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Botswana allows elephant hunting

JOHANNESBURG—Botswana's government says it has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, a decision that is likely to bring protests from wildlife protection groups.

The southern African nation is home to more elephants than any other country, with an estimated 130,000.

The government's statement posted on social media says the change comes after consultations with stakeholders.

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias

SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social media sites.