REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11, 18:00

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings

The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings

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Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
2019-07-16, 20:26

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
2019-06-28, 17:26

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
2019-07-10, 23:13

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
2019-07-10, 23:13

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
2019-07-11, 06:13

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
2019-06-06, 10:13

I Pledge My Undying Allegiance to Princess, the Hypnotizing Dog When I opened my eyes this morning, I had no idea there was a dog internationally famous for its apparent ability to hypnotize people. Then everything changed:...
2019-08-24, 20:26

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
2019-07-07, 11:52

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
2019-07-14, 05:52

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal for gun owners without a felony record to carry guns without a permit in the state, according to a report....
2019-08-29, 12:00

Silver Dollar City theme park announces giant raft ride, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...
2019-08-13, 21:00

St. Louis mayor announces $100,000 in rewards for arrests in 4 child killings St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson has announced $25,000 rewards for information leading to arrests of the people who killed four children in a rash of shootings this summer....
2019-08-26, 19:39

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the comment Thursday in response to a question about diversi...
2019-08-24, 08:39

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discussing zoning and annexation plans that may have allowed a large development near River Road and Campbell Avenue. All the council members voted to end tha...
2019-09-06, 04:13

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor A tornado levelled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, authorities said Sunday...
2019-05-26, 19:26

Gloria glory: No city deserves a Stanley Cup more than St. Louis SportsPulse: The St. Louis Blues have made history in winning their first ever Stanley Cup. As Kevin Allen puts it, no city in America deserves it more.       ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

I don’t really care about hockey. But St. Louis, my city, needed this Stanley Cup run. The rapper Nelly said it best: "I'm from da Lou and I'm proud." And the Blues' championship run has been the best thing to happen to St. Louis in a long while....
2019-06-13, 05:52

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
2019-07-19, 04:39

Tucson City Council Candidates Ward 1 Lane Santa Cruz - DemocratA second-generation Tucsonan, the Ward 1 council aide has spent 12 years in nonprofits and grassroots community efforts. The Desert View High School graduate earned a PhD and has taught classes at the University of Arizona. Mig...
2019-08-09, 07:13

St. Louis Officials Encourage Celebrating Blues Fans To Just Burn City Down And Finally End This ST. LOUIS—Saying that the city has had this coming for a long time and this moment was as good a time as any, St. Louis officials encouraged fans celebrating the Blues Stanley Cup victory Wednesday to just burn the city down and finally end everyone’s suffering. “To all the Blues fans out there who ...
2019-06-13, 08:26

Watch: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals split double-header The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals split a day-night double-header, with each team pocketing lopsided victories in the two-game series impacted by severe weather....
2019-05-23, 16:52

City Council Candidate Says She Just Wants to Keep Her Town as White as Possible Jean Cramer is currently one of the five people running for a trio of open city council seats in Marysville, MI. Cramer is also an outspoken racist who, during a candidate forum last night, said she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community” rather than let foreign-born citizens move to town....
2019-08-24, 20:26

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
2019-07-11, 03:52

City Council votes to name Bronx street for Stan Lee University Avenue between Brandt Place and West 176th Street will be co-named "Stan Lee Way" under a bill passed by lawmakers codifying the moniker and 85 other honorary street names....
2019-07-24, 04:52

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the placement of “pet harbors” on sidewalks next to commercial establishments. The bill, introduced by Councilman Rafael Espinal (D-Brooklyn), is partly in...
2019-07-24, 04:52

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The City of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday, Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally required to approve the measure after the group be...
2019-08-07, 19:13

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
2019-05-30, 08:00

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
2019-07-24, 16:39

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratizing free public resources, are a major part of mak...
2019-05-28, 00:26

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim filed on behalf of the estate of 23-year-old Wesley W...
2019-05-23, 02:52

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
2019-06-13, 12:39

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
2019-07-12, 05:39

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
2019-07-15, 02:13

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
2019-05-30, 22:39

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which has been shuttered for 14 years, will undergo a $4...
2019-07-12, 05:39

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against restaurant industry folks Tuesday in a battle over whether the city should ban the goose-and-duck-liver delicacy. A bill that would make it illegal for eat...
2019-06-17, 21:39

Colombia: Mayoral, city council candidates killed in ambush Bogota has blamed FARC dissidents for the deaths of two local politicians in the Cauca region. The killing comes just days after some prominent members of the dissolved FARC rebel army announced a return to arms....
2019-09-03, 05:52

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
2019-06-10, 09:00

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
2019-05-21, 14:32

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more on Saturday morning and told Fox News he is focused on "making sure that we can bring our city together."...
2019-08-04, 10:26

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was homeless at times during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results showed ...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Oxford, Mississippi mayor gets state probe of city’s police OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The mayor of Oxford, Mississippi, says the city’s police department is now under investigation after one of its officers was charged with murder. Mayor Robyn Tannehill released a statement Tuesday saying the state attorney general’s office is investigating the depart...
2019-05-29, 16:00

City Council could allow cyclists to follow pedestrian signals over traffic lights It’s a green light for cyclists to run red lights. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow bike riders to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights. The legislation, which zoomed through the council’s Transportation Committee Monday and could go into effec...
2019-07-23, 04:52

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
2019-06-14, 17:13

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
2019-06-13, 21:26

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
2019-05-23, 06:00

City council rejects proposed development at edge of Catalina Foothills TUCSON – Dozens of people packed a Tucson City Council meeting Wednesday night, voicing their displeasure over a possible development project in their neighborhood. The developer’s vision is to build a four-story hotel, an office building, restaurant and townhomes along this stretch of C...
2019-09-06, 04:13

City Council calls on ACS to clarify custody rules for pot-smoking parents Parents caught using or possessing marijuana will be at much less risk of losing custody of their kids under a new rule change being pushed by the City Council. The council’s General Welfare Committee on Monday passed a resolution calling on the city’s Administration for Children’s Services to clari...
2019-07-23, 04:52

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Anti-smoking group pumps $1M into City Council battle over e-cigs A national anti-smoking group is pumping more than $1 million into the City Council’s battle over flavored cigarettes and e-cigs — hoping to ride the growing wave of sentiment against them. The DC-based Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids last week launched a local ad blitz to try to convince counc...
2019-09-09, 01:13

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC gains support Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale of menthol- and other minty-flavored cigarettes says he’s gotten enough support from colleagues to ultimately have it become law. Fernando Cabrera told ...
2019-09-14, 00:26

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
2019-06-04, 07:26

Man goes viral for laughing at Trump supporter at Tucson City Council meeting TUCSON – A man is trending across the United States after News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant captured his reaction to a rant by a woman wearing a MAGA hat during Tuesday’s Tucson City Council meeting. Tuesday evening, Tucson city council approved to place the Tucson Families Free and Tog...
2019-08-08, 02:13

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal side streets that make up Amsterdam’s famed re...
2019-07-03, 18:39

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
2019-07-21, 05:26

City Council, Speaker Corey Johnson move to repeal conversion therapy ban The City Council is planning to repeal a ban on so-called “conversion therapy” aimed at turning gay people straight ­– a move aimed at avoiding a court challenge that could potentially set a pro-conversion therapy precedent nationwide. Council Speaker Corey Johnson, who is gay, plans to introduce a ...
2019-09-12, 11:26

Kenyan city council members refuse to continue session after someone 'polluted the air': report A city council meeting in a western province of Kenya was abruptly stopped Wednesday when officials refused to continue after accusing one another of passing gas, reports say. ...
2019-08-10, 00:52

City Council Candidate Who Said She Wanted to Keep Her Town White Drops Out of Race for Some Reason Marysville, MI City Council candidate Jean Cramer, who announced at a candidate forum last that she wanted to keep Marysville a “white community as much as possible,” has dropped out of the race....
2019-08-27, 23:13

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
2019-06-19, 06:52

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation — slated to go into effect in November — allows bike riders cruise through red lights to get a brief head start on cars at intersections. Of the 51 cit...
2019-07-24, 04:52

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
2019-08-15, 01:13

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
2019-06-24, 02:01

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for its police force, weeks the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer led to civil unrest. ...
2019-07-05, 23:52

Chicago mayor derides Ivanka Trump's 'nonsense' tweets about gun violence in city Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday over the first daughter's tweets about weekend violence in the city that included factual errors. ...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks politics and pizza in city tour with The Post This is why he’s New York’s favorite mayor. Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., waxed poetic Thursday about the Big Apple as he joined The Post for a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge and a slice at Grimaldi’s — which, yes, he ate with his hands. ...
2019-09-06, 01:00

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a plan to divert cruise ships from the busy Giudecca c...
2019-06-20, 18:00

DC mayor says July 4, Trump inauguration helped drain city's security budget Washington, D.C.'s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is bankrupt from unpaid expenses for President Donald Trump's July 4 celebration, his inauguration, and other large events, as well as funding shortages....
2019-07-10, 21:26

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
2019-05-30, 11:13

City council votes to reject annexation of proposed development at edge of Catalina Foothills TUCSON – Dozens of people packed a Tucson City Council meeting Wednesday night, voicing their displeasure over a possible development project in their neighborhood. The developer’s vision is to build a four story hotel, an office building, restaurant and townhomes along this stretch of C...
2019-09-05, 08:52

Lane Santa Cruz leads Tucson City Council Ward 1 race for Democratic bid TUCSON – With results pouring in, Tucson will soon determine which candidates who will represent their parties for Ward 1, Ward 2 and Ward 5 On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city’s primary election. With four candidates running, the Democrat bid fo...
2019-08-28, 15:13

Woman Who Wanted to Keep Michigan Town White ‘As Possible’ Withdraws Her City Council Bid, But Not Before Saying More Racist Nonsense Jean Cramer, a city council candidate in Michigan who publicly said she wanted to keep her community as white “as possible,” withdrew her candidacy on Monday....
2019-08-28, 03:52

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
2019-05-31, 02:52

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearly six years to the date another violent twister tore a path of destruction through the same town....
2019-05-26, 18:26

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
2019-07-18, 02:39

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
2019-06-20, 07:39

Trump slams London mayor after city’s police department has Twitter account hacked The Don vs. Khan battle entered another round on Saturday. President Trump mocked London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan after a Twitter account for the city’s police department was hacked. “With the incompetent Mayor of London, you will never have safe streets!” the commander in chief tweeted after the incident...
2019-07-21, 07:00

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and lush grass, Bahria Town bears little resemblance to...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
2019-07-05, 09:13

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
2019-06-07, 14:52

Baltimore mayor open to paying off hackers who paralyzed city, despite once likening it to 'rewarding bank robbers' The mayor of Baltimore said this week that he’s open to paying off the hackers who paralyzed the city’s computer systems and are now demanding about $100,000 to restore the data, despite once likening the payoff as “rewarding bank robbers for robbing banks.”...
2019-05-25, 17:52

DC Mayor Says Trump's Self-Serving Fourth of July Bash Bankrupted the City's Anti-Terrorism Fund President Donald Trump’s recent Fourth of July extravaganza had everything: unnecessary tanks, big loud airplanes, proud boys, and a price-tag so hefty, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says it helped bankrupt her city’s special fund dedicated to fighting terrorism and keeping its citizens safe....
2019-07-10, 21:13

Daughters of Philly mayor, NJ city councilwoman arrested after late-night street brawl: police The daughters of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a New Jersey city councilwoman were arrested earlier this week after brawling on a bar-lined street at the Jersey Shore, police said....
2019-08-17, 00:26

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Dayton and at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the Presid...
2019-08-07, 01:00

DC mayor says city's security fund bankrupt in letter to Trump, blames July 4th parade: report Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote a scathing letter to President Trump on Tuesday, asking the federal government to fully reimburse the city for his Fourth of July military celebration. ...
2019-07-11, 00:39

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
2019-08-01, 23:13

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony G...
2019-07-10, 11:13

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
2019-06-02, 15:00

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
2019-07-18, 23:26

St. Louis hosts first Stanley Cup Final game in 49 years: 'City has gone crazy' For the first time since 1970, a Stanley Cup Final game will be played in St. Louis – and the city is more than ready for it.        ...
2019-06-01, 16:52

Moscow police detain nearly 200, arrest opposition figure at rally protesting city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 19 people and some high-profile opposition figures Saturday in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march protesting the exclusion of independent candidates from fall city Council elections.        ...
2019-08-03, 15:26

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
2019-07-05, 09:13

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
2019-08-03, 20:13

Utah city will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck was last seen A Utah municipal council's members voted 4-3 on Tuesday to replace "dummy" cameras in the park where University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was last seen alive. ...
2019-07-20, 02:52

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
2019-06-13, 19:52

Reported 'dead baby' in New York City park turns out to be doll What appeared to be the body of a dead baby in a New York City park was revealed Tuesday to be a realistic-looking doll, much to the relief of authorities....
2019-06-18, 23:52

City commissioner: Replace male statues in Central Park with women The city’s monument “men” are in peril. A member of the commission that oversees art and architecture on city property suggested Monday that instead of simply adding statues of historical female figures to Central Park, the panel yank out some of the male ones first. “There are wha...
2019-09-17, 08:52

Russian police detain hundreds, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 381 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
2019-08-03, 16:39

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
2019-07-10, 14:26

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and don’t have to pay licensing fees. Cabbies dro...
2019-06-04, 02:13

'Dead infant' found outside New York City park turns out to be life-like doll The horrifying discovery of what authorities believed to be a dead baby outside a park in New York City on Tuesday morning -- sparking a massive police response -- turned out to just be a realistic-looking doll....
2019-06-19, 20:39

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite its intended purpose of serving mostly women and ch...
2019-05-29, 01:13

Silver Dollar City announces new ride with 4.5-story waterfall drop, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...
2019-08-14, 00:13

Keep city as white 'as much as possible,' council candidate says, stunning forum in Michigan Jean Cramer, a candidate for city council in Marysville, Michigan, made the comment at Thursday night in response to a question about diversity.        ...
2019-08-23, 23:13

Candidate who wanted city as white 'as possible' withdraws from council race in Michigan Marysville Mayor Dan Damman said Jean Cramer submitted a letter withdrawing Monday, after she said she wanted the town to be as white "as possible."        ...
2019-08-27, 02:13

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
2019-06-02, 17:39

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
2019-07-14, 17:39

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
2019-06-10, 21:52

Fort Wayne's waterfront park new draw for Indiana city full of tasty food and family fun Take in the culture, roam the rivers, learn something about your ancestors and enjoy a tasty morsel from home-grown eateries in Fort Wayne, Indiana.       ...
2019-09-04, 22:13

Tweet by Oklahoma City's mayor about Russell Westbrook and Paul George didn't age well Oklahoma City mayor David Holt tweeted on June 30 about how great it was to have Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the Thunder.       ...
2019-07-12, 05:52

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)        ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
2019-06-28, 05:52

Rain Pryor Vane, Daughter of Legendary Comedian Richard Pryor, Announces Run for Baltimore City Council While most of us spend our birthdays guzzling Ciroc and gyrating on our exes, actress Rain Pryor Vane decided to celebrate her 50th birthday by announcing her decision to run for Baltimore City Council....
2019-07-22, 21:13

Opponents say National Straight Pride Coalition has a hidden white supremacist agenda and shouldn’t be allowed to use Modesto, California city park (KCRA) Plans for a straight pride event in Modesto are causing controversy. Organizers said it’s freedom of speech, but LGBTQ activists said it spreads hate that goes beyond sexual orientation. A group called the National Straight Pride Coalition is trying to get a permit from the city to hold an ev...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Boston mayor: City can't stop 'Straight Pride' parade over values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" just because people disagree with it, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says. Organizers are trying for a permit.        ...
2019-06-07, 15:26

Boston mayor: city can't stop 'Straight Pride Parade' over its values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" from taking place just because people disagree with the organizers' cause, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says.        ...
2019-06-07, 07:52

Virginia Beach mayor chokes up over city's 'darkest hour' Mayor Bobby Dyer and Governor Ralph Northam express their heartache over the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.        ...
2019-06-01, 20:39

Lyon bomb suspect had pledged allegiance to IS France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State...
2019-05-31, 11:52

Lyon bomb suspect 'pledged allegiance to IS' The 24-year-old could be charged with attempted murder over the 14 people injured in the attack. He reportedly overstayed a tourist visa in 2017 and does not have a French criminal record....
2019-05-31, 14:26

| England's Rice received threats following switch of allegiance England midfielder Declan Rice has revealed threats have been made against him and his family since he switched allegiance from the Republic of Ireland....
2019-09-10, 02:26

Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China Pacific nation is one of the few countries that recognise Taiwan, but this may soon changeThe Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said.The switch, which s...
2019-09-06, 20:26

Tariffs are bad for business. Now, longtime GOP allies are questioning their party allegiance Trump's enthusiasm for tariffs has upended decades of Republican trade policy that favored free trade, cutting off traditional party allies.       ...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. Remy Heitz said in a statement on Friday that the 24-year-old man has admitted making the bomb and...
2019-05-31, 13:13

Wear Your Hogwarts House Allegiance on Your Feet With Vans' New Harry Potter Collection Wands—and wallets—at the ready: Vans has teamed up with everyone’s favorite Boy Who Lived, Harry Potter, to conjure up a collection of sneakers, apparel, and accessories for witches and wizards interested in putting their Hogwarts pride on full display....
2019-06-12, 03:13

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Lake are coated with the blue-green muck, which...
2019-08-25, 08:13

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universa...
2019-06-09, 23:39

Coney Island Amusement Park in Cincinnati shutting down all rides to focus on water park Coney Island in Cincinnati will remove its amusement park rides and center its attention on its Sunlite Pool water park area       ...
2019-09-10, 17:13

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
2019-06-03, 19:26

Source: NFL, NFLPA meetings end after one day Meetings between the NFL and the NFLPA, originally scheduled to run through Friday, have ended after one day because information was presented that needed to be discussed with other owners, a source told ESPN....
2019-07-17, 22:52

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-06-09, 17:52

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
2019-07-13, 12:52

Best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best calendar apps tell you the date, but they can keep you posted about upcoming events and meetings.They can also give you directions to where the meeting...
2019-06-09, 20:13

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
2019-07-16, 00:39

Trump faces trade war negotiations during consequential G20 meetings Trade wars -- and the prospect of actual war -- will dominate President Donald Trump's agenda when he touches down here in Osaka, Japan, Thursday for a highly consequential meeting of world leaders....
2019-06-28, 04:13

Musk wants regular internal meetings on Tesla deliveries Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote that, starting Thursday, he will hold calls with teams in America, Asia and Europe every two days to “understand what’s needed to accelerate” Tesla’s rate of deliveries....
2019-05-30, 07:00

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it....
2019-08-26, 00:00

AP Source: Brown takes part in meetings with Raiders Star receiver Antonio Brown has returned to training camp with the Oakland Raiders a day after being given an ultimatum by general manager Mike Mayock to be "all in or all out."       ...
2019-08-19, 23:26

Stocks Climb Ahead of Central-Bank Meetings U.S. indexes edged higher ahead of central bank policy meetings around the world as investors continue to bet the Federal Reserve will slash interest rates this year....
2019-06-18, 01:39

PM Modi's Packed Visit To G20 Summit Ends With 6 Meetings On Last Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held separate bilateral meetings with leaders of Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Singapore and Chile, and discussed a host of key issues including trade,......
2019-06-29, 20:00

The best conference phones of 2019: top picks for VoIP meetings Welcome to our pick of the best conference phones of 2019. If you work in a company where you need to hold meetings with people around the world, then the best conference phones in this list can help.The best conference phones allow you to easily hold meetings with people both in the meeting room, a...
2019-09-03, 15:39

GM CEO to hold White House meetings with Trump, report says Mary Barra is scheduled to meet with White House officials Thursday on a number of topics, including trade, contract talks, and fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. President Trump is expected to attend part of the meetings but his schedule could be affected by Hurricane Dorian....
2019-09-05, 02:00

Day off cancelled and individual meetings – how Hasenhüttl has prepared for Liverpool The Austrian says he does not want to be nasty but adds that it was ‘100% necessary’ to be critical after the Burnley defeatThis week Ralph Hasenhüttl was inevitably asked how his players will navigate past Virgil van Dijk and, given only Leroy Sané managed to dribble beyond the Dutchman across 56 g...
2019-08-16, 17:39

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business groups....
2019-07-11, 23:00

Meetings Give U.S. and India a Chance to Get Past Irritants in Ties After more than a decade of growing ties, the U.S. and India have suddenly hit a rough patch, a challenge for Washington’s efforts to cultivate the world’s largest democracy as a critical counterweight to China....
2019-06-17, 21:52

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week to get a read on prospects for bringing the new North American trade deal up for a vote in Congress.Trudeau's office announced late last week that he w...
2019-06-17, 23:52

Global stocks, yields steady with Fed, central bank meetings on tap A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
2019-06-17, 19:39

GOP Oversight report finds ‘no evidence’ Interior’s Bernhardt hid meetings Charges that Interior Secretary David Bernhardt violated ethics rules by holding secret meetings with former oil industry pals were “disproved” by House Republican oversight leaders in a report aimed at challenging an expected critical Democratic version....
2019-08-24, 07:39

British diplomats to pull out from EU decision-making meetings within days Critics say No 10 move to quit bloc’s institutional structures leaves UK blindsidedBritish diplomats will pull out from the EU’s institutional structures of power in Brussels within days, under plans being drawn up by Downing Street.In an attempt to reinforce the message that the UK is leaving the E...
2019-08-12, 19:52

HR vice president disparages own stepchild with special needs at company meetings An employee with a special-needs child feels “as if she is diminishing my child as well.” The parent could try appealing to the VP’s direct superior to get the comments to stop....
2019-09-07, 05:26

State lawmakers bash MTA for dodging public meetings on $50B plan The 14 state senators, headed by Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger, penned a letter to Chairman Pat Foye, excoriating the agency for failing to hold even a single public meeting on its last capital plan — which covered 2015-2019....
2019-08-22, 04:52

Rahul Gandhi, In Mood To Quit, Has Series Of Meetings In Delhi Rahul Gandhi broke a self-imposed "ban" and met with leaders like Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar and former prime minister Manmohan Singh in......
2019-05-30, 17:39

GM CEO Barra set to hold White House meetings Thursday with Trump: sources General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and White House officials on Thursday to discuss a variety of issues including trade, ongoing contract talks and revising vehicle fuel efficiency standards, three people briefed on the matter said....
2019-09-05, 02:53

Pence Is Staying at Trump’s Ireland Hotel 180 Miles From His Meetings in Dublin Vice President Mike Pence is using taxpayer dollars and his own personal money to stay at the president's hotel in Ireland far from his meetings in Dublin....
2019-09-03, 23:00

Amit Shah To Stay BJP Chief? Decision Likely In Mega Meetings Over 3 Days Whether Amit Shah, India's Home Minister, will continue to lead the ruling BJP as its president is among the questions before the party as its top leaders began three-day meetings today to discuss......
2019-06-13, 09:52

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the energy minister was pursued about rising emissions an...
2019-07-23, 15:13

Juggling High-Stakes Meetings Abroad, Trump Keeps an Eye on Rivals at Home President Trump offered his analysis of the Democratic presidential debates, and lashed out at a former president, at a news conference at the end of the Group of 20 summit....
2019-06-29, 19:26

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
2019-06-03, 16:00

G7 Highlights on Final Day of Meetings: Iran, Climate Change and China Trade President Trump spoke again about the trade war, President Emmanuel Macron of France discussed diplomacy with Iran, and world leaders agreed on Amazon aid....
2019-08-27, 02:13

SEC spring meetings: Alcohol, gambling, transfer waivers headline key topics Alcohol, gambling and transfers are among the topics to likely come up when the members of SEC get together at their spring meetings.        ...
2019-05-28, 18:26

My husband and I want to restore our sex life but I don’t want more children After having two children, we’re exhausted all the time and postnatal depression has left me with zero sex driveMy husband and I are really struggling to get our sex life back on track after having two children. We’re both exhausted all the time and, after a period of postnatal depression, I have ze...
2019-06-04, 09:39

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
2019-07-14, 15:13

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
2019-06-09, 20:39

Trump’s hard line approach appears to soften in meetings with world leaders President Trump has dismissed criticism that he is failing to make big deals, arguing his patience and relationship building will pay off for the country....
2019-07-02, 04:39

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal....
2019-08-19, 23:26

Rising bond yields support value stocks ahead of central bank meetings Bond yields climbed and stock markets held firm on Wednesday, as hopes of easing U.S.-China tensions and diminished risk of a no-deal Brexit prompted buying of out-of-favor value stocks before key central bank meetings....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Trump considering replacing Dan Coats as intel chief, holding meetings to discuss possible replacements President Trump is considering replacing Dan Coats as director of national intelligence and is holding informal meetings with potential candidates, national security sources told Fox News....
2019-07-12, 19:26

Bond yields, stock prices supported ahead of central bank meetings Asian stock markets held firm and bond yields rose on Wednesday as hopes of diminishing U.S.-China tensions and reduced risk of no-deal Brexit prompted investors to take profit in risk-off trade ahead of key central bank policy meetings....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Why have Americans given so much money to restore Notre-Dame? When the iconic cathedral was nearly lost to flames, the wave of grief was felt across the Atlantic as donations came rolling inAs news broke on 15 April 2019 that the roof of the French cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris was on fire, phones immediately started ringing at the offices of the French Herita...
2019-08-08, 07:26

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
2019-06-14, 19:39

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
2019-07-16, 02:00

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Install the iOS 13.1 Beta to Restore These Missing iOS 13 Features iOS 13.0 isn’t even out yet and it’s already time to start testing iOS 13.1. This new version of iOS is absolutely worth checking out, as it adds back a number of features that Apple removed from various versions of iOS 13....
2019-08-29, 03:39

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke' Even after hitting a walk-off home run on Sunday, the Tigers slugger went on how his home ballpark is unfair for hitters.       ...
2019-07-22, 21:26

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July 2009 by 23 percent.When compared to a year ago, th...
2019-05-22, 05:01

Keanu Stories: fans share unexpected meetings with 'sweet, quiet, nervous' Reeves Outpouring was sparked by a profile of the actor that declared he was ‘too good for this world’ Hands brushing as he picks up a water bottle. A casual chat about motorbikes at the end of night of bartending. A wink in a Sydney cinema. Fans of Keanu Reeves have been sharing stories of unexpected, fle...
2019-06-04, 08:39

A Dying Town, a Crumbling Hotel and the Water That Could Restore Both Business leaders in Mineral Wells, Tex., are rallying behind a $65 million renovation plan to reopen the Baker Hotel and cement a downtown revitalization....
2019-09-10, 17:13

Luka Jovic: The man to restore faith at Real Madrid Luka Jovic enjoyed two defining years in a blossoming career with Eintracht Frankfurt. Having opted to take his talents to Spain, the Serbian now has the chance to be a defining figure in Real Madrid's rebuild....
2019-06-05, 02:26

Village Heads, Panchayat Members Say They Will Help Restore Peace In J&K All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) state president Anil Sharma today said thousands of panchayat members and village heads would play their role in restoring peace and normalcy in the......
2019-09-05, 16:39

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
2019-07-22, 18:39

Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new generations on the way. Then, as autumn sets in, that generation of butterflies shuts down reproductio...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Japan's Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it has not been able to restore electricity to about 400,000 homes after outages caused by Typhoon Faxai, while media reported at least two people had died because they had no power....
2019-09-11, 06:52

How Microsoft’s Brad Smith is Trying to Restore Your Trust in Big Tech Inside a sunny conference room on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., a small team of employees is describing how technology can save the world. From technology. Microsoft’s Digital Diplomacy unit consists of two dozen policy experts who work on everything from the ethical use of artificia...
2019-09-08, 17:13

Cardiologist Eric Topol: 'AI can restore the care in healthcare' The doctor, geneticist and author talks about his new book on the future of our relationship with medicineEric Topol is an American cardiologist and geneticist – among his many roles he is founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute in California. He has previously published...
2019-07-07, 13:52

Lam says PR firms declined to help restore Hong Kong’s image Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the government has asked international public relations firms to help restore the city’s reputation, battered by months of pro-democracy protests, but was rejected...
2019-09-17, 09:13

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife in the Chouf Mountains, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
2019-07-01, 15:52

Microsoft Working on Cloud OS Restore Feature for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a way to facilitate Cloud-based downloading of the Windows 10 operating system (OS). The "Cloud download" feature has not been made available for public testing as yet....
2019-08-01, 19:39

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
2019-07-05, 06:26

Iran could restore oil output to pre-sanctions level within three days: minister Iran would need three days to lift its oil production back to the level it was at before U.S. sanctions were imposed, the semi-official Mehr news agency quoted Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 20:00

‘We Have a Problem’: Admiral Tells Navy SEALs to Restore Discipline After reports of misconduct in the ranks of the elite commando force, the head of Naval Special Warfare, Rear Adm. Collin P. Green, calls for immediate action....
2019-08-02, 01:26

Trump: Shell’s new Pennsylvania plant will restore ‘glory’ of US manufacturing President Trump on Tuesday visited a massive new plant in western Pennsylvania that converts the region’s huge natural-gas deposits into plastics — saying; “This would have never happened without me.” Trump spoke at Shell’s nearly completed Petrochemicals Complex in Monaca, which will provide hundre...
2019-08-14, 04:52

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworthy moment of the press conference he held at the Wo...
2019-07-01, 02:00

Saudi Arabia aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday, WSJ says Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Japan's Tepco struggles to restore power after typhoon as two die: media Japanese utility Tokyo Electric Power is struggling to restore power to nearly half a million homes after outages caused by Typhoon Faxai, while at least two people have died because of a lack of electricity, media said on Wednesday....
2019-09-11, 06:26

Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year...
2019-05-28, 02:13

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
2019-07-18, 13:39

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site JERUSALEM (AP) — The three churches in charge of Jerusalem’s holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Leaders of the Greek Orthodox, Catholic and Armenian churches issued a statement Monday announc...
2019-05-27, 19:39

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the first time since taking the helm at Renault....
2019-06-12, 21:26

Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year....
2019-05-28, 06:13

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
2019-08-13, 23:52

Wales beat England 13-6 to restore World Cup warm-up momentum "Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to go top of the official world rankings and avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday as the Rugby World Cup looms."...
2019-08-18, 02:13

British conservationists work to restore acclaimed slavery painting Ahead of the annual remembrance day for the abolition of the slave trade, art conservationists are working to restore a rare painting of a kneeling African slave to go on display in the British port city of Liverpool....
2019-08-19, 16:13

Argentina, Uruguay work to restore power after major failure Argentina’s main energy company said Sunday it was “slowly beginning to restore” electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the South American country and neighboring Uruguay in the dark...
2019-06-16, 16:52

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can avoid the violent clashes that have characterized recent weeks....
2019-08-18, 11:00

UPDATE 1-India needs time to restore order in Kashmir -top court judge Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests....
2019-08-13, 16:52

Cuomo to restore comptroller’s audit powers after ‘Buffalo Billion’ scandal Cuomo and state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli had an agreement in January to restore the comptroller’s powers to audit development projects being pushed through State University of New York and City University of New York non-profits and the Office of General Services....
2019-08-08, 04:39

ISRO Continues to Make Efforts to Restore Link With Chandrayaan-2 Lander Indian Space Research Organisation continued to make all-out efforts to establish link with Chandrayaan-2's 'Vikram' lander, now lying on the lunar surface after a hard-landing....
2019-09-09, 13:13

Uruguay, Argentina work to restore power after massive system failure It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the South American countries have a combined population of more than 45 million....
2019-06-16, 16:13

Saudi Arabia reportedly aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
2019-09-16, 00:00

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
2019-09-13, 23:39

To Restore Internet Access After a Massive Quake, Peru Turned to Balloons Loon - an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google's parent company - is providing Peru's people with wireless broadband communication....
2019-06-01, 08:39

Argentina and Uruguay Work to Restore Power After Major Electrical Failure (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Argentina and Uruguay were working frantically to return power on Sunday, after a massive power failure left large swaths of the South American countries in the dark. It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the nations have a combined p...
2019-06-16, 20:00

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
2019-06-06, 21:39

Devs restore Modern Warfare’s mini-map after two days of beta backlash Enlarge / How am I supposed to see around that tank like I have X-ray vision without my mini-map? After years of annualized releases, you might think the basic elements of Call of Duty—like the user interface and heads-up display—would be pretty standardized by now. But this weekend's PS4 beta te...
2019-09-17, 11:13

Brazil Military Mobilizes to Fight Amazon Fires, and Restore ‘Positive Perception’ The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
2019-08-24, 21:39

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
2019-09-13, 01:00

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entities to consider race and ethnicity when making decisions on admissions....
2019-06-10, 22:26

Brazil Marshals Forces to Fight Amazon Fires (and Restore ‘Positive Perception’) The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
2019-08-24, 23:13

France moves forward with bill to restore Notre Dame to original glory The roof of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral may not be converted into a swimming pool or a greenhouse after all: Government officials this week okayed a bill mandating that the landmark house of worship be restored precisely as it was, according to a new report. The French Senate on Monday app...
2019-05-30, 22:39

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
2019-06-01, 06:00

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
2019-06-02, 16:13

Watching Someone Restore a Filthy Game Boy to Its Original Pristine Condition Is Soothing For the Soul It was a tragic day when, after being dropped on the floor, my original Game Boy was left with a bunch of dead lines on its screen. But it lived a good life, and has the scars, knicks, and scratches to prove it. However, it wasn’t quite as abused as this Game Boy that YouTube’s Odd Tinkering purchas...
2019-06-01, 00:13

Hong Kong airport says aiming to restore normal service but more protests planned Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Tuesday it was working with its partners to restore normal operations as soon as possible but noted that more protests are planned....
2019-08-13, 09:13

All-England finals offer London clubs a golden chance to restore capital pride At San Siro, 15 European trophies have their place in the show cabinets. That leaves AC Milan and Inter with five more of the big prizes than London's four major teams combined....
2019-05-23, 08:52

Restore land to save the planet, boost the economy, says head of UN body combating desertification Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet healthy, but also be the starting point for resolving some of the biggest issues of our time, the head of the UN entity tackling desertification told journalists on Friday via video conference, from the ongoing global summit on the is...
2019-09-06, 23:13

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
2019-07-09, 12:13

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
2019-06-08, 16:13

2 Minnesota wrestlers released without charges MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two University of Minnesota wrestlers who were arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct have been released from jail without charges. The Hennepin County attorney’s office said in a statement Tuesday that an investigation of Gable Steveson and Dylan Martinez continue...
2019-06-18, 18:52

Watch This Guy Restore A Rusted Shell Of A MKIV Toyota Supra Into A Fully Functional Drift Missile Toyota Supras are expensive. Like, really expensive. But if you’re willing to forego unnecessary luxuries like front body panels and a running engine, there are lots of cheap ones. With a bit of elbow grease, you can turn one of these shells into a fully running, tire-burning MKIV Supra....
2019-09-02, 11:39

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Urges Protesters to ‘Restore Order’ Amid a Citywide Strike Addressing the public for the first time in weeks, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday lashed out at protesters for hurting the city as they moved to immobilize Asia’s financial center with a general strike. A visibly irritated Lam said the recent wave of demonstrations seeking to disrupt da...
2019-08-05, 19:52

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
2019-07-03, 12:52

Chicago Police Have Been Compiling Dossiers on People Who Speak at Police Board Meetings Why would the Chicago Police Department be running background checks on people who sign up to speak at public meetings of the city’s police disciplinary panel?...
2019-07-24, 20:39

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
2019-08-06, 01:39

R. Kelly charged with soliciting a minor in Minnesota A Minnesota prosecutor has charged R. Kelly with prostitution and solicitation charges for a 2001 allegation that he invited a 17-year-old girl to his hotel and paid her $200 to dance naked with him....
2019-08-06, 03:13

Christian couple can sue over Minnesota same-sex marriage video law A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, which they say violates their Christian beliefs....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Kamara leads Rapids over Minnesota United 1-0 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Kei Kamara scored in the 29th minute and the Colorado Rapids beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night. Kamara headed a corner by Jack Price into the left corner. It was Kamara’s eighth goal of the season, the first since a two-goal game on May 3. Colorado (4-9-3)...
2019-06-09, 07:01

Handcuffed man beaten in Minnesota jail to receive $525,000 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota county has agreed to pay $525,000 to a handcuffed black man who was shown in a video being punched and kneed by a jailer. Ramsey County Board Chair Jim McDonough announced the settlement with Terrell Isaiah Wilson on Tuesday. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports th...
2019-06-04, 22:26

LA and Minnesota are getting 'Call of Duty' esports teams Activision Blizzard has revealed the next two teams for its upcoming Call of Duty esports League, bringing the total franchises announced so far to seven. The latest squads will represent Los Angeles and Minnesota....
2019-07-01, 19:26

LAFC coasting to finish as Minnesota visits With seven games remaining, Los Angeles Football Club might need to manufacture some urgency as Minnesota United visits Sunday looking to rebound from a narrow defeat in Tuesday's U.S. Open Cup Final....
2019-09-01, 12:00

Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament with a 3-0 victory on Friday night. Wilson had an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the ninth inning for the fourth-seeded Gophers (28-26), who advanced to m...
2019-05-25, 12:39

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Minnesota Vikings Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
2019-08-15, 00:52

Minnesota runner who inspired many is in grave condition MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota championship runner who has inspired many during her long, public fight against cancer is in grave condition. Gabriele Grunewald’s husband says she was moved to comfort care at a Minneapolis hospital Sunday. The Star Tribune says Justin Grunewald urged his wife&#...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Twins vs. Royals: Minnesota and Jose Berrios will get it done The Mets, who made 82-year-old Phil Regan their pitching coach, are considering 103-year-old Julia Hawkins to be their base-running coach after she won gold in the National Senior Games. Hawkins, who calls Regan “Kid,” ran the 100 in 39.62, better than Robby Cano, who has never run 100 meters. In th...
2019-06-22, 16:39

Chancellor to pledge extra £2bn for key Brexit projects The chancellor is set to announce an additional £2bn of Brexit funding for government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans later....
2019-09-04, 08:13

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Minister Theresa May said....
2019-07-15, 21:39

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
2019-09-12, 01:26

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
2019-06-11, 17:39

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
2019-05-21, 23:52

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
2019-06-03, 16:26

METALS-LME base metals sea-sawed ahead of key policy meetings London base metals traded sideways on Tuesday as investors exercised caution ahead of monetary policy meetings by major central banks this month. Most LME base metals were up during the morning Asian trading hours as investors hoped for a rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but prices retreate...
2019-07-23, 10:39

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot of time watching cable news and reviewing media co...
2019-05-25, 23:26

DeChambeau shoots career best 62 to grab lead in Minnesota Bryson DeChambeau fired a PGA Tour career best round of nine-under-par 62 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the inaugural 3M Open....
2019-07-06, 09:00

Minnesota's Collier takes WNBA's top rookie prize Napheesa Collier fended off fierce competition to become the WNBA's Rookie of the Year on Monday, with the Minnesota Lynx standout capping a prolific season in which she logged 444 regular season points with an early-career accolade....
2019-09-16, 23:13

Man wanted for killing parents in Minnesota arrested in Mexico A man wanted on charges of killing his mother and father, a retired NFL player, in Minnesota was arrested in Mexico's beach resort city of Cancun and handed over to the FBI, Mexican officials said on Sunday....
2019-08-26, 00:26

Minnesota woman indicted in husband's fatal shooting A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there....
2019-05-24, 01:52

Minnesota lawyer sentenced to 14 years for porn scheme MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Minneapolis lawyer to 14 years in prison for running a porn-related scheme. Paul Hansmeier was convicted of running the multi-million-dollar fraud scheme from 2011 to 2014. Prosecutors allege Hansmeier extracted settlements from hundreds of people w...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that overlap with 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond̵...
2019-06-06, 23:52

Golf: Young gun Wolff's 62 gives him share of lead in Minnesota Matthew Wolff shot the best round of his young career on the PGA Tour on Saturday, firing a nine-under-par 62 to move into a share of the lead with Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau at the inaugural 3M Open....
2019-07-07, 04:39

Minnesota 21-year-old died from rationing insulin, family says RAMSEY, Minn. (KARE) — Advocates say it is a sign of the growing problem of rising prescription costs in America. Friday, friends and family said 21-year-old Jesimya David Scherer-Radcliff died as a result of rationing his insulin. His father, David Radcliff Jr. III, said everyone called his son Jes...
2019-07-15, 23:13

Victims of medical helicopter crash in Minnesota identified BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota have released the names of a pilot and a nurse who were killed and a paramedic who was injured when a medical helicopter crashed at a regional airport. North Memorial Health of Robbinsdale, the hospital that owns the helicopter, identifies the pilot as...
2019-06-30, 00:00

Minnesota, Oklahoma among teams vying for WCWS title OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two years ago, Minnesota was ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NFCA softball poll heading into the NCAA Tournament. Somehow, the Golden Gophers weren’t even a national seed and got sent to Alabama for regional play. It was a harsh fate for a highly respected Minnesota team wit...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Minnesota cop receives $585,000 after fellow officers spied on DMV data The city of Minneapolis is learning a hard lesson about the importance of placing checks on government data access. A court has awarded police officer Amy Krekelberg a total of $585,000 after she sued Minneapolis and two fellow officers for allegedl......
2019-06-24, 10:13

Collier having stellar rookie season for the Minnesota Lynx Napheesa Collier wanted to make her mark as a rookie for the Minnesota Lynx. With nine games left in the regular season, she's done just that, putting herself on the short list of candidates for the WNBA Rookie of the Year award....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is “so excited to spend...
2019-06-30, 21:13

Washington tops Minnesota 5-3 in WCWS elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabbie Plain struck out 10 and Washington beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in a Women’s College World Series elimination game. The game was delayed three hours in the sixth inning because of lightning and rain. Plain, a first-team NFCA All-American, was dominant until the se...
2019-06-02, 03:13

Toye, Mannone give Minnesota United 1-0 win over FC Dallas Mason Toye scored in the 91st minute and Vito Mannone saved a penalty in the 98th to help Minnesota United beat FC Dallas 1-0       ...
2019-07-14, 05:01

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
2019-07-15, 16:52

Minnesota man arrested for allegedly torching 117-year-old synagogue A Minnesota man has been arrested for torching a nearly 120-year-old synagogue, although police aren’t calling the incident a hate crime yet, authorities said Sunday. Matthew J. Amiot, 36, was booked Friday on arson charges in connection with last Monday’s blaze, which decimated the hist...
2019-09-16, 06:39

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
2019-07-17, 06:39

WCWS roundup: Minnesota blasted by UCLA in debut Second-seeded UCLA wasted little time welcoming Minnesota to the Women's College World Series on Thursday, as Bubba Nickles hit a leadoff home run and the Bruins used a four-run sixth inning to win 7-2 in the opener for both teams in the double-elimination tournament in Oklahoma City....
2019-05-31, 01:52

PGA Tour returns to Minnesota as Koepka headlines 3M Open The last gathering of the world's greatest golfers in Minnesota led to a truly seminal moment when the U.S. team recaptured the Ryder Cup for the first time in eight years in front of raucous galleries at Hazeltine National....
2019-07-04, 14:39

The Latest: Minnesota wrestlers remain suspended from team MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release from jail of two Minnesota wrestlers who had been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct (all times local): 5 p.m. Two University of Minnesota wrestlers who were arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct will remain suspended from team ac...
2019-06-19, 00:52

Minnesota boy, 4, takes great-grandfather’s car for joyride for candy The mixture of peanut butter and chocolate is an unrelenting mistress. A 4-year-old Minnesota boy with a hankering for some candy on Tuesday apparently couldn’t wait to get the sweet treats, and instead took matters into his own small hands, “borrowing” his great-grandfather’...
2019-06-14, 05:00

Minnesota Vikings CB Holton Hill suspended for second time Minnesota Vikings cornerback Holton Hill received a second four-game suspension from the NFL on Tuesday for violating the league's substance abuse policy....
2019-07-24, 04:39

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room 18 years ago....
2019-08-06, 01:13

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Newly released documents show that staffers wi...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Nationals vs. Twins: Patrick Corbin will shut down Minnesota Top 10 Democrats debate Thursday. Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris will be joined by Andrew Yang, who made the cut and celebrated by crowd-surfing above his supporters. Mayor de Blasio opted to walk from his rally, fearing the few who attended had zero interest in suppor...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee surgery Thursday. Walz’s office says he will be under general anesthetic while doctors repair a torn meniscus in his left knee — a common injury amo...
2019-06-17, 22:26

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
2019-07-15, 21:52

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some analysts, given the Italian automaker’s surplus capacity in Europe....
2019-05-31, 13:52

UA announces Pell Grant Pledge for incoming freshman TUCSON – Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, all Arizona-resident, Pell-eligible freshmen attending the University of Arizona main campus will have the full cost of their tuition covered for 4 years, the university announced Thursday. The Pell Pledge Grant will make college more accessible for st...
2019-09-14, 00:26

With Evgeny Kuznetsov’s status still up in the air, Capitals pledge to support him Kuznetsov met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Monday, and Washington is waiting to hear if he'll receive any additional discipline for his positive cocaine test with the International Ice Hockey Federation....
2019-09-12, 21:26

Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership with pledge of Oct. 31 Brexit Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 and a warning to his divided Conservative Party that "delay means defeat"....
2019-06-12, 13:39

Young Kashmiris, Nursed on Conflict, Pledge to Resist Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent decision to end Kashmir’s partial autonomy has set him against young, alienated Kashmiris who see New Delhi as an occupying force. Many say that they will mount protests, others that they aren’t afraid to take up arms....
2019-08-20, 15:26

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
2019-07-23, 17:00

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed....
2019-06-02, 16:13

Critics cast doubt on CEO pledge to downgrade shareholders Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, changed its definition of the purpose of a corporation Monday by giving ...
2019-08-21, 07:13

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite having per-capita emissions that are about half tho...
2019-07-31, 20:26

U.S. to pledge not to raise auto tariffs on Japan, report says The pledge will be part of a joint statement on trade due to be released following a meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next week in New York, the Tokyo Shimbun reported....
2019-09-16, 13:26

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
2019-05-21, 17:52

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
2019-06-12, 15:13

US official says China is far short of soybean purchase pledge "Very publicly in the Oval Office, (China) made commitments for 20 million metric tons of purchases, and only about 9 or 10 (million tonnes) have been shipped and accepted," a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said Thursday....
2019-08-23, 06:52

Pledge On Conversions For All NGO Staff In New Rules For Foreign Funding For NGOs to receive foreign funds, all their employees and officials have to declare to the government that they were not prosecuted or convicted for religious conversions, according to new rules put......
2019-09-17, 06:13

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs Public anger grows after police fail to protect protesters from masked men who left 45 people hospitalisedProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who attacked demonstrators at the weekend as public anger grows towards the government and police.Demonstrators have filed for a permit ...
2019-07-23, 15:00

MPs pledge to form alternative parliament in case of prorogation Cross-party declaration calls Boris Johnson a threat to ‘very nature’ of British democracyPolitics live – latest updatesBoris Johnson has been described as a threat to the “very nature” of British democracy at a cross-party meeting where MPs agreed to form an alternative parliament in the event of t...
2019-08-27, 19:39

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
2019-05-21, 21:26

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Monument is usually known by another name. ...
2019-09-11, 06:52

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-13, 01:00

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
2019-07-19, 02:52

As the Twins Stay Hot, La Tortuga Earns a Warm Embrace in Minnesota Willians Astudillo, a.k.a. la Tortuga (or the Turtle), doesn’t look like most major leaguers. And with a rare ability to make contact, he doesn’t hit like them, either....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Minnesota officer mows woman’s lawn after checking on her welfare A Minnesota police officer is showing that one of the varieties of ways officers assist those they serve is by grabbing a lawnmower. The Orono Police Department posted a photo on social media Thursday showing Officer Matt Siltala confronting knee-high weeds with a push mower at a home where he had j...
2019-06-10, 22:13

3 shot in chaotic scene outside Minnesota State Fair: report Three men were shot and another woman was hit by a car in a chaotic scene outside the main gate of the Minnesota State Fair Monday evening, police said....
2019-09-03, 17:00

Minnesota Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secretary was confronted at a fair in rural Minnesota. Gary Wertish, president of the Minnesota Farmers Union, drew applause as he leveled criticism of the...
2019-08-08, 17:26

Pontoon boat slides 55 feet down dam on Minnesota’s Lake Zumbro (KARE/NBC News)  Minnesota authorities are considering possible boating-while-intoxicated charges against an operator whose boat spilled over a power dam at Lake Zumbro with three passengers on board. Chief Deputy Jim Warren of the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office says the driver was arrested a...
2019-08-28, 15:13

Minnesota Twins place Marwin Gonzalez on IL with hamstring strain The Minnesota Twins placed infielder Marwin Gonzalez on the 10-day injured list and put right-handed relief pitcher Blake Parker on the family medical emergency list....
2019-06-20, 05:39

Charges: Minnesota man sprays Somali children, yells slurs A Minnesota man is accused of a bias crime for allegedly spraying a Somali American teenager and her siblings with a garden hose while he yelled racial slurs....
2019-06-06, 02:13

Minnesota woman killed by bear on remote Canadian island A Minnesota woman was fatally mauled by a black bear after going to check on her dogs while at a cabin on a secluded Canadian island just north of Minnesota, police said. Catherine Sweatt-Mueller — who was staying on Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake in Ontario with her parents — was killed after leavin...
2019-09-05, 05:26

Minnesota Wild hire Bill Guerin as general manager Minnesota Wild hire Penguins assistant GM Bill Guerin, a high-scoring forward during his playing days, as their new general manager.       ...
2019-08-22, 03:00

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family....
2019-06-27, 18:52

California man, 70 accused of manslaughter after Minnesota girl, 6, dies in car fire A 70-year-old California man has been charged with three felonies, including second-degree manslaughter, after he put a hot cookstove in the back of his van, causing a fire that spread to another vehicle, killing a 6-year-old girl and critically injuring her sister, authorities say....
2019-08-08, 15:26

Amazon Workers Strike Outside Eagan, Minnesota, Delivery Station Amazon is well known for its sprawling Fulfillment Centers and the lackluster working conditions therein, but just as important to its logistics operations are its delivery hubs—smaller, and often staffed heavily with part-time workers. Likely emboldened by the flurry of labor actions at the infamou...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
2019-06-28, 23:52

Silva's volley lifts RSL to 1-1 draw with Minnesota United Marcelo Silva tied it in the 71st minute and Real Salt Lake held on for a 1-1 draw, ending Minnesota United's four-game winning streak       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

Giant bullsnake found in Minnesota home’s bathtub, officials say A 6-foot bullsnake gave a Minnesota family a startling wake-up call when they discovered the slithering intruder in their bathtub early Monday, officials said....
2019-07-10, 18:13

Minnesota program pays homeowners to transform lawns into bee gardens A new program is offering to pay for Minnesota homeowners to convert their lawn into bee friendly areas.        ...
2019-05-31, 13:39

Piercy storms home to grab two-shot lead in Minnesota Scott Piercy scorched his way through the back nine at TPC Twin Cities to grab a two-shot lead after the first round of the inaugural 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota on Thursday....
2019-07-05, 04:26

Twins vs. Tigers: Ex-Yankee Michael Pineda will propel Minnesota Kirsten Gillibrand bowed out of the presidential race. Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, speaking with Seth Barron of the City Journal, labeled her the “worst candidate ever,” adding, “I can’t think of anyone nastier, self-centered or dumber, can you?” Barron replied, “Well yeah, but I mean, Mayor de Blasio...
2019-09-01, 19:00

Polygamous sect leader ordered to stop Minnesota building GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Officials in northern Minnesota have ordered a temporary halt to construction on land linked to a man who led a secretive polygamous sect’s compound in South Dakota. Cook County officials issued the cease-and-desist order Friday to a company tied to Seth Jeffs. KARE-...
2019-05-30, 03:52

Estrada’s 2 homers lead Minnesota past Ohio State in Big Ten OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eduardo Estrada hit two homers to help Minnesota defeat Ohio State 9-6 in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round on Saturday. The teams will meet again on Saturday night, with the winner playing in the title game Sunday. Max Meyer threw 5 2/3 shutout innings to earn the win for Mi...
2019-05-26, 01:39

Shocking video shows mob pummel man outside Minnesota’s Target Field Shocking surveillance footage shows a senseless beatdown outside the Minnesota Twins stadium, where a group of thugs throw a man to the ground, pummel him, take off his pants and, at one point, run over him with a bicycle. The nearly two-minute clip, posted to social media Friday, starts with a man ...
2019-09-14, 01:39

Son Of Former NFL Defensive Lineman Charged With Killing Parents In Minnesota Home Minnesota authorities filed a warrant on Friday for the arrest of 22-year-old Dylan Bennett on charges of second-degree murder, according to police documents, just two days after his parents—former NFL defensive lineman Barry Bennett and his wife, Carol—were found fatally shot in their home earlier...
2019-08-25, 02:00

Romain Métanire scores, Minnesota United beat Dynamo 1-0 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Métanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night. Métanire scored on a strike from the right flank that deflected off midfielder Boniek García and looped into t...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
2019-09-05, 03:13

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
2019-05-22, 20:13

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit said the Nebraska City council had retaliated agains...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukki and a putrid display from City’s two center halv...
2019-09-15, 10:00

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man in Norwich tonight, and here’s his match report. En...
2019-09-15, 05:13

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of th...
2019-08-12, 06:00

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
2019-07-17, 07:39

Coventry City announce groundshare at Birmingham City for next season • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry City have announced they will play their home games at Birmingham City’s St Andrew’s ground next season, after failing to reach a deal to stay at the Ricoh Arena....
2019-06-07, 15:26

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 4.43pm BST Norwich make four changes to the team named for the 2-0 defeat at West Ham. Sam Byram, Ibrahim Amadou, Kenny McLean and Alex T...
2019-09-14, 18:26

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footballers pledge 1% of their income to help tackle so...
2019-05-29, 23:39

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
2019-08-24, 13:39

PewDiePie Has To Explain That His $50,000 Pledge To An Anti-Hate Group Is Legit In a video yesterday, Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg announced a generous $50,000 donation to the Anti-Defamation League, a 100-year-old advocacy organization founded to combat anti-Semitism. Kjellberg, who was celebrating his 100,000,000-follower touchstone on YouTube, explained in his video that “I f...
2019-09-12, 03:39

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest global mobilisation since World War II” has prompted claims the world’s biggest miner is more serious a...
2019-07-24, 23:39

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Critics accuse U.S. CEOs of contradicting pledge to work for more than shareholders A pledge by top CEOs to work for more than shareholders drew criticism on Friday from investor activists, who accused the corporate leaders of contradicting their inclusive message by lobbying against social and environmental reform efforts....
2019-08-30, 20:52

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight jihadists The leaders of West African nations have announced a plan to combat the growing problem of Islamist violence in the region. Jihadist groups have strengthened their presence across the arid Sahel region this year....
2019-09-15, 10:52

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to start on Sunday. Related: Lunatic 19s: A Deportational...
2019-07-13, 09:13

Mesut Özil makes 'surgeries for children' wedding pledge The German World Cup winner is to wed the former Miss Turkey, Amina Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul on Friday. To mark the occasion, he promised to pay the medical costs of 1,000 children in need....
2019-06-07, 18:13

MLB’s Mets swap epitomizes failed pledge to young fans Is it harsh to suggest that Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, is a well-paid liar? You tell me. In March of 2017, Manfred said this: “Major League Baseball’s greatest responsibility is to ensure that today’s youth become active participants in our game as players and fans.” He adde...
2019-08-10, 21:00

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid US pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
2019-08-25, 02:52

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
2019-06-21, 14:39

UPDATE 1-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
2019-08-23, 17:00

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
2019-07-04, 01:00

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
2019-07-08, 18:39

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after Jordan Valley annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
2019-09-11, 18:39

CORRECTED-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
2019-09-02, 15:52

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations....
2019-07-11, 19:13

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15, 02:39

Missing Minnesota toddler found cruising on toy tractor at county fair A Minnesota family received a big scare on Thursday when they realized their two-year-old had gone missing, only to find out the young explorer escaped the confines of their home on a toy tracker, ending up at a local fair two blocks away....
2019-07-21, 00:52

Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court has ruled that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is inadequate, an Enbridge spokesman said on Monday....
2019-06-03, 18:52

The tiny town from "The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota" really does love Weird Al Although the majority of the pop culture world knows him for his various parody songs—many of them related to, featuring, or just generally in close proximity to, food—die-hard fans know that “Weird Al” Yankovic has a wide and varied catalog of original songs in his back pocket. Among these—and igno...
2019-08-29, 04:52

Ex-Minnesota policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
2019-06-07, 13:26

Trusty scores late goal, lifts Union past Minnesota 3-2 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Auston Trusty scored in 86th minute and the Philadelphia Union moved to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Sunday. Trusty beat defender Brent Kallman to Ilsinho’s volley, made a deft stop and then beat goalkeeper Vito Mannone to...
2019-06-03, 06:00

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a week each year on the woman’s birthday and the anniv...
2019-06-07, 06:13

Iranian woman pleads guilty in Minnesota in tech smuggling case An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to charges that she stole technology from U.S.-based companies which was then exported to Iran through a fake company in violation of U.S. law and international sanctions....
2019-08-10, 08:13

Parents Sue Minnesota School District Saying It Did Nothing to Protect Their Kids From Rampant Racism A group of parents have hit their almost lily-white school district with a civil rights lawsuit, charging it turned a blind eye to rampant instances of egregious racist abuse and bullying of their children....
2019-09-06, 07:52

‘Welcome home!’ Ilhan Omar returns to Minnesota amid Trump smears Congresswoman greeted by chanting supporters at airport as president defended rallygoers, saying they are ‘incredible patriots’Follow the latest in US politics – liveRepresentative Ilhan Omar was greeted by a throng of supporters as she arrived home in Minnesota, fresh off attacks from Donald Trump ...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns says Colin Kaepernick is 'the man' Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was spotted in Southern California on Monday apparently doing shopping in Beverly Hills while sporting a Colin Kaepernick jersey....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Cows in Minnesota swept away during flash flood, dramatic video shows A herd of over 50 cows was swept away during a flash flood Friday as dramatic video shows the cattle being carried downstream after a night of heavy rains slammed southeastern Minnesota.  ...
2019-06-29, 21:13

Minnesota man charged with murder after dropping infant son on head for being ‘difficult’: report A Minnesota man was arrested Friday on a charge of killing his 5-month-old son by allegedly dropping him on his head for being fussy and “difficult,” a report said....
2019-08-13, 09:39

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
2019-06-07, 21:39

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting' will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force.       ...
2019-07-22, 03:00

Omar vows to continue being Trump's 'nightmare' as hundreds greet her in Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar promised to continue being President Trump’s "nightmare" as she received a warm welcome in her Minnesota district on Thursday, following a turbulent week in which she repeatedly clashed with the White House....
2019-07-19, 12:26

Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda suspended 60 games for PEDs Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspeded 60 games by MLB for after testing positive for Hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic.       ...
2019-09-08, 03:39

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
2019-07-12, 21:52

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead of waiting for that magic pill, one European city f...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
2019-05-23, 05:26

Iran slams Netanyahu land annexation pledge as election ploy Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to annex the Jordan Valley and his frequent accusations against Tehran were ploys to win re-election, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported....
2019-09-11, 20:39

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
2019-09-02, 15:52

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
2019-07-15, 18:00

Andrew Yang’s Debate Pledge: He’ll Give 10 People $1,000 a Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations....
2019-09-13, 19:39

Israel PM Pledge To Annex Jordan Valley Dangerous Escalation: Saudi Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned as a "dangerous escalation" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he is......
2019-09-11, 06:00

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now faces anywhere from probation to five years in pri...
2019-07-18, 09:00

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden, the Democratic front-runner for...
2019-07-16, 07:39

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
2019-05-21, 14:52

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors....
2019-07-02, 10:26

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
2019-07-13, 20:52

PewDiePie rescinds donation pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash YouTube star PewDiePie pledged to donate to an anti-hate group following criticism for peddling anti-Semitic content – then decided to pull his donation after backlash from his fans. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, announced on Tuesday he would be donating $50,000 to the Anti-Defamati...
2019-09-12, 23:26

Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
2019-09-17, 22:52

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
2019-07-11, 19:00

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight Islamist threat West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the region, the head of the regional ECOWAS bloc said on Saturday....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
2019-06-28, 11:00

UPDATE 2-WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
2019-09-05, 20:39

Cyprus, Greece, Armenia pledge closer ties, boost stability NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The foreign ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Armenia say they have laid the foundations to forge closer ties and help promote stability and prosperity in the region. The three men said in their first three-way talks in the Cypriot capital Tuesday that they’re exploring wa...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
2019-06-18, 14:52

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyThe popular YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has withdrawn a $50,000 pledge to an anti-hate group, which he had dedicated as a means of atoning for past accusations of racism and a...
2019-09-13, 02:39

Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central America, as a deadline in a bilateral pact approaches....
2019-07-20, 00:00

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. The Kate Spade New York Foundation said in a statement Wednesday it is donating $200,000 to The Jed Foundation, which p...
2019-06-05, 15:13

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
2019-08-24, 21:13

Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after North Korea warns of 'new road' U.S. national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader's pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang conducted its fourth short-range missile test in less than two weeks and warned is might pursue "a new...
2019-08-06, 19:39

UPDATE 6-Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
2019-07-04, 01:26

Why is Louis Vuitton so expensive? Louis Vuitton has held the title for world's most valuable luxury brand for more than a decade. CNBC's Timothyna Duncan explains how the French fashion house gets away with charging so much....
2019-09-16, 15:26

Louis Vuitton No. 1 with counterfeiters — again Louis Vuitton products held the top spot for the second straight year — in luxury goods being counterfeited. First, the good news. Entrupy, a company that authenticates handbags and accessories for high-end producers, says in its first-ever “State of the Fake” report that overall 90 percent of the g...
2019-06-06, 09:00

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S. Midwest off of coal....
2019-06-02, 19:26

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
2019-06-20, 09:13

R. Kelly a no-show for Minnesota court hearing, so judge issues bench warrant A Minnesota judge issued a bench warrant for the arrest of R&B singer R. Kelly Thursday after he failed to appear for an initial court hearing in a case in which he is accused of offering a 17-year-old girl $200 to take off her clothes and dance in 2001....
2019-09-13, 05:39

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.        ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

Minnesota State Fair pulls offbeat menu item: doughnuts with syringes The Minnesota State Fair is dropping a new food item -- doughnut bits with a side of syringes -- a snack apparently too extreme even for an industry perpetually pushing culinary boundaries....
2019-07-12, 22:39

Minnesota police investigating alleged sexual assault against GOP volunteer at state fair Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault against a woman who got into a political disagreement while volunteering at the Minnesota State Fair....
2019-08-25, 00:52

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums....
2019-09-06, 03:00

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating an election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO alliance....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Greens pledge to regulate tech giants to ensure only ‘verifiable identities’ on platforms Is it possible for a government to enact this type of regulation, and would it actually address the problems the Greens have referenced? Global News asked three experts....
2019-09-17, 19:00

North Korea Missile Tests Didn't Violate Kim Jong Un Pledge To Trump: US US national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to......
2019-08-01, 05:52

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving film industry, which stands to be impacted signific...
2019-05-28, 17:39

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-09, 11:00

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full conspiracy theory mode, questioning whether he had been blackmailed into doing so. Kjellberg, who has be...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election less than a week away....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
2019-08-30, 10:00

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
2019-08-30, 10:26

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive on a U.S. warrant, and the subsequent detention of two Canadians by China....
2019-08-02, 16:52

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
2019-07-12, 13:00

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly....
2019-05-24, 01:26

Rihanna, Ludacris Among Celebs to Pledge Support to Victims of Hurricane Dorian: 'You Are In Our Prayers' The unspeakable destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian has destroyed far more than just property in the Bahamas. Thankfully, pop princess Rihanna has pledged to help restore what was lost....
2019-09-04, 20:39

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
2019-05-22, 12:52

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
2019-07-22, 07:52

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
2019-08-25, 02:52

St. Louis fans celebrate first ever Stanley Cup Fans at a watch party at the Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis celebrated Wednesday night after the NHL St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Boston to win the first Stanley Cup in franchise history. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13, 09:39

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....
2019-07-18, 04:39

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
2019-06-14, 20:52

Minnesota Vikings' Kirk Cousins expresses concerns over rookie offensive lineman's sweat Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins expressed his concerns with rookie center Garrett Bradbury during a press conference with reporters at training camp Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 19:00

A Minnesota toddler drove himself to the county fair in his toy tractor. Police found him at the Tilt-A-Whirl Authorities in Minnesota found a missing 2-year-old boy who took his toy tractor for a joyride to the county fair.        ...
2019-07-22, 04:00