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Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) — One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.

White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added a new, holiday-themed prerequisite for reporters wanting to ask a question at the daily briefing.

Health nominee reaped big earnings from drug industry tenure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive.

US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February.

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Key figures in Manson case: Cult disciples, rich and famous

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cult leader Charles Manson, who directed his "family" to carry out a series of shocking murders in 1969 in a bid to start a race war he called "Helter Skelter," died of natural causes at 83.

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Technology companies, retailers send US stock indexes higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Monday as a mix of smaller, U.S.-focused companies, technology firms and banks climbed. Drugmakers struggled, which limited those gains.

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen on Monday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman.

Tyson Foods: New facility in Tennessee to create 1,500 jobs

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday.

The Latest: Trump promises ‘huge tax cut for Christmas’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):

Amsterdam picked to host EU medicines agency after Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's medicines agency is moving to Amsterdam from London once Britain's exit from the European Union is completed.

EU’s Barnier says UK must offer Ireland solutions for Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top Brexit negotiator says that is up to the United Kingdom to offer solutions on how to settle its border with Ireland and insisted it was not up to the EU to offer compromises.

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Bartiromo says comments about Trump taken out of context

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News' Maria Bartiromo said Monday she was taken "wildly out of context" with her on-air claim that there had been no sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump.

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Day 3 of Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week’s most inspiring

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Defense lawyer: Mladic may not be fit to hear verdicts

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A lawyer for Gen. Ratko Mladic said Monday it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will show up in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.

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New US weather satellite launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An advanced U.S. weather satellite designed to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts has been launched into polar orbit from California.

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Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

WASHINGTON (AP) — One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.

A look at 5 NYC hotels, each with something special to offer

NEW YORK (AP) — New York has hundreds of hotels, located in different neighborhoods, with different styles and amenities.

Key figures in Manson case: Cult disciples, rich and famous

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cult leader Charles Manson, who directed his "family" to carry out a series of shocking murders in 1969 in a bid to start a race war he called "Helter Skelter," died of natural causes at 83.

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Technology companies, retailers send US stock indexes higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Monday as a mix of smaller, U.S.-focused companies, technology firms and banks climbed. Drugmakers struggled, which limited those gains.

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen on Monday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman.

Tyson Foods: New facility in Tennessee to create 1,500 jobs

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday.

The Latest: Trump promises ‘huge tax cut for Christmas’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):

Amsterdam picked to host EU medicines agency after Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's medicines agency is moving to Amsterdam from London once Britain's exit from the European Union is completed.

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