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American Indians Protesting Trump, Pipeline With March

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - American Indians from around the country are gathering in Washington for four days of protest against the Trump administration and the Dakota Access pipeline that will culminate with a Friday march on the White House. Starting…

White Supremacist Posters Appear At Two South Dakota Colleges

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - White supremacist posters have been appearing at Black Hills State University and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, drawing criticism from school officials. The Rapid City Journal reports the posters are as part…

UN Official: Tribe Not Properly Heard In Pipeline Dispute

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A United Nations official who visited North Dakota in the wake of months of protests over the Dakota Access pipeline believes the concerns and rights of Native Americans haven't been adequately addressed. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is the…

US, Tribal Officials Want Pipeline Documents Released

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - U.S. and tribal officials are opposing an effort by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to keep some information shielded from the public while a court battle over the project continues. Texas-based…

Arrest Made In National Threats To Jewish Community Centers

NEW YORK (AP) - An arrest has been made in connection with threats made to at least eight Jewish community centers nationwide and the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City. Federal authorities in New York said Friday that Juan…

AG Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russian Investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. Sessions faced mounting pressure from both Democrats and Republicans to step aside after revelations that…

Grand Jury Subpoena Withdrawn In Violent Pipeline Clash

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Prosecutors have withdrawn a subpoena for a man ordered to testify about a violent late-November clash between police and Dakota Access pipeline protesters in which a woman suffered a serious arm injury. But it's unclear whether…

Republicans Divided As Ever On Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) - A day after President Donald Trump appealed for "unity and strength," Republicans appear to be as divided as ever as they try to make good on seven years of promises to repeal and replace former President Barack…

No Immediate Ruling On Dakota Access Work

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A federal judge says he'll likely decide within a week whether to temporarily halt construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline, which could be able to move oil within weeks. U.S. District Judge…

11 Injured During Mardi Gras Parade In Alabama

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Police in the Alabama beach town of Gulf Shores say a car participating in the city's Fat Tuesday parade accidentally plowed into a band, leaving three young people in critical condition and eight others with less-severe…

Judge Rules Bill Cosby Case To Be Decided By Outside Jury

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled that a jury from outside the area will hear the sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Monday. He says the jury will be…

U.S. Army Wants You More Than Ever

The United States Army is hiring. It's using $300 million to add 6,000 more recruits this year; one of the biggest efforts to add soldiers in the same year since the Army eliminated the draft in 1973. "Do you know…

Bills Targeting Transgender Bathroom Access Are Floundering

Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition. The bills took on a new significance this…

Daktronics To Outfit New Milwaukee Bucks Stadium

SIOUX FALLS - The Milwaukee Bucks say South Dakota-based Daktronics will outfit the team's new arena and surrounding development in downtown Milwaukee with digital displays. The Bucks said Tuesday that Daktronics will outfit the new arena with a custom-designed 52-display…

Yahoo Salvages Verizon Deal With $350 Million Discount

NEW YORK (AP) - Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The…

Noem Asks Attorney General To Discuss Rising Violent Crime

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is asking new Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss rising violent crime in South Dakota. Noem sent a letter Tuesday to Sessions requesting a meeting and urging the Justice Department to…

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