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Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service In Seattle

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is testing a grocery pickup service in Seattle. The AmazonFresh Pickup service is currently open only to Amazon employees. Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order groceries online and…

Oil In Pipeline Under Missouri River Reservoir

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline says oil has been placed in the pipe under a Missouri River reservoir and the full line will be in service soon. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in…

Wells Fargo Now Offering Cardless ATM's At All Locations

Wells Fargo says all 13,000 of its ATM's have been upgraded to give customers card-free access. Customers log-in to the Wells Fargo mobile app, select card-free ATM access, and request a one-time-use, eight-digit access code that they use at the…

Dems Force 1-Week Delay On Panel Vote On Supreme Court Pick

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have forced a one-week delay for the Senate Judiciary Committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Judge Neil Gorsuch is still on track for confirmation, with solid backing from the Republican majority. Committee Chairman…

Ryan Falls Short In First Test Of Trump Presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, Ryan has suffered a brutal defeat, cancelling a vote on the measure and admitting "we're going to be…

House GOP Abruptly Pulls Troubled Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.,…

WH No Longer Expresses Confidence In Health Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is no longer expressing confidence that the upcoming House vote on health care will be successful. Instead, spokesman Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump is confident that the White House has done "every single…

Inspector General To Review Pullback Of HealthCare.gov Ads

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal inspector general has launched an inquiry into the Trump administration's decision to pull back advertising for HealthCare.gov in the closing stretch of this year's sign-up season. Democrats had called the surprise move "sabotage." The Trump…

Thune, Noem Celebrate Trump's Keystone XL Approval

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Members of South Dakota's congressional delegation say the Trump administration's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline will help encourage economic growth. Sen. John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem, both Republicans, on Friday celebrated the decision to…

U.S. Marshals Arrest Missouri Man In Sioux Falls On Rape Charges

SIOUX FALLS – U.S. Marshals and detectives from the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man living in Sioux Falls for allegedly forcefully raping multiple female juveniles in Missouri. The youngest victim was 10-years-old at the time of the alleged…

Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Presidential Permit

From the Washington Associated Press: The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump would discuss the pipeline later Friday…

Cold Case Homicide Suspect Arrested In South Dakota

A man who has been working in Ipswich and wanted for murder in a cold case out of Colorado is in custody tonight. The Edmunds County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Julian Pena Morales was arrested yesterday after receiving a tip…

House GOP Leaders Postpone Health Care Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republican leaders have postponed a vote on their health care bill in a setback for President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan. Prospects for the Republicans' showcase health care bill had looked grimmer by the minute…

FCC: Over 12,000 911 Calls Failed During AT&T Outage

NEW YORK (AP) - An investigation by the U.S. federal telecom regulator says about 12,600 callers couldn't reach 911 directly from their cellphones during a five-hour AT&T outage on March 8. A Federal Communications Commission official said Thursday that the…

4 Dead In London Terror Incident, Including Attacker

LONDON (AP) - The head of counterterrorism at London's Metropolitan Police, says four people have died in the terror incident in London, including an attacker and a police officer. Mark Rowley says some 20 people have been wounded and Parliament…

Trump Feels 'Somewhat' Vindicated After Nunes Intel Briefing

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he feels "somewhat" vindicated by statements by the House Intelligence chairman on the legal and incidental surveillance of the president and Trump transition officials. Trump says in response to a question during a…

Dakota Access Pipeline Vandalism Highlights Sabotage Risks

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states to protest the Dakota Access pipeline say they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline. Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa…

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