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Source: CBS News

Saving memories of animals with Joel Sartore's Photo Ark

Today 01:30 GMT

Joel Sartore: I think she was just thinking, you know, "Is there a banana in this somewhere for me? (laugh) A mango?". Joel Sartore: I like the white one better I think.

To catch Joel Sartore in action, we flew halfway around the world to the Philippines, home to hundreds of unique species.

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Source: The Guradian

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in France

Today 03:19 GMT

A 34-year-old Briton was shot dead by a hunter as he sped down a wooded track on a mountain bike in the French Alps, officials have said.

The victim was “perfectly identifiable” and was on a well-used but hard to access mountain track when he was shot by a 22-year-old hunter, who was taken to hospital in shock. A spokeswoman for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: “We are in contact with the local authorities about the death of a British man in France, and we are providing assistance to his family.”

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Source: Common Domain

Stephen Curry Wants to Get Better at Shooting

Today 13:37 GMT

Note: True Shooting weighs field goals, 3-pointers and free throws to measure shooting efficiency. That’s a fantastical notion for anyone who remembers 2016.

Curry missed a huge chunk of the season with injuries, and even when he was on the court, he didn’t score in very Curry ways. His numbers around the basket and behind the 3-point line were phenomenal for anyone else and pedestrian for him.

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Source: Washington Post

‘I shot a whole family of baboons’: Idaho Fish and Game official faces fury after Africa trophy hunting boasts

Today 10:51 GMT

Anyways, my wife and I went to Namibia for a week .?.?. first she wanted to watch me and ‘get a feel’ of Africa .?.?. so I shot a whole family of baboons.

According to the Idaho State Journal, Trevey’s email included a reference to a hunting manual endorsed by the state’s Department of Fish and Game, which states that hunters should “refrain from taking photographs of the kill and from vividly describing the kill within earshot of non-hunters.” “Your poor judgement has unnecessarily put the institution’s credibility, and hunting in general, at risk in a blink of an eye,” he wrote.

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Source: Washington Post

The Wizards had the NBA’s worst preseason three-point percentage, but they’re not discouraged

Today 13:37 GMT

When Washington Wizards Coach Scott Brooks encouraged his players before preseason to go toward the basket or take a step or two back from their beloved long midrange sweet spots, he didn’t think they’d catch on this quick.

Two-way contracts have changed the lives of fringe NBA players and given teams a powerful tool. Devin Robinson and Chris Chiozza continue their long basketball bromance in Washington. Giannis Antetokounmpo will win NBA MVP, and eight other bold predictions for this season

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Source: Global News

‘We’re hoping that it’s human’: B.C. couple recreates ‘Alien’ in maternity photo shoot

Today 13:37 GMT

Something coming from inside you, that just seemed to be extra creepy to me.”. Military couple poses for touching maternity photo while 10,000 km apart. While gluing and putting together his newly acquired alien treasure, Cameron asked his wife whether she’d be interested in a comedy-horror maternity photo shoot, seeing as she wasn’t interested in a traditional one.

As they continue their voyage, Nicole Cameron was only too happy to have an out-of-this world maternity photo shoot recreating the classic Alien birth scene.

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Source: Fox News

Soyuz rocket failure: Booster separation was to blame for botched launch, Russia says

Saturday 16:21 GMT

Russia says that a problem with the separation of first and second stage booster rockets was to blame for Thursday’s failed Soyuz launch.

However, Thursday's incident was the first manned failure for Russia since September 1983, when an earlier version of Soyuz exploded on the launch pad. A year earlier, a rocket carrying three communications satellites fell into the Pacific Ocean.

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Source: CBS News

Michigan man who shot at black teen on front porch found guilty

Saturday 13:36 GMT

A Michigan man who shot at a black teenager from his front porch was found guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm on Friday.

Security footage showed Jeffrey Zeigler, a 52-year-old former Detroit firefighter, stepping out onto his front porch with the weapon. "He tells me that he is going to school and at that point he approaches the door, forward momentum, comes forward, opens the screen door, and puts his hand on the door handle again, as though he's coming into my house."

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Source: CBS News

Into the wild with Thomas D. Mangelsen

Friday 19:06 GMT

Tonight we are going to take you into the wild with a remarkable photographer who's spent his life on the trail of elusive and endangered animals.

As we first showed you last spring, what he brings back, are some of the most spectacular pictures of wild animals you'll ever see. His name is Tom Mangelsen, and at 72 he still travels to remote and inhospitable places.

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Source: Washington Post

No insanity defense for suspect in Md. police station attack that left officer dead

Saturday 01:30 GMT

The man accused in a 2016 attack on a Prince George’s County police station that led to the friendly-fire killing of an undercover narcotics officer has serious mental-health issues, but they do not qualify him to pursue an insanity defense at trial, a judge ruled Thursday.

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Source: Washington Post

A pair of allegations involving Maryland surface at NCAA corruption trial

Saturday 16:21 GMT

The ongoing college basketball corruption trial of two Adidas officials and an aspiring NBA agent produced two allegations Thursday involving Maryland, one pertaining to the legal guardian of sophomore center Bruno Fernando, another related to former center Diamond Stone.

Maryland football has yet to display passing game, but Matt Canada is confident it exists. DJ Durkin’s fate with Maryland football remains unclear after more than eight weeks.

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Source: CBS News

Starbucks employee saves girl's senior portrait photoshoot during storm

Friday 22:46 GMT

A Starbucks employee who helped Sydney and her photographer continue the shoot indoors is now being hailed online as a hero, CBS Colorado Springs affiliate KKTV reports.

Once they were inside, the Starbucks employee, identified only by Chris, gave them free drinks and let them stay to finish taking photos. He isn't even under the umbrella and trust me, he was soaked through but brought me a dry towel for Sydney," Vallia wrote, sharing a photo from the rainy day.

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Source: The Guradian

Pepperell sets sights on British Masters ‘domination’ as Fleetwood hits 77

Saturday 18:10 GMT

Eddie Pepperell expressed his intention to “dominate” the British Masters after Tommy Fleetwood suffered a nightmare day on the greens at Walton Heath.

Fleetwood and Pepperell were part of a four-way tie for the lead after opening rounds of 67, but while the former slumped to a birdie-free 77 to fall eight shots off the pace, Pepperell’s 69 gave him a halfway total of eight under and a three-shot lead over his compatriot Matt Wallace.

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Source: Washington Post

Caps are flat on second game of back-to-back, get routed by Devils

Saturday 01:30 GMT

When New Jersey’s Brian Boyle scored the Devils’ sixth and final goal of the game, fans started to serenade Copley, mockingly singing his name and he got back into position in net.

Washington Capitals goaltender Pheonix Copley hugged the post, attempting to seal off the right side of the net as the New Jersey Devils again swarmed in front of him. Blake Coleman’s shot found a hole anyway, and for a fourth time Thursday night, the Prudential Center goal horn sounded and Copley again tried to brace himself in net.

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Source: Fox News

Wife testifies in trial that involves white homeowner who allegedly fired shot at lost black teen

Saturday 10:50 GMT

The wife of a former Detroit firefighter charged with trying to shoot and kill a lost teenager looking for directions broke down in tears Thursday as she recounted that morning’s events in court.

Her husband, Jeffrey Zeigler, who is white, is charged with assault with intent to murder and faces up to life in prison in the attempted shooting of Brennan Walker, 14, a black teen. Dana Zeigler became visibily emotional in Oakland County Circuit Court as security footage of the April 12 shooting was played for jurors, The Detroit News reported.


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