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Pride Lions Kill Rhino Poachers

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A wildlife reserve in South Africa says that a group of rhino poachers got eaten by a pride of lions after the poachers broke into the park earlier this week.

The owner of the Sibuya Game Reserve, Nick Fox spoke to Buzzfeed about the event.

“That’s when they found the axe, various pieces of clothing, shoes,” Fox said. “Everything was very spread out.”

After a police forensic unit and the reserve’s anti-poaching unit conducted an investigation, Fox said they found “the axe, various pieces of clothing, [and] shoes” and that “everything was very spread out.”

Although it is unclear how many poachers were eaten, the crew believes there were at least 3 victims given the amount of shoes and gloves found.

The alleged poachers allegedly brought a high-powered rifle with a silencer, wire cutters, an axe for cutting out the rhino horns, and food to last for several days.

According to The Herald, a police spokesperson says authorities will examine the human remains recovered on the scene. Additionally, the rifle will be tested by a ballistics lab to see if it has been used in other crimes.

Fox says rhino poaching has become “a massive problem” because the “rhino horn has now become more valuable than gold per gram.”

In 2017, more than 1,000 rhinos were killed in South Africa, according to National Geographic. There are approximately less than 30,000 rhinos in the world, and South Africa is home to more than 80% of the remaining population.

Overall, Fox is grateful for both his rhinos and his lions.

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Kanye West Donates $150k To Slain Security Guard Family

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The story of Jemel Roberson is another American tragedy with police violence.

After hearing the story of the security guard gunned down by the cops, Kanye West decided to donate to the family. Kanye made multiple donations of $15,000 via a GoFundMe page that was set up to help Roberson’s family. The page’s goal of $150,000 has been exceeded and currently stands at $302,625.

Witnesses said a Midlothian police officer responding to a shooting inside a south suburban bar shot at the wrong person early Sunday morning.

After security asked a group of drunken men to leave Manny’s Blue Room Bar around 4 a.m. Sunday, witnesses said someone came back with a gun and opened fire. Security returned fire, and according to witnesses, 26-year-old armed security guard Jemel Roberson apprehended one of the men involved outside.

“He had somebody on the ground with his knee in back, with his gun in his back like, ‘Don’t move,'” witness Adam Harris said.

Soon after, witnesses said, an officer responding to the scene fired at Roberson — killing him.

VIA: TMZ

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Iconic Marvel Comics Stan Lee Has Passed Away

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Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee is dead at the age of 95.

Lee, who began in the business in 1939 and created or co-created Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Mighty Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil and Ant-Man, among countless other characters, died early Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

In 2009, The Walt Disney Co. bought Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion, and most of the top-grossing superhero films of all time — led by Avengers: Infinity War‘s $2.05 billion worldwide take earlier this year — have featured Marvel characters.

TMZ reports that Lee was rushed to Cedars-Sinai from his Hollywood Hills home early Monday.

Lee’s wife Joan died last year at the age of 93. They had been married for 69 years.

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Ice Cube and LL Cool J Are In Negotiations To Purchase 22 Sports Stations

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Ice Cube and LL Cool J are ready to start their own sports network.

Cube and Mr. Smith are apart of a group with billionaire Carolyn Rafaelian that are trying to bid for the sports stations Disney has to sell off from their Fox deal.

According to TMZ Sports, Disney got the 22 stations as part of its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox. But, officials believe that since Disney is already the majority owner of ESPN, controlling the 22 sports stations would give them too much power in the sports TV landscape.

The 22 stations involved in the deal include everything from Fox Sports San Diego to Fox Sports Arizona, Fox Sports Detroit, Fox Sports Southwest and more.

Other potential bidders include private equity firms Apollo Global Management, Blackstone Group and he Sinclair Broadcast Group.

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