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Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

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LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s gamble on early elections paid off as voters gave the UK prime minister a commanding majority to take the country out of the European Union by the end of January, a decisive result after more than three years of stalemate over Brexit. Johnson’s promise to ...

Tramadol is `the other opioid crisis’ in the developing world

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KAPURTHALA, India (AP) — Reports rolled in with escalating urgency — pills seized by the truckload, pills swallowed by schoolchildren, pills in the pockets of dead terrorists. These pills, the world has been told, are safer than the OxyContins, the Vicodins, the fentanyls that have wreaked ...

China says trade deal with US must be ‘mutually beneficial’

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BEIJING (AP) — Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce rose Friday, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy and said a settlement to their costly, 17-month-old conflict must be “mutually beneficial.” A senior Trump administration official said an ...

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Votes Against Articles of Impeachment

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong joined all Republicans in voting against the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in the House Judiciary Committee today. Armstrong released the following statement on the vote: “The Democrats have cloaked this impeachment ...

Judge rejects plea deal for Brandon Galonek in GSI case

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Judge Doug Mattson rejected a plea deal on Thursday that would have called for Brandon Galonek, 21, to serve five years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old girl when he was 19. Mattson said evaluations done of Galonek show that he has an above average to high risk to reoffend. Mattson ...

Aaron Timm, Kathryn Kennedy charged with burglarizing storage unit

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Aaron Matthew Timm, 20, and Kathryn Mae Kennedy, 21, Minot, are charged with burglarizing a storage unit on Tuesday, stealing a woman’s belongings, and then unloading the belongings and locking themselves in a southeast Minot trailer. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the ...

Shannon Pellett, Minot, charged with burglarizing unoccupied house

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Shannon David Pellett, 41, Minot, is accused of burglarizing an empty home on Aug. 7. According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, the home had belonged to a couple that are deceased. The owner of the home lived out of state and had not given permission for Pellett to stay ...

16th Street fully re-opens today

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As work winds down for the winter on the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project, 16th Street Southwest will fully re-open today. All lanes of traffic will be open. Roadway construction, including curb and gutter, utility installation along with temporary earthwork measures, have been ...

Cops & Kids event Sunday

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The Minot Police Department and ND Fraternal Order of Police - Souris Valley Regional Lodge #7 will be participating in the annual Cops & Kids shopping event in Minot at the Walmart Supercenter on Sunday at 11 am. The Fraternal Order of Police hosts Cops and Kids events throughout the ...

CP Holiday Train arrives in Minot, area communities on Sunday

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The brightly lighted Canadian Pacific Holiday Train filled with Christmas cheer rolls into Minot and other area communities on Sunday. The annual Holiday Train is scheduled to stop in Minot at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Street railroad crossing. People can join CP there to celebrate the holiday ...

Institute of Dance and Ballet Theater presents Christmas ballet

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The Rinat Mouzafarov Institute of Dance & Ballet Theater will present “Home for the Holidays” this weekend at Minot High School-Central Campus. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets can either be purchased at ...

Judiciary panel debates Trump impeachment, moves toward vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee launched a lively, marathon session Thursday ahead of voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. a historic step as the deeply partisan panel prepares to send the charges to the full House. Chairman Jerrold Nadler, ...

Authorities tie killers in New Jersey attack to fringe group

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City had apparently been followers of the Black Hebrew Israelites — a fringe group whose members have been known to rail against white people and Jews — and one of them had made anti-Semitic posts online, ...

Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivors

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BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany’s richest families, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger and other international brands, is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors as it seeks to atone for its use of forced laborers during the Nazi era and its enthusiastic support of Adolf ...