Day: February 13, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister May Face Corruption Charges

Israeli Prime Minister May Face Corruption Charges

The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu could face charges of corruption in two cases as Israeli media sources say police recommend indictments against Netanyahu. One case relates to Netanyahu allegedly accepting highly valued gifts from two billionaires – Israeli Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan and Australian businessman James Packer. The other alleges the Prime Minister said he would give preferential […]

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Top US Intelligence Officials – Russia Trying to Meddle in Midterms

Top US Intelligence Officials – Russia Trying to Meddle in Midterms

Multiple United States intelligence officials have now said that there is signs of Russian attempts to meddle in the upcoming midterm American elections. In a Senate intelligence hearing Tuesday CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and the Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers agreed that there was reason to believe that Moscow has an […]

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Dispatch centers talk new methods for 911 calls

It’s standard procedure if you’re in an emergency situation, dial 911. However, dispatcher centers across the country and even in Stearns County realize a phone call isn’t always appropriate for every situation. “Call if you can,” said Michele Burke, a Dispatch Supervisor for the Stearns County 911 center. “Text if you can’t.” The texting option for 911 emergencies is a […]

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Embracing the Elements at SocialICE

  From live music, to hand carved ice sculptures, SocialICE offers something for everybody. This event hosted in Rochester, Minnesota happens once a year in the downtown area’s Peace Plaza. SocialICE also offers a unique experience that residents have taken a liking to.  “It’s a fun event, it’s something different” said Rochester resident Archna Patel. “It’s something that I can […]

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Governor Dayton Will Lower Flags in Honor of Vietnam Veteran

Governor Dayton Will Lower Flags in Honor of Vietnam Veteran

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has ordered for all United States and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff throughout the state on Wednesday, February 14. The decision to lower the flags is to honor and remember Colonel Leo Thorsness, a Walnut Grove, Minnesota native. Col. Thorsness served as an active duty fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, and he was awarded […]

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Tourist Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon Killing Three

Tourist Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon Killing Three

A tourist helicopter has crashed in the Grand Canyon resulting in the death of three British tourists. The helicopter went down Saturday evening due to unknown circumstances on Hualapai Nation land. The three people who have died were identified as 27-year-old Becky Dobson, her boyfriend, 30-year-old Stuart Hill, and his brother, 32-year-old Jason Hill. The three had gone to Las […]

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