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  • Ambassador: US will leave UN human rights council

    Ambassador: US will leave UN human rights council

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

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    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.

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2 Wisconsin deaths attributed to storms

Authorities have attributed another death in Wisconsin to the storms that caused widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest. 

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Wisconsin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest

Courtesy: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Courtesy: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

PORT EDWARDS, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin sailor who died at Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest more than 75 years after his death. 

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Audio tape of 2 migrant children causing stir in central Wisconsin

Instead of a planned tour of the facilities where migrant children are being held, a recording released by a group called ProPublica captures what appears to be a heart wrenching moment for two young girls inside a border patrol facility.

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Walker: Separating children at border is federal issue

Gov. Scott Walker's office says President Donald Trump's administration's decision to separate children from parents who cross the nation's southern border illegally is a federal issue.

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UPDATE: Escapees from Winnebago Correctional Center arrested in Dane County

The Dane County Sheriff's Office says James Heather and Alexander Weinmann have been arrested by deputies.

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New initiative to help Wisconsin veterans overcome opioid use Video included

The 'Dose of Reality' campaign is aimed to help veterans battle the state wide opioid epidemic .

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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

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Smoking by US adults hits another all-time low; about 14 percent smoke cigarettes. More>>

Wal-Mart: Taxes on its Rib Mountain properties are excessive

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Rib Mountain is seeking about $166,500 in local tax refunds, claiming its properties are valued too high, according to a lawsuit. 

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DNR: Spring hunters killed nearly 39K turkeys

Hunters killed nearly 39,000 turkeys during Wisconsin's spring seasons this year, the second-smallest harvest in the last 10 years. 

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News 9 at 10 welcomes new co-anchor!

The News 9 team has made another addition!

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Pleasant days ahead Video included

A wet commute this morning in some areas, but good Summer weather is on the way.

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Riiser Energy based in Wausau sold to North Carolina company

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A Wausau company founded in 1945 that operates 34 convenience stores has been sold to a North Carolina company that will keep its name, authorities announced. 

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Facebook campaign tops $4 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

In a little over three days, a fundraising campaign on Facebook has topped $4 million to help reunite undocumented families split up by the U.S. government at the Mexico border. 

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Man sentenced after offering Sprite, chicken Alfredo for sex with minor

An Ohio man who tried to seduce a "teenage boy" will serve seven days in county jail.

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Bucks' Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January.

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Milwaukee state office building to be named after Vel Phillips

Gov. Scott Walker says the new state office building in Milwaukee will be named after African-American civil rights leader Vel Phillips. 

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Local manufacture involved with major building project Video included

Central Wisconsin products now stand tall on a famous New York City building. 

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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage Video included

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The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure. More>>

Roads washed out north of Marshfield Video included

Several roads are closed in the town of McMillan after storms wreaked havoc on central Wisconsin mid-June.

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Gunshot victim covered with sheet starts breathing again

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First responders had already draped a sheet over a 17-year-old who was shot in the head and left for dead. 

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UWSP professor weighs in on Supreme Court redistricting decision Video included

The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday that it won't rule on Wisconsin's voting district lines.

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Tomahawk valedictorian pulls speech after administration censors it Video included

Cait Christenson wanted to address school shootings, the #MeToo movement and racial equality in her graduation speech at Tomahawk High School earlier this month. 

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Wisconsin National Guard troops heading to SW border Video included

About two dozen Wisconsin National Guard troops are heading to Arizona to bolster border security. 

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Local experts weigh in after gaming disorder is described as digital heroin Video included

On Monday the World Health Organization listed 'Gaming Disorder' as an actual disease.  

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Trump directs creation of 'space force' as sixth branch of military

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the "Space Force" to the Army, Navy, Marine, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

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No jail time for men who pleaded guilty to slitting dog’s throat, posting video online

A judge has ordered probation, a fine and community service for an Arkansas man who slit a pit bull’s throat on camera in Louisiana and another man who made the video and posted it on Snapchat.

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Antigo man, 23, pleads not guilty to killing his girlfriend's dog

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 23-year-old Antigo man accused of snapping his girlfriend's dog's neck after an argument pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records. 

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Supreme Court issues ruling in Wisconsin political gerrymandering case

The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

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5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected "smuggling event" crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said.

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Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says some obsessive video gamers may really have an addiction.

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