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6:30 p.m.A National Weather Service official says a tornado has hit Roseland, a rural town of fewer than 250 people about eight miles southwest of Hastings, damaging between 10 and 15 homes.Angela Pfannkuch (FAHN-cue), a meteorologist wit ...more

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal grand jury took testimony Wednesday as part of its probe of former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, amid questions about spending that include reports that he accepted private airplane flights from donors and decorated his off ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers have put the state at the front of a national discussion over the future of ethanol in gasoline by passing a bill that puts an end to a requirement that the corn-based additive be mixed into fuel sold in the state.< ...more

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6 p.m. CDTThe New York Police Department says it is assessing a threat posted on a site that is related to the Islamic State group against blogger Pamela Geller.Geller was the organizer of a purposely controversial cartoon contest about t ...more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal jury in North Dakota has again not reached a decision in the case of a man accused in a Jamaican lottery scam.Sanjay Williams, of Montego Bay, Jamaica, is charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering i ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people, including one who works for California Attorney General Kamala Harris, were arrested after claiming to operate a police department with jurisdiction in 33 states and Mexico and that traces its roots back 3,000 years.</p ...more

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A 63,000-gallon saltwater spill that leaked from an underground pipeline entered a lake via a tributary in northwest North Dakota, a state Department of Health official said Wednesday. He said the spill will not affect any drinking water in the area.</ ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home.It seemed like a breakthrough, since the younger Miller is an HIV-positive gay ...more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A train that derailed and caught fire early Wednesday in rural North Dakota was hauling crude from the state's oil patch, raising questions about whether new state standards intended to reduce the volatility of such shipments are ...more

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man told investigators he used a 9mm Glock handgun hidden in his coat pocket to shoot and kill an Idaho police officer because he feared the officer would find the weapon, according to court documents released Wednesday.</p ...more