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Trump administration moves to end limits on child detention

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a decision that will almost certainly lead to a new court fight over the government’s ability to hold migrant families until ...

Global stocks mostly rise ahead of US Fed release

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BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were back in positive territory Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S. interest rate cuts. Market benchmarks in London and Frankfurt rose in early trading. On Wall Street, ...

Trump cancels trip to Denmark

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “disappointed and surprised” by U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump’s idea of buying the semi-autonomous Arctic territory of Greenland from Denmark ...

Solid earnings from major US retailers drive stocks higher

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(AP) Strong earnings reports from several big retailers helped drive stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, placing the market on track to recover most of its losses from the day before. Target and Lowe’s surged, leading a rally in retail stocks, as the market bounced back from its ...

Trump moves to end limits on detention of migrant children

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. A court fight will almost certainly follow over the government’s desire to hold migrant families until their cases are decided. The current ...

US moves toward agreement on Mexican tomatoes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Commerce says it’s reached a tentative deal with Mexican tomato producers to prevent unfairly cheap produce from reaching American consumers, heading off a potential 25 percent tariff. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said Wednesday the draft ...

Garden yields fresh vegetables for Lord’s Cupboard food pantry

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It’s a first year project yielding some terrific results. Cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, beets and radishes are among the abundant vegetables being harvested at several raised gardens located near Velva. The fresh produce is taken to the Lord’s Cupboard food pantry in Minot where it is ...

Northland receives grant funding

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Northland Health Partners Community Health Center was among the health centers to receive Health Center Quality Improvement Grant Rewards. Northland received $9,500 for clinical quality improvers and $4,000 for advancing health information technology for quality. According to a press release, ...

ND Game & Fish to hold game warden exam on Sept. 6

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Individuals interested in taking the exam to select candidates for the full-time temporary position of game warden must register no later than Sept. 2. The test is at 10 a.m., Sept. 6, at the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s main office in Bismarck. Applicants must register to take ...

David Brainard, Minot, sentenced for burglarizing storage unit

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David Andrew Brainard, 29, Minot, was sentenced last week to three years in prison, with a requirement that he serve 18 months, for burglarizing a storage unit in Minot last September. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, a man who rented the storage unit informed ...

Minot City Council approves roofs for parking ramps

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A roof and drainage system at Minot’s two downtown parking ramps isn’t going to be near as expensive as anticipated, but it still is estimated to cost taxpayers $946,125. The Minot City Council on Monday accepted the bid of Rolac Contracting for $870,000 to place roofs on the ramps. The ...

Greater convenience, closer to home

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Magdalena Duchsherer of Drake said she is feeling a lot better these days since she had a transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure done at Sanford Health in Bismarck earlier this summer. She and her daughter-in-law, Marsha Duchsherer, are also glad that Magdalena Duchsherer was able to ...

Records shown Epstein signed will 2 days before jailhouse suicide

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier’s fortune. Court papers filed last week in the U.S. Virgin Islands list no details of ...