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Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn

A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite concerns about poaching

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court; Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy; Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo released from prison on medical grounds

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.SEOUL, South Korea - China's only Nobel Peace Prize winner and famed dissident Liu Xiaobo was released Monday from prison on medical grounds to treat his liver cancer,...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Modi's 'no frills' visit to Washington masks a potential minefield

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Audiences between the leaders of the world's two biggest democracies have not typically lacked for fanfare. Past meetings of Indian and American leaders have been...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Professor who said 'clueless white male' Otto Warmbier got 'what he deserved' won't be rehired

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.The University of Delaware has cut ties with an adjunct professor who suggested that Otto Warmbier, the American student whose death last week after being imprisoned...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Hundreds missing in eastern Ukraine's dirty war

Special To The Washington Post.KIEV, Ukraine - On a warm afternoon in Ukraine's breakaway east, as the front line rumbled with only occasional shellfire, Stanislav Aseev, a 27-year-old undercover...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo released from prison on medical grounds

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.SEOUL, South Korea - China's only Nobel Peace Prize winner and famed dissident Liu Xiaobo was released Monday from prison on medical grounds to treat his liver cancer,...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been released on medical parole after his May 23 diagnosis of late-stage liver cancer

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German business confidence reaches new record high

Business confidence in Germany has risen to another record high as managers' view of both their outlook and their current situation brightens, according to a closely watched survey

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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Koch urgency: Conservative network fears closing window

Koch brothers and chief lieutenants warn of a rapidly shrinking window to push agenda through Congress

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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What's happened to the pro-gun wish list in Washington?

The gun industry's high hopes with a gun-friendly president in the White House and a gun-friendly Congress are being dashed

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press