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Bureau of Indian Affairs officers to begin training in ND

Sep. 21, 2020 12:32 PM EDT

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — The federal government plans to train Bureau of Indian Affairs law officers year-round at the National Guard's Camp Grafton in North Dakota, with training to begin this fall. As many as a dozen federal staff could work at Camp Grafton, training potentially hundreds of recruits on...

Portrait honors Maine soldier critically injured in Iraq

Sep. 20, 2020 8:11 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A portrait of a soldier who was critically injured in 2004 in Mosul, Iraq, is now hanging in his honor at Camp Chamberlain alongside nine other fallen Maine Army National Guard soldiers who've lost their lives since 9/11. The bombing left shrapnel in the arm, chest and brain of Staff...

Farmers stand at La Boquilla Dam, where they wrested control on Tuesday from National Guard troops in order to close the valves and reduce the flow of water toward the United States, in Chihuahua State, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Tuesday's clash between hundreds of farmers and National Guard troops was the latest flashpoint in a months-long conflict over the Mexican government's attempts to pay off its water debt with the United States over objections of local farmers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)

Mexico official: Woman's death at water protest was accident

Sep. 18, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The commander of Mexico’s National Guard said Friday the death of a woman shot by guard members at a water protest in northern Mexico earlier this month was “a regrettable accident.” Protesters had fought guardsmen and taken over a dam that is releasing water to pay...

Sisolak says National Guard funding request denied by Trump

Sep. 11, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak said President Donald Trump has denied the state's request to have the federal government fund all of the cost of deploying the National Guard to help with the state's coronavirus response. National Guard members have established coronavirus sample collection sites,...

President Donald Trump gestures for Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, to speak during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's errant views on voting, Biden miscues

Sep. 7, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been putting forth convoluted guidance to his supporters on submitting double votes in the November election, an act that would be illegal and risk public safety in the pandemic. In a week filled with fabrication, half-truths and misrepresentation, he also...

Bullock declares fire emergency due to hazardous conditions

Sep. 4, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock issued an executive order declaring a state of fire emergency due to extremely hazardous wildland fire conditions throughout Montana. The order, issued Thursday evening, allows the governor to spend money and mobilize additional state resources, including the Montana...

National Guard soldiers return to Arizona from Wisconsin

Sep. 3, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A contingent of National Guard soldiers has returned to Arizona from Wisconsin, where they were sent to help after unrest over the shooting by police of Jacob Blake. The Arizona National Guard Guard sent 150 members of the 850th Military Police Battalion to help law enforcement in Kenosha...

More than 70 Vermont Air National Guard members deploying

Sep. 2, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — More than 70 members of the Vermont Air National Guard are going to be headed overseas for deployments that will last up to six month. The airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing will begin deploying this month in small groups to multiple locations. The guard did not say...

A protester holds a flag during a Black Lives Matter march Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Latest: Protesters march in Kenosha after Trump visit

Sep. 1, 2020 7:55 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Aug. 23 police shooting of Jacob Blake (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Demonstrators marched through Kenosha after President Donald Trump wrapped up his visit to the area. More than 100 people followed a man with a megaphone, shouting, “Arrest the police”...

President Donald Trump talks to business owners Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, as he tours an area damaged during demonstrations after a police officer shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump visits Kenosha, calls violence 'domestic terrorism'

Sep. 1, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump stood at the epicenter of the latest eruption over racial injustice Tuesday and came down squarely on the side of law enforcement, blaming “domestic terror” for the violence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and making no nod to the underlying cause of anger...