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Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophiesA month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport
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In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2017, Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski,right, and Leszlaw Piszewski, the president of the Jewish communities of Poland, pose for a photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw prosecutors have opened an investigation Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 into expressions of xenophobia and racism voiced during a march by far-right nationalists earlier this month. (AP Photo)
Polish prosecutors open racism probe of far-right marchProsecutors in Poland open investigation determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw violated laws against propagating racism
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens at a committee hearing at the Capitol in Washington. A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching, saying Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 that he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, after he had begun his career in the Senate. Menz's allegation comes days after a Los Angeles broadcaster, Leeann Tweeden, accused Franken of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)
More allegations against Franken, this time met with silenceA second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 8, 1998 file photo, actress Della Reese, nominated for best dramatic actress for her role in the television series "Touched by an Angel", arrives for the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama "Touched by an Angel," died at age 86. A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Della Reese, of TV's 'Touched by an Angel,' has died at 86Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama 'Touched by an Angel,' has died at age 86
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
This image provided by NASA shows the inner slope of a Martian crater which has several of the seasonal dark streaks called "recurrent slope lineae," or RSL, that a November 2017 report interprets as granular flows, rather than darkening due to flowing water. Arizona scientists said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 that these lines appear more like dry, steep flows of sand, rather than water trickling downhill, at or near the surface. (NASA via AP)
New study: Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not waterA new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand, not water
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Map shows the proposed Keystone XL pipeline extension route; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new lifeNebraska regulators have approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley signals a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Oklahoma QB Mayfield won't start home finale after gestureOklahoma QB Mayfield won't start his final regular season game after making lewd gesture against Kansas
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Zimbabwean Army General Constantino Chiwenga speaks to the media at KG6 barracks in Harare, Zimbabwe Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.   The military has had President Robert Mugabe under house arrest for several days, and urged for calm. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachmentZimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to resign, faces a push to impeach him
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens as President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Terror designation a way to hike NKorea pressureSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism is part of a push to continue "to turn the pressure up."
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
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