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ROME | UN says fish production rising, overfishing still a problem

ROME — The U.N. food agency says global fish production is expected to grow 18 percent over the coming decade, even as farmed fish production slows down and the numbers of wild-caught fish level off. The Food and Agriculture Organization issued its annual report on the state of world fisheries Monday. It estimates there will … Continue reading ROME | UN says fish production rising, overfishing still a problem

WASHINGTON | Trump’s prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s long-promised plan to bring down drug prices would mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of “getting away with murder.” Instead he focuses on private competition and more openness to reduce America’s prescription pain. In Rose Garden remarks at the White House Friday, Trump called his plan the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

JUBA, South Sudan | 10 aid workers in South Sudan freed a week after abduction

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ten aid workers have been released after being abducted in South Sudan almost a week ago, said the U.N. on Monday. Three U.N. staff and seven aid workers, all South Sudanese nationals, went missing last week when their convoy traveling in Central Equatoria province was hijacked. The aid workers, employed … Continue reading JUBA, South Sudan | 10 aid workers in South Sudan freed a week after abduction

Miss America Organization loses TV partner over emails

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Dick Clark Productions says it has cut ties with the Miss America Organization over internal emails by pageant senior leadership that ridiculed past winners’ appearance, intelligence and sex lives. The Huffington Post reported Thursday that the Miss America Organization’s CEO, Sam Haskell, exchanged emails with a writer … Continue reading Miss America Organization loses TV partner over emails

Panthers name Tina Becker COO, she now runs daily operation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Panthers have announced Tina Becker has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and been given full control of the day-to-day management of the organization. The move comes after the NFL launched an investigation into alleged sexual and racist misconduct by longtime owner Jerry Richardson. The 81-year-old … Continue reading Panthers name Tina Becker COO, she now runs daily operation

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

WASHINGTON / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to several people familiar with Trump’s transition organization. But the investigators did not directly request … Continue reading Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails