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Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose endangered species protections

Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose endangered species protections

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Thursday the bears would soon be taken off the endangered species list . The Conservation Strategy that describes management of the grizzly bear following delisting was finalized by the Yellowstone Ecosystem Subcommittee of the IGBC in December of 2016.



Seattle officer in pregnant woman's fatal shooting: "I don't have a taser"

Lyl. Lyles' killing came less than two weeks after authorities say she threatened officers with long metal shears when they responded to a domestic disturbance at her home. Before entering the premises, the officers are heard talking about an incident that happened on June 5 between Lyles and other officers. She was seated on a couch with a young child and two officers drew their service pistols, commanding her to drop the scissors, reports say.


Comedy host Noah 'stopped eight-10 times' by US police

Comedy host Noah 'stopped eight-10 times' by US police

Noah concluded addressing the jury that acquitted officer Yanez's who claims his reason for shooting Castile was in fear for his own life. Ms Reynolds and her daughter were in the vehicle when Officer Yanez pulled Mr Castile over for what appeared to be a routine traffic stop about a faulty brake light.


Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip early on Wednesday at a baseball field in a suburb of Washington . McHenry tweeted pictures of Vice President Mike Pence donating blood on Tuesday. It remains unclear when he may be released from the hospital. Others injured in the shooting include two Capitol Police officers, Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner; Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods; and ...



Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

The Republican congressman shot last week at a baseball practice is making good progress and has been upgraded to fair condition . He arrived at MedStar Washington Hospital Center " with an imminent risk of death ", according to Dr. Hodgkinson, 66, was from Belleville, Illinois, and had volunteered for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. Investigators also reviewed Hodgkinson's online searches and browsing history, revealing queries for the "2017 Republican Convention" and ...



Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

The Senate bill would keep the Affordable Care Act's requirement that insurers have to cover everyone, including people with expensive preexisting conditions. If Senate Republicans approve the bill , even by a narrow vote, it would give their repeal effort momentum, and likely enable the House and Senate to resolve their legislative differences and send a bill to Trump's desk to sign into law.