparked widespread outrage this week, was killedby a hunterSaturday afternoon in Zimbabwe, a local conservation group said.

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Texas man accuses wife of trying to kill him and then dies in police custody

Police said the erratic man ran into a lobby area, where a deputy handcuffed him to try to prevent him from hurting himself or othersAuthorities said a panic-stricken man who dashed into a Dallas County jail lobby on Saturday morning, shouting that his wife was chasing him in an attempt to kill him, died after being handcuffed and losing consciousness.Dallas County sheriffs spokesman Raul Reyna said the 47-year-old man parked in a crosswalk in front of the countys central

36 minutes ago // CNN

world Taliban leader purportedly rejects peace process 'propaganda'

In an audio message, a speaker purported to be the Taliban's new leader denies that the Sunni Islamist group is attempting to work toward a peace process with the Afghan government.

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S., allies target Islamic State with 30 air strikes in Iraq, Syria: U.S. military

WASHINGTON Reuters - The United States and its allies launched 19 air strikes in Iraq and 11 in Syria on Friday in the coalition campaign against Islamic State militants, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

39 minutes ago // New York Times

world Talibans New Leader Urges Unity, Playing Down Peace Talk

Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour declared that jihad would continue in Afghanistan in an audio recording released Saturday, though his message contained signs of hope for the Afghan government and Western diplomats.

39 minutes ago // CNN

world Zimbabwe to U.S.: Extradite dentist over killing of Cecil

As outrage grows over the killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe called on the United States to extradite the American dentist who shot the lion this month.

39 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Cecil the lion's brother, Jericho, illegally killed

ZIMBABWE — There is a sad new development related to Cecil the lion, according to CNN. Cecil's brother, Jericho, has been illegally killed by a hunter, the network reports. Johnny Rodrigues, head of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, confirmed the news to CNN. Rodrigu …

40 minutes ago // BBC

world Outburst mars Bobbi Brown memorial

The Georgia memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.

41 minutes ago // Reuters

world Brother of Zimbabwe's lion Cecil appears alive and well: researcher

HARARE Reuters - The brother of Cecil, the lion killed in Zimbabwe by an American hunter last month, is not dead, a researcher monitoring the pride told Reuters, contradicting media reports that Jericho had been killed.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Media coverage of terrorism leads to further violence

Clear link claimed between reports of atrocities and follow-up attacksViolence, so the saying goes, begets violence. Now evidence is emerging that suggests even the reporting of violence can trigger further attacks. Research has found that sensationalist media coverage of acts of terrorism results in more such acts being committed.The study will prompt further debate about how the international media responds to atrocities. It also raises the possibility that media reports about a terr

47 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Conservation Group Fears Cecil the Lion's Brother Killed

The brother of a famed lion who was killed by an American dentist in Zimbabwe in early July was killed Saturday, according to a consevation group.

50 minutes ago // USA Today

world Saudi official: Bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

Relatives of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England.

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world After Cecil, second lion poached by foreign tourist in Zimbabwe: parks source

HARARE Reuters - After the killing of Zimbabwe's most famous lion by an American tourist, a second lion has been poached by a foreign visitor, a source at the national parks agency told Reuters on Saturday.

53 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Texas man hospitalized after bullet bounces off armadillo

Incident in Cass County marks the second time this year someone in the American south has been hurt by a ricochet off one of the creaturesA Texas man was hospitalized this week, after being hit in the head by a ricocheting bullet he had aimed at an armadillo. Related:

53 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Texas man hospitalized after bullet bounces off armadillo

Incident in Cass County marks the second time this year someone in the American south has been hurt by a bullet ricochets off one of the creaturesA Texas man was hospitalized this week, after being hit in the head by a ricocheting bullet he had aimed at an armadillo. Related:

56 minutes ago // USA Today

world Jericho, Cecil the lion's brother, killed

Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, was killed by a hunteron Saturday, ZimbabweConservation Task Force'schairman confirmed to USA TODAY.

59 minutes ago // The Independent

world Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot by poachers in Zimbabwe

Poachers have shot dead Cecil the lions brother, Jericho, in Zimbabwe. The animal was killed at the Huwange National Park at around 4pm. It follows Cecils death at the hands of Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, earlier this month.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Zimbabwe to press for extradition of hunter who killed Cecil the lion

Zimbabwe officials intend to press for the extradition of Minnesota hunter Walter Palmer, who killed a beloved lion named Cecil in a case that has drawn international headlines and raised questions about the gray area between big game hunting and poaching.

1 hour ago // UPI

world Cecil the lion's brother, cubs' caretaker Jericho also shot dead in Zimbabwe

Doug G. WareHARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug. 1 UPI -- A month after Cecil the lion was shot and killed in Zimbabwe, his brother and caretaker of his cubs, Jericho, has been shot and killed by a poacher.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Elderly affected by day-long alert

A number of homes are evacuated and a cemetery is closed for most of the day due to a security alert in Strabane, County Tyrone.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

BALMA, France A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.After a 10-hour journey by road from Paris' Orly airport, a truck carrying the roughly 8-foot 2.44-meter component known as a flaperon arrived at the DGA TA aeronautical testing site near Toulouse, accompanied by police motorcycles and a police car.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Zimbabwe suspends hunting in area where Cecil the lion was killed

Officials say second lion was killed in April as they announce ban on hunting lions, leopards and elephants around Hwange national park

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Cecil the Lion's Brother Killed: Conservation Group

The brother of a famed lion who was killed by an American dentist in Zimbabwe in early July was killed Saturday, according to a consevation group.

1 hour ago // USA Today

world Jericho, Cecil the lion's brother, killed

Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, was killed by hunteron Saturday, ZimbabweConservation Task Force'schairman confirmed to USA TODAY.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Guide: Lion hunt went "wrong from the beginning"

Guide who led Zimbabwe hunting trip that killed beloved lion suggests Cecil wasn't the only animal dentist wanted

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Conservationists fear Cecil the lion's brother Jericho has been shot dead in Zimbabwe

Jericho had been protecting the cubs of his brother after Cecil was killed by a dentist who paid 35,000

1 hour ago // ABC

world AP News Guide: Death of Taliban Leader Roils Afghan Politics

AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader could have huge impact on Afghan political landscape

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world DoJ says work permit problems fixed after immigration action delays

Justice Department attorneys said the federal government now complies with Texas judges preliminary injunction that suspended the Obama planProblems that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obamas executive immigration action have been fixed after a federal judge in Texas had put the plan on hold, the Justice Department said in newly filed

1 hour ago // Fox News

world AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader could have huge impact on Afghan political landscape

The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its reclusive longtime leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, after the Kabul government reported that he had been dead for more than two years.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Kurd Leader Urges PPK to Withdraw From Iraqs Kurdish Territory

The president of Iraqs Kurdistan region called on the Kurdistan Workers Party PKK Saturday to withdraw from Iraqs Kurdish territory to prevent civilian casualties during Turkeys airstrikes. The PKK should withdraw its fighters from the Kurdish region so to ensure the civilians of Kurdistan do not become victim of that fighting and conflict, the office of the region's president, Massoud Barzani, said in a statement. The statement also condemned Turkeys airstrikes

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Cecil the lion's brother Jericho shot dead by poachers in Zimbabwean park

Cecil the lion's brother Jericho has been shot dead by poachers in a park in Zimbabwe. The animal was protecting his lion cubs after he was shot dead by Minnesota dentist, Walter Palmer earlier this month, sparking outrage around the world. He was gunned down in Huw …

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world World Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan — The World Food Program announced new cuts Friday in food aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, highlighting a growing funding crisis of international agencies helping millions displaced by Syria's conflict. A last-minute U.S. donation of $65 million kept food …

1 hour ago // BBC

world Man rides Tour de France on Chopper

A man from Merseyside raises more than 80,000 for charity by riding the Tour de France course on a child's Raleigh Chopper bike.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Police and fences hold them back, but Calais' migrants are determined to reach their British paradise

Nine migrants have died so far in their desperate attempts to get through the channel tunnel to Britain

1 hour ago // BBC

world Outburst mars Bobbi Brown funeral

The Georgia funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.