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Trump faces new controversies as overseas trip winds down

President Donald Trump, center, takes his seat Saturday along with Nigerian President Mahamadou Issoufou, right, and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, left, during a G7 summit in Taormina, Italy.

President Donald Trump faced new controversies over his team's possible ties to Russia as he closed out his first trip abroad Saturday, a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord.

Dayton says he is undecided on signing all 10 budget bills

Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the media Friday about the end of legislative session.

The governor leveled criticism at some features of the plan, particularly the tax bill, after the Legislature wrapped up its special session at 3 a.m. Friday.

Minnesota boaters face a new regulation, speed rules for Memorial Day

Hennepin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Gunia patrolled Lake Minnetonka near Spring Park. Deputies and DNR officers will be watching for impaired boating, speed limit violations and failure to abide by invasive species rules.

New law this year requires carbon monoxide detectors on boats with enclosed cabins.

Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train in Oregon

Police investigate a deadly stabbing on a Metropolitan Area Express train in northeast Portland, Ore., Friday, May 26, 2017. Police in Oregon say several people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women.

Two people died Friday and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said.

Charges: Man killed parents in Eden Prairie with screwdriver

Nathan Lehman

The 38-year-old had recently been released from a civil commitment for mental health issues.



A pair of red kangaroos box with each other Friday at the Minnesota Zoo's newest exhibit "Kangaroo Crossing."

Take a walk through the Australian Outback — at the Minnesota Zoo

Buckthorn-eating goats to debut in Minneapolis parks Tuesday
Minneapolis City Council asks staff to draft $15 minimum wage ordinance
More than the rooster is new at the revamped Sculpture Garden

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Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco struck out Friday in the ninth inning. He wasn’t alone. Rays starter Chris Archer struck out 11, and reliever Alex Colomé whiffed two.

Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four

Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'
Gophers baseball keeps season alive with frantic rally against Hoosiers
United FC expects its home crowds to keep growing

Scores, schedules, and stats
Cajun BBQ is a popular flavor at the Beef Jerky Outlet store, which has opened in Twin Cities Premium Outlet Mall in Eagan.

Kangaroo or crickets? New jerky store opens in Eagan outlet mall

Target cuts nearly 40 jobs in restructuring of merchandising division
Best Buy is redesigning mobile phone departments in stores and online
Minnesota's solar energy subsidies look to be on their way out

British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the media in London on Tuesday, the day after the deadly terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Rash Report: Unity on Manchester, but British divisions define election

A workable Minnesota budget, but a flawed process
Hearts are with a family, minds set on justice after officer-involved shooting
Readers Write: Safe driving, federal budget and AmeriCorps, opioids, Islam, President Trump



Kim Jong Un's missile test strategy

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The high-end Conservatory on Nicollet Mall was completed in 1987 but lasted only 11 years.

Teardownapolis? Buildings in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul don't last long

Shake Shack divulges burger secrets in its new cookbook
Minneapolis rapper Brother Ali's new album finds 'Beauty' at an ugly time
Mary Mack does comedy the Minnesota way in first of 3 nights at Acme

Reusse: Twins' international signings have paid off, Nishioka notwithstanding
Patrick Reusse

Their heralded 2009 international signings of Miguel Sano, Max Kepler and Jorge Polanco now make up the core of the team.

'Free' grocery store samples come at a cost — lies and guilt
James Lileks

Who else fibs about buying that cheese later?

Rosenblum: Grocery store on wheels delivers to Twin Cities 'food deserts'
Gail Rosenblum

Twin Cities Mobile Market, a retrofitted Metro Transit bus loaded with food, expanded in May.




Gov. Mark Dayton addressed the media Friday about the end of legislative session.

Dayton says he is undecided on signing all 10 budget bills

Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con'
GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic
With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city

This image provided by the Virginia State Police shows law enforcement investigating the scene of a shooting early Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia special agent

Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train in Oregon
Lobsterman shares his 2013 tale of 12 hours floating on his boots in new book
John Glenn's body rekindles scandal at military mortuary

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport.

Global computer outage grounds BA Heathrow, Gatwick flights

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace
Small plane crashes near Mount Everest; 1 killed, 2 injured
The Latest: France's Macron urges Trump: Stay in Paris pact

Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco struck out Friday in the ninth inning. He wasn’t alone. Rays starter Chris Archer struck out 11, and reliever Alex Colomé whiffed two.

Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four

Reusse: Twins' international signings have paid off, Nishioka notwithstanding
Twins pitching prospect Nick Burdi to have Tommy John surgery
Alexa: Take me out to the ball game and buy me some peanuts!

Nick Truesdell will try to stick around with the Vikings as a 6-6 tight end with 4.6 speed.

Truesdell raced beyond checkered past with hopes of catching on in NFL

Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'
Hartman: Elflein makes his mark at center, guard for Vikings
Lions reach 1-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata

FILE - In this May 2, 2016 file photo, Ben Stiller, left, and Christine Taylor arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in New York. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday, May 26, 2017, announcing their breakup. They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority.

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor announce separation

Ariana Grande vows Manchester benefit concert: 'We won't let hate win'
'Property Wars' star facing trial for wire fraud in Phoenix
Cop from Marion, Iowa, tops 19 others to win $1M on 'Survivor'