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  • Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil the lion-killer
    Zimbabwe is calling for a U.S. dentist to be extradited for killing a beloved lion.
  • Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.
  • MH370 clues mount as wreckage identified as Boeing 777
    Saint-André (France) (AFP) - Authorities 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 […]
  • Suspect in Charleston church massacre to be arraigned on hate charges
    Relatives of nine African-Americans killed at a historic South Carolina church may get a second opportunity to address the white man accused in the murders on Friday when he is arraigned on federal hate crime charges, sources close to the case said. At an earlier court appearance, family members riveted the country by expressing heartfelt […]