December 4, 2016
Updated 5:31 PM

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Federal Officials to Explore Different Route for Dakota Pipeline

nytimes.com — The Army Corps of Engineers announced on Sunday that it would not approve permits for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a dammed section of the Missouri River that tribes say sits near sacred burial sites.
Dec 04, 2016

RT @nytimes: Breaking News: The Army Corps of Engineers says it will look for alternative routes for the Dakota Access pipeline https://t.co/z2TGJUinKA

Dec 04, 2016

RT @nytimes: Breaking News: The Army Corps of Engineers says it will look for alternative routes for the Dakota Access pipeline https://t.co/z2TGJUinKA

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Army will not grant easement for Dakota Access Pipeline crossing

army.mil — By U.S. ArmyDecember 4, 2016 Army POC: Moira Kelley (703) 614-3992, moira.l.kelley.civ@mail.mil The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army's Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced today.
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Dakota Access Pipeline Will Not Pass Through Standing Rock Reservation, Army Decides

buzzfeed.com — Scott Olson / Getty Images The US Army Corps of Engineers on Sunday announced they will no longer allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under a lake on the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota, marking a huge win for Native Americans and protesters who had long opposed the construction.
Dec 04, 2016

Dakota Access Pipeline w/no longer cross the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, a major victory for protesters. #DAPL  https://www.buzzfeed.com/davidmack/dakota-access-pipeline-decision?utm_term=.fxMG209Nq0 

Dec 04, 2016

Dakota access pipeline won't pass through Standing Rock reservation, US Army decides - major victory for campaigners  https://www.buzzfeed.com/davidmack/dakota-access-pipeline-decision?utm_term=.ulB4gxbkBr 

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D.C. Police respond to report of a man with a gun at Comet Ping Pong restaurant

washingtonpost.com — Police were responding Sunday to a report of a gunman at a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington. NBC4 reported that a man surrendered to police and was arrested. A spokesman said officers responded to the scene at Comet Ping Pong, a pizza restaurant on Connecticut Avenue with ping-pong tables that is popular with families.
Dec 04, 2016

RT @AdamSerwer: a man was just arrested with a gun at comet pizzeria, the target of an anti-Clinton/pro-Trump conspiracy theory. https://t.co/Ri9PnNXfAr

Dec 04, 2016

RT @AdamSerwer: a man was just arrested with a gun at comet pizzeria, the target of an anti-Clinton/pro-Trump conspiracy theory. https://t.co/Ri9PnNXfAr

Dec 04, 2016

RT @AdamSerwer: a man was just arrested with a gun at comet pizzeria, the target of an anti-Clinton/pro-Trump conspiracy theory. https://t.co/Ri9PnNXfAr

Dec 04, 2016

RT @AdamSerwer: a man was just arrested with a gun at comet pizzeria, the target of an anti-Clinton/pro-Trump conspiracy theory. https://t.co/Ri9PnNXfAr

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Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe

theguardian.com — The Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, the army announced on Sunday, handing a major victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, after a months-long campaign against the pipeline.
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Army Corps of Engineers Halts Dakota Access Pipeline