Daily Updates

Missing town of Beloit man found dead in Grant County

BELOIT — Stuart Austin, 84, the town of Beloit man missing since Jan. 3 has been found dead, according to a Wisconsin Crime Alert news release.

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EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks

BERLIN (AP) — European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that NATO was

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King holiday takes on added significance in age of Trump

MADISON (AP) — This Martin Luther King Day is taking on added significance for many blacks in Wisconsin.

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Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

NEW YORK (AP) — His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress

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Five killed in shooting at Playa del Carmen resort

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A Mexican police officer said Monday a gunman has killed at least five people and wounded nine others at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort

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Police searching for suspects after pursuit

Officials are still searching for two male subjects after a pursuit incident on Interstate 94 between Black River Falls and Tomah Sunday morning.

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Influential pastor Eddie Long dies after cancer battle

ATLANTA — Bishop Eddie L. Long, a former corporate salesman who went on to build Georgia’s New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, one of the most prominent

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Thousands rally to fight ACA repeal 

WARREN, Mich. — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President

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Man on FBI's 10 most-wanted list arrested in Texas

EL PASO, Texas — A man placed on the FBI’s list of 10 most-wanted fugitives after authorities said he killed two men in Milwaukee was arrested Sunday in Texas,

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PTO for county’s part-timers is on Tuesday’s agenda

Giving paid time off to part-time workers in the Eau Claire County Government will be considered at the 7 p.m. Tuesday County Board meeting at the courthouse, 721 Oxford Ave.

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Art saved despite humidity system failure

MILAN — Restorers at Milan’s famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its humidity control system failed during a “once

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New migrant crisis feared

VALLETTA, Malta — Tens of thousands of people seeking better lives are expected to trek across deserts and board unseaworthy boats in war-torn Libya this year in a

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Diplomats urge Mideast peace

PARIS — Sending a forceful message to Israel’s prime minister and the incoming Donald Trump administration, dozens of countries called Sunday on Israel and the

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End to Ringling Bros. show brings boos, cheers

ORLANDO, Fla. — Reaction to news that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was closing after 146 years — from saddened celebrities to elated animal

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CIA chief slams Trump over Russia

NEW YORK — The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, delivering a public

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