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The killing of the beloved lion, hunted for sport, has been condemned by wildlife conservations. Authorities say Cecil was lured away from a protected park, wounded with a crossbow and later shot.
From: NPR | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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A Minnesota dentist who caused an international uproar when he reportedly paid $55,000 to kill Cecil, an iconic lion in Zimbabwe, issued a statement late Tuesday saying he regretted the animal's death, but thought he was acting legally....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The killing of the beloved lion, hunted for sport, has been condemned by wildlife conservationists. A conservationist in Zimbabwe says a ban should be imposed on the hunting of endangered animals.
From: NPR | By: NPR Staff | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Walter Palmer killed one of Zimbabwe’s most beloved lions. And now he must face the wrath of the Internet. Today, new reports fingered Palmer, a Minnesota dentist, as one of the hunters who killed, decapitated and skinned a beloved and endangered lion...
From: Wired | By: Klint Finley | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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President Obama addressed the African Union in Ethiopia on Tuesday, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to do so. He encouraged African leaders to step down when their term is up and not aim to be president for life. The current AU chairman is...
From: NPR | By: Gregory Warner | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly killed a well-known, protected lion named Cecil. The American hunter faces poaching charges, according to police....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Palmer is said to have paid $50,000 for the privilege of killing the big cat with a bow and arrow. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe has a federal felony on his record related to shooting a black bear in Wisconsin, according to federal court records....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The late-night host even got choked up talking about it
From: Time | By: Megan Gibson | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The world's anger at hunter Walter Palmer is understandable but misplaced
From: Time | By: Liam Fitzpatrick | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 8.5 percent Chinese stocks took a big hit Monday as two major indices fell more than 8 percent. Some blame the drop on “malicious” short selling. Regulators...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Oliver Roeder | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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PETA reacted to the dentist who shot Cecil the Lion by calling for him to be, "preferably, hanged."
From: Mediaite | By: Josh Feldman | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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This sociopath: Who shot Cecil? First it was thought that a mystery Spaniard had the blood of one of Africa’s most famous lions on his hands. Then came a fresh twist. The Cecil slayer, Zimbabwean conservations said on Tuesday, was in fact a dentist...
From: Balloon Juice | By: John Cole | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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You might have read about the tragic death of Cecil the lion, a beloved mascot of Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park. In case you didn’t: Dr. Walter J. Palmer recently took a break from his job at River Bluff Dentistry in Indiana to kick back, relax,...
From: VentureBeat | By: Fletcher Babb | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Zambia is in the middle of a crippling electricity crisis as the country grapples with a 560 MW power deficit, a situation likely to only get worse as demand for electricity grows 200MW annually. ZESCO has embarked on a countrywide power rationing mechanism...
From: Zambian Economist | By: Chola Mukanga | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Africa is not a country. I repeat: Africa is not a country. Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop many from assuming the world’s second-largest, and second-most-populous, continent is exactly the same from coast to coast. Thankfully, Africans from the...
From: Clutch Magazine | By: Clutch | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Walter Palmer, 55, is the dentist under fire on social media for killing Cecil the lion, and animal activists have protested at his place of business, River Bluff Dental in Bloomington, Minnesota. Protesters have left stuffed animals in front of his...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Debbie Ann | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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While the world mourned Cecil, the Zimbabwe lion, another devastating poaching incident was quietly carried out in Kenya.
From: Sydney Morning Herald | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Outraged Minnesotans stormed the dental office of Dr. Walter James Palmer Wednesday, infuriated that the big-game hunter forked over $50,000 to kill Zimbabwe’s most famous lion just for sport. “Murderer,”...
From: New York Post | By: Meghan Holden, Danika Fears | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Debra Messing even wants his citizenship taken away
From: Time | By: joannaplucinska | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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HARARE, Zimbabwe  — A hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court Wednesday on allegations that they helped an American dentist kill a protected lion named Cecil, and the head of Zimbabwe’s safari association said the big cat was unethically...
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Millions of viewers saw Jimmy Kimmel get emotional over the killing of Cecil the Lion in Africa, and thousands of them took action at his urging. On Tuesday night, the late-night host delivered an uncharacteristically serious account of how Zimbabwe’s...
From: The Wrap | By: Linda Ge and Debbie Emery | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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A dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere as he remained in hiding amid protests at his US clinic.
From: Irish Independent | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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US man sorry for disruption to his clinic services, as Zimbabwe guide faces court over killing of lion named Cecil.
From: Al Jazeera English | By: Editor | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has brought fresh attention to an entrenched, ongoing crisis in wildlife conservation. As unsustainable global consumption and population growth continue to roll back the space for wild animals around the world,...
From: Business Insider | By: Eric Jensen | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is calling for the death of Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who hunted down and killed Cecil the Lion. “Hunting is a coward’s pastime,” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk said in a statement Wednesday....
From: The Wrap | By: Debbie Emery | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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HWANGE, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion...
From: Reuters | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Victoria’s Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel, a 26-year-old South African model, had a lot to say about Walter Palmer, the man behind the death of Cecil the lion. More and more celebrities are reacting to the news, and Victoria’s Secret Angels are taking...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jean Mendoza | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The American hunter unmasked yesterday as the killer of Zimbabwean lion Cecil has gone into hiding as the angry response spread across the internet and to Walter Palmer's Minnesota hometown.
From: Irish Independent | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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As part of the celebrations for his 91st birthday next Saturday, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be served a feast featuring five impala, two buffalo, two elephants, two sables, and one lion. According to a report in Zimbabwe's The Chronicle,...
From: Free Republic | By: VICE News | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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From: AOL Television | By: Julia Craven | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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By now you’ve probably heard about Cecil the Lion, one of the oldest and best-known big cats in Zimbabwe, who was killed by an American hunter. Cecil’s death caused an international firestorm with many calling his killer, Dr. Walter J. Palmer, straight...
From: Clutch Magazine | By: Britni Danielle | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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***WARNING: GRAPHIC CASES OF ANIMAL CRUELTY BELOW*** What goes around, comes around! We can't believe that we live in a world where humans feel the need to viciously murder other living creatures, and Cecil the Lion is just the latest case of animal...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.
From: BBC | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Jacksonville University history professor Walker Blanton has gone on two lion hunts in Africa, but he absolutely has no sympathy for the Minnesota dentist facing mountains of scorn — and a possible legal charge — after hunting a famous lion that...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: Matt Soergel | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The worldwide outrage over the illegal killing of Cecil, Africa’s most famous lion, by American hunter and dentist Walter Palmer earlier in July is nothing but “a huge nonsense,” according to Peter Johnstone, the hunting mogul who owns one of Zimbabwe’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Killer of Cecil the lion, Walter Palmer, closes his practice in Minnesota as he’s the target of sheer outrage over poaching a beloved animal apparently lured by a park ranger out of a protective sanctuary in Zimbabwe. CBS 2 News reports that with the...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Heather Tooley | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mia Farrow took some Twitter heat Wednesday for joining other angry social media posters and blasting out the business address of the dentist who killed the beloved lion Cecil in Zimbabwe. Some apparently thought the actress had listed...
From: AOL Television | By: Stephanie Marcus | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Lion killer Walter Palmer just lost one of his only allies: RadarOnline.com has learned that the public relations firm formerly associated with the American dentist has quit, as the outrage… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Jen Heger - Assistant Managing Editor | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Two prominent Chicago businessmen – including a major donor to President Barack Obama – could be called to testify in an income tax evasion case involving former Congressman Mel Reynolds. Real estate developer Elzie Higginbottom and onetime-mayoral...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Natasha Korecki | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Many people in the US are calling for the prosecution of a Minnesota dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe with a crossbow, raising the question of whether he violated any US law. We reached out to several wildlife law experts to find out...
From: Business Insider | By: Erin Fuchs | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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IN THE global fight against modern slavery, does Malaysia belong in the bottom shelf, along with the likes of Libya, North Korea, Russia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen and Zimbabwe?
From: The Star Malaysia | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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I was in Zimbabwe earlier this year, and was told not only of Cecil the "friendly lion," but reminded of the terrible loss of lions, elephants, giraffes and of course rhinos, especially outside of preserves. My friend who works in animal conservation...
From: AOL Television | By: Lea Lane | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a "divisive...
From: Las Vegas Sun | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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While international outrage against a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved Zimbabwe lion showed no signs of abating Wednesday, any legal ramifications against him appear to be an uphill battle.
From: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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We can all relate to what jimmy said
From: College Candy | By: College Candy | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care...
From: New York Post | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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A Twitter hashtag invites Africans to say what they think of each other....
From: The Atlantic | By: Uri Friedman | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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HARARE, Zimbabwe -- A hunting guide and a farm owner appeared in court Wednesday on allegations they helped an American dentist kill a protected lion named Cecil, and the head of Zimbabwe's safari association said the big cat was unethically...
From: New Orleans Times-Picayune | By: The Associated Press | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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