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A well-known big game hunter died after an elephant ravaged by gunshots collapsed on him on Friday.
South African hunter Theunis Botha, 51, "unknowingly" came across a herd of breeding elephants near the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, park spokesman Simukai Nyasha told the Associated Press.
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President Donald Trump's budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill.
Trump's blueprint for the 2018 budget year comes out Tuesday. It includes a wave of cuts to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.
Cuts include a whopping $193 billion from food stamps over the coming decade — a cut of more than 25 percent — implemented by cutting back eligibility and imposing additional work requirements, according to talking points circulated by the White House.
The now-infamous Cincinnati Zoo facility where a silverback gorilla named Harambe was fatally shot last year after a toddler fell into his enclosure is set to reopen in June, NBC News reported.
The expanded, remodeled outdoor area is opening about a year after the incident took place, and will be joined with a new indoor area set to open in the fall, according a statement from the zoo on Friday.
Harambe was shot by a zoo employee after a 3-year-old boy fell into the enclosure and the 17-year-old gorilla began "violently dragging and throwing the child," as the city's as the city's top fire official put it later.
It triggered a federal investigation, which concluded the barrier didn't comply with standards, and an avalanche of criticism.
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Fruit juice, long recommended as a source of vitamin C for children, has no nutritional value for kids under one year old and isn't as good as fresh fruit for other kids, according to a leading pediatrician group.
The American Academy of Pediatricians recommends that babies not be fed any fruit juice in the first year of their lives, according to a policy statement released Monday. One-hundred percent juice can be gradually introduced into toddlers' diets, but kids up to 18 should drink at most one cup of it per day.
Fruit juice is lacking in the protein and fiber that is found in fruits, according to the recommendations, being published in the June issue of Pediatrics. That can lead to too much or too little weight gain.
A United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Newark, New Jersey, was delayed several hours and eventually rerouted to San Francisco International Airport Sunday due to an unruly passenger wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, authorities said.
United said the unidentified passenger tried to take another passenger’s seat while boarding flight 187 Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The elderly man allegedly refused to move and grew increasingly disruptive after he was asked to exit the aircraft.
NASA has ordered up urgent spacewalking repairs at the International Space Station.
On Tuesday, two astronauts will venture out to replace a data relay box that broke over the weekend. The job falls to the two Americans on board: commander Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer.
The failed unit was installed not quite two months ago. It is one of two that control the station's radiators and solar panels, among other critical systems.
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A 63-year-old Florida man was arrested for driving under the influence after he allegedly damaged a newly unveiled "Don't Drink and Drive" patrol car in a crash.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics.
The 33-year-old billionaire wrote in a Facebook post that some users have asked if the trip means he's running for public office. Zuckerberg says he's not running for anything. Instead, he says the visits around the country are in order "to get a broader perspective."
He said Facebook is looking to connect users beyond people they already know, and he wrote that it may be important that the platform connects users to "people you should know." He describes those as people outside a user's social circle who he says "provide a new source of support and inspiration."
Facebook is exploring models for building those connections, Zuckerberg said.
Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last week in Washington. The U.S. ambassador told Turkey's government its guards violated U.S. laws, a senior U.S. official said.
Turkey's action appeared to represent retaliation for the forceful U.S. criticism of the Turkish guards' behavior in the American capital, where they accompanied President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his visit. The U.S. summoned Turkey's U.S. ambassador last week after the Turkish security officers were seen hitting and kicking protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence; one video shared on social media even showed Erdogan watching the melee.
Turkey didn't specify the actions by U.S. security officials it deemed inappropriate. Video from the scene had showed U.S. police struggling to protect protesters, and two Turkish bodyguards were briefly detained after the incident. They were then set free and returned to Turkey.
The young man stabbed and killed in a random attack on the University of Maryland campus Saturday "could make friends no matter what group he was around," his father remembered.
Richard Collins III was a competitor and athlete. "He loved lacrosse and soccer. He was a runner," said his father, Richard Collins Jr.
Collins had just been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army, and "he prided himself on his time and in his ROTC unit on being the top runner in his PTs," remembered his father. "He even won a certificate for being the best."
The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women.
Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran.
The 68-year-old cleric, a political moderate within Iran who secured a resounding victory over a hard-line opponent, called relations with the United States "a curvy road" even as he touted the 2015 nuclear accord Iran secured with the Obama administration and other world powers as a "win-win" agreement.
A woman trying to buy a birthday card called police when she was accidentally barricaded inside a CVS store in central Florida.
Lillian Rimmel stopped at a Titusville CVS at 9:50 p.m. Friday to make a quick purchase, unaware the store was about to close. As she walked toward the check out just after 10 p.m., she triggered a motion sensor alarm and found herself barricaded inside. A metal security gate blocked the front entrance as sirens blared.
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Some people have all the luck.
Consider the person who dropped about 10 pounds (about $15) around 30 years ago on what was thought to be a piece of costume jewelry — it turned out to be a 26.27 carat white diamond.
The gem bought at a flea market is expected to fetch about 350,000 pounds ($454,000) when it is auctioned by Sotheby's next month.
Melania Trump appeared to slap away her husband's outstretched hand during events staged to welcome President Donald Trump to Israel. The Trumps were welcomed on the tarmac at Ben-Gurion International...