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Armed mob under guise of peaceful protest attacks U.N. in South Sudan

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a U.N. base sheltering some 5,000 civilians Thursday and opened fire, the worl…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dog attacks leave rural Dickinson calves injured

December 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

After rural Dickinson rancher Delmar Ficek opened a gate to the outside world Wednesday afternoon, one of his calves scurried on three legs out of a shed where it had been resting. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls leaders to discuss pit bull attacks

June 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Leaders in South Dakota’s largest city are considering how to reduce the potential for dog attacks following an incident in which a man playing basketball in a Sioux Falls park was mauled by two pit bulls.
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Manitoba man recounts bear attack in Ontario, how friend saved his life

May 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Winnipeg man is home recovering after being attacked and nearly killed by a black bear near Sioux Lookout, Ont., last weekend. Continue Reading

9/11 victims barred from claiming al-Qaida member’s funds

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A federal judge has barred victims of the September 2001 terror attacks from claiming money an alleged al-Qaida member invested with a Chicago futures brokerage firm. Continue Reading

Iran says will strike its foes pre-emptively

February 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As pressure mounts over Iran’s nuclear program, a top Iranian general warned today that the nation will pre-emptively strike anyone who threatens it. The statement by Gen. Mohammed Hejazi continues the defiant tone Tehran has taken in its confrontation with Western countries that claim it is developing nuclear weapons. Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes. Continue Reading

Nigerians fear more church attacks after 39 killed

December 26, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MADALLA, Nigeria (AP) Women returned to clean the blood from St. Theresa Catholic Church on Monday and one man wept uncontrollably amid its debris as a Nigerian Christian association demanded protection for its churches. Continue Reading

9/11 is marked with mourning and a spirit of service

September 12, 2009 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK With familiar rituals of grief and a new purpose to honor those who rushed into danger to help, the nation marked eight years since the Sept. 11 terror attacks Friday, with volunteers reading the names of the World Trade Center lost. Continue Reading