Officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

CINCINNATI - A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail...
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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...called "Blood Lions" that came out this year, said nearly 1,000 lions that are bred in captivity in South Africa are fatally shot every year by trophy seekers for an average of about $20,000, and sometimes up to $50,000, in conditions that can hardly...
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Today In Sports History for July 31

...Lang by four strokes and becoming the youngest woman to capture a fifth major title. The 22-year-old top-ranked Taiwanese shot a 3-under 69 to finish at 16-under 272.2012 - Michael Phelps breaks the Olympic medals record with his 19th as the United...
Man accused in lion death thought hunt was legal

...making false statements to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about a black bear he fatally shot in western Wisconsin. Palmer had a permit to hunt but shot the animal outside the authorized zone in 2006, then tried to pass it off as being killed...
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New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

...she was swept off her feet a bit. ... And then when she realized who she was dealing with, everything changed."Matt was shot and killed by searchers June 26, about 30 miles west of the prison. Sweat was captured near the Canadian border two days later...
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Today In Sports History for July 29

...Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sotomayor held record at 7-11½.1990 - Beth Daniel shoots a 66 to overcome a 5-shot deficit and win the LPGA Championship - her first major title in 12 years on the tour. Daniel beats Rosie Jones by one stroke...
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...surprise you," said Gonzales, an author of four books on survival whose own father was a World War II pilot who survived being shot down. "You'll think, 'Surely this guy is dead.' And you'll go out and there he will be alive."Dr. Claude Piantadosi...
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Police identify teen shot, killed at club

...18-year-old Alex Thanapong Yu, according to Anchorage police.Yu was shot and killed around 1:20 a.m. on the dance floor of the Alano...Thepuxsonnarong, Yu's mother, said she was told her son was shot in the chest at close range.Yu was born in Thailand and raised...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...has already hosted the 1932 and 1984 Olympics.The '84 Games, with former USOC chairman Peter Ueberroth helping call the shots, came in the wake of the 1980 Moscow boycott and a bidding process in which only one other city - Tehran - expressed serious...
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