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Dayton, legislative leaders wrap up mediation sessions for the day

The sessions weren't held at the State Capitol in St. Paul, but at the Dorsey & Whitney law firm in downtown Minneapolis, where retired Judge Rick Solum once worked.

The state's top leaders held closed-door talks under orders from the Minnesota Supreme Court

Nambia? Namibia? Is there a difference?

President Hage Geingob of Namibia spoke Wednesday at the United Nations. He didn’t comment on President Donald Trump’s gaffe.

Timeline: Uber's trouble in London caps rough year

London's decision to not renew Uber's license extends a run of bad news for the company this year. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video.

Abu Ghraib civil lawsuit returns to federal courthouse

A civil lawsuit filed by inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is back in front of a federal judge.

President Trump labels Russia investigations a "hoax"

President Donald Trump is continuing to dismiss investigations into Russian interference in last year's U.S. election as a "hoax," as Russian-purchased Facebook advertising comes under scrutiny.

Ex-chief in Uzi death case convicted of unrelated charges

A former Massachusetts police chief acquitted of charges connected to the 2008 death of an 8-year-old boy at a gun show has been convicted of unrelated firearms offenses.

Trump lashes out at GOP opponents of health care bill

President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn the Obama-era health care law.


Best Buy CEO signs letter with other leaders supporting DACA

Hubert Joly and other leaders urge President Trump to not end the program that allows undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to continue to work and study in the country

Sen. Klobuchar talks politics on The Daily Show
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on The Daily Show Tuesday night to talk about getting things done in Congress, lowering drug prices and the direction of the Democratic party.


Trump derides Kim Jong Un again: 'Obviously a madman'

President Donald Trump has added economic sanctions to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim Jong Un on Friday, calling the reclusive leader "obviously a madman."


Pence making tax reform case in Indiana with eye on Donnelly

Vice President Mike Pence will make the Republican case for a federal tax code overhaul during a speech Friday in his home state of Indiana.


Michigan sued after gay couples are rejected for adoption

Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject same-sex couples who want to adopt children or become foster parents, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the practice.


After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.


Trump to dive into Senate runoff in Alabama

It's Trump versus Trumpland.


AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

Who's right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?


The Latest: Tillerson cites strongest NKorea sanctions ever

The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):


U.S. beefs up N. Korea sanctions; Kim Jong Un insults Trump

Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding President Trump as "deranged" and warning he will "pay dearly" for his threat to "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacks.


Facebook agrees to turn over Russian-linked ads to Congress

The social media giant was under growing public pressure to reveal more about the spread of covert Russian propaganda on its site.


Solar boom or bust? Companies seek tariffs on solar imports

Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations have surged 10-fold since 2011.