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Zimbabwe calls for extradition of lion-killer

People display hold signs during protest against the killing of Cecil the lion outside the River Bluff Dental clinic in Bloomington, Minnesota. REUTERS/Eric Miller
The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a "foreign poacher" who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says.

Bin Laden family killed in UK jet crash - report

A private jet has crashed in southern England, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

Zimbabwe calls for extradition of lion-killer

Zimbabwe calls for extradition of lion-killer

The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a "foreign poacher" who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri says.

Plane debris flown to France

Plane debris flown to France

Plane debris which washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and is thought to belong to the vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 has been flown to France for checks officials hope could provide some insight into the disaster.

Palestinian toddler killed in West Bank

Palestinian toddler killed in West Bank

Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank, killing an 18-month-old child and seriously injuring his parents and brother, an act that Israel's prime minister described as terrorism.

Hunting club suspends dentist, makes donations

Hunting club suspends dentist, makes donations

A hunting club that suspended a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has given money to the campaigns of numerous U.S. politicians, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, a watchdog group's records show.

Lawyers argue life or death for Colorado gunman

Lawyers argue life or death for Colorado gunman

Defense attorneys said the Colorado movie massacre gunman was schizophrenic and they urged jurors on Thursday to spare his life, while prosecutors said James Holmes must not be able to use mental illness as a shield.

Woman jailed in Colorado gunman trial

A woman protesting against capital punishment stood up in court on Thursday and shouted "Don't kill him!" before bailiffs tackled her during the penalty phase of James Holmes' mass murder trial in Colorado.

Woman accidentally runs over, kills husband

An elderly California woman accidentally ran over and killed her elderly husband when she hit the accelerator instead of the brake pedal, police say.

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