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Trump administration moves to lift ban on bear baiting in Alaska

Trump administration moves to lift ban on bear baiting in Alaska

The Trump administration on Tuesday presented a plan to roll back Obama-era rules preventing hunters in some protected zones in Alaska from luring bears with bait including bacon and donuts, and using spotlights at den sites to hunt black bear cubs and sows.

Polish novelist wins Man Booker International Prize

Polish novelist wins Man Booker International Prize

An English translation of Polish novel “Flights”, which interweaves narratives of travel with explorations of the human body, was on Tuesday named as the winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize.

US to impose ‘strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

US to impose ‘strongest sanctions in history’ on Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Tehran would be hit with the “strongest sanctions in history” and cautioned European firms against continuing to do business with it, toughening up Washington’s policy line after its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.