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Top officials unaware pipeline security operated illegally.

North Dakota's governor, top law officer and military leader all said Wednesday they were unaware that a private security firm hired by the developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline has been operating illegally in the state without a license.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Board: Pipeline security company operated without license.

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators say a private security firm hired by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline operated in the state without a license and has continued doing so since being denied one.

- Billings Gazette - US

A state agency filed a complaint against the security company that tracked and targeted DAPL opponents.

TigerSwan has been operating in North Dakota without a license since last year, the agency alleges.

- Grist Magazine - US

Is energy 'dominance' the right goal for US policy?.

The surge in U.S. oil and natural gas production has transformed the energy picture in the country, but the influence is muted globally. Pixabay In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: American energy dominance.' Taking a cue ...

- The Conversation - UK

US trial in Jamaican lottery scam delayed until next year.

NORTH DAKOTA, United States , A US trial for 10 defendants in a multimillion-dollar Jamaican lottery scam case has been delayed until early next year.US District Judge Dan Hovland rescheduled the trial that was to begin July 17 in federal court in North Dakota to January 22, 2018, after one of the suspects' attorneys said ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

BHI: US oil rig count jumps by 11, extends hot streak to 23 weeks.

The overall US rig count’s streak of consecutive weekly increases reached 23 during the week ended June 26, reflecting a continued surge in oil-directed rigs and more drilling in Oklahoma and North Dakota.

- OGJ - US

North Dakota Jewish pioneer cemetery added to national register.

, North Dakota's oldest Jewish pioneer cemetery has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Sons of Jacob cemetery in Garske, in the state's northeast, served a community of about 100 Jewish homesteaders from Eastern Europe. A group of descendants and locals applied to  the state historical society ...

- JTA - US

Here's where Americans are moving to and from.

The US Census Bureau recently released its annual statistics on population change between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016 in the 3,142 counties and county-equivalents that make up the country. The release included estimates of the components of that population change, including net domestic migration, or how many people moved ...

- Business Insider - US

North Dakota's last Democrat?.

Heidi Heitkamp's uncertain political future will help determine whether Democrats' big tent will fold in 2018.

- POLITICO - US

Conservative Senate Democrats Targeted with Anti-Trumpcare Billboards in West Virginia, Indiana and North Dakota.

Credo ActionCREDO announced today that it had placed #ResistTrumpcare billboards in strategic locations in West Virginia, Indiana and North Dakota pressuring Sens. Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly and Heidi Heitkamp not to work with Republicans on legislation that would take health care away from millions of Americans. The three ...

- Common Dreams - US

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