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An Abyssinian lion, rescued from captivity at an early age, pictured in the Ethiopian chapter of the Born Free Foundation, a conservation group (AFP)

Jericho, brother of Cecil the lion, slain by poacher: Zimbabwe park officials

The brother of slain Cecil the lion, known as Jericho, was killed today in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, a senior park official has told CNN.
Armed militia members at Georgia Confederate flag rally - Chris Joyner on Twitter

Armed militia members stand by as Confederate flag supporters descend upon Georgia park

Police at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia greeted hundreds of Confederate flag supporters — as well as armed militia members — at the popular park on Saturday, with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporting that traffic was backed up for miles this morning.
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Church employee charged with sexual assault on 14-year-old mentally disabled girl in front of his own child

Joseph Averitt, 33, is facing 11 charges overall for molesting the young girl inside the New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka where he worked, as well as in the apartment he shared with his wife and child, and in his car while his infant son sat in the backseat crying.
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle (Screenshot)

FBI seeking texts from Subway’s Jared boasting of paying for sex with 16-year-old he found on Craigslist

“Is this the same website you found that 16 year old you said that you f*cked?” the woman said. “I still can’t believe you only paid $100 for her.” Fogle wrote back: “It was amazing!!!!”
Rally against the Koch brothers attempt to buy Los Angeles Times (peoplesworld/Flickr)

Five Republican candidates to vie for Koch brothers backing at posh donor retreat — but Trump has been snubbed

The competition among Republican presidential candidates for the support of the political and fundraising network of Charles and David Koch will heat up this weekend.
Photo identified as 22-year-old Samuel McCrory [KAKE-TV]

Open-carry nut arrested after threatening armed attack against Kansas courthouse

This is not normal behavior. This is not peaceful protesting. This is a credible threat, period,” Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said.
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NYC landlord tries to reduce damages payment by saying Latino toddler wouldn’t go to college anyway

A federal judge rejected a Brooklyn landlord’s attempt to use a Latino child’s ethnicity to justify reducing his liability in a lead poisoning case, the New York Times reported.
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SC cop killed teen with two shots to the back during weed bust — and didn’t even report it: attorney

Police shot and killed a South Carolina man during an undercover marijuana sting — and his family’s attorney said evidence shows the 19-year-old was shot twice in the back from near-point blank range.
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Bernie Sanders says the 1 percent have screwed-up brains — and science proves he’s right

The extremely rich have “psychiatric issues” and it affects day-to-day Americans, populist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said recently. Research shows that he’s on to something.