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Second American Accused In Illegal Killing Of Lion In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean wildlife officials say the man killed the lion in April during a hunt that was illegal. This comes a week after the killing of a lion named Cecil sparked a worldwide outcry.
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Ted Cruz Makes 'Mmm ... Machine-Gun Bacon'

Cruz cooking bacon on a machine gun follows a string of GOP candidates trying to stand out online by destroying a cell phone, playing Operation, and critiquing Sharknado 3.
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Group Offers To Help Revive HitchBOT That Was Vandalized In Philadelphia

A kid-sized robot that's built around a PVC bucket and sports a friendly face, the hitchBOT couldn't make it out of Philadelphia in one piece.

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Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck In Baseball Game

During his team's game Saturday, Kaiser Carlile was hit in the head by a bat as he ran past the on-deck circle. The accident has left a Kansas community in mourning.
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After Moon Trip, Aldrin Required To Fill Out Customs Form

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, 85, shared on Facebook the declaration form he filled after after Apollo 11 returned from the moon in 1969. He brought back Moon rocks and Moon dust.
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Personal Injury Lawyer Stars In Toddler's Birthday Party

A two year old in Louisiana perks up whenever Morris Bart's commercials come on TV. So his parents threw him a Morris Bart birthday party — complete with Bart's face on a cake and a T-shirt.
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Get Ready For The Biggest Week Yet In The GOP Race For President

Republican presidential hopefuls are about to get their biggest test yet as they battle to make it onto the debate stage Thursday and woo voters who are just tuning into the contest.
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Baltimore Launched Martin O'Malley, Then Weighed Him Down

The city was a political launchpad for the presidential candidate, but his "zero tolerance" policing has drawn criticism for affecting the community's relationship with law enforcement.
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Obama Aims To Tighten Restrictions On Plants' Greenhouse Gas Emissions

On Monday, President Obama will unveil tougher rules designed to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants. If the proposed plan clear legal hurdles, the nation's power grid would face big changes.
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Changing Polling Metrics To Decide GOP's Presidential Debate Lineup

Fox News will use an average of national polls to decide which GOP presidential candidates take part in Thursday's prime-time debate. Pollsters say more and more people don't want to talk to them.

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