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In UN Address, Trump Threatens to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea

By ADAM KLASFELD

Audible gasps coursed through the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday as President Donald Trump used his first address before the international peacekeeping body to threaten North Korea with annihilation.

+ Storms Ensnare UN on Climate Change

Zinke Targets Six National Monuments for Shrinking

By MATTHEW RENDA

A leaked memo shows that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Donald Trump shrink the boundaries of four national monuments, while altering how six others are managed.

New Yorker Gets 2 Years for Trafficking Rhino Horns

By BARBARA LEONARD
In this Saturday, July 8, 2017, photo, a one-horned rhinoceros wades through flooded Kaziranga national park in Kaziranga, 156 miles east of Gauhati, India. Police are patrolling for poachers as rhinoceros, deer and buffalo move to higher ground to escape floods inundating an Indian preserve. Kaziranga National Park has the world's largest population of the one-horned rhinoceros and is home to many other wildlife. (AP Photo/ Anupam Nath)

A federal judge handed a two-year prison sentence Monday to a New York art dealer who illegally trafficking horns from endangered black rhinoceros.

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US Urges More Protection for
Severely Endangered Dolphins

The world’s smallest dolphin species is smart, playful, friendly and fewer than 50 are still alive. The Maui dolphin was listed as an endangered species Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and its cousin, the Hector’s dolphin, was listed as threatened.

US Physicians Reaffirm Opposition to Euthanasia

By SEAN DUFFY

The American College of Physicians reaffirmed its opposition Monday to the expanding legalization of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, citing legal, clinical and other concerns in a position paper.

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Fox Guest Says Network
Blacklisted Her
After Rape Claim

By MATT REYNOLDS

Political pundit Scottie Nell Hughes accused Fox News of blacklisting her from contributing to the network after she accused anchor Charles Payne of sexual assault and rape.

'Grinch' Parody Defeats Copyright Claims

By JOSH RUSSELL
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Leaving coal in the stocking of Dr. Seuss Enterprises, a federal judge found no copyright infringement in a ribald off-Broadway satirist’s take on “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

Shutterfly Can't Dodge Face-Scans Class Action

By GLYNIS FARRELL BERGNER

A federal judge refused to dismiss class-action claims that online photo service Shutterfly gathers and stores facial-geometry scans of people who have never uploaded digital images onto its website.

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