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Trump threatens to 'destroy' Turkish economy with sanctions

In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and d

President Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

Man pleads guilty to shooting 2 South St. Paul officers during eviction

Gunfire severely damaged this South St. Paul squad car in July 2018. Credit: South St. Paul Police Department

The gunman has a history of mental illness, was angry over being evicted.

Superior Street construction delayed by rain, unexpected finds

Construction continues on East Superior Street in downtown Duluth on Tuesday. The project is pushing past its original deadline, the end of October, i

Work is not expected to be finished until November.

Permit for Minn. dairy farm failed to consider climate change

The Minnesota Court of Appeals ordered the state's pollution regulators to reconsider a permit they approved for a mega-dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota.

Chief Judge Cleary to retire from Minnesota Appeals Court

Judge Edward J. Cleary was applauded as he was introduced before sworn in as chief judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals during a ceremony at Cretin

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring.



Construction continues on East Superior Street in downtown Duluth on Tuesday. The project is pushing past its original deadline, the end of October, i

Superior Street construction delayed by rain, unexpected finds

Suspect arrested in shooting in Blaine Walmart parking lot
Man pleads guilty to shooting 2 South St. Paul officers during eviction
Minnesota Court of Appeals chief judge to retire in 2020

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Criticism of NFL referees reaches new levels after Packers steal win

Criticism of NFL referees reaches new levels after Packers steal win

Position of strength: Fleck has nice problem on Gophers offensive line
Scoggins: Vikings' Stefanski makes his mark with masterful game plan
Mayhew making NHL debut for Wild tonight vs. Toronto; Fiala sits

Scores, schedules, and stats
Duluth Pack has introduced co-branded boots with Merrell.

Duluth Pack introduces co-branded boots with Merrell

UnitedHealth Group shares jump more than 5% on strong earnings, guidance
St. Paul-based DEED requests proposals for office space for 600 workers
Abilitech Medical is 15th winner of the MN Cup business competition

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, in 2018.

Rudy Giuliani's epic slide from crime-buster to suspected conspirator

Violent parody video is a new low in today's political environment
What if we reframed climate change as a story of human evolutionary success?
President Trump wants you to get your flu shot



Kids learn about agriculture while participating in harvest time activities.

Stuck in town for MEA? There's fun to be had, mom and dad

Twin Cities Film Fest returns with Hollywood hits – and Minnesota's greatest onion ring
Bob Dylan's 1971 cult publication 'Tarantula' coming out in audiobook form
Brandi Carlile to open Fillmore Minneapolis with three-night February run

Scoggins: Vikings' Stefanski makes his mark with masterful game plan

Vikings players deserve credit for feasting on an Eagles defense that had vulnerable areas, but offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski's plan was a winner by being both creative and aggressive.

Former Eden Prairie fire chief sparks a new conversation about the safety of his peers

Among their often-unspoken dangers: high rates of cancer and heart disease, as well as mental health challenges

Scoggins: Gophers take big leap forward

The Gophers stood up and stood tall in delivering a mature performance that felt like a fork in the road. Big game, important moment and they pounced like a tiger stalking prey.




FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2018 photo, Florida Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis, center, greets supporters after being declared the winner of the Florida gubernator

Photos show Rudy Giuliani's fixers with Florida governor

Hunter Biden denies wrongdoing in Ukraine, China dealings
Rep. Ilhan Omar raises $1.1 million for re-election bid
Sheriff's office involved in 2 fatal shootings in 24 hours

The Rev. Kyev Tatum hugs Amedria Hogg near the home of Atatiana Jefferson in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 14, 2019. The former Fort Worth police officer wh

Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

Survey: Quarter of women at UW-Madison sexually assaulted
Fuel in fatal B-17 crash wasn't contaminated, report says
MeToo leader launches new hashtag to mobilize voters

This photo provided by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities shows recently discovered ancient colored coffins with inscriptions and paintings, in the

Egypt says archeologists uncover 20 ancient coffins in Luxor

Nigerian police raid frees scores of beaten, starved boys
Tour boat captain not to blame in deadly Danube crash
Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

If Twins ever play deep into October, get ready for some frosty opinions

If Twins ever play deep into October, get ready for some frosty opinions

Strasburg Ks 12, Nats top Cards 8-1; 1 win from World Series
Cole trying to join list of great postseasons on mound
Hicks back in Yanks' lineup for Game 3 of ALCS; Stanton out

Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski had his best game Sunday in confounding the Eagles defense.

Scoggins: Vikings' Stefanski makes his mark with masterful game plan

How did aggressive play calling ignite the Vikings offense Sunday?
Criticism of NFL referees reaches new levels after Packers steal win
Podcast: Did Vikings, Cousins find their stride in win over Eagles?

Right guard Curtis Dunlap Jr. (51) cleared a path for Gophers running back Rodney Smith, taking a handoff from quarterback Tanner Morgan against Nebra

Position of strength: Fleck has nice problem on Gophers offensive line

Fathers and sons: Young Mashburn also chooses to play for a Pitino
Sign of the times: Unbeaten Gophers 28.5-point favorites vs. Rutgers
Reusse: Fleckian style has taken over top levels of Minnesota's sports scene

IN THIS PHOTO: Minneapolis,MN., Tuesday, 6/5/2001. (far lower left) The old Washburn A mill, on the river in downtown Minneapolis, the proposed site o

Why do so many Fortune 500 companies call Minnesota home?

Is Minnesota part of the Midwest? Should it be?
Why are Honeycrisp apples still so expensive?
Playing favorites: What's the story behind the Twins' game jersey picks?

Felicity Huffman leaves federal court with her brother Moore Huffman Jr. following, after she was sentenced in a nationwide college admissions bribery

Felicity Huffman starts serving prison time in college scam

Prosecutor: 12 women could testify in Cuba Gooding Jr. sex misconduct case
Tiger Woods to write a memoir on ups and downs of his career
AP Exclusive: Julie Andrews reflects on her Hollywood years

Car 1267 being loaded at the Snelling Shops on its way to Maine in 1953. Pictured from left to right are Twin Cities Rapid Transit (TCRT) General Mana

Rare streetcar restoration united three generations of Minnesotans

Former Eden Prairie fire chief sparks a new conversation about the safety of his peers
80-year-old Minnesotan 'lives his faith' — from early civil rights to comforting the sick today
Nurse says battling Ebola outbreak is 'best job in the world'