Ruling opens door for missing fisherman's parents to sue

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has opened to door for the family of a Florida teenager to sue his friend's mother after the boys never returned from a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic.

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Top US diplomat wraps up Gulf tour, but impasse grinds on

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat wrapped up his first foray in shuttle diplomacy on Thursday with little sign of progress in breaking a deadlock between Qatar and four Arab neighbors that are isolating it.

  • Written by By ADAM SCHRECK , Associated Press

US suspends efforts to free tangled whales after death

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. fisheries regulator is suspending efforts to free whales tangled in fishing line after a Canadian rescuer was killed by a whale after freeing it earlier this week.

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