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Trump Campaign takes legal action against Omarosa

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement. A campaign aide tells The Associated Press that it is filing the claim with the America Arbitration Association in New ...

Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 25 killed

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MILAN (AP) — A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble. The city’s mayor said at least 25 people were killed, although ...

Nebraska first state to use drug fentanyl for execution

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday using a never-before-tried combination of drugs including fentanyl, which is at the center of the nation’s opioid crisis. Carey Dean Moore, 60, is scheduled to be executed at the Nebraska ...

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, man arrested

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LONDON (AP) — A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons. A rooftop camera ...

Report identifies more than 1,000 victims of priest abuse

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury ...

Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against ‘blue wave’

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Donald Trump’s appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend decadeslong political trends this ...

Walker is Wisconsin GOP choice as Midwest tests Trump appeal

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A fiery Donald Trump loyalist and a one-time Trump skeptic seized Republican nominations for governor in two states Tuesday, while Vermont Democrats picked the nation’s first transgender nominee for governor to represent them in November. The results came as voters ...

California could reshape pot rules as legal market struggles

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s largest legal marijuana market is struggling. Illicit sales continue to thrive. A shaky supply chain has customers looking at barren shelves in some shops. There are testing problems. And a proposal to allow home marijuana deliveries in cities that have ...

Tyler Genre, Minot, charged with terrorizing

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Tyler James Genre, 27, Minot, is accused of threatening to burn down his family’s house on Sunday and of hitting a family member on the back of the head with a partially closed fist and striking another family member in the face. Genre is charged with Class C felony terrorizing in district ...

Coral Murphy, Minot, charged with child neglect, child endangerment

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Coral Karrington Murphy, 24, Minot, is accused of leaving her toddler son alone in a room at the Days Inn on Saturday for up to an hour. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, a clerk heard the child crying and scratching at the door and went to investigate. The boy, who ...

Levi Ward, Minot, accused of impersonating a police officer

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Levi James Ward, 37, Minot, is accused of impersonating a police officer in July. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Ward approached another man on the evening of July 10 at the Cenex North Broadway in Minot and insisted on seeing his ID. Ward went up to the man in ...

Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat in a ...

Youngster designs muskie lure

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His broad smile tells it all. Adyn Minzey has a passion for the outdoors. He loves to fish. He loves everything about fishing, and it shows. At the young age of 6, Minzey already has a muskie lure he designed become a reality and has been named a Junior Pro Staffer, the first and only one, by ...

Photos, graphic design, fashion, ­­and music

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Progressive aesthetic. Urban. Street style, raw, emotional, deep. These are the words the owners of Studio 7117 use to describe their style and the style they try to maintain through their unique line of work. As a smaller business, they offer quite a lot. Studio 7117 is a production company ...

Name of victim in fatal accident released

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The name of the man who died in a car/motorcycle accident Friday night in Minot has been released. According to Minot police, Jacob Ellis, 22, the operator of the motorcycle, was pronounced dead shortly after the accident, which happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday. A police report said the ...

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang’s nuclear disarmament efforts and international sanctions. The ...

Google tracks your movements, like it or not

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used a privacy ...

120 Afghan forces, civilians killed in battle with Taliban

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and at least 20 civilians, the defense minister said Monday. The staggering numbers provided by Gen. ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday. The FBI had been reviewing Strzok’s employment after the politically charged text messages were discovered ...

Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

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SEATTLE (AP) — The spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee is prompting an industrywide review of how to thwart such insider security threats, though it remains unclear what steps airlines might take. “This is too big a deal. It’s not going ...