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Native Americans celebrate pause of N. Dakota pipeline, vow to fight on

Sep 12 2016

CANNON BALL, N.D., Sept 12 Native Americans protesting construction of a North Dakota oil pipeline near land they consider sacred on Saturday quietly celebrated the U.S. government's decision to pause construction on federally owned land, and vowed to press for a full halt to the project.

Native Americans celebrate pause of North Dakota pipeline, vow to fight on

Sep 11 2016

CANNON BALL, N.D. Native Americans protesting construction of a North Dakota oil pipeline near land they consider sacred on Saturday quietly celebrated the U.S. government's decision to pause construction on federally owned land, and vowed to press for a full halt to the project.

U.S. halts North Dakota pipeline near tribal lands

Sep 09 2016

WASHINGTON/BISMARCK, North Dakota The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby.

After protests, U.S. halts North Dakota pipeline near tribal lands

Sep 09 2016

WASHINGTON/BISMARCK, North Dakota The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby.

Protesters decry neo-Nazi plans to run North Dakota town

Sep 23 2013

BISMARCK, North Dakota Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in the tiny North Dakota town of Leith on Sunday to protest plans by an American Nazi group to move in and take over the local government.

North Dakota town ready for trouble as white supremacists stake claims

Sep 22 2013

BISMARCK, North Dakota Grant County Sheriff Steve Bay is ready for fireworks if clashes break out between a band of neo-Nazi white supremacists and protesters determined to keep them from taking over the tiny North Dakota town of Leith.

Clinic challenges toughest-in-the-nation North Dakota abortion law

Jun 25 2013

BISMARCK, North Dakota North Dakota's only abortion clinic on Tuesday filed a federal challenge to a new state law, the most restrictive in the country, one that would ban procedures to end pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks.

Clinic challenges toughest-in-the-nation North Dakota abortion law

Jun 25 2013

BISMARCK, N.D., June 25 North Dakota's only abortion clinic on Tuesday filed a federal challenge to a new state law, the most restrictive in the country, one that would ban procedures to end pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks.

North Dakota governor signs "heartbeat" abortion ban

Mar 26 2013

BISMARCK, North Dakota North Dakota on Tuesday adopted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States, as the governor signed a bill that bans the procedure in most cases once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks.

North Dakota lawmakers approve measure that could ban abortion

Mar 22 2013

BISMARCK, North Dakota North Dakota lawmakers on Friday approved a proposed amendment to the state constitution that could make the state the first to define life as beginning at conception, which would effectively outlaw all abortions.

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