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Another protected lion killed by U.S. hunter in April, Zimbabwe says Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
HitchBOT vandalized in Philadelphia, fans worldwide outraged Even though hitchBOT's U.S. tour was cut short by vandalism, the celebrity status of the globe-trotting social media darling remains strong.
CBC.ca | Aug 2, 2015 3:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wing part belonged to Boeing 777, possibly from Flight MH370 A wing flap that washed up on the beach of an Indian Ocean island has been verified by French authorities and others, including Boeing, as being from a Boeing 777, Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday.
CBC.ca | Aug 2, 2015 11:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trial of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy in Egypt postponed again An Egyptian court has again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists, extending the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.
CBC.ca | Aug 2, 2015 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hitchhiking robot's trip across U.S. ends badly in Philly A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
CBC.ca | Aug 2, 2015 12:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cecil's brother Jericho 'alive and well' despite reports lion was killed, researcher says The brother of Cecil, the lion killed in Zimbabwe by an American hunter last month, is not dead, a researcher monitoring the pride told Reuters, contradicting media reports that Jericho the lion had been killed.
CBC.ca | Aug 1, 2015 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ricky Gervais sparks #karmadillo after man's bullet backfires off armadillo Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais got a kick out of Friday's story about a man in Texas who was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard, causing the bullet to ricochet back to hit him in the face.
CBC.ca | Aug 1, 2015 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqis protest power, water cuts amid heatwave Hundreds of residents of Iraq's southern oil-city of Basra demonstrated today over frequent electricity cuts and poor quality of water as a brutal heatwave continues to plague the country.
CBC.ca | Aug 1, 2015 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqis protest power, water cuts amid heat wave Hundreds of residents of Iraq's southern oil-city of Basra demonstrated today over frequent electricity cuts and poor quality of water as a brutal heat wave continues to plague the country.
CBC.ca | Aug 1, 2015 3:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blue moon: Striking photos from around the world It isn't blue, and it's not even that rare. But the second full moon in July still made for some striking photos. Here are the best pics of the moon illuminating the night sky from around the world.
CBC.ca | Aug 1, 2015 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend