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Ranchers in parched US Northern Plains welcome hay lottery.

Hundreds of livestock ranchers in the drought-stricken U.S. Northern Plains are embracing what organizers say is the first lottery designed to provide some much-needed relief to their operations. The prize? Tons and tons of hay. Ranchers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana have been suffering ...

- The Raw Story - US

Ranchers in parched U.S. Northern Plains welcome hay lottery.

Hundreds of livestock ranchers in the drought-stricken U.S. Northern Plains are embracing what organizers say is the first lottery designed to provide some much-needed relief to their operations. Ranchers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana have been suffering through the region's worst drought in 30 years, which has ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Indie Band Leaves Drummer Behind During Walmart Stop.

Belle & Sebastian managed to leave its drummer in a North Dakota Walmart this week, and the rest of the band apparently didn't notice until about seven hours later. "S---, we left Richard in North Dakota. Anyone want to be a hero and get him to St Paul, Minnesota somehow....

- Newser - US

Lottery scam suspect arrested after one year on run.

NORTH DAKOTA, United States , Authorities have caught another suspect in a Jamaican lottery scam that bilked mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars.Akil Gray is among 15 suspects charged in US District Court in North Dakota with conspiracy, fraud and money laundering. Prosecutors say he was recently apprehended ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

We Left Richard In North Dakota': Belle & Sebastian Abandons Drummer At Walmart.

With a gig looming in Minnesota, Scottish band Belle & Sebastian found themselves without a drummer — because they accidentally left him one state away at a Walmart in North Dakota. The band was passing through Dickinson, ND, on Monday night when they decided to stop at a Walmart to grab some water. That's when, B&S ...

- The Consumerist - US

White nationalist’s nephew calls for opposition to proposed rally.

FARGO, N.D. — The nephew of a self-described white nationalist who wants to hold a pro-white rally in Fargo said Wednesday that he hopes no such event is held. But if it is, he wants large numbers of people to…

- Billings Gazette - US

White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests. Some don't like what they find.

It was a strange moment of triumph against racism: The gun-slinging white supremacist Craig Cobb, dressed up for daytime TV in a dark suit and red tie, hearing that his DNA testing revealed his ancestry to be only “86 percent European, and … 14 percent Sub-Saharan African.” The studio audience whooped and ...

- Mashable! - US

If you won't see the total solar eclipse, here's when your next chance will be.

Getty ImagesIn the United States, the next total solar eclipse will happen on August 21, 2017 — the first time since 1979. Next week's eclipse will be the first to cross the entire continental United States since 1918, however. According to NASA, the total solar eclipse on February 26, 1979 crossed through Washington, ...

- Business Insider - US

White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests — but many don't like their results.

Getty Images/Chip SomodevillaIt was a strange moment of triumph against racism: The gun-slinging white supremacist Craig Cobb, dressed up for daytime TV in a dark suit and red tie, hearing that his DNA testing revealed his ancestry to be only “86% European, and … 14% Sub-Saharan African.” The studio ...

- Business Insider - US

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste.

BILLINGS, Mont. " Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Escaped Fugitive Accused of Dumping Radioactive Waste.

A fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago has been added to a list of US environmental crimes fugitives and is being sought by investigators for illegally dumping radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota in incidents dating back to 2011, authorities say. James Kenneth Ward, 55, is considered...

- Newser - US

The security firm that tracked DAPL opponents denies providing illegal services.

TigerSwan responds to a lawsuit by a North Dakota state agency that alleges it operated without a license.

- Grist Magazine - US

Lessons from son's upbringing weren't on display in Charlottesville, dad says

All weekend, Pearce Tefft was fixated on his television. In his home in North Dakota, he flipped between news channels, watching protesters waving swastika flags, shouting "You will not replace us" and mimicking the salute to Hitler....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: North Dakota gets $10M for Dakota Access costs

BISMARCK, N.D. " The Latest on disputes surrounding the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota :12:10 p.m.U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says North Dakota will receive $10 million from the federal government to...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota.

- FOX News - US

Fargo family disavows son who was at white supremacist event

A North Dakota family has disowned an adult son who attended a gathering of white supremacists that turned violent over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

- FOX News - US

Company wants Dakota Access security complaint dismissed

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Carolina-based company that says it was a management consultant for the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline is asking a judge to dismiss a complaint alleging it illegally provided security services in North Dakota.

- Billings Gazette - US

'Into The Badlands': Lorraine Toussaint Joins As New Regular For Season 3

Former Rosewood co-star Lorraine Toussaint is set as a new series regular in the third season of AMC's hit martial arts drama series Into the Badlands. Toussaint will play Cressida, a self styled Prophetess and mentor to Pilgrim. She is his spiritual guide, political counsel and chief military strategist. Toussaint had ...

- Deadline.com - US

North Dakota dad denounces white nationalist son in letter to newspaper

The son was identified as a participant in the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.         

- USA TODAY - US

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