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The hunting of lions remains legal in Zimbabwe

American tourists -- wealthy ones, given the high costs involved -- account for the majority of lions killed for sport in Africa

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The Communist group runs 'production camps' to fuel its insurgency campaign and produce children to bolster its ranks

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Double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey smiles during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at The Childrenís Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in Philadelphia. Surgeons said Harvey of Baltimore who lost his limbs to a serious infection, has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant.

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In this undated frame from video provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Department, Sandra Bland stands before a desk at Waller County Jail in Hempstead, Texas

Rumours had circulated on social media that she had died before arriving at jail

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A baby giraffe whose birth at the Dallas Zoo was viewed live on the Internet worldwide has died

Dallas Zoo said it was 'devastated'

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Donald Trump hopes to become US president

The businessman is the Republican presidential front-runner

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The migrants make it into the US by jumping off a boat near the shore and running up the beach

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'I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite until the end of the hunt'

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News that Pollard will be freed after 30 years will not heal rift between nations prompted by Iran nuclear deal

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Plans to upgrade the facilities were shelved in favour of completely starting all over again

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