Trump delays new policy on importing elephant trophies


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he's delaying a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."


  • Written by By DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Bonn climate talks end with progress despite US stance


BONN, Germany (AP) — As the first glimmer of dawn appeared across the Rhine River, delegates stumbled out of an all-night negotiating session at this year's global climate talks, expressing satisfaction Saturday at the progress made toward creating a comprehensive rule book for fighting global warming.

  • Written by By FRANK JORDANS , Associated Press

Giddy Zimbabweans gather in capital to march against Mugabe


HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press

Russia again vetoes extension of chemical experts in Syria


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia again vetoed a U.N. resolution Friday that would extend the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, dooming its operation and making it exceedingly difficult to hold anyone accountable for the deaths of hundreds of civilian victims.

  • Written by By EDITH M. LEDERER , Associated Press

Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis


CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease.

  • Written by By SOPHIA TAREEN , Associated Press