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States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly huntsHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on removing Yellowstone region grizzly bears from federal protections (all times local):

McDonald's Stock Hits Record As Chain Upgrades Technology, Replaces CashiersAt fast food chains like McDonald's, automation through tools like self-serve kiosks are becoming increasingly commonplace.

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGSA powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 am (1231 GMT) with its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 46.8 kilometers, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of Puerto San Jose, the US Geological Survey said. The Guatemalan Seismological Institute measured the quake at a magnitude of 6.7.

The Latest: Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denialSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parole hearing for Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson (all times local):

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prisonWASHINGTON (AP) — An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant.

Couple Arrested After Mom Allegedly Breastfeeds Daughter While Drinking, Smoking at BarShari Tremba and Michael Trosclair were charged with neglect of a dependent in a situation that endangers the dependent and with public intoxication.

Father of missing Chinese scholar: 'Give my daughter back'URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The father of a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois made an emotional appeal on Thursday for his 26-year-old child's safe return, saying in an interview: "Give my daughter back."

China’s border with North KoreaChina has long been North Korea’s main ally and trading partner, but relations are increasingly strained by continued missile testing and provocations by the regime of Kim Jong Un. At least three-quarters of trade between the two nations flows through points along its 880-mile-long shared border, a divide that reveals stark contrasts in development.

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protectionsHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI chief ComeyBy Amanda Becker and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last month he might have recordings that could damage the former FBI director. "With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations with James Comey, but I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings," Trump wrote on Twitter.

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