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Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

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 on Saturday said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord.

Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown

Buffalo Wild Wings at the University of Minnesota.

Not since investor William Ackman angled for strategic control of Target Corp. in 2009 has the fate of a large, high-profile Minnesota company come down to a such a pivotal vote.

Dick Enrico moves from the exercise bike to the chaise lounge

Entrepreneur Dick Enrico isn’t sweating it anymore. (He sold 2nd Wind in 2015.) His latest exercise at age 77 is high-end patio furniture called 2nd Shade. Enrico became a household figure with 2nd Wind, telling television viewers, “Why buy new when slightly used will do?”

After nearly 60 years as a serial entrepreneur, he's just opened a patio furniture superstore in Minnetonka called 2nd Shade and he's come up with a ­slogan — "The Home of the Shady Deal" — and a gangster marketing motif around it.

Boater's body pulled from Kandiyohi County lake

The man's body was found Thursday night by a fisherman.

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.



George Heinen is a regular at Minnehaha Creek in Arden Park in Edina. Plans call for removing a dam and restoring the creek’s curves, eventually eliminating the fishing hole.

Fans of prized Edina fishing hole, Minnehaha Creek rapids fight to save them

In Shakopee, Sioux finding ways to recycle rainwater
Travel season expected to be brisk as Memorial Day weekend kicks it off
Walker to remove controversial sculpture

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The Minnesota Twins Jorge Polanco struck out swinging in the 9th inning of the Twins 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 26, 2017, at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN.] DAVID JOLES ï david.joles@startribune.com Tampa Bay at Twins

Live: Can the Twins bounce back against Rays? Follow the play-by-play

Gophers force second game with Iowa after Game 1 rout in Big Ten tournament
United FC expects its home crowds to keep growing
Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back'

Scores, schedules, and stats
Buffalo Wild Wings at the University of Minnesota.

Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor head for final showdown

Dick Enrico moves from the exercise bike to the chaise lounge
CEO Kashkari has Minneapolis Fed reaching deep into the community
Enrico on Enrico

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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Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

Architect's timeless '50s home near Lake Harriet hits market for $1.225M
Tips for enduring – and even enjoying – a road trip with teenagers
Walker director expresses regret over sculpture that recalls Mankato hangings

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
Report: After Pulse massacre, police training needs changes

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.

Virginia police special agent fatally shot; suspect arrested

Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims
Lobsterman shares his 2013 tale of 12 hours floating on his boots in new book
States crack down on welfare fraud

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

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace
Small plane crashes near Mount Everest; 1 killed, 2 injured
The Latest: Italian police tear gas protesters near G-7 site

The Minnesota Twins Jorge Polanco struck out swinging in the 9th inning of the Twins 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 26, 2017, at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN.] DAVID JOLES ï david.joles@startribune.com Tampa Bay at Twins

Live: Can the Twins bounce back against Rays? Follow the play-by-play

Buxton, Sano, Polanco not in lineup against Rays
Archer on target as Rays end Twins' winning streak at four
Bautista hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Rangers 3-1

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
Romo makes appearance with Nantz in CBS booth at Colonial

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'