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Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe

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A federal judge’s order for more environmental review of the already-operating Dakota Access oil pipeline has several potential outcomes, all of which could spark even more wrangling in a Washington, D.C., court room. Continue reading

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Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons of oil in March

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The Dakota Access pipeline and a feeder line leaked more than 100 gallons of oil in North Dakota in separate incidents in March as crews prepared the disputed $3.8 billion pipeline for operation. Continue reading

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5 immigrant women vie for Miss USA pageant title

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Five of the contestants vying for the Miss USA title have a message to immigrant girls and women watching the pageant Sunday: Set goals, work hard and don’t stay in the shadows. Continue reading

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Calf born in North Dakota has 2 extra limbs

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A calf born seemingly healthy at a North Dakota ranch has an extra set of limbs hanging off its neck. Continue reading

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EPA signs off on North Dakota regulation of CO2 wells

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The Trump administration proposes giving North Dakota the power to regulate underground wells used for long-term storage of waste carbon dioxide captured from industrial sources such as coal-fired power plants. Continue reading

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4 more suspects plead not guilty in Jamaican lottery scam

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Four more Jamaicans charged in the U.S. in what authorities say is a multimillion-dollar lottery scam pleaded not guilty in federal court in North Dakota on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Creepy clown, snake menacing children in North Dakota, police say

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North Dakota police say they are investigating a menacing report involving a creepy clown and a man with a snake. Continue reading

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8 more Jamaican lottery scam suspects appear in US court

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Eight more people have been extradited from Jamaica to face charges in the U.S. in what authorities say is a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans. Continue reading

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Birds, equipment issues caused B-52 bomber crash in Guam

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An Air Force investigation has concluded birds and mechanical issues — not pilot error — caused the crash of a B-52 bomber in Guam a year ago. Continue reading

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Authorities drop 33 cases against Dakota Access protesters

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Authorities dropped nearly three dozen cases last month that stemmed from arrests of protesters against the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline, court records show. Continue reading

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Woman accused of pouring battery acid in husband’s beer

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A Fargo woman is accused of trying to kill her husband by pouring battery acid in his beer. Continue reading

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Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

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The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported “recent coordinated physical attacks” on the much-protested line, just as it’s almost ready to carry oil. Continue reading

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The Latest: South Dakota confirms oil pipeline vandalism

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The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Continue reading

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Environment activists deny attacking Dakota Access pipeline

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In October, Climate Direct Action activists tried to shut valves on pipelines in North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and Washington to show support for Dakota Access opponents. Other than that, “we have nothing in the works,” O’Hara said. Continue reading

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North Dakota man sentenced for Kandahar Airfield wire theft

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A North Dakota man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for his role in the theft of copper wire from Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Dakota Access pipeline: Tribes’ request to stop oil flow denied

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A judge refused to head off the imminent flow of oil in the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, likely clearing the way for operations to begin next week. Continue reading

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Dakota pipeline camp raided after protesters defy deadline, refuse to leave

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Police in riot gear began arresting the last remaining protesters at a makeshift camp in North Dakota on Thursday after they defied several orders to leave the area. Continue reading

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Arrests made in North Dakota, as group of pipeline protesters remain at camp

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After seven months of protests, beating drums, freezing nights and canned chili, police are in the process of shutting down campsites once occupied by tens of thousands of environmentalists and Native Americans fighting the North Dakota Access Pipeline… Continue reading

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Pipeline protesters set fires ahead of camp closing

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The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp. Continue reading

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Jeans get governor booted from North Dakota Senate’s floor

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North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s preference for wearing jeans got him booted from the state Senate’s floor. Continue reading

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Judge rejects tribes’ request to temporarily halt construction of Dakota Access pipeline

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A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by two American Indian tribes for an emergency order halting construction of the remaining section of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Continue reading

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The Latest: Pipeline developer opposes halt to construction

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The Latest on the four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Continue reading

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AP FACT CHECK: Burning tent photo at protest site is fake

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Reports that police in North Dakota raided and set fire to the site of a pipeline protest encampment are false, and the picture posted of burning tents is a fake, too. Continue reading

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After extradition of El Chapo, US prosecutors seek a rival

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Notorious drug trafficker Juan “El Chapo” Guzman is behind bars in New York after extradition from Mexico last month. Continue reading

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Authorities search for dead bodies in massive garbage chunks left at protest site

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Authorities in North Dakota said Monday that cleanup crews at the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest were scouring the mountains of trash to find anyone that might’ve died during the demonstrations. Continue reading

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Bureau of Indian Affairs sending agents to close Dakota pipeline protest sites

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The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs is sending agents to North Dakota to help clear Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters from makeshift camps on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Continue reading

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The Latest: Prosecutor: Suspect did not take hostages

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The Latest on the manhunt for a suspect accused of shooting at a North Dakota state trooper, stealing a car with a baby inside (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Continue reading

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Police recover baby in stolen car; suspect shoots self

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A crime spree by a man who fired at a state trooper and then stole a car with a baby inside it is over. Continue reading

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Proposed fine against Dakota Access company to get hearing

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The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline will have to present evidence at a hearing to prove the company didn’t willfully violate North Dakota rules when it failed to provide details of how it planned to avoid disturbing Native American artifacts du… Continue reading

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The Latest: Bridge repairs could begin soon in protest area

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The Latest on the proposed four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Continue reading

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Tribal chairman decries Dakota Access protesters’ new camp

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Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters who tried to set up a new camp on private land undermined the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s efforts to stop the $3.8 billion project, tribal Chairman Dave Archambault says. Continue reading

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76 protesters arrested at Dakota pipeline site

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Seventy-six people were arrested Wednesday during renewed clashes over the Dakota Access Pipeline, as the Trump administration moves to speed the pipeline-approval process. Continue reading

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Senator: Army Corp told to approve Dakota pipeline easement

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The Acting Secretary of the Army has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to proceed with an easement necessary to complete the Dakota Access pipeline, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven said on Tuesday. Continue reading

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North Dakota weighs lifting Sunday morning shopping ban

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North Dakota residents can order alcohol at a restaurant or bar late Sunday morning but must wait until afternoon to go shopping because of a ban — rooted in religious tradition — that some legislators say no longer makes much sense. Continue reading

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US prosecutors: No bond for suspect in Jamaican lottery scam

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U.S. prosecutors want a Jamaican man who is accused of masterminding a multimillion-dollar lottery scam held without bond pending trial in North Dakota. Continue reading

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The Latest: Pipeline protest clash causes injuries, arrests

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The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Continue reading

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North Dakota landowners sue over Dakota Access easements

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A group of about two dozen North Dakota landowners is suing the developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline for alleged deceit and fraud in acquiring land easements. Continue reading

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Shootout kills deputy, suspect in North Dakota

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Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy and a suspect have been killed in a shootout in northern North Dakota. Continue reading

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Army plans Dakota Access oil pipeline environmental study

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The Army has started the process of launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline’s disputed crossing of the Missouri River in North Dakota, though a federal judge could stop the effort. Continue reading

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The Latest: Dakota Access protest arrests surpass 600

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The Latest on disputes over the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Continue reading

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North Dakota National Guard reportedly deploys anti-drone system at oil pipeline protest site

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The North Dakota Army National Guard reportedly deployed an “anti-drone missile system” at the site of the Dakota Access oil pipeline on Tuesday. Continue reading

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North Dakota wildlife officials searching for group in connection to possible deer poaching

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Authorities in North Dakota said in a news release Thursday they were searching for a group of people in connection to a possible deer poaching caught on camera in the fall. Continue reading

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Commuter jet from Fargo aborts takeoff after blowing 2 tires

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The crew of a United Express commuter jet headed to Denver from Fargo aborted takeoff after the plane blew two of its tires on the runway. Continue reading

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Engine drops from B-52 bomber in rural North Dakota

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The U.S. Air Force says it’s investigating after an engine dropped from a B-52 bomber during a training mission over North Dakota. Continue reading

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Engine plummets from B-52 during training flight

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An Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber declared an in-flight emergency Wednesday after one of its engines dropped from the aircraft while flying over North Dakota, the Air Force revealed. Continue reading

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Federal grand jury looks into violent pipeline protest clash

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A federal grand jury in North Dakota is looking into a violent November clash between Dakota Access pipeline opponents and officers in which one woman was seriously injured. Continue reading

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Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

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A massive oil spill in northwestern North Dakota still isn’t fully cleaned up three years and three months after it happened. Continue reading

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Frigid weather menaces Dakota Access pipeline protesters digging in for standoff

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Hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline were facing a blast of brutal weather on Tuesday, digging in their heels despite temperatures sinking well below freezing with winds gusting to 50 mph. Continue reading

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Feds block route of Dakota Access pipeline

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota. Continue reading

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Veterans begin to assemble near Dakota Access protest camp

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Military veterans started to gather Sunday near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest camp, where they’ll join the several hundred people who are against the four-state, $3.8 billion project that’s largely complete. Continue reading

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