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First Yellowstone grizzly hunt in decades blocked by judge after Trump administration ends protection for bears

First Yellowstone grizzly hunt in decades blocked by judge after Trump administration ends protection for bearsDana Christensen ruled the hunting season, which had been due to open in Wyoming and Idaho this weekend, should be delayed while he considered whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on the animals. “The threat of death to individual bears posed by the scheduled hunts is sufficient” to justify a delay in the states’ hunting seasons, Judge Christensen said. The move was welcomed by wildlife protection campaigners, who joined Native American tribes in legal action over the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) decision to lift federal protections for the roughly 700 grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park.



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Decades of 'Fancy meeting you here!' for Gorsuch, Kavanaugh

Decades of 'Fancy meeting you here!' for Gorsuch, KavanaughWASHINGTON (AP) — Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh first crossed paths over plates of beef stroganoff, shepherd's pie and chicken cubes in a thick, yellow sauce. They weren't business meals. They shared lunch period at their elite private high school.



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Tears as North and South Koreans meet after decades

Tears as North and South Koreans meet after decadesWith tears and cries, dozens of elderly and frail South and North Korean family members met on Monday for the first time since the peninsula and their relationships were torn apart by war nearly 70 years ago. Many of the North Korean women were clad in traditional dresses, known as hanbok in the South and joseon-ot in the North, and all had the ubiquitous badges of the North’s founder Kim Il Sung or his son and successor Kim Jong Il, while the Southerners wore their best suits. As soon as 99-year-old South Korean Han Shin-ja approached their table, her two daughters — aged 69 and 72 — bowed their heads deeply towards her and burst into tears.



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North Korea Kidnapped Her 13-Year-Old Daughter. She Spent Decades Trying To Get Her Back.

North Korea Kidnapped Her 13-Year-Old Daughter. She Spent Decades Trying To Get Her Back.NIIGATA, Japan ― Megumi Yokota was just 13 when she disappeared. On her way



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Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Harm Reproductive Rights For Decades

Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Harm Reproductive Rights For DecadesPresident Donald Trump's pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony



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The Trauma Of Family Separation Will Haunt Children For Decades

The Trauma Of Family Separation Will Haunt Children For DecadesOn Wednesday, the Trump administration, under swelling public pressure,



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Hurricane Maria's Death Toll Was Decades In The Making

Hurricane Maria's Death Toll Was Decades In The MakingThe New England Journal of Medicine released a study Tuesday estimating that



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E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Deadliest in Decades

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Deadliest in DecadesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Friday confirmed four more deaths and 35 new cases in the E. coli outbreak from tainted romaine lettuce, bringing the death toll to five and t…



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Vegas casinos face threat of 1st worker strike in 3 decades

Vegas casinos face threat of 1st worker strike in 3 decadesLAS VEGAS (AP) — The possibility of 50,000 Las Vegas casino workers going on strike drew closer Thursday, with their contracts expiring at midnight and the prospects of new ones still uncertain.



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Republicans Giving Up House Seats At A Rate Not Seen In Decades

Republicans Giving Up House Seats At A Rate Not Seen In DecadesWASHINGTON ― Republican House members are leaving Congress at the fastest pace



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