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Susan Glasser has been named the new editor of Politico, and she is "blown away," View the news through Fish Bowl.
The United Kingdom faces possible dismemberment as the Scots go to the polls today to determine whether they'll opt for independence from Great Britain, Al Jazeera reports.
Steve Daines and Amanda Curtis willd debate in Billings Aug. 20, KTVQ reports. They are the candidates running for U.S. Senate Congressman Daines is a Republican from Bozeman. Curtis is the Democratic candidate, and she is from Butte, but grew up in Billings. She represented Montana House District 76 in the state legislature in 2012.
USIS, the Virginia based firm that did background checks for Edward Snowden and Aaron Alexis, is being dropped by the federal government. Snowden leaked large quantities of sensitive government information and now resides in Russia. Alexis murdered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard.
The government believes that USIS defrauded the government by turning 650,000 incomplete background checks, certifying them complete.
The final blow came when the firm's computers were hacked, and the files of 25,000 Homeland Security workers were compormised, NPR reported. Posted from my iPhone using Joomla Admin Mobile!
Aug. 27, 2014
Albertson’s has been hacked, money.ccn.com reports.
The company believes that more than 700 stores were affected, including all of their Montana stores, the website said.
The story said that the company knows that its system was broken into, but they are unsure of what level of information was accessed.
Albertson’s announced the breach Aug. 15.
For a preview of this weekend's talking heads, take a look in the Fishbowl.
Robin Williams is dead at 63, the New York Times reports.
A homicide investigation is underway in Beaverhead County, KTVQ reports. A body was found in the bushes at the East Bank Recreation Area near Wise River.
The Montana Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting local authorities with the investigation, confirmed BSB Undersheriff George Skuletich.
He said that DCI investigators used Butte-Silver Bow police facilities for about 6 hours in the course of their investigation. Skuletich said that the possible homicide took place "just across the river" from Butte-Silver Bow jurisdiction.
A reporter present at today's BSB police briefing said that Beaverhead authorities would not comment over the phone, but promised a press release was forthcoming.
President Obama admitted yesterday that the CIA tortured detainees , Al Jazeera reports.
Hamas says that it isn't holding a missing Israeli officer, the New York Times reports.. NPR reports.
The New York Times reported today that Montana Senator John Walsh plagiarized parts of his master's thesis when he attended the U.S. Army War College.
Walsh told the Times that he did not believe that he had plagiarized, but according to a local NBC broadcast seen in Walsh's hometown of Butte, Walsh admitted in a phone interview "that he had done wrong."
The New York Times published an interactive graphic showing the parts of the paper not properly attributed by Walsh.
April 3, 2014
A mid-afternoon accident at Galena and Montana left this car disabled in the intersection.
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