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Ransom note' released after cyber-threats to Montana schools.

Authorities discounting danger from hackers group Dark Overlord,' resuming classes

- CBS NEWS - US

15K Montana students returning to school after cyber-threats.

KALISPELL, Mont. — Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana's Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools canceled classes last week because several schools received cyber-threats. More than 15,000 students have stayed home because of the closures. Flathead County Sheriff Chuck ...

- SFGate - US

Netflix Hip-Hop Movie 'The After Party,' Starring Kyle, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, Begins Production.

Def Pictures has teamed with Live Nation Productions, WorldStar Hip Hop, and Hunting Lane Films for the Netflix comedy “The After Party.” Principal photography has begun on the coming-of-age film, which is written and directed by Ian Edelman . It is Live Nation's first scripted production. The movie has a ...

- Variety - US

15K Montana students returning to school after cyber-threats.

KALISPELL, Mont. — Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana's Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools canceled classes last week because several schools received cyber-threats. More than 15,000 students have stayed home because…

- Billings Gazette - US

'I'm not blaming the victim': Montana attorney defends calling 13-year-old 'temptress' at rape sentencing.

A Montana attorney defended her widely condemned comments about a teenage rape victim's appearance during a sentencing hearing. Lisa Kauffman told a court last week that a 13-year-old rape victim looked and acted like an adult, but she said Missoula County District Court Judge Robert Deschamps...

- The Raw Story - US

U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report.

The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that President Donald Trump ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report.

The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump's interior secretary wants to shrink 6 national monuments.

Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed. A leaked memo from Zinke to President Donald Trump recommends that two Utah monuments - Bears Ears and Grand ...

- Business Insider - US

Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Shrinking Six National Monuments.

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed. A leaked memo from Zinke to President Donald Trump recommends that two Utah monuments - Bears Ears and Grand Staircase ...

- TPM News - US

Verizon's nixing some cell service in rural Montana has locals scared about emergencies.

The company said these customers used too much data outside the network.        

- USA TODAY - US

Get Great, Healthy Seafood Even If You're Landlocked.

So you love fresh seafood from the, well, sea, but you live in Montana. That makes it harder to go to Pike Place Market in Seattle and play catch with a fishmonger. And what if you love fresh sockeye salmon caught in Alaska, but you make your home in Omaha, Nebraska? Then you're even farther

- Blogger News Network - US

Miley Cyrus performs a grown-up cover of her Disney hit, 'See You Again'

A lot's happened since Miley Cyrus released her 2007 bubblegum pop single "See You Again" off the album tied to her Disney Channel series, Hannah Montana. And though the last 10 years have included a series of highs and lows , Cyrus seems to be settling back into her country roots as of late. Her BBC Live Lounge cover of ...

- Mashable! - US

Crested Butte wildflower photos

Expect an infinite array of wildflowers.

- Matador Network - US

glacier national park

Glacier National Park is one of those impressive places that always beat whatever you had imagined.

- Matador Network - US

Montanans Pitch In To Bring Clean Air To Smoky Classrooms

Montana has recently pushed all their young students indoors because of the unprecedented level of smoke from wildfires. Some community groups are now collaborating to clean up that indoor air.

- NPR - US

Midday open thread: Cramped seats makes flying dangerous; tribes want Yellowstone name changes

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Hurricane deals! • If he serves out his full term, Donald Trump has 1,224 days left in the White House. • xAERIAL FOOTAGE: @WeatherNation shot this video from a helicopter today of damage in the #FloridaKeys. FULL VIDEO: https://t.co/SLIcqtr2rm pic.twitter.com/lUMXbunfGC— WeatherNation ...

- Daily Kos - US

Fire on the Mountain: 2 Forests Offer Clues to Yellowstone’s Fate in a Warming World

Increasingly frequent wildfires fed by a warming climate could turn the park’s dense forests into sparser woodlands.

- New York Times - US

Who's afraid of single payer? No Democrats, apparently—not even Joe Manchin

While West Virginia Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin isn't signing on to Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare for all' bill, he's joining fellow red state Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana in saying that it's time to start considering a single-payer healthcare system in the U.S. Really. That Joe Manchin. "It should be explored," ...

- Daily Kos - US

Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural Disaster

Two major hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, hit the continental U.S. in recent days, and hurricane season is far from over. Meanwhile, wildfires rage across California, Idaho, Montana, and other Weste...

- Yahoo! News - US

After a year of terror, the Jews of Whitefish, Montana, look ahead

, Around the picnic tables at Whitefish City Beach on the final Shabbat eve of last month, the Montana town's tiny Jewish community shared kosher hot dogs, veggie burgers and memories of terror. In a year when white supremacists have been ascendant, at least in their public profile, perhaps no community has been harder...

- JTA - US

Wildfires continue to wreak havoc across the West

Despite record-breaking rain and snowfall across the West in 2017, this year's fire season has been unforgiving. Billows of thick black smoke and red-hot flames have consumed hundreds of thousands of acres in Montana, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and Utah. More than 24,000 firefighters...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Sanders will introduce Medicare for all bill Wednesday, with lots of support

While Republicans struggle with a last-ditch attempt at moving the country's health care system backward, Democrats are coalescing around an idea whose time has come: expanding single payer, Medicare-style health care to more—if not all—Americans. To get a sense of just how mainstream the idea has become among ...

- Daily Kos - US

'I'm one of the 800,000': Thousands of young immigrants and allies marched for DACA over weekend

Thousands of protesters in California, Idaho, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C. continued to rally Friday and throughout the weekend in support of undocumented immigrant youth and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, with at least ...

- Daily Kos - US

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