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Judge lets Nebraska beer stores near reservation stay open.

- Townhall.com - US

Syrian scientists made sarin used in chemical attacks, France claims.

France released new evidence directly linking the Syrian regime to an April 5 chemical weapons attack that killed more than 80 people, including many childrenThe attack prompted US President Donald Trump to order Tomahawk missile...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Call of Duty: WWII' takes you back to Omaha Beach November 3rd.

Call of Duty: WWII will launch November 3rd on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As you might expect, the game takes place largely in Europe between 1944 and 1945, ultimately pushing toward Germany after fighting through Nazi reinforcements on Normandy...

- Engadget - US

What pro-life Democrats have to say after being majorly shunned.

Washington D.C., Apr 26, 2017 / 03:02 am .- When the leader of the Democratic party pulled an about-face this week, claiming that support for abortion was a non-negotiable part of the platform, pro-life Democrats were utterly dismayed. “It was just stunning to see,” Kristen Day, executive director of Democrats ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Is there a place for pro-life people in the Democratic coalition?.

Can you be a Democrat and also hold pro-life views? That old debate has broken out once again, as Democrats mobilize to win special elections taking place around the country. It all started with the mayoral election in Omaha, where moderately pro-life Democrat Heath Mello was endorsed by Bernie Sanders. Pro-choice liberals ...

- The Week - US

The Case for Accrediting Breitbart.

The five-journalist-committee that controls press access to one of the Senate press galleries again tabled Breitbart's request for permanent credentials on Tuesday morning. The site's current temporary credentials will sunset on May 31.They are just not ready for a credential,' standing committee member Joe Morton of the ...

- POLITICO - US

Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo.

A woman whose baby was due in mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at a Nebraska zoo. Drea Hubbard was born Sunday at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces. Her mother, 24-year-old Kymica Hubbard, said the birth took about two minutes from when her water broke. Hubbard...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Donald Trump targets his next great international threat: Canadian dairy farmers.

Canadian cows are advised to keep one big, brown eye out for incoming Tomahawk missiles. Throwing $80 million worth of missiles at Syria didn't make Assad change his plans. Sending an aircraft carrier sailing away from North Korea wasn't enough to make Kim Jong-un give up the bomb. And now Trump's Mexican wall has ...

- Daily Kos - US

Beer stores near reservation appeal loss of liquor licenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. " The owners of four Nebraska beer stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation are appealing a state regulator's decision not to renew their liquor licenses.The appeal...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Beer stores near reservation appeal loss of liquor licenses.

LINCOLN, Neb. — The owners of four Nebraska beer stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation...

- Townhall.com - US

Tomahawk missile armed US nuclear submarine arrives in South Korea.

An American nuclear submarine armed with 154 tomahawk missiles arrived in South Korea Tuesday morning as North Korea prepares to celebrate the 85th birthday of its armed forces. South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported that the USS Michigan submarine had arrived in the port of Busan and will joi...

- The Raw Story - US

Why Was Heath Mello Thrown Under the Bus?

D.D. GuttenplanWas the candidate for mayor of Omaha held to a different standard than other Democrats?

- The Nation - US

Toddler dies after car window closes on his neck

Authorities say a 3-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a car power window closed on his neck.

- FOX News - US

Nebraska toddler dead after incident with car power window

A 3-year-old boy in Nebraska has died after a car power window closed on his neck.Colfax County Attorney Denise Kracl said Everton Isay Romero Romero never regained consciousness after the window closed on him on April 15 in Schuyler,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

A nuclear-powered submarine is joining the USS Carl Vinson near North Korea as tensions flare

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Kirsop The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine armed with guided Tomahawk cruise missiles, will join the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier off the Korean peninsula, UPI reports. The Michigan, which is armed with more than 150 Tomahawks, should arrive ...

- Business Insider - US

Boy, 3, dies after car window closes on neck

A three-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a car power window closed on his neck.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Official: 3-year-old died after car window closed on neck

Authorities say a 3-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a car power window closed on his neck.

- FOX News - US

Official: 3-year-old died after car window closed on neck

SCHUYLER, Neb. — Authorities say a 3-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a car power window closed on his neck.Colfax County Attorney Denise...

- Townhall.com - US

Official: 3-year-old died after car window closed on neck

SCHUYLER, Neb. — Authorities say a 3-year-old Nebraska boy has died after a car power window closed on his neck.

- Billings Gazette - US

CNN's Blackwell Highlights DNC Imposing Litmus Test Against Pro-Life Dems

On New Day Saturday on CNN, as two Democratic guests appeared on the show, host Victor Blackwell surprisingly brought up and pressed them on the issue of DNC chairman Tom Perez rescinding his endorsement of the Democratic nominee for Omaha mayor because the Nebraska Democrat has a history of not being pro-abortion enough. ...

- NewsBusters - US

'It's not American oil': Nebraska farmer slaps down Fox host's claim Keystone XL will make US energy independent

In an interview with Sandra Smith from Fox News, a Nebraska farmer swatted down her contention that a Keystone XL pipeline President Donald Trump wants to revive will put America on the road to energy independence. Nebraska farmer Art Tanderup farms outside of Neligh (population 1,599 recorded by th...

- The Raw Story - US

At a ‘Unity’ Stop in Nebraska, Democrats Find Anything But

At the center of the debate over the party’s future is Senator Bernie Sanders, who has emerged as the most popular active politician in America, but he isn’t even a Democrat.

- New York Times - US

Why Brexit, Bombs And Trump Can't Move Oil Prices

2017 hasn't seen much volatility in oil prices, something we might not have expected with a new administration, a change in Fed policy, Brexit and a hundred other smaller events this year. So, what's left to move oil prices, if the most common inputs aren't having much impact? Normally large global trends of production, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

11 Republican AGs file on behalf of Exxon, claiming climate investigation is a 'witchhunt'

On behalf of the public, they want to stop an investigation into a corporation.Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has come to Exxon's defense — again. AP Photo/Eric Gay, FileCiting Exxon Mobil's right to free speech,' 11 state attorneys general — all Republicans — filed in court this week to stop an ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Trump's Strikes on Syria a Big Hit in Caucasus

The United States missile strikes on Syria have gladdened pro-Western hearts among in the Caucasus, where they have been seen as a sign that the new Trump administration is willing to act tough against Russia. I think what happened April 7 in Syria, the launching of the Tomahawk missiles, changed the situation very ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Exxon probe is unconstitutional, Republican prosecutors say

A group of 11 Republican state attorneys general are protesting an investigation into whether Exxon Mobil Corp. violated consumer protection laws when selling fossil fuel products, according to a court filing. Top prosecutors for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, ...

- Yahoo! News Finance - US

Pressure building ahead of Keystone XL review

Protests are coordinated around the Nebraska review of the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline, days before the developer's annual meeting, organizers said.

- UPI - US

The senior Sanders backs party youth to remake Democrats

OMAHA, Nebraska — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic…

- Billings Gazette - US

Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

Sanders endorses Heath Mello for mayor of Omaha, Neb., and tells NPR, "In some conservative states there will be candidates that are popular candidates who may not agree with me on every issue."

- NPR - US

DNC rally with anti-abortion candidate fuels backlash

The addition of an anti-abortion Nebraska mayoral candidate to a Democratic National Committee unity tour' sparked blowback from the left on Thursday.Democrat Heath Mello, a Bernie Sanders-backed candidate for mayor of Omaha, is scheduled to appear with Sanders and Rep. Keith Ellison , the DNC's new deputy chair, at a ...

- POLITICO - US

The senior Sanders backs party youth to remake Democrats

OMAHA, Nebraska — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is...

- Townhall.com - US

Some blame staffing for Nebraska prison's violence problem

LINCOLN, Neb. " A Nebraska prison with a history of deadly riots saw another outbreak of violence this week, sparking new criticism from lawmakers on Thursday while the state corrections director defended the facility.Officials...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Omaha mayoral race reveals tensions between NARAL, Democrats over abortion

An abortion rights group is upset that the DNC, party leaders are backing the local candidate despite his views against abortion.

- Washington Post - US

Bernie Sanders is busy promoting young leaders in the Democratic Party

Scott Eisen/Getty ImagesOMAHA, Nebraska — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. It may not seem the most likely role for the ...

- Business Insider - US

Sanders promoting new blood in Democrats but impact unclear

OMAHA, Nebraska " Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sanders promoting new blood in Democrats but impact unclear

OMAHA, Nebraska — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is...

- Townhall.com - US

CSX predicts 25 percent profit jump as restructuring begins

OMAHA, Neb. — CSX Corp. expects to deliver a 25 percent increase in profits this year as the railroad works to streamline operations under...

- Townhall.com - US

Inmate bites caseworker, punches guards at Nebraska prison

Officials say an inmate punched two guards and bit a caseworker at a Nebraska prison with a history of deadly riots.

- FOX News - US

CSX predicts 25 percent profit jump as restructuring begins

OMAHA, Neb. " CSX Corp. says restructuring and cost cutting under new CEO Hunter Harrison will lift profits at the railroad around 25 percent this year.The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad says its earnings per share will...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Could Social Justice Benefits' Be The Newest Employment Trend?

When Alexandra Millatmal, a co-instructor at Omaha Code School, wanted time off on March 8 to participate in a Day Without a Woman, she wasn’t sure what to do. 'I didn’t know if I should be asking for paid time off, or if I should just not show up for work,' she says. Even though she feels the leadership at ...

- Fast Company - US

The Rancher Brokering the Senate's Compromise on Women

Republican Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska is trying to break through the logjam on family leave and equal pay.

- OZY - US

Last stand: Nebraska farmers could derail Keystone XL pipeline

Neligh, NEBRASKA - When President Donald Trump handed TransCanada Pipeline Co. a permit for its Keystone XL pipeline last month, he said the company could now build the long-delayed and divisive project "with efficiency and with speed."

- Reuters - US

Syria moves all its fighter jets to Russian base

April 19, 2017, 11:20 PM Syria has moved all its fighter aircraft to the Russian Hmeimim air base in Latakia three weeks after 59 US Tomahawk cruise missiles knocked out one-fifth of its air force at the Shayrat base. debkafile’s military sources report that the Syrian air force will operate henceforth under Russian ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Nonprofit group commits $30M for new Omaha VA facility

A nonprofit corporation announced that it's signed an agreement with federal officials to raise $30 million for a new veterans outpatient clinic. Officials said it's the first of five public-private pilot projects nationwide for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Senior Israel defense official: Syria's president carried out chemical attack out of frustration

Thomson ReutersThe United States warned Israel two hours before two US warships in the eastern Mediterranean Sea fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles against the Syrian regime's Al Shayrat Airbase, a senior IDF official said on Wednesday.Following the strikes, the IDF's Spokesperson's Unit put out a statement saying that ...

- Business Insider - US

The More Things Change, the More Iraq Stays the Same

Seth J. Frantzman Security, Middle East The United States will come and go, but Iraq's divisions will remain. Some of those watching the Tomahawk missiles lift off from the USS Porter on April 7, 2017, to strike Syria might have been reminded of similar scenes in January 1991, when the Tomahawk was chosen to open the battle ...

- The National Interest - US

US Tomahawk cruise missiles for ISIS-Sinai HQ

April 18, 2017, 4:47 PM The US Mediterranean fleet is moving into position ready for a decision to launch Tomahawk cruise missiles for a crushing assault on the Islamic State’s mountain strongholds in central Sinai, debkafile’s military and counterterrorism sources report. The decision is up to US Defense ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Trump Has Killed Beautiful Babies in Four Countries

US president Donald Trump sounded sincere when he described how he felt after seeing pictures of "beautiful little babies" allegedly killed by a Syrian government chemical weapons attack on April 4. “These heinous actions by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated," said Trump, and hours later, the US launched nearly 60 ...

- Antiwar.com - US

See the aftermath of Syria's chemical attack

The Assad regime attacked the town of Khan Sheikhoun again, just days after the deadly gas attack there, inflicting even more misery on a population still trying to get back on its feet. The latest attacks on Khan Sheikhoun came just hours after the U.S. military launched 59 Tomahawk missiles

- VICE News - US

Conflicting reports on US plans for preventative N. Korea strike

April 14, 2017, 9:21 AM The Pentagon is quoted as declining to comment or flatly disputing as “wildly wrong” the NBC report Thursday that the US has positioned two destroyers armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles close enough to the North Korean nuclear test site to act preemptively should the Pentagon become ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

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