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Four police officers charged after alleged assault of Black music producer

anouchka/iStockBy IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News(PARIS) — The alleged beating of a Black music producer by three police officers inside his Paris studio is stirring outrage in France.Paris’ court of justice on Monday indicted four police officers, including three for “voluntary violence by a person holding public authority” and “forgery in public writing” for allegedly lying…read more »

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ gets some help from Cher during resettlement to Cambodia

TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP via Getty ImagesBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The “world’s loneliest elephant” has been resettled at a sanctuary in Cambodia after receiving some assistance from iconic singer Cher.Kaavan, a 36-year-old, 9,000-pound elephant, was given the nickname after he was diagnosed as being emotionally and physically damaged while living in a zoo…read more »

Where philosophy intersects with war training: stoic soldiers

Bo Zaunders/Getty ImagesBy: MICK MULROY, ABC News(NEW YORK) – Much is being written today about the changing characteristics of modern warfare as a consequence of revolutionary technological innovations such as artificial intelligence, unmanned systems, and the access and use of outer space.  These developments will undoubtedly impact how war is fought. They will not, however,…read more »

Victims of US Embassy terror attacks find justice, but no closure in sight

visual7/iStockBY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Edith Bartley had just arrived in Tennessee to visit family members in August 1998 when she got the call from her grandmother: Had she seen the news? The 25-year-old law student was on break between her summer internship at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office and returning to University…read more »

Over two dozen whales, three dolphins euthanized after mass stranding in New Zealand

File photo. (Anne Webber/iStock)By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — One hundred marine mammals have died after a mass stranding on remote beaches in New Zealand.The animals washed up on Rekohu, Wharekauri and Chatham islands, according to a statement from the New Zealand Department of Conservation.Wildlife officials were notified of the strandings on Sunday afternoon…read more »

Prince William and Duchess Kate mourn death of family dog Lupo

Indigo/Getty ImagesBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(LONDON) — Prince William, Duchess Kate and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, are mourning a beloved member of their family, their dog Lupo.William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, shared in an Instagram post Sunday that Lupo, a 9-year-old cocker spaniel, passed away…read more »