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Turf battle: Kids map out answers at state geography contest

Turf battle: Kids map out answers at state geography contest

Is it any wonder that a kid like Justin Ramey, 14 years old, from Eureka, would make it to the final round of the Montana Geographic Bee?

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May cartoon: Benghazi Talking Points

May cartoon: Benghazi Talking Points

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May 31, 2013 4:52 pm

David Ignatius: U.S., allies work on countering al-Qaida 2.0

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working with its allies to frame a strategy to combat what might be called "al-Qaida 2.0" — an evolving, morphing terrorist threat that lacks a coherent center but is causing growing trouble in chaotic, poorly governed areas such as Libya, Yemen, Syri…

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McCain joins Rehberg to campaign in Billings

McCain joins Rehberg to campaign in Billings

U.S. Sen. John McCain strongly endorsed Rep. Denny Rehberg's campaign for U.S. Senate on Wednesday, promising big changes with a Republican majority.

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David Ignatius: CIA talking points fire up political debate

WASHINGTON — The Romney campaign may have misfired in its suggestion that statements by President Barack Obama and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice about the Benghazi attack last month weren't supported by intelligence, according to documents provided by a senior U.S. intelligence official.

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Obama goes on attack, Romney counters in second debate

Obama goes on attack, Romney counters in second debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — An aggressive President Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of favoring a "one-point plan" to help the rich in America and playing politics with the deadly terrorist attack in Libya in a Tuesday night debate crackling with energy and emotion just three weeks before …

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David Ignatius: Piercing fog of revolution in Libya, Egypt

WASHINGTON — What’s happening on the ground in Cairo and Benghazi appears to be a case of political opportunism — no, not by Mitt Romney, though there was some of that Wednesday — but by Salafist Islamic extremists who are unhappy with the success the more moderate Islamist and secularist pa…

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Witness to the Arab spring: Butte native documents year of change in Middle East

Witness to the Arab spring: Butte native documents year of change in Middle East

BUTTE — Holly Pickett had covered some impressive stories during three years of living in the Middle East, but nothing compared to 2011.

January 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Photojournalist from Butte first to see Gadhafi's body

Photojournalist from Butte first to see Gadhafi's body

BUTTE — Holly Pickett sensed that something big had just taken place in Libya.

October 21, 2011 4:15 pm Photos

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Muammar Gaddafi Death

Muammar Gaddafi Death

An ambulance carries the body of Col. Muammar Gaddafi from Sirte to Misrata on Thursday in this photo by Butte native Holly Pickett. Gaddafi was killed by revolutionaries in a residential area just west of his hometown of Sirte.

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Muammar Gaddafi death

Muammar Gaddafi death

An ambulance carries the body of Col. Muammar Gaddafi from Sirte to Misrata on Thursday in this photo by Butte native Holly Pickett. Gaddafi was killed by revolutionaries in a residential area just west of his hometown of Sirte.

October 21, 2011 3:45 pmLoading…
Swiss company with Russian ties buys into Signal Peak coal mine

Swiss company with Russian ties buys into Signal Peak coal mine

The Signal Peak coal mine south of Roundup is about to take off globally.

October 18, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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George F. Will: Obama, hawks flout War Powers law

WASHINGTON — The U.S. intervention in Libya’s civil war, intervention that began with a surplus of confusion about capabilities and a shortage of candor about objectives, is now taking a toll on the rule of law. In a bipartisan cascade of hypocrisies, a liberal president, with the collaborat…

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George F. Will: Demise of bin Laden should spur U.S. to change policies

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden’s death was announced by the president on May 1, a date that once had worldwide significance on the revolutionary calendar of communism, which was America’s absorbing national security preoccupation prior to Islamic terrorism. Times change.

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George F. Will: Obama administration needs to mind its own business

WASHINGTON — Several weeks ago, when President Obama reportedly assured congressional leaders that America’s intervention in Libya would involve “days, not weeks,” skeptics mistakenly worried about mission creep. They should have feared mission gallop.

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Gazette opinion: Can Gadhafi be ousted without more U.S. military might?

More than two weeks after the United States military intervened in Libya, Moammar Gadhafi remains in control of most of the nation and its military forces, although his military capabilities have been seriously diminished.

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Tester: President should have asked Congress before going into Libya

BUTTE -- U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., says President Barack Obama should have consulted with Congress before authorizing military action in Libya.

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Baucus says US can't afford to be involved in Libya

HELENA — Montana's congressional delegation is criticizing President Barack Obama's decision to involve the U.S. military in Libya, but only Democratic Sen. Max Baucus will say outright that he opposes American intervention in the conflict.

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George F. Will: Obama flies into Libya with unfettered executive power

WASHINGTON — The missile strikes that inaugurated America’s latest attempt at regime change were launched 29 days before the 50th anniversary of another such — the Bay of Pigs of April 17, 1961. Then, the hubris of American planners was proportional to their ignorance of everything relevant,…

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Libyan peace protest

Libyan peace protest

University of Wyoming student Ahmed El Ghriniay of Libya protests for peace with his son Albra on his shoulders during a demonstration Wednesday outside the Wyoming Union on the UW campus.

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