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Key player in Jamaican lottery scam could face long sentence

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Dakota are seeking a prison sentence for a Rhode Island woman who funneled lottery scam money between the U.S. and Jamaica that's more than double wh...

Late-winter storm moves to upper Midwest; flooding remains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A late-winter storm system continues its trek across the Midwest. It will send rain and snow into Minnesota and Illinois on Friday. The storm left quickly rising f...

Corps fights tribal request for more pipeline study records

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials who permitted the Dakota Access oil pipeline are turning over some documents sought by American Indian tribes suing over the project, but said a request for doz...

Companies decry 'valve turners' who shut down pipelines

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An idea developed by indigenous peoples and environmentalists in Canada to protest an oil pipeline in 2015 has been embraced recently by climate change activists in the U.S. ...

South Dakota passes law to discourage Keystone XL protests

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota is poised to approve laws aimed at potential protests against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline, seeking to prevent disruptive demonstrations like those against the...

Tribes accuse Corps of withholding pipeline study records

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tribes battling the Dakota Access oil pipeline in court are accusing the Army Corps of Engineers of withholding dozens of documents that could bolster their case that the pipelin...

APNewsBreak: Tribe says Corps' pipeline findings preordained

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Native American tribe leading the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says an Army Corps of Engineers document shows the agency concluded the pipeline wouldn't unfai...

Injured pipeline protester argues for lawsuit to proceed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A New York City woman severely injured while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota is asking a federal judge to let her lawsuit against law enforcement procee...

Government: Highway shutdown not aimed at tribe, media

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Government officials say the five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was not aimed at manipulating the media or an Am...

North Dakota's 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's first medical marijuana dispensary is set to open next week, the culmination of a nearly two-year effort by the state Health Department to establish a distribution...

Racketeering lawsuit by Dakota Access developer dismissed

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a racketeering lawsuit that the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline filed against environmental groups and activists. Tex...

North Dakota to sue feds over pipeline protest police costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota will sue the federal government to try to recoup the $38 million it spent policing the prolonged protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline — a tactic one exper...

Admitted pipeline vandalizer fights racketeering lawsuit

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Phoenix woman who has publicly admitted to vandalism along the route of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in two states is asking a judge to dismiss her as a defendant in a $1 bil...

Protest highway shutdown lawsuit claims include extortion

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and others who are suing over a five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline have broad...

Deep freeze expected to ease, but disruptions persist

CHICAGO (AP) — The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some p...