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South African hunter dies after being trampled by elephant in Zimbabwe

Theunis Botha poses with a kill in an image from one of his YouTube videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17I1ZqG6tik

Authorities in Zimbabwe say a South African hunter died after being trampled by an elephant.

Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President Park

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrives at a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Park said she was "sorry" to the people as she arrived Tuesday at a prosecutors' office for questioning over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP)

Former President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at Tuesday's start of the criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life if she is convicted.


Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he's about to fly back in.


The Latest: "God Save the Queen" played at NY Yankees game

The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local):


In Trump's private moments, it is small talk and compliments

What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much it seems.


UN: chemical experts found sarin exposure in Syria attack

A team from the international chemical weapons watchdog found exposure "to sarin or a sarin-like substance" in samples from an April 4 attack in northern Syria that killed over 90 people and now wants to visit the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun, a senior U.N. official said Tuesday.


Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attack

Rihanna Hardy had been excited about seeing Ariana Grande ever since she got her concert ticket as a Christmas gift. So when the day came, the 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early to make sure to get to Manchester Arena on time.


Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

Africa, where viruses such as HIV, Ebola and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency.


Puerto Rico university chief quits ahead of arrest order

The head of Puerto Rico's largest public university announced on Tuesday that she has resigned just hours before she faced arrest for failing to reopen an institution that has been shut down by a student strike for nearly two months.


The Latest: Ethiopia's PM hails Tedros election as WHO chief

The Latest on the World Health Organization's new chief (all times local):


Police seek answers in wake of Manchester terror

Investigators hunted for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers Monday night.


Animals still in cages a year after Buenos Aires zoo closure

The roars of lions, snorts of rhinos and trumpets of elephants still blend with the cacophony of honking buses and screeching cars passing nearby in one of the most heavily congested areas of Argentina's capital.


Egypt moves bed, chariot of King Tut to new museum

Egypt safely moved two artifacts, a funerary bed and a chariot, belonging to the famed pharaoh King Tutankhamun on Tuesday, from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo to a new one across the city, which will house a large collection of the ancient monarch's items.


Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country's south under martial rule for 60 days and cut short a visit to Moscow on Tuesday after Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group laid siege to a southern city.


Brazil president on defense as aide falls, cash recovered

Embattled President Michel Temer's attempt to win back confidence and stay in power was undermined Tuesday as one aide was arrested in a fraud scheme, another aide turned over to police a bag full of cash and shouts of "down with Temer" led a Senate commission to suspend work on a package of the president's labor reforms.


Concert-goers recall haphazard screening, but did it matter?

Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall said security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, raising the question of whether public arenas and other crowded spaces are being safeguarded to the extent they could be.


China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

China's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with no end in sight, show the "very strong" need for new talks with Pyongyang to reduce tensions and try to achieve denuclearization.


Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change and economic policy.


Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact.