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2 rare white lion cubs newly on display at zoo

A zoo in central Mexico is growing its population of rare white lions with hopes of eventually establishing a sanctuary featuring the animals. The Altiplano Zoo in Tlaxcala, about two hours east of Mexico City, recently began publicly showing two white lion cubs that were born in March. Just about a dozen

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Chile’s Michelle Bachelet to be new UN human rights chief

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres selected Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday to be the next U.N. human rights chief, a high profile and often controversial job that has sparked criticism from governments targeted for rights abuses. Guterres sent a note to the General Assembly announcing his choice of Bachelet and urging

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Israel hits Gaza after Palestinian rockets target Israel

Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic militant Hamas group, the Israeli military said. The exchange came amid continued attempts by Egypt to broker a broad cease-fire deal between Israel and Hamas. Sirens wailed in southern Israel,

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