Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 9:14 PM

BURNS, Ore. (AP) " The armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge dwindled Thursday to just four holdouts demanding assurances they will not be arrested by the FBI if they surrender.

Updated at 9:11 PM

BURNS, Ore. (AP) " Leaders of the armed group that took over a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to oppose federal land policy were arrested and will stay behind bars until at least Friday. Authorities and jailed group leader Ammon Bundy now are...

Updated at 9:06 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will release a tough new television ad critical of Goldman Sachs' role in the financial meltdown and use of speaking fees as he ramps up criticism of Hillary Clinton's ties to...

Updated at 9:05 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Like a friendly but persistent sales rep, Microsoft has a message for anyone who owns a personal computer: If you haven't yet upgraded to Windows 10, the company highly recommends it.

Updated at 8:59 PM

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (AP) " The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is telling people in an upstate New York village to have their well water tested for a chemical used in making Teflon.

Updated at 8:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Senate Democrats on Thursday proposed up to $400 million in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, half of what the state's Republican governor says it will cost to replace and fix the city's lead-contaminated pipes.

Updated at 8:44 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Islamic State fighters are trying to "consolidate their own footprint" in Libya by setting up training sites, drawing in foreign recruits and using the levers of economic power to raise money through taxes, Defense Secretary Ash...

Updated at 8:42 PM

SEATTLE (AP) " Amazon shares tumbled in aftermarket trading after the e-commerce company said its profit more than doubled, but still fell well short of analyst expectations.

Updated at 8:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.

Updated at 8:29 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " San Francisco's iconic Dolores Park is now home to the city's first open-air urinal, the latest move to combat the destructive scourge of public urination in the City by the Bay.

Updated at 8:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says Iran's videotaping of American sailors surrendering aboard their boats in the Persian Gulf earlier this month made him deeply angry.

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