• Professional hunter Theodore Bronkhorst is seen in his car with his lawyer Givemore Muvhiringi, back, upon their arrival at the magistrates courts to face trial in Hwange about 700 kilometres south west of Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. The trial of a professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe has been postponed to Sept. 28. Theo Bronkhorst appeared Wednesday in a court in Hwange town, where he faces charges of failing to prevent an unlawful hunt. If convicted, he faces up to 15 years in prison. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

    Zimbabwean trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponed

    HWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe said Wednesday that the case against him is “frivolous.”

  • South Africa's silver medal winner Cameron van der Burgh competes in the men's 100m breaststroke final   at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    Van der Burgh lowers own world record in 50 breast at worlds

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa improved his own world record in the 50-meter breaststroke on Tuesday at the swimming world championships.

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    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh lowers own 50 breaststroke world record to 26.62 seconds.

  • In this image takem from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a Cecil.  (Paula French via AP)

    Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

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  • In this image takem from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a Cecil.  (Paula French via AP)

    Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American involved in illegal lion hunt

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.

  • Oppah Muchinguri, theZimbabwean  Minister of  Environment, Water and Climate addresses a  press conference in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday, July, 31, 2015. Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. "Unfortunately it was too late to apprehend the foreign poacher as he had already absconded to his country of origin," Oppah Muchinguri, Zimbabwe's environment, water and climate minister, told a news conference. "We are appealing to the responsible authorities for his extradition to Zimbabwe so that he be made accountable."  (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

    Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn’t clear whether Walter James Palmer, a 55-year-old from Minnesota, can be extradited or, if so, can fight having to go back to the African nation. Palmer has said he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal.

  • In this image takem from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a Cecil.  (Paula French via AP)

    Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the country’s wildlife authority said Saturday.

  • NBA basketball player Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers watches his shot during the Team World practice for their NBA Africa Game at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, July 31, 2015.  The NBA is in Africa, and a practice session at a downtown Johannesburg arena on Friday, the day before the NBA's first exhibition game on this continent, was dominated not by basketball but by talk of who is going where and doing what off the court.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    NBA’s current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.

  • NBA basketball player Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers watches his shot during the Team World practice for their NBA Africa Game at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, July 31, 2015.  The NBA is in Africa, and a practice session at a downtown Johannesburg arena on Friday, the day before the NBA's first exhibition game on this continent, was dominated not by basketball but by talk of who is going where and doing what off the court.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    NBA’s current, former stars put on show in Africa exhibition

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.