HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A federal judge in Montana says the First Amendment does not shield a neo-Nazi website publisher from being sued for telling his readers to unleash a "troll storm" that led to anti-Semitic threats against a Jewish woman and her family. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen ruled Wednesday that Tanya Gersh's lawsuit against The Daily Stormer's Andrew Anglin can proceed.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana Republicans have picked their legislative leaders for the upcoming session with a focus on re-taking the governor's office in 2020. Senate Republicans voted Wednesday to return Scott Sales of Bozeman as Senate president for the session that begins in January. House Republicans elected Rep. Greg Hertz of Polson as the new speaker.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A U.S. Senate committee has approved a bill aimed at addressing the high number of missing and murdered Native American women. The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approved Savanna's Act on Wednesday, sending it to the full Senate for consideration.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Police say three men wanted after someone fired shots at a county deputy's vehicle in Montana have been arrested in Idaho. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in Montana says the three were arrested without incident Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff Craig Doolittle says the shooting occurred just before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when a deputy tried to make a traffic stop.
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