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The lovable microstate of San Marino.

Each week, we spotlight a dream vacation recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is San Marino. There's "no need to apologize if you haven't heard of San Marino," said Colin Covert at the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Centered on a mountain ridge in northeastern Italy, this tiny nation of ...

- The Week - US

NBA legend Tim Duncan upstaged by his baby daughter.

Tim Duncan is one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. But his baby is the real all-star. The basketball legend was watching his old team, the San Antonio Spurs, take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night when the cameras caught this adorable scene. Monty Williams with Tim Duncan & Vanessa, baby is ...

- Mashable! - US

DHS Wants More Jail Space for Illegal Aliens.

The Department of Homeland Security wants to rent more space in jails in Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, and Utah, to hold more illegal immigrants before their repatriation, according to a federal request to companies.

- Breitbart - US

WATCH: New video shows bombing at Minnesota mosque.

Leaders of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center outside Minneapolis released new video of the Aug. 5 explosion.

- ABC News - US

Jeff Sessions' Senate hearing goes off the rails after heated battle with Al Franken.

Screenshot/Senate Judiciary Committee Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota had a heated exchange during Sessions' hearing on Wednesday. The exchange focused on what Sessions told the committee in January about his conversations with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential ...

- Business Insider - US

'Give me a break': Jeff Sessions wilts under grilling by Al Franken on Russia contacts.

Sen. Al Franken faced off against Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a contentious hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Minnesota Democrat asked Sessions to explain why he continued walking back his denial of contacts with Russia during the campaign, and the attorney general sput...

- The Raw Story - US

Minnesota submits low-budget bid for Amazon.

Minnesota filed its bid for Amazon's second headquarters on Wednesday, hoping to get a great deal on a mammoth development plum by offering a package of financial incentives likely far smaller than other states.

- PhysOrg - NL

Security videos show concern before Minnesota mosque bombing.

Newly released security videos from a Minnesota mosque where a bomb went off this summer show worshippers were clearly concerned just before the explosion.

- FOX News - US

Philando Castile fund erases Minnesota school lunch debt.

An online campaign in memory of a black driver killed police has raised $75,000 in seven weeks.

- BBC - UK

Arby's bringing venison sandwich to restaurants nationwide, plus elk in some states.

Arby's is rolling out a deer meat sandwich to restaurants nationwide this month, following a successful test in a few states last year. The fast-food chain will make the venison sandwich available at all locations on Oct. 21 for a limited time. It tested venison in pro-hunting states Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Day 17: Still no progress on the Children's Health Insurance Program, Senate moves on to tax cuts.

Campaign Action The House of Representatives continues its week-long break, as states continue to panic about how they're going to continue providing health care to children without new congressional authorization of federal funds. That authorization expired on September 30. Everyone knew the deadline was coming, and yet ...

- Daily Kos - US

Philando Castile memorial fund is wiping out student lunch debts in Minnesota

Philando Castile would often reach into his own pocket to pay for student lunches when the children didn't have enough money to cover the cost, and in remembrance of the nutrition services supervisor, a memorial fund has been set up that aims to wipe out all student lunch debt in Minnesota. Philando Feeds the Children was ...

- The Week - US

Apple responds to top senator's privacy questions about the iPhone X's face scanner

AppleSenator Al Franken said on Monday that Apple was working with his office to answer any questions about Face ID, Apple's new facial recognition technology that goes on sale on November 3. Shortly after Apple announced the iPhone X, which uses facial recognition to unlock the phone in place of a fingerprint sensor, the ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

Members of Minnesota's large Somali community say they are heartbroken and grieving, but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people.

- News24.com - ZA

Enbridge gets U.S. approval for cross-border pipeline section

The U.S. State Department approved a small cross-border section of a Canadian oil pipeline to Minnesota, a state with a strong opposition to pipelines.

- UPI - US

Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

Members of Minnesota's large Somali community said Monday they are heartbroken and grieving but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

Members of Minnesota's large Somali community said Monday they are heartbroken and grieving but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people.

- WRAL.com - US

Fundraiser in Philando Castile's memory eliminates $70,000 worth of school lunch debt

Philando Castile was known as “Mr. Phil” to the students at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he worked as a nutrition services supervisor. Last month, more than one year after Officer Jeronimo Yanez shot and killed Castile during a traffic stop, Pamela Fergus, a psychology professor at a ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Minnesota Somali Community Condemns Attack

Members of Minnesota's Somali community, the largest Somali population in the United States, are grieving the loss of loved ones after a truck bombing in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu killed more than 300 people and left hundreds injured.         

- USA TODAY - US

Oil rises one percent as Iraq fighting shuts output in Kirkuk

By Julia Simon NEW YORK - Crude prices rose 1 percent on Monday as Iraqi forces entered the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, seizing territory from Kurdish fighters and briefly cutting some crude output from OPEC's second-largest producer. "We're seeing increased geopolitical tension in the Middle East providing support in the ...

- Sify - IN

Minnesota Somalis plan vigil for those impacted by bombing

- Townhall.com - US

Oil jumps 1 percent; fighting shuts output in Iraq's Kirkuk

By Julia Simon NEW YORK - Oil prices jumped 1 percent on Monday as Iraqi forces entered the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, taking territory from Kurdish fighters and briefly cutting some crude output from OPEC's second-largest producer. "We’re seeing increased geopolitical tension in the Middle East providing support in the ...

- Sify - IN

Adrian Peterson had a monster game in his debut with the Cardinals

Christian Petersen/Getty Images Adrian Peterson was looking for a bit of rejuvenation this year, and it appears he might have found it with the Arizona Cardinals. After his time in Minnesota came to a disappointing end — falling from league MVP and a 2,000-yard rusher in 2012 to a 2016 season beleaguered by injury in ...

- Business Insider - US

Former Minnesota athletics chief Joel Maturi says Japan can benefit from college sports overhaul

Joel Maturi, an ex-director of athletics for the University of Minnesota, thinks it is “insane” and “crazy” that some of the major NCAA schools make ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Aaron Rodgers Suffers Potential Season-Ending Injury

The Green Bay Packers were having a great season right up to the first quarter of their game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. That's when the 4-1 division leaders saw the wheels come off. At the seven-minute mark of the game, Packers superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers was tackled as he...

- Newser - US

US agency's bid to allow trumpeter swan hunting draws fire

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal plan to let hunters shoot trumpeter swans has drawn fire from some of the people who toiled to bring the majestic white birds back from the brink of extinction.

- Billings Gazette - US

A billionaire's quirky quest to create a mecca for Bob Dylan fans in Oklahoma

Robert Zimmerman was born in northern Minnesota, made a name for himself - specifically, Bob Dylan - in Greenwich Village and lives on a Malibu spread when not on perpetual tour.

- Stuff - NZ

Man helps save kidnapped girl, then gives her the reward money

A Minnesota man not only rescued a kidnapped teenager, he then gave her his $7,000 reward. Earl Melchert, 65, was driving by his lakeside property when he saw a female figure in the distance. He immediately recognized her as Jasmine Block, 15, whose face had been all over the news since she'd been abducted from her home ...

- The Week - US

A small Minnesota-based investment bank you've never heard of got in on a $3.6 billion Wall Street deal

Triple TreeThink of Minnesota, and the first thing that probably comes to mind is the state's 10,000 lakes. Not multi-billion dollar pharma deals. But that's exactly what's on the mind of the 50-plus financiers at TripleTree, a Minneapolis-based investment bank focusing on healthcare and healthcare tech deals. The boutique ...

- Business Insider - US

Group wants Wisconsin boy allowed to dance in Minnesota

- Education Week - US

Associated Press: Man who died in construction fall in US was from Ukraine

TENNEY, Minn. — A construction worker who died in a fall at a co-op elevator in western Minnesota was from the Ukraine. The post Associated Press: Man who died in construction fall in US was from Ukraine appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Vadum: Getting Them Young

In places like Edina, Minnesota, the Left has transformed K-12 schools into indoctrination factories whose overarching purpose is to train students to be reflexively racist and anti-American.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

New way to prevent genetically engineered and unaltered organisms from producing offspring

A major obstacle to applying genetic engineering to benefit humans and the environment is the risk that organisms whose genes have been altered might produce offspring with their natural counterparts, releasing the novel genes into the wild. Now, researchers from the University of Minnesota's BioTechnology Institute have ...

- PhysOrg - NL

After Las Vegas shooting, man credits Under Armour compression shirt with helping save brother's life

A Minnesota man told a TV station that an Under Armour compression shirt may have helped save his brother from bleeding to death after being shot in the Las Vegas mass shooting. Ben Aurich told WCCO, a CBS station in Minneapolis, that his brother, Philip, a St. Paul native, was wearing a compression...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Somali Musician, Kept from US Internship, Blames Trump Travel Ban

The Somali musician Hassan-Nour Sayid — known by his stage name, Aar Maanta — and his band, the Urban Nomads, were supposed to be in Minnesota last week, where they were to kick off a monthlong internship of performances and workshops set up through the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. Visa delays, however, ...

- Voice of America - US

Enbridge Energy defends plan to replace Line 3 oil pipeline

MINNEAPOLIS — Enbridge Energy disputed a state agency's recommendation against the company's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, insisting in filings Wednesday that the project is needed to ensure adequate crude supplies for…

- Billings Gazette - US

AUSA 2017: 3M unveils stronger armoured helmet

Minnesota-based conglomerate 3M has unveiled its new Combat II Ballistic Helmet L110 – designed to protect personnel from blast fragmentations, certain rifle projectiles, handgun bullets, and blunt impacts – and has booked orders from international customers, Cheryl Ingstad, business

- Jane’s - US

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