87 endangered vultures poisoned by poachers in Mozambique

 

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Conservationists say at least 87 critically endangered vultures have died after consuming poison planted in the carcass of a poached elephant in Mozambique.

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New York to remember 1993 World Trade Center bombing

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Survivors and others are set to gather at ground zero for a solemn tribute to victims of the first terror attack on the World Trade Center, the deadly bombing 25 years ago.

  • Written by By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

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After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The progression has become numbingly repetitive — mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals, the mourning, the talking heads and the calls for change that dwindle into nothingness.

  • Written by By MATT SEDENSKY and TERRY SPENCER , Associated Press

NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association is facing a corporate backlash as companies take a closer look at their investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre.

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  • Written by By DAMIAN TROISE and ALEXANDRA OLSON , Associated Press