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Zimbabweans in Lion Hunt in Court; Kill was 'Unethical'

By Farai Mutsaka | Jul 29
Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday.

A Real 'Shero': US Drag Queen Pulls Man From Flaming Car in Greece

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Miami drag queen Elaine Lancaster is making headlines this week after it was reported she saved a man's life by pulling him out of a flaming car in Greece.

Man Accused in Lion Death Says He Thought Hunt was Legal

By Brian Bakst and Amy Forliti | Jul 29
A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.

UK Woman Crashes into Seafood Truck While Masturbating in Traffic

By EDGE | Jul 29
A woman in England apparently was not to be the master of her domain when she crashed into a seafood truck while reportedly masturbating with a vibrator in traffic.

Obama to Wrap Africa Trip With Speech to African Union

By Darlene Superville | Jul 28
President Barack Obama highlighted his administration's efforts to combat hunger worldwide on Tuesday as he prepared to end a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union.

Rio de Janeiro Prisons Seek to Protect Transgender Inmates

By Jenny Barchfield | Jul 28
Brazil's penitentiaries are notorious for rampant overcrowding and violence endured by all inmates. But advocates say few prisoners are as vulnerable as transvestites and transgender people, who are singled out for taunting and physical and sexual abuse.

Social Experiment in Kiev Ends With Gay Couple Pepper-Sprayed by Neo-Nazis

By EDGE | Jul 27
Inspired by the video of two Russian bloggers who walked hand-in-hand through Moscow streets last month to gauge attitudes towards gays, a Ukrainian gay couple replicated the experiment in Kiev with unsurprising, yet unfortunate results.

Huckabee Criticizes Iran Deal as Being Similar to the Holocaust

Jul 27
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is sticking with his controversial criticism of the Iran nuclear deal as "marching the Israelis to the door of the oven," a reference to the Holocaust.

Beijing Faces Almaty in IOC Vote for 2022 Winter Olympics

By Stephen Wilson | Jul 26
The two contenders for the 2022 Winter Games are Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan. The International Olympic Committee will give an eye to human rights issues. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

Obama Pushes African Nations to Treat Gays Equally Under Law

By Darlene Superville and Julie Pace | Jul 25
President Barack Obama nudged African nations Saturday to treat gays and lesbians equally under the law, a position that remains unpopular through much of the continent.

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