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Rachel Augusta leads a protest against the killing of Cecil the lion in the parking lot of hunter Dr. Walter Palmer's River Bluff Dental Clinic on July 29, 2015 in Bloomington, MinnesotaThe American dentist who hunted the big cat remained in hiding amid mounting global outrage.


2015-07-30 19:54:21 -0600

Police carry a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found on the Saint-Andre region of the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, on July 29, 2015Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said Friday they were "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's great mysteries. The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage is to be sent to France for analysis, with expectations building it will be the first tangible proof the plane went down in the Indian Ocean. Investigators are hoping they will then move closer to understanding the mystery swirling around the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, which vanished 16 months ago with 239 people aboard, most of them Chinese.


2015-07-31 02:43:52 -0600

Police Officer Ray Tensing, who is accused of murdering Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop in Cincinnati, was released Thursday evening hours after his arraignment on a murder indictment.


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