The family of Sandra Bland filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against a Texas trooper, a sheriff's office and her jailers, accusing them of being responsible for the woman's apparent suicide in a county jail.
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion last month. American Airlines said on Tuesday it would join Delta Airlines and United Airlines in banning the transport of animals known in Africa as the "big five", coined by hunters because they are the hardest to kill on foot. There has been an international outcry against trophy hunting among animal lovers since it emerged that American dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil, a rare black-maned lion that was a familiar sight at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park.
(Reuters) - A gunman shot and wounded two people outside a hip hop concert in New Jersey late on Monday and is thought to have fled to nearby woods, police said.