Wildlife

November 23, 2017 - 9:56 am
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Fur trappers are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit from wildlife advocates who want to block the export of bobcat pelts from the United States. Attorneys for trapping organizations said in recent court filings that the lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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In this May 19, 2011, photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Imnaha wolf pack's alpha male OR-4 is lies down after being refitted with a working GPS collar in Wallowa County east of Joseph, Ore. It's a political debate playing out against the backdrop of a rapidly growing wolf population, a jump in wolf poaching and demands from ranchers and hunters who say the predators are decimating herds and spooking big game. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP)
November 23, 2017 - 3:12 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wolves were once so plentiful in the abundant forests that would become Oregon that the earliest settlers gathered from far and wide to discuss how to kill them. Those "wolf meetings" in the 1840s, spawned by a common interest, eventually led to the formation of the Oregon...
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November 22, 2017 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Football League injury report, as provided by the league (OUT: definitely will not play; DNP: did not practice; LIMITED: limited participation; FULL: Full participation): Thursday MINNESOTA VIKINGS at DETROIT LIONS — VIKINGS: QUESTIONABLE: T Mike Remmers (concussion),...
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November 22, 2017 - 1:07 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler remains in the concussion protocol and is not practicing Wednesday, but he hasn't yet been ruled out of Sunday's game at New England. Coach Adam Gase says he's taking the quarterback situation day to day. Matt Moore would make his second...
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Aug. 25, 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shows Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe the way during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Under Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule over Zimbabwe, China grew into one of its biggest investors, trading partners and diplomatic allies. Now, as the African nation appears on the verge of its first transition of power since independence, Beijing is poised to be among the biggest winners.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
November 20, 2017 - 7:51 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Under Robert Mugabe's decades-long rule over Zimbabwe, China grew into one of the African nation's biggest investors, trading partners and diplomatic allies. Now, as Zimbabwe appears on the verge of its first transition of power since independence, Beijing is poised to be among the...
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FILE - This January 2013 file photo, shows a lion yawning near the National Parks sanctuary in Zimbabwe. A 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. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began issuing permits on October 20 for lions killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia between 2016 and 2018. Previously, only wild lions killed in South Africa were eligible to be imported. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
November 20, 2017 - 4:47 pm
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. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began...
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Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler (6) takes his time to get up after he was sacked during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami Dolphins offensive guard Jesse Davis (77) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Ryan Russell (95) stand over Cutler. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 20, 2017 - 2:31 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Double-negative answers to quarterback questions are rarely a good sign, and that's all Adam Gase could offer Monday. Jay Cutler's availability Sunday for the Miami Dolphins at New England is uncertain because he's in the concussion protocol, but if healthy, he's still the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 19, 2017 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal. The trophy policy was among issues...
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November 19, 2017 - 8:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tweets on hunting trophies and other topics (all times local): 8:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump...
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