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Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters

Aug 22, 2017

Federal officials are reviewing annual quotas for 11 Alaska Native villages whose subsistence hunters are authorized to harvest bowhead whales

The Latest: Treasury Secretary's wife apologizes for posting

Aug 22, 2017

Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is apologizing for posting on Instagram about a designer-label outfit and then blasting a critic

The Latest: Walker aide: Foxconn to hire Wisconsin residents

Aug 22, 2017

The head of Gov. Scott Walker's economic development agency is trying to persuade the Legislature's budget committee to sign off on a $3 billion incentives bill designed to lure a Foxconn plant to southeastern Wisconsin

Ski resort owner will litigate damages, not contest charges

Aug 22, 2017

A Vermont ski resort owner accused of fraud involving foreign investors' money won't contest the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges against him

Man seeks remains of woman convicted in collar bomb killing

Aug 22, 2017

A man claiming to be the common-law husband of a woman convicted in a bizarre Pennsylvania bank robbery plot that killed a pizza delivery driver with a bomb strapped to his neck wants federal prison officials to confirm her death and release her remains

The Latest: US investigators inspect scene of train crash

Aug 22, 2017

Federal investigators have been examining the scene of an overnight commuter train accident near Philadelphia that left dozens of passengers with mostly minor injuries

Venezuela leader brands ousted chief prosecutor a fugitive

Aug 22, 2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has branded the nation's ousted chief prosecutor a fugitive from justice as she flew to Brazil promising to "show the world" proof that he is involved in serious acts of corruption

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes higher

Aug 22, 2017

Stocks bounced higher on Wall Street, led by gains in big tech companies, health care and banks.

US notes NKorea 'restraint,' points to possible dialogue

Aug 22, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson commends North Korea for recent restraint in its provocations and says it could point the way to a possible dialogue with the US

Security firm says it had nothing to do with Pulse gunman

Aug 22, 2017

A British security firm being sued by the survivors and victims' families from the Florida nightclub shooting says it had nothing to do with the gunman's "terrible actions."