Update: Bolton says US ‘prudence’ on Iran isn’t weakness

Asia & Pacific 06/23/19, 05:17

The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 1:30 p.m. U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Iran should not "mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness." Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday, Bolton said no one has granted ...

APNewsBreak: Alaska hunter finds friend dead after 6 days

U.S. 05/17/19, 21:02

A man found his missing friend dead during a bear hunting trip on Alaska's Kodiak Island, but said Friday he and another hunting friend initially thought the man had stormed off in frustration as he had done in the past.Aleksandr Neverov told The Associated Press he found the body of ...

Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access

Politics 03/21/19, 20:05

Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land. The secretarial order comes amid longstanding complaints that millions of acres of state and federal land ...

Live Free and Fly: New Hampshire House approves state raptor

U.S. 03/20/19, 16:19

It was a good day for red-tailed hawks and a bad day for coyotes Wednesday as the New Hampshire House voted in favor of honoring one predator but against protecting another.Four years ago, lawmakers made national news by refusing to pass a bill promoted by Hampton Falls fourth-graders designating the ...

Iceland to keep hunting up to 2,130 whales over 5 years

Europe 02/23/19, 13:30

Iceland's whaling industry will be allowed to keep hunting whales for at least another five years, killing up to 2,130 baleen whales under a new quota issued by the government.The five-year whaling policy was up for renewal when Fisheries Minister Kristjan Juliusson announced this week an annual quota of 209 ...

Supreme Court hears case involving Crow tribe hunting rights

U.S. 01/08/19, 21:41

The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case out of Wyoming in which a Crow tribe member was cited for hunting elk in the Bighorn National Forest. Crow tribe member Clayvin Herrera wound up with a fine of more than $8,000. His defense is a treaty his tribe signed with the ...

Japan is resuming commercial whaling, but not in Antarctic

Asia & Pacific 12/25/18, 23:23

The decision has outraged environmentalists and countries like Australia that have strongly opposed Japanese whaling. Japan announced Wednesday it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume hunting the animals for commercial use but said it will no longer go to the Antarctic for its much-criticized annual killings of hundreds of ...

Three arrested for illegally hunting deer; used flashlights

Enviroment 10/23/18, 22:16

Three men have been arrested in connection with illegal deer hunting in Roxbury on Monday. The arrests were made by State Environmental Conservation Police (with the assistance of Woodbury Police and the Connecticut State Police Troop L. State EnCon Police and Woodbury Police have received numerous complaints of illegal deer hunting after ...

California bans gun sales to people under 21

California 09/28/18, 19:14

Most people under 21 won't be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday.It will prevent people under 21 from buying rifles and other types of guns. State law already bans people under 21 from buying handguns.The new law exempts ...

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