Trump administration once again lifts elephant trophy ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly decided once again to allow Americans to import the body parts of African elephants shot for sport, despite presidential tweets decrying the practice as a "horror show."

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Dems: Did EPA security staffer steer contract to associate?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are pressing Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on whether a key member of his taxpayer-funded security team improperly steered a government contract to a personal business associate.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER , Associated Press

Soros not funding students' gun control fight

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Student survivors of a mass shooting in Florida who've organized to increase gun control and make schools safer aren't being bankrolled by billionaire liberal philanthropist George Soros, despite the claims of several false stories.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Watchdog: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway violated the federal law prohibiting government officials from using their positions to influence political campaigns.

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  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press