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iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) — A second victim has died in a spate of violent attacks by Jewish extremists in Israel.

Shira Banki, a 16-year-old Israeli, succumbed to her wounds after being stabbed by an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man on Thursday at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government will have “zero tolerance towards Jewish extremists” following two deadly attacks that have raised concerns here that a fringe of ultra-nationalists are growing more violent.

Netanyahu vowed again to find and try the suspected Jewish settlers who on Friday torched a West Bank home and burned a Palestinian toddler to death.

The manhunt by police and IDF forces is ongoing but so far, no arrests.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered his security forces to prevent revenge attacks.

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iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Riot police in France are using pepper spray on migrants who attempt to get into the United Kingdom from the French side of the Channel Tunnel.

The measure was employed after hundreds of migrants attempted to storm the perimeter fences of the cross Channel Tunnel while chanting “open the border.”

The tunnel is a 30 mile rail link beneat the English channel.

It’s the main point of entry for thousands of migrants who scale or cut fences to hop on freight trains and trucks bound for Britain.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has apologized after claiming that a lion named Jericho, which they said was the “brother” of Cecil, was shot and killed by a hunter, and now says the lion is “alive and well.”

“I would like to sincerely apologise for my last report where I stated that Jericho had been killed,” Johnny Rodrigues, Chairman for the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, said in a statement Sunday. The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force is not an official government agency.

“I have now discovered that he is alive and well. The cubs are also doing well,” Rodrigues said.
Rodrigues said that the story began with a phone call from a journalist who told him that Jericho had been killed.

“I was completely devastated by this news and I tried to confirm it,” he wrote in the statement.
After trying the research center in Hwange, “I eventually got through to one of the wardens in Hwange who confirmed to me that Jericho had been killed,” he wrote. “A couple of other people also confirmed the story.”

But the story proved to be false.

“I don’t know why I was given this story and I feel very embarrassed about it,” he wrote. “Bear in mind, I live 900km away from Hwange so I couldn’t go and check for myself so I had to trust the people on the ground.”

The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, the government authority on wildlife in Zimbabwe, said Sunday that Jericho is living and being monitored by Brent Stapelkamp of the Lion Research Project. It released a photo of Jericho as of 7:06 a.m. on Sunday feeding with the pride.

The authority also clarified that Jericho is a ‘coalition’ partner to Cecil — unrelated males who team up to defend their territory — not a blood-related sibling, after the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force described Jericho as Cecil’s “brother.”

Oxford University Department of Zoology/WildCRU, whose study lion was Cecil, also said that Jericho is alive and well. The department also mentioned that both Jericho and Cecil are not brothers.

On Saturday, Rodrigues told ABC News Jericho was shot and killed Saturday at Hwange National Park.
“It is with huge disgust and sadness that we have just been informed that Jericho, Cecil’s brother has been killed at 4pm today,” the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force said in a Facebook post. “We are absolutely heart broken.”

Rodrigues told ABC News Jericho was shot by a hunter and died at 4 p.m. local time, just a half hour after the park put out a statement at 3:30 p.m. announcing a ban on hunting all lions, leopards and elephants.

“The park released the statement at about 3:30, and not even half an hour later I got a phone call that Jericho was killed,” Rodrigues said in the statement.

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Alex Wong/Getty Images(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Lindsey Graham took his secret weapon to New Hampshire Saturday: John McCain.

The two attended several functions, including a barbecue for veterans, a house party, an outdoor concert and a town hall meeting in New Hampshire.

McCain is still revered by many New Hampshire Republicans, and Graham tried to tap into that enthusiasm as they took questions together. Several questions were addressed directly to McCain –- not the current presidential candidate standing right next to him.

This isn’t the first time these senators have had each other’s backs. Graham stumped for McCain in 2008, along with Joe Lieberman. Together, they were known as the “three amigos.” This weekend, McCain returned the favor.

“Great experiences in my life have been in New Hampshire,” said McCain, who surprised many by winning the 2000 and 2008 primaries. “If you’ve been impressed today, as I hope you have been, by this candidate, then I want you to do me one favor. Tell your friends, “go see Lindsey Graham.”

Each had harsh words for President Obama’s foreign policy, and took turns criticizing Hillary Clinton.

Graham, though, wouldn’t use the former Secretary of State’s name, calling Clinton only “her.”

Graham fielded several hostile questions, including a young man who called Edward Snowden a hero. To one attendee who criticized the alliance between the U.S. and Israel, Graham said “I’m the worst possible choice for you. You don’t want to vote for me.”

He also poked fun at his recent clash with Donald Trump, who revealed Graham’s cellphone number. To a question about Chinese hacking practices, he quipped, “I had the only cellphone in America they couldn’t hack into. And Donald Trump blew that.”

The two walked off stage to McCain’s favorite campaign song: ABBA’s “Take A Chance on Me.”
Of course, McCain never had to overcome odds like this. Graham is looking up at over a dozen GOP candidates in the polls in the lead-up to Monday’s “Voters First” forum in New Hampshire –- the last chance for candidates to make their marks before the field is set for the first official debate on Thursday.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Zimbabwe is trying to get the United States to extradite the Minnesota man who killed the country’s favorite lion.

The United States is unlikely to grant the request but the man who killed the lion could face more charges here at home.

The U.S. law that could apply here isn’t about the poaching of wild animals overseas, but it’s the issue of importing them. If charges are pursued and a conviction made, jail time is possible.

Another lion was rumored to have been shot and killed but has since been found safe and sound in Zimbabwe.

Authorities in Zimbabwe, however, aren’t taking any more chances and are instituting new rules int he country.

The Zimbabwe parks and wildlife management authority released a statement saying, “The hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in areas outside the Hwange National Park has been suspended with immediate effect.”

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Police in Réunion are reporting a second metallic object has been picked up one the beach.

A plane wing found there last week has been sent to France for testing as it is suspected to be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

A new, small piece of evidence was discovered near the same area where part of a wing was found on the beach of Réunion Island.

The new piece of debris is being described as a small, metallic object with ideograms and Chinese characters that could identify where the object came from.

Local police say the object has been picked up from the beach and taken away.

It is unclear if the piece will be flown to France for analysis.

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Michael Yarish/FOX(LOS ANGELES) — Ashlee Simpson and actor Evan Ross welcomed their first child together Thursday night.

On their Instagram accounts, the couple wrote, “We are overjoyed about the birth of our precious baby girl Jagger Snow Ross. July 30, 2015.

A source told E! News, “Their whole family was around to support them,” a source said. “Ashlee is doing great and can’t wait to get home to to be with her family.”

The source also shed light on how Ross is dealing with becoming a father. “Evan was very emotional and loves Ashlee so much. He did not leave her side and wanted to go through this with her every step of the way. He can’t wait to be a dad. He would do anything for Ashlee and now this baby girl.”

In February, Simpson’s rep told People magazine that they were expecting a girl. She has a six-year-old son, Bronx, with ex-husband, Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz.

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C Flanigan/FilmMagic(CHICAGO) — Alternative rockers, hip hop, and emo performers bowed down to Sir Paul McCartney on night one of Lollapalooza.

A sea of tens of thousands of fans spread across Grant Park in front of the stage as McCartney played a more than two-hour-long set, pounding out more than 30 songs on both guitar and piano. The songs spanned the 73-year-old’s entire career from the Beatles, to Wings, to a performance of his latest hit, the Rihanna/Kanye West collaboration “Four Five Seconds”.

He briefly paused between songs to tell stories of Jimi Hendrix and playing in Soviet Russia, and dedicatated his performance of “Here Today” to former band mate John Lennon. He brought out Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard to help him perform “Get Back”. Alabama Shakes had performed earlier in the day. Fireworks and flames lit the stage during McCartney’s performance of “Live and Let Die,” and fireworks also burst from the stage and into the full-mooned sky as he closed out the show promptly at 10 p.m. CT.

The Friday headliner brought out not just the young music fans this year, but old as well. Lollapalooza founder and Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell said it was all McCartney’s idea to perform. “You don’t get Paul McCartney to do anything he doesn’t want to do. This was his wish.”

Farrell said McCartney’s performance during the three day concert series along the lakefront just diversifies the crowd even more. It’s a trend he’s been noticing over the last few years even before McCartney was announced.

“We were able to accomplish something that is extremely rare, and that is we were able to span the generations, and bring everyone else together collectively. Where else do you do that?” he noted. “You can be standing by an 18-year-old. You can be standing by a nine-year-old. You can be standing near a 40-year-old. It’s really special.”

Hundreds of thousands of fans are expected for the sold out weekend showcase in Chicago’s Grant Park along the lakefront. Other headliners this weekend include Metallica and Florence and the Machine.

Here is McCartney’s setlist:

“Magical Mystery Tour”
“Save Us”
“Got to Get You Into My Life”
“Let Me Roll It”
“Foxy Lady”
“My Valentine”
“Maybe I’m Amazed”
“I’ve Just Seen a Face”
“Four Five Seconds”/”We Can Work It Out”
“And I Love Her”
“Blackbird”
“Here Today”
“Queenie Eye”
“Lady Madonna”
“Eleanor Rigby”
“Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite”
“Something”
“Ob La Di Ob La Da”
“Band on the Run”
“Back in the U.S.S.R.”
“Let it Be”
“Live and Let Die”
“Hey Jude”
“Hi Hi Hi”
“Can’t Buy Me Love”
“Get Back”
“Helter Skelter”
“Carry That Weight”


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(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) — Verizon employees could walk out on Sunday after what the company is calling “challenging negotiations” on new contracts.

The company says it made a “comprehensive initial offer” in June, including a wage increase, but that union leaders “countered with a series of proposals that did virtually nothing to advance the process of negotiations.” Verizon has been negotiating with the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for nearly seven weeks.

A statement from the CWA says that the union offered up a new proposal on Saturday and claims that Verizon “hasn’t moved off its initial June 22nd proposal that made outrageous demands of Verizon workers.”

“It’s time for management to get serious, and back off its insistence on slashing the living standards of our members,” says Dennis Trainor, Vice President for CWA District One — covering workers from New Jersey to Massachusetts.

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The USS Mount Whitney destroyer sits in the waters of the Georgian city Poti on September 5, 2008. SEIRAN BAROIAN/AFP/Getty Images(RIJEKA, Croatia) — A U.S. ship caught fire while undergoing maintenance at a Croatian shipyard on Saturday.

According to the U.S. Navy, the U.S.S Mount Whitney was being worked on at the Viktor Lenac Shipyard since January. That work was intended to extend the service life of the ship through 2039. The fire, the Navy says, was extinguished in under an hour and no one was injured.

The cause of the blaze and the extent of the damage to the ship remains under investigation.

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