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Dentist who killed Cecil the lion wanted to kill an elephant, too

mashable.com — The American dentist who killed and beheaded a protected lion in Zimbabwe reportedly wanted to shoot and kill a elephant, too, according to a local hunter hired to help track one down. Theo Bronkhorst, who assisted Dr. Walter Palmer in slaying Cecil, pleaded not guilty in a Zimbabwean court on Wednesday for "failing to prevent an unlawful hunt."
Jul 31, 2015

RT @mashable: American dentist who killed Cecil the lion wanted to shoot and kill an elephant, too: on.mash.to/1DdGvet #CecilTheLion

6 stabbed at Jerusalem's gay pride parade

mashable.com — Six people were stabbed at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade on Thursday, which had faced threats of protests but went forward under police protection. Two people are believed to be in serious condition. The attack comes 10 years after an ultra-Orthodox man stabbed three at the same parade.
Jul 30, 2015

6 stabbed at Jerusalem's gay pride parade, 1 suspect in custody. Attack comes 10 years after similar stabbing mashable.com/2015/07/30/jer…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @mashable: 6 stabbed at Jerusalem's gay pride parade; 2 believed to be in serious condition on.mash.to/1IsIxmA

Jul 30, 2015

RT @mashable: Videos show moment of stabbing attack and immediate aftermath at Jerusalem pride parade. mashable.com/2015/07/30/jer…

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Dentist's office becomes memorial for Cecil the lion

mashable.com — The office of River Bluff Dental in Bloomington, Minnesota, became a makeshift memorial for Cecil the lion overnight as mourners of the slain Zimbabwean lion left stuffed animals at his killer's door.
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Texas officials release new jail video of Sandra Bland to 'dispel rumors'

mashable.com — Officials in Waller County, Texas released new video on Tuesday that show Sandra Bland's booking, hoping to offer transparency that critics have claimed was lacking as to Bland's time in jail. The 29-year-old woman was arrested on July 10 and found dead in her jail cell three days later.

A petition demanding justice for Cecil the lion is getting signatures faster than we can count

mashable.com — More than 80,000 people have signed a petition demanding justice for Cecil the lion, who was killed by an American dentist named Dr. Walter Palmer during a bow-hunting trip in Zimbabwe earlier this month.
Jul 28, 2015

RT @iAbhishhek: 80,000 (and counting) sign petition demanding justice for Cecil the lion ow.ly/31WGAa

Jul 28, 2015

A petition demanding justice for Cecil the lion is getting signatures faster than we can count mashable.com/2015/07/28/cec… via @mashable

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American dentist regrets killing Cecil the lion, blames local guides

mashable.com — The American dentist who killed Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion on a July bow-hunting trip says he trusted local guides to ensure the hunt was legal - and he didn't know the lion was a "local favorite" until the end of the hunt.
Jul 28, 2015

American dentist who killed #CecilTheLion blames local guides; 'deeply regrets' ... 'the taking of this lion' mashable.com/2015/07/28/cec…

Jul 28, 2015

World-notorious hunter offers his side. Says unaware lion they lured out of national park to kill was beloved animal: mashable.com/2015/07/28/cec…

Jul 28, 2015

US dentist regrets killing Cecil the lion; blames guide; says he didn’t know of Cecil’s fame. mashable.com/2015/07/28/cec… pic.twitter.com/P0hZGejDz5

Jul 28, 2015

UPDATE: Minnesota dentist Dr. Walter Palmer "regrets" killing #CecilTheLion, blames local guides mashable.com/2015/07/28/cec…

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The $4 billion plan to rebuild an 'un-New York' Laguardia Airport

mashable.com — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday a $4 billion-plan to tear down and rebuild the city's Laguardia Airport. "LaGuardia Airport is 'un-New York'. It's slow, dated and a terrible entranceway to New York," Cuomo said alongside Vice President Joe Biden, who once dubbed the airport "third world."

WWE terminates its contract with Hulk Hogan

mashable.com — The WWE terminated its contract with Terry Bollea, the professional wrestler more widely known as Hulk Hogan, on Friday amid rumors that the star was recorded using racial slurs. "WWE terminated its contract with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan)," the company said in a statement to ESPN.

Florida woman chases alligator to rescue her dog from its jaws

mashable.com — A woman in Inverness, Florida wasn't having it when a 7-foot-6-inch alligator attacked her dog and dragged it into a lake earlier this week. And so she did what we'd all do when your pup is moments away from becoming lunch - she went in after it.

See Donald Trump's 92-page personal financial disclosure report

mashable.com — The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released Donald Trump's alleged $10 billion personal financial disclosure report on Wednesday, which details all of the real estate magnate and reality television star's holdings - from his golf courses throughout the U.S. to his stake in the Trump menswear brand.
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Jul 31, 2015

RT @ZekeJMiller: And here Philippe chastises HRC for emailing Huma when they're in the same room pic.twitter.com/jMIW5x7GD5

Jul 31, 2015

"Mrs. Clinton is a healthy 67-year old female," Clinton's doctor says in health statement by campaign cnn.com/2015/07/31/pol…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @mashable: Zuckerberg & wife Priscilla are expecting a child. They also opened up about past miscarriages on.mash.to/1Hb0WTV http://…



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