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HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A typhoon was expected to pass south of Guam, but residents were still preparing for the possibility of changes in the storm's trajectory and destructive winds.

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GAUHATI, India (AP) — At least 50 people died and another 50 were sickened after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in India's remote northeast, a government official said Friday.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As President Donald Trump seeks a nuclear deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week in Vietnam, some in Seoul are wondering if the fate of Washington's decades-long military alliance with South Korea could be at stake.

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the convicted drug trafficker in the United States.

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State fighters facing defeat in Syria are slipping across the border into Iraq, where they are destabilizing the country's fragile security, U.S. and Iraqi officials say.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they fail to protect their flocks from predator priests.

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MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A six-floor apartment building in Medellin that Pablo Escobar once called home was demolished Friday in an emotional ceremony that officials hope will dampen some of the fervor for the notorious drug lord's criminal life and instead showcase the city's rebirth.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A United Nations court says it will deliver its judgment next month in former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic's appeal of his convictions for genocide and other crimes for masterminding atrocities during the 1992-95 Bosnian war.

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OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — Small trucks carrying disheveled men, women and children left the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in eastern Syria in an escorted convoy on Friday, hours after U.S.-led coalition airstrikes meant to pressure the militants targeted the area on the …

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GENEVA (AP) — A military court in Switzerland has fined a former sergeant in the Alpine nation's army 500 Swiss francs ($500) for joining a foreign militia to fight the Islamic State group in Syria between 2013 and 2015.

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BERLIN (AP) — The German government pledged Friday to investigate the deportation of a Tunisian man shortly after the deadly 2016 truck rampage on a Berlin Christmas market, but denied media reports that authorities had tried to cover up his possible involvement in the attack.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kraft Heinz disclosed an investigation by federal regulators and said it will slash the value of its Oscar Mayer and Kraft brands by $15.4 billion, major setbacks for a company trying to revitalize its stable of household-name brands.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli gunfire killed a Palestinian teenager at a protest along Gaza-Israel border fence, Gaza officials said Friday, as thousands in contested Jerusalem descended on a section of a flashpoint holy site that has been closed by Israeli court order for over a decade.

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — A very powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck southern Ecuador in the early hours of Friday close to the country's border with Peru, although no immediate reports of possible casualties or damage were available.

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automakers Daimler and BMW say that trustworthy handling of personal data will be a key competitive advantage in their new joint venture that offers app-based services like free-floating car-sharing in big cities.

Weathering the Big Sky

Many people know the obvious danger of standing under a tree, but surprisingly it is still the second leading cause of lightning casualties.

Weather Authority Team

Tracy Smith is the weekday evening meteorologist for KULR-8.

Billings, MT

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24°
Fair
  • Humidity: 51%
  • Feels Like: 16°
  • Heat Index: 24°
  • Wind: 7 mph
  • Wind Chill: 16°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:05:10 AM
  • Sunset: 05:50:39 PM
  • Dew Point:
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Partly cloudy. Low 12F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight

Partly cloudy. Low 12F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow

Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 29F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

Weathering the Big Sky

Many people know the obvious danger of standing under a tree, but surprisingly it is still the second leading cause of lightning casualties.