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A Writer On Being A Black Man In Minnesota.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Marlon James about racism and being a black man in Minnesota. James's essay on the subject, "Smaller, and Smaller, and Smaller," has been widely shared.

- NPR - US

New York Post: Democrats warn party to move on from Russia obsession.

Some Democrats say “nyet” to their party leaders’ Russia obsession. “I did a 22-county tour,” Rep. Tim Walz of Minnesota told The Hill Saturday. “Nobody’s focusing on that.” The post New York Post: Democrats warn party to move on from Russia obsession appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Here are the 8 NBA teams that now have advertising patches on their jerseys.

Bill Sikes/APThe Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves have become the latest teams to announce the addition to advertising patches to their jerseys for the upcoming 2017-18 season. So far, eight teams have announced the addition of ad patches and certainly more will come as we get closer to the season. While we don't ...

- Business Insider - US

Infosys chairman to retire in 2018, wants smooth change.

IT major also settles $ 1 mn. visa case with New York State

- The Hindu - IN

Dashcam footage shows Minnesota police officer brutally battering Asian man.

Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force Agent Joe Joswiak has not been disciplined for the incident.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

WATCH: Day the joking died for Trevor Noah.

Trevor Noah devoted the second half of his monologue to his devastation after seeing the just-released dash-cam video footage of the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year.

- Cape Times - SA

Video shows Minnesota cop beating up motorist accused of tailgating off-duty officer.

The video shows the officer kneeing and punching the suspect, who appears to still be restrained by his seat belt.

- Global News - CA

Fringe media target new Minneapolis hate crime hotline as imposing “Shariah” and “fascism”.

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters “Alt-right”-affiliated outlets and fake news purveyors are targeting Minneapolis, MN, after the city installed a hotline for residents to report possible hate crimes, baselessly claiming it is imposing "Shariah" law, that the move amounts to "fascism," and that it’s related to a ...

- Media Matters for America - US

'I'm right here with you': 4-year-old comforts distraught mother in new video from Philando Castile shooting.

Stephen Maturen/Getty ImagesA newly released video shows Philando Castile's girlfriend and her 4-year-0ld daughter sharing an emotional moment in the back of a police car moments after Castile was fatally shot. In the video, released this week by Minnesota police, Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds can be seen crying and ...

- Business Insider - US

Child safety or parental duty: New study maps out core concepts in the vaccination debate.

The recent measles outbreak in Minnesota has been a sobering reminder of how highly concentrated populations of vaccination skeptics can elevate an entire community's risk of infection. Around the edges of every headline-grabbing outbreak, there's a vast range of opinions being circulated about the risks and benefits of ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Jimmy Butler may have lost out on nearly $33 million by being traded to the Wolves in a blockbuster deal.

Carlos Osorio/APThe Minnesota Timberwolves landed Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls in a big draft-night trade on Thursday. While Butler may be happy about a change of scenery and reunion with former Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, the trade may have an immense impact on his future earnings. Butler is under contract for ...

- Business Insider - US

'I don't want you to get shooted': Philando Castile video shows reaction of girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter

A newly released video taken moments after the police shooting of Philando Castile last July in Minnesota shows his distraught girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, handcuffed in the back of a police car with her 4-year-old daughter. They got me handcuffed,' Reynolds says before wailing in distress. It's...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Fox Sports Says Kaepernick Tweet Might Doom His Career

Fox Sports Radio’s Clay Travis says it’s all over for NFL-estranged Colin Kaepernick because of his recent Tweet comparing modern police officers to 'run-away slave patrol.' Late last week, a Minnesota jury acquitted St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez of second-degree manslaughter charges in ...

- NewsBusters - US

In the Blink of an Eye, Police Officers Turned This Traffic Stop Into an Unnecessarily Violent Encounter

Disturbing police dash cam video from Minnesota shows an officer beating a motorist. In a heartbeat, Anthony Promvongsa's sunny summer day in Worthington, Minnesota, turned from ordinary to a nightmare.  Shortly after encountering an agitated motorist driving in front of him on July 28, 2016, Anthony found himself ...

- ACLU - US

'I don't want you to get shooted': daughter of slain Minnesota man's girlfriend

- The young daughter of a woman whose boyfriend was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last year can be heard pleading with her mother to be quiet and cooperate with police, saying "I don't want you to get shooted," newly released video footage showed.

- Reuters - US

Minnesota to Still Engage With Cuba Despite Trump Setback

Minnesota's government and businesses will continue to engage with Cuba in the areas they can, like agricultural trade, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's partial rollback of the detente, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith said on Thursday. The first U.S. state representative to make an official visit to Communist-run Cuba ...

- Voice of America - US

'I don't want you to get shooted': daughter of slain Minnesota man's girlfriend

The young daughter of a woman whose boyfriend was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last year can be heard pleading with her mother to be quiet and cooperate with police, saying "I don't want you to get shooted," newly released video footage showed.

- BDNews24 - BD

Why the latest wave of terrorism will get worse before it gets better

Carl Court/Getty ImagesThe latest attacks in London and Manchester – like last year’s attacks in Orlando, Florida and St. Cloud, Minnesota – epitomize what I call the newest form of terrorism. The newest terrorists aim to kill as many people as possible, as frequently as possible, as horrifically as ...

- Business Insider - US

Minnesota Timberwolves land Jimmy Butler as first big domino to fall in the NBA star offseason movement

Kamil Krzaczynski/APThe Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls completed the first big trade of Thursday's NBA Draft, according to reports. The Wolves are landing Jimmy Butler and Chicago's 16th draft pick in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the seventh overall pick. The deal looks like an immediate win for the ...

- Business Insider - US

Trevor Noah's devastated monologue about Philando Castile dash-cam footage: 'It broke me'

On Wednesday night's episode of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," Trevor Noah devoted the second half of his monologue to his devastation after seeing the just-released dash-cam video footage of the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last year. Last...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Minnesota will still engage with Cuba despite Trump setback

Minnesota's government and businesses will continue to engage with Cuba in the areas they can, like agricultural trade, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's partial rollback of the detente, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith said on Thursday. The first U.S. state representative to make an o...

- The Raw Story - US

The 12 most over-the-top new foods at the Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fair The INSIDER Summary: The Minnesota State Fair just announced its lineup of 31 new stuffed, battered, deep-fried, sweet, and savory creations. From a bacon fluffernutter to deep-fried avocado, and a bowl full of flavored cookie dough, there's something for everyone to enjoy. The fair runs August 24-Labor ...

- Business Insider - US

Stevie Wonder: Can't Say, 'Black Lives Matter' When Blacks Are Killing Blacks

While addressing "gun violence" at a North Minneapolis Conference on Peace, musician Stevie Wonder said it is contradictory to say, "Black Lives Matter" while black-on-black crime rages out of control.

- Breitbart - US

Terrified 4-Year-old pleads with her mother after Castile shooting

Heart-breaking evidence reveals the terror a 4-year-old girl went through after witnessing the shooting of Philando Castile by a Minnesota police officer. Susana Victoria Perez has more.         

- USA TODAY - US

'I don't want you to get shooted': daughter of slain Minnesota man's girlfriend

The young daughter of a woman whose boyfriend was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last year can be heard pleading with her mother to be quiet and cooperate with police, saying “I don't want you to get shooted,” newly released video footage showed. The video is from the i...

- The Raw Story - US

Dalai Lama arrives in Minnesota to take part in Starkey's panel discussion

His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrived in Minnesota yesterday to attend a panel discussion organized by Eden Prairie-based Starkey Hearing Technologies on June 23

- Phayul.com - IN

Sears just quietly announced more store closures in the US

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesSears Holdings is closing more stores in the US, in addition to the 245 closings that had already been announced this year. The company announced the latest closures to store employees on Thursday, several workers told Business Insider. Employees say the new list of closures contains 20 Sears ...

- Business Insider - US

'I don't want you to get shooted': daughter of slain Minnesota man's girlfriend

The video is from the interior of the police cruiser of the partner of St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez, who fatally shot Philando Castile in July 2016 during a traffic stop. Castile was black and Yanez is Hispanic. The shooting death of Castile, 32, in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights triggered ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Minnesota will still engage with Cuba despite Trump setback

Minnesota's government and businesses will continue to engage with Cuba in the areas they can, like agricultural trade, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's partial rollback of the detente, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith said on Thursday. The first U.S. state representative to make an official visit to Communist-run Cuba ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Roughly half the births in the U.S. are financed by Medicaid. The GOP health-care plan would end that.

University of Minnesota graduate student Victoria Fiorentino pinpointed a particularly alarming line in the Senate Republicans' health-care replacement bill, which was unveiled Thursday: This is what you get with male-only decisions - No pregnant citizens allowed w/ medicaid expansion. #AHCA pic.twitter.com/AaZP6p6con — ...

- The Week - US

This Minnesota ski resort is giving skiers fun all year round with artificial turf

Buck Hill Ski Resort in Burnsville, Minnesota is providing fun all year round with the help of these plastic mats. They are made by a company called Neveplast. The brush-like material is slippery like snow which allows you to do virtually everything you would do on a snowy mountain.

- Business Insider - US

Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

MINNEAPOLIS — Organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade have asked police to minimize their participation in Sunday's annual event in downtown Minneapolis, citing tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile.

- Billings Gazette - US

Comedy host Noah 'stopped eight-10 times' by US police

Noah, who is South African and hosts "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, made the remarks after a Minnesota police officer was acquitted of all charges over the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile last July. The Minnesota officer was acquitted last Friday over the shooting of Castile, who was in the vehicle with ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Burn Without Concern

The USDA Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area will continue to use controlled burns without worrying about fish health in associated watersheds, researchers say.Fire is a part of this community,' said soil scientist Randall Kolka of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, one of the lead ...

- ENN - US

Fox Sports' Travis: Kaepernick NFL Career Likely Over after Angry Tweet

Fox Sports Radio’s Clay Travis says it’s all over for NFL-estranged Colin Kaepernick because of his recent Tweet comparing modern police officers to 'run-away slave patrol.' Late last week, a Minnesota jury – with two Black members -- acquitted St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez of ...

- NewsBusters - US

Philando Castile shooting: Girl begs mother to stay calm, video shows

In the moments after a Minnesota police officer fatally shot Philando Castile, his handcuffed girlfriend began screaming in the back of a patrol car as her 4-year-old daughter begged her to stop.

- FOX News - US

Why we don't need to watch the video of Philando Castile's shooting to tell us what we already knew

Philando Castile was murdered by Jeronimo Yanez. We know this. We also know that earlier in June, a jury acquitted Yanez of that crime—as well as of the crime of endangering his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her 4-year-old daughter who were both in the car when Yanez fired seven shots into it. Knowing these things ...

- Daily Kos - US

Why the latest wave of terrorism will get worse before it gets better

The latest attacks in London and Manchester – like last year's attacks in Orlando, Florida and St. Cloud, Minnesota – epitomize what I call the newest form of terrorism. The newest terrorists aim to kill as many people as possible, as frequently as possible, as horrifically as possible, intimately, suicidally, with the ...

- The Conversation - UK

Twin Cities Pride limits police participation in parade

A Pride parade in Minnesota will no longer honor law enforcement officers as part of the festivities.

- FOX News - US

In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

In the moments after a Minnesota police officer fatally shot Philando Castile, his handcuffed girlfriend began screaming in the back of a patrol car as her 4-year-old daughter begged her to stop.

- FOX News - US

Castile family lawyer 'stunned' by dashcam footage

"Stunned." That's the word Glenda Hatchett used Wednesday to describe how she felt after seeing the dashcam footage of Philando Castile's July 2016 shooting death during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis.

- CNN Top Stories - US

WATCH: Newly-released video shows fatal police shooting of Philando Castile

The dashcam video shows Castile's final moments after being shot by former St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who was recently acquitted in the death of Castile.

- ABC News - US

Study finds recognition technology a step closer to use in courtroom

In most crime scenes, there is some information that is known only by investigators and the actual perpetrator. Only the kidnapper knows what the abandoned shed where they kept a victim looks like, and only the true thief will know which house was burglarized. When confronted by investigators about this type of information, ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Philando Castile death: Police footage released

Newly released video shows a polite encounter quickly escalating during a Minnesota traffic stop.

- BBC - UK

Trevor Noah says he's been stopped by American cops '8 to 10 times' in 6 years

Comedy CentralAfter calling out the NRA's lack of response to the fatal shooting of legal gun owner Philando Castile on Monday's "The Daily Show," host Trevor Noah continued to delve into Castile's death in a segment Tuesday night, adding a personal account of his interactions with police as a black man in the United ...

- Business Insider - US

Delta adds facial recognition kiosks at Twin Cities airport

MINNEAPOLIS " Delta Airlines says it is the first U.S. airline to use facial recognition technology to speed the process of checking baggage.Delta on Monday debuted four self-serve kiosks for checking bags at Minneapolis-St....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Indian singer Arijit Singh sings to the tune of $704K in Georgia

Arijit Singh was just over 1,000 tickets short of a sellout the last time he performed in Georgia. The Indian singer performed at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Ga., April 7 in front of 6,877 fans. The show, which was promoted by Ropal Entertainment, had $704,233 in gross sales, according to data recently ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Trevor Noah: NRA should 'be losing their goddamn minds about' Philando Castille , but he's black

Trevor Noah blasted the NRA for remaining silent on the police killing of licensed gun owner Philando Castile, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop that was streamed live on Facebook. A Minnesota police officer, Jeronimo Yanez, was acquitted last week in Castile's death, and newly releas...

- The Raw Story - US

Philando Castile death: How did simple traffic stop escalate into deadly shooting?

The Minnesota police officer who pulled over Philando Castile politely told the black driver that his brake lights were out and calmly instructed him not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Philando Castile killing: Police video sparks outrage

Police car video of shooting of black motorist released just days after the Minnesota officer was acquitted at trial.

- Al Jazeera - QA

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