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Murder charge filed in case of missing Nebraska student.

Nebraska's top prosecutor has announced a murder charge in the case of a missing Peru State College student who disappeared nearly seven years ago.

- FOX News - US

Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self.

Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors.

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North Korea says 'nuclear war may break out any moment' — but that's the last thing it wants.

KCNA via ReutersNorth Korea's deputy UN ambassador warned on Monday that tensions on the peninsula have escalated so high that "a nuclear war may break out any moment." This is exactly the kind of bluster Pyongyang has engaged in for decades. On the surface, the latest US military movements look like preparations for a ...

- Business Insider - US

Nebraska man arrested after 'helping girlfriend kill herself in belief she had cancer'.

Authorities say Matthew Stubbendieck helped Alicia Wilemon-Sullivan kill herself in Weeping Water, Nebraska, in the possibly mistaken belief she had cancer.

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Using big data to predict the death of the mall, one J.C. Penney at a time.

Back in February, J.C. Penney said it planned to close down about 140 struggling stores. That might be just the beginning. Analysts at System2 LLC, a big-data startup, have identified another 197 stores at risk. The outlets -- from San Bernardino, California to a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska -- have...

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Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program.

Nebraska football fans longing to recapture the Cornhuskers' glorious past can be assured that the school's new athletic director knows his history. One of the first anecdotes Bill Moos told … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Nebraska picks Washington State AD to head athletics program.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska football fans longing to recapture the Cornhuskers' glorious past can be assured that the school's new athletic director knows his history.

- Billings Gazette - US

'Target Practice': Jury Finds Man Guilty of Slaying Developmentally Disabled Man.

A jury found an Omaha, Nebraska, man guilty on Friday afternoon of killing a developmentally disabled man in a shooting that witnesses described as "target practice."

- Breitbart - US

A company just inked the first ever deal to supply US-grown hemp fiber to an apparel company.

Recreator A Nebraska-based company signed Thursday the first contract to supply US-grown hemp fiber to a sustainable apparel company, according to an investor close to the deal. Bastcore, LLC, purchases raw hemp grown by US farmers and has a proprietary process for converting hemp stalks into commercial materials, for ...

- Business Insider - US

It looks like a US Navy armada will return to waters near North Korea.

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Kirsop The US Navy's USS Michigan attack submarine arrived in Busan, South Korea's southern port city, on Friday, and it looks like it will be joined by a US aircraft carrier in a bold challenge to a defiant North Korea, Yonhap news reports. The Michigan, a ...

- Business Insider - US

Could Nuclear Submarines Become America's New 'Aircraft Carriers'?.

Dave Majumdar Security, Is this possible?  Unlike a carrier, an SSGN would be able to approach an enemy coast before disgorging its payload of missiles—striking deep inland with weapons that have a range of more than 1,200 nautical miles to hit targets that might include everything from air defenses, to command and ...

- The National Interest - US

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Ben Sasse Challenges Trump: Are Your 'Recanting' Oath to Uphold the First Amendment?

In light of Donald Trump's most recent slams against the press, Nebraska Republican senator Ben Sasse wants to know if the president is going back on his vow to uphold the Constitution.

- Mediaite - US

GOP Senator Sasse Asks Trump If He's Recanting Oath Of Office With Threat To Restrict Press

Nebraska's Republican Sen. Ben Sasse issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump's latest Red Meat Dangle, proposing restrictions on the press. “Mr. President: Words spoken by the President of the United States matter. Are you tonight recanting of the oath you took on January 20th to preserve, protect, ...

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