Montana News

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Federal search warrant details human smuggling on Montana-Canada border

MISSOULA, Mont. — Just two days ago, a U.S. magistrate signed a federal search warrant in what agents suspect is a human smuggling case across Montana and Canada’s border. The 25-page document details something Border Patrol agents told NBC Montana during our special “On the Border” series last year. We toured the border near Havre and Saint Mary with Border Patrol Read More…

Montana Court Reverses $35 Million Child Abuse Verdict Against Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Montana Supreme Court has reversed a $35 million judgment against Jehovah’s Witnesses for failing to report child sexual abuse. A lower court had found that the church illegally failed to report a child sexual abuser to authorities, which allowed him to continue sexually abusing another child. The unanimous decision from seven state Supreme Court justices found Read More…

Regional News

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Global economic slowdown affecting Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. — Third quarter Wyoming economic summary report was released this week indicating growth is slowing worldwide and in the Cowboy State as well. Wyoming continues to rebound from the severe downturn in 2015-16 but the pace slowed somewhat in after the first quarter of 2019. Total employment grew by 1.2 percent (3,570 jobs) Read More…

National News

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Taco Bell will test a 6-figure salary for managers and roll out paid sick leave as fast food’s war for talent continues to rage

Taco Bell is looking for new ways to win over employees in the war for talent. On Thursday, the fast-food chain announced it would test a $100,000 salary for the general managers of certain company-owned locations later this year. Taco Bell also said that all employees at company-owned stores are eligible for at least 24 Read More…

FACEBOOK boss Mark Zuckerberg’s personal wealth rose by a mind-boggling $27.3 BILLION in 2019, says a report.

Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates was also a money-spinner in 2019, raking in $22.7billion, reports Fortune. It said that 172 billionaires in the US on the latest Bloomberg ranking “added $500billion” in personal wealth. The report comes two months after Facebook Inc reported a spike in users in lucrative markets, and its third straight rise in Read More…