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.
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.
The judge in the Colorado movie massacre trial on Thursday
jailed a supporter of convicted gunman James Holmes for three
weeks over an outburst she made in court during the
prosecution's closing argument.
The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist
and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the
US Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a
conspiracy to violate US laws against illegal wildlife
trading, a source close to the case said.
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six
participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride
parade in Jerusalem, and police say the suspect was jailed
for a similar attack 10 years ago.
Malaysia is "almost certain" plane debris washed up on the
Indian Ocean island of Reunion is part of a Boeing 777, its
deputy transport minister said, heightening the possibility
it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370.
Europe's Philae spacecraft did not have much time to do its
work after surviving a bounce landing on the surface of a
comet, but information it collected is reshaping scientists'
thinking about these icy bodies, research published this week