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April 13, 2018 - 12:26 pm
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant staggered and keeled over in the tall grass in southern Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has happened. It wasn't a killer who targeted her but a conservation official, immobilizing her with a dart containing drugs. Soon she was...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:42 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Elizabeth Madin, Macquarie University (THE CONVERSATION) Editor’s note: With the second March for Science scheduled for April 14, The Conversation is publishing articles in which...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:38 am
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania (AP) — The elephant keeled over in the tall grass in Tanzania, where some of the world's worst poaching has occurred. It wasn't killers who targeted her but conservation officials who shot her with a dart of drugs. Soon she was snoring. They slid on a 26-pound (12-...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:26 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks mostly up after Wall Street finishes higher SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday following gains on Wall Street. Risk sentiment returned as the U.S. explores the possibility of returning to trade talks with 11 Pacific countries and...
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In this April 11, 2017 photo, fans walk outside Greater Nevada Field during last year's opening game for the Reno Aces minor league baseball team in Reno, Nev. A Nevada woman has declined an invitation to sign the national anthem at one of the Aces' games this summer because the team won't let her bring her gun. The woman said she wears the gun or keeps it in a purse because she doesn't feel safe walking at night in downtown Reno, where the stadium is located. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
April 12, 2018 - 4:29 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada woman has declined an invitation to sing the national anthem before a Reno Aces baseball game this summer because the minor league team won't let her bring her gun. Alishia Wolcott told The Reno Gazette Journal that she received her concealed weapons permit earlier this...
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April 12, 2018 - 1:17 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An international crackdown on illegal logging in tropical forests has ensnared the makers of some guitars and other musical instruments, whose top-end products require small amounts of rosewood, a material prized for its rich, multicolored grain and resonant sound. Since new...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:37 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation (THE CONVERSATION) Scientists and environmental advocates will be speaking out this month about the Trump administration and what they view as its...
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File - In this Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, former U.S. Women's Gymnastics team member Jordyn Wieber talks during an interview at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Olympians who were abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar are supporting legislation that would make California the first state to require doctors to tell their patients if they are on probation. Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber said Monday, April 9, 2018, the measure could help protect women from abuse. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 09, 2018 - 6:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Olympians who were abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar spoke in support of legislation Monday that would make California the first state to require doctors to tell their patients if they are on probation for wrongdoing, including sexual misconduct. "...
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April 04, 2018 - 6:45 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Joe Arvai, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In 2017, just a few days after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a freshman GOP lawmaker with only a few days on the job of...
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April 04, 2018 - 12:27 am
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which helped end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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