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Amazon fires: Fines for environmental crimes drop under Bolsonaro
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:21:40 GMT
Amazon fires: Fines for environmental crimes drop under Bolsonaro

The government is accused of ignoring illegal deforestation and burning in the Amazon.
Amazon fires: The devastation seen from above
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:01:42 GMT
Amazon fires: The devastation seen from above

Swathes of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are burning at a record rate.
Brexit: Donald Tusk and Boris Johnson clash over who is 'Mr No Deal'
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:48:42 GMT
Brexit: Donald Tusk and Boris Johnson clash over who is 'Mr No Deal'

The European Council president and the PM will meet at the G7 summit on Sunday to discuss Brexit.
Six people injured after lightning strike
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:02:25 GMT
Six people injured after lightning strike

Six people are injured as lightning strikes hit a tree at the season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta.
Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:06:20 GMT
Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space

The space agency is reportedly looking into an allegation against astronaut Anne McClain.
South Africa seizes Air Tanzania plane in Johannesburg
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:28:23 GMT
South Africa seizes Air Tanzania plane in Johannesburg

A farmer claims the plane was impounded because Tanzania's government hasn't paid him compensation.
Prince Andrew: I did not suspect Epstein's behaviour
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:57:30 GMT
Prince Andrew: I did not suspect Epstein's behaviour

The prince says he wants to "clarify the facts" around his friendship with the late disgraced financier.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in fresh clashes
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:24:25 GMT
Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters in fresh clashes

Police charge anti-government demonstrators, beating some with batons, in a 12th week of protests.
Christian Coleman charged under anti-doping rules
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:42:34 GMT
Christian Coleman charged under anti-doping rules

American sprinter Christian Coleman is charged under anti-doping rules with missing three drugs tests, says the US Anti-Doping Agency.
Bangladesh 'to be tougher' on Rohingya refugees
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:11:35 GMT
Bangladesh 'to be tougher' on Rohingya refugees

Hundreds of thousands of people are in refugee camps after fleeing violence in Myanmar.
Florida car-park killing: Gunman guilty as 'stand your ground' defence fails
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:10:56 GMT
Florida car-park killing: Gunman guilty as 'stand your ground' defence fails

Michael Drejka had claimed self-defence when shooting an unarmed man in a parking dispute.
Australia end United States' 78-game basketball winning streak
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:52:43 GMT
Australia end United States' 78-game basketball winning streak

United States suffer their first loss in 13 years after a shock defeat by Australia in a World Cup warm-up in Melbourne on Saturday.
Changing places: Why countries decide to move their capitals
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:22:40 GMT
Changing places: Why countries decide to move their capitals

Indonesia is the latest country to embark on moving its capital city. Here are some other examples.
Is the US still Asia's only military superpower?
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:19:41 GMT
Is the US still Asia's only military superpower?

A report finds the US' defence strategy in the Indo-Pacific region is close to a crisis.
Imran Khan: A year facing Pakistan’s harsh realities
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:22:19 GMT
Imran Khan: A year facing Pakistan’s harsh realities

Pakistan's cricketer-turned-PM has had success abroad but struggled at home during a tough year in office.
'There was no hope': Treatable disease often mistaken for Alzheimer's
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:24:23 GMT
'There was no hope': Treatable disease often mistaken for Alzheimer's

Normal pressure hydrocephalus, which causes mobility and memory issues, can be mistaken for dementia.
Zimbabwe: Is it worse off than under former President Mugabe?
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:22:40 GMT
Zimbabwe: Is it worse off than under former President Mugabe?

The opposition in Zimbabwe says things are worse than under former leader Robert Mugabe - it it right?
Instagram influencers: Have we stopped believing?
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:16:58 GMT
Instagram influencers: Have we stopped believing?

Instagrammer Tiffany Mitchell has been forced to deny faking a road crash for likes.
Why so many US 'mass shooting' arrests suddenly?
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:39:48 GMT
Why so many US 'mass shooting' arrests suddenly?

In the last three weeks, there have been 28 people arrested after threats of mass violence.
'This is very scary': Greenlanders on Trump wanting to buy their island
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:41:25 GMT
'This is very scary': Greenlanders on Trump wanting to buy their island

"He's not even talking to Greenland - he's talking to Denmark about buying Greenland."
The African American who moved to Ghana 'to escape US racism'
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:45:33 GMT
The African American who moved to Ghana 'to escape US racism'

Ghana is encouraging African Americans to relocate to the country, which was at the heart of the slave trade.
Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:02:41 GMT
Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot

Althea Gibson became the first black player to win a Grand Slam yet she received little recognition during her life. Why?
Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:39:01 GMT
Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction

Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies to protest against inaction on Amazon wildfires.
Retirement home for elderly pets
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:01:11 GMT
Retirement home for elderly pets

In Tokyo, a growing number of pet homes have opened to give elderly and sick pets the love and attention their human carers no longer can.
Jay Powell or Xi Jinping: Which chairman is Trump's enemy?
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:57:10 GMT
Jay Powell or Xi Jinping: Which chairman is Trump's enemy?

The US president asks if America's top banker or the Chinese leader is more of an economic threat.
'I will give my last drop of blood for this forest'
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:05:29 GMT
'I will give my last drop of blood for this forest'

Members of Brazil's Mura tribe vow to defend their land, as wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest.
Hong Kong's human chain protest against extradition bill
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:15:32 GMT
Hong Kong's human chain protest against extradition bill

Thousands of people held hands to form a human chain of peaceful protest against a suspended extradition bill.
Han Sung-ok: Was this North Korean defector failed by the South?
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:12:39 GMT
Han Sung-ok: Was this North Korean defector failed by the South?

The lonely death of Han Sung-ok and her son, possibly by starvation, has South Korea asking "if only"...
The mystery photos of a 1957 gay wedding
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:20:12 GMT
The mystery photos of a 1957 gay wedding

Who are the two grooms in these wedding photos? Filmmakers are trying to find out, 60 years later.
Khachaturyan sisters who killed father touch Russian hearts
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:16:56 GMT
Khachaturyan sisters who killed father touch Russian hearts

The case of the teenage Khachaturyan sisters stirs Russian anger over domestic abuse.
Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:55:25 GMT
Eduard Pernkopf: The Nazi book of anatomy still used by surgeons

Eduard Pernkopf created an "atlas" of anatomy by dissecting the bodies of Nazi political prisoners.
What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology?
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 23:24:10 GMT
What is 'blobology' and how is it transforming biology?

Spectacular images from a new microscope spark a "revolution" in biology
The Colts quarterback, 29, was on the sideline during an exhibition when the news of his shock retirement came out
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:36:25 GMT
Trump claims an 'absolute right' to order US companies out of China
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:17:35 GMT
Trump claims an 'absolute right' to order US companies out of China

President Donald Trump claimed he has the "absolute right" to "order" US companies to stop doing business with China that would involve using his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way under a 1977 law.
Opinion: Call him King Trump
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:16:46 GMT
Opinion: Call him King Trump

There are countries that have endured unhinged leaders before. I'm thinking of Britain during the reign of King George III, whose years of delusion were depicted in the 1994 film "The Madness of King George." Our current civic stress test in the United States is coming courtesy of a President whose narcissistic impulses seem to be getting worse. Two recent days crystallized those concerns.
US State Department warns Iran after 'threats' against US citizen
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:15:11 GMT
US State Department warns Iran after 'threats' against US citizen

The US is warning Iran it's taking Tehran's threats seriously and will hold it accountable if it compromises the safety of any American.
Analysis: Six polls and more than 6,000 interviews show Trump's approval dropping
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:03:06 GMT
Analysis: Six polls and more than 6,000 interviews show Trump's approval dropping

First things first: The theme song of the week is the ESPN's SportsCentury.
Opinion: Under Trump, the deficit has ballooned, exploding a GOP myth
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:40:36 GMT
Opinion: Under Trump, the deficit has ballooned, exploding a GOP myth

The Congressional Budget Office has predicted the federal deficit could reach $1 trillion by the 2020 fiscal year. Once again, President Trump has exposed a myth in American politics. That myth? That Republicans are the party of fiscal responsibility.
SE Cupp: If it feels like the world is on fire ... it is
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:06:33 GMT
SE Cupp: If it feels like the world is on fire ... it is

As President Donald Trump lands in France for the G7, CNN's SE Cupp looks at the fires Trump started in the US with his recent political plays.
Former CEO makes wild claims during CNN interview
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:14:46 GMT
Former CEO makes wild claims during CNN interview

Two former top FBI officials deny former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne's claim that the FBI directed him in the summer before the 2016 election to pursue a "romantic relationship with Maria Butina," the Russian woman who was accused of seeking to win influence in powerful Republican circles at the behest of her country's government. CNN's Sara Murray reports.
Their neighborhood was flooded to save Houston
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:07:45 GMT
Their neighborhood was flooded to save Houston

Two days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas in August 2017, as historic rainfall submerged parts of Houston, the Army Corps of Engineers released water from two reservoirs into a river running through one of the country's richest zip codes.
High school sweethearts die after wedding
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:02:07 GMT
High school sweethearts die after wedding

As a young Texas couple were leaving the courthouse for their wedding ceremony, their car collided with a pickup truck, killing both of them, according to CNN affiliate KFDM.
United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:51:36 GMT
United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong

United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday.
Singer died with $1M in uncashed checks
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:03:03 GMT
Singer died with $1M in uncashed checks

An estate inventory found $1 million in uncashed checks among Aretha Franklin's possessions.
The Cherokee Nation wants a representative in Congress, taking the US government up on a promise it made nearly 200 years ago
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:12:58 GMT
The Cherokee Nation wants a representative in Congress, taking the US government up on a promise it made nearly 200 years ago

The Cherokee Nation announced Thursday that it intends to appoint a delegate to the US House of Representatives, asserting for the first time a right promised to the tribe in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government.
Trump dines with Macron amid tensions
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:23:33 GMT
Trump dines with Macron amid tensions

President Trump's first stop during the G7 summit in France was lunch with his host, French President Emmanuel Macron.
Why Elizabeth Warren overrode her adviser on this issue
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:37:55 GMT
Why Elizabeth Warren overrode her adviser on this issue

2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tells CNN's David Axelrod why the selfie line is an important part of her campaign events.
Rocker Eddie Money says he has cancer
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:29:13 GMT
Rocker Eddie Money says he has cancer

Eddie Money announced Saturday he has stage 4 esophageal cancer in a preview clip of his reality show "Real Money."
Jonas Brothers concert cut short
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:08:09 GMT
Fugitive billionaire's skyscraper sold for $734M
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:45:36 GMT
Fugitive billionaire's skyscraper sold for $734M

With its exaggerated crown and bulging upper levels, the 39-floor Pangu Plaza casts an unusual shadow over Beijing.
Apple said not to do this with Apple Card. We did
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:07:06 GMT
Apple said not to do this with Apple Card. We did

Apple is warning customers that some fabrics, such as leather and denim, could cause permanent discoloration to the Apple Card. So CNN Business tested it out.
US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:29:05 GMT
US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years

For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia.
Kit Harington confirmed for role in Marvel's 'The Eternals'
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:58:11 GMT
Kit Harington confirmed for role in Marvel's 'The Eternals'

Kit Harington has been confirmed for a role in Marvel's "The Eternals," bringing the "Game of Thrones" star into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
NYT: Woman uncovers shocking fertility secret
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:08:01 GMT
NYT: Woman uncovers shocking fertility secret

According to a New York Times report, some fertility doctors have used their own sperm to inseminate unwitting patients.
When is a dime worth $1.32 million?
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:46:43 GMT
When is a dime worth $1.32 million?

A Utah businessman paid $1.32 million for a dime last week at a Chicago coin auction.
Drivers stunned by danger on LA highway
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:56:03 GMT
Drivers stunned by danger on LA highway

A couple in California spotted a driver who appears to be asleep behind the wheel of his Tesla on a busy freeway.
Black hole gobbles up neutron star, causing ripples in space and time
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:17:39 GMT
Black hole gobbles up neutron star, causing ripples in space and time

In the same decade when gravitational waves and a neutron star merger have been observed, astronomers have now observed what they believe to be the first detection of a black hole swallowing a neutron star.
When Neptune got its stunning close-up: The Voyager 2 flyby, 30 years later
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:16:55 GMT
When Neptune got its stunning close-up: The Voyager 2 flyby, 30 years later

Thirty years ago, NASA's Voyager 2 mission flew by Neptune, capturing the first close-up images of the blue gas giant. Before this, the eighth planet in our solar system was only known as a fuzzy dot in the distance.
Spacecraft with humanoid robot fails to dock
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:31:36 GMT
Spacecraft with humanoid robot fails to dock

A spacecraft carrying Russia's humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday morning, Russian state news agencies reported.
NASA discovers potentially habitable planet
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 19:05:41 GMT
NASA discovers potentially habitable planet

A "super-Earth" 31 light-years away could have the right conditions to support liquid water and possibly sustain life.
Why Pluto is no longer a planet (or is it?)
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 10:19:49 GMT
Why Pluto is no longer a planet (or is it?)

Pluto was long considered our solar system's ninth planet. Although small, it orbits the sun and has the spherical shape required to be considered a planet.
Meet the 2020 hopefuls running for America's First Pooch
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:25:06 GMT
Meet the 2020 hopefuls running for America's First Pooch

The 2020 Democratic candidates for president are everywhere. We know their policies. We know their playlists. But do we know their dogs?
Dogs help the people who own them maintain a healthier heart, a study finds
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:01:14 GMT
Dogs help the people who own them maintain a healthier heart, a study finds

Dog's aren't just our best friends, they're also good for our health, new research suggests.
Pet-friendly hotels roll out the red carpet for your favorite traveling companion
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 10:51:34 GMT
Pet-friendly hotels roll out the red carpet for your favorite traveling companion

For pet owners, the days of bribing neighbors with wine and chocolates from some far-flung place in return for feeding your pets in your absence are long gone. And this isn't because people are dropping their furry creatures off at a pet "hotel" on their way to the airport.
Disney reveals Emma Stone's new look as a punk rock Cruella de Vil
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:40:01 GMT
Disney reveals Emma Stone's new look as a punk rock Cruella de Vil

Disney teased fans on Saturday with a sneak peek at Cruella de Vil's new punk rock look -- which left fans a little confused.
Golfer: My shot was 'really the only thing I was worried about'
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:01:38 GMT
Golfer: My shot was 'really the only thing I was worried about'

In Florida, golfers play by a different set of rules. And one of the rules may or may not include ignoring giant, scary alligators.
Farmer is dumping 12,000 gallons of milk a day. Here's why
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:53:00 GMT
Farmer is dumping 12,000 gallons of milk a day. Here's why

CNN's Rene Marsh investigates Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, and their effects across the US. The CDC says PFAS are found in the bloodstreams of nearly all Americans, and they have been linked to many ailments including liver cancer, thyroid problems and birth defects.
Golf is more than a sport. It's a shot at upward mobility -- and Steph Curry understands that
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:19:09 GMT
Golf is more than a sport. It's a shot at upward mobility -- and Steph Curry understands that

Some might say Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry has already "made it." Now he's using his success to help future generations of African-Americans do the same.
Is a recession coming? Here's how to tell
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:18:08 GMT
Is a recession coming? Here's how to tell

Warning bells are going off about a possible recession in America, perhaps in time for the 2020 election. The key to whether the US economy keeps growing or stalls rests largely on consumers, and whether or not they keep spending.
What China's new tariffs mean for you
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:03:57 GMT
What China's new tariffs mean for you

It's hard to keep up with the tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and China.
Apple warns not to keep its credit card by leather. Or denim. Or loose change.
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:10:25 GMT
Apple warns not to keep its credit card by leather. Or denim. Or loose change.

Apple's new titanium credit card comes with a potential headache that will be familiar to iPhone users everywhere: It can get scuffed up a little too easily in the real world.
We are facing a global emergency in the Amazon
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:49:53 GMT
We are facing a global emergency in the Amazon

Called "the lungs of the Earth", the Amazon rainforest and its lush trees make roughly 20% of the oxygen on Earth. Yet, right now, the skies of Sao Paolo, Brazil are black and the smoke can be seen from space
Trump wants to welcome Russia back into G7. John McCain must be rolling in his grave
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:54:37 GMT
Trump wants to welcome Russia back into G7. John McCain must be rolling in his grave

When Russia forcibly annexed Crimea in the spring of 2014, sending heavily armed masked men onto the peninsula that indisputably belonged to Ukraine, it triggered a collective gasp of disbelief across Europe. After all, it was the first time since the break-up of the Soviet Union that Russian troops occupied the sovereign territory of one of its former states.
ASL interpreter's viral moment misses the point
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:20:01 GMT
ASL interpreter's viral moment misses the point

This week, a video of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego working alongside rapper Twista, described by The Root as "the fastest rapping MC in the world," went viral.
Trump should stop waffling on gun control laws
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:52:44 GMT
Trump should stop waffling on gun control laws

One hallmark of Donald Trump's presidency has been his penchant for contradicting himself. One example of his inconsistency has been his back and forth on gun control. The President's apparent U-turns have left the nation spinning in the aftermath of successive horrific mass shootings.
Trump's chilling plan punishes children
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:51:38 GMT
Trump's chilling plan punishes children

When all else fails, lock up children.  That's the message from the Trump administration, which on Wednesday announced a regulation allowing it to indefinitely detain migrant families who arrive at our southern border. The new rule would replace a court agreement known as the Flores settlement, which sets minimum standards for migrant children in government custody, and limits their detention to 20 days. 
Why 'Seinfeld' is superior to 'Friends'
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:32:51 GMT
Why 'Seinfeld' is superior to 'Friends'

Early on in the fourth season of "Seinfeld," Jerry Seinfeld and his friend George Costanza fly to Los Angeles to pitch a sitcom to NBC. George's idea? A show about nothing. The idea is swiftly met with confusion. No plot? Nothing happens?
Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:05:03 GMT
Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city

Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began.
The Amazon is on fire. Here's why you should care
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:45:03 GMT
The Amazon is on fire. Here's why you should care

The record wildfires raging in the Amazon region could permanently change the ecosystem there, accelerating climate change across the planet.
Putin orders response to US missile test
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:31:11 GMT
Putin orders response to US missile test

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday.
France opens Epstein rape investigation
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:19:10 GMT
France opens Epstein rape investigation

The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday.
Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide'
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:08:03 GMT
Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide'

The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network.
She thought there was water in her ear. Turns out it was a venomous spider
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:54:31 GMT
She thought there was water in her ear. Turns out it was a venomous spider

Susie Torres went to the doctor with what she thought was water sloshing around in her left ear. But water doesn't have eight legs, pincers and a venomous bite.
An 8-year-old girl was shot dead in St. Louis near a high school event
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:55:10 GMT
An 8-year-old girl was shot dead in St. Louis near a high school event

An 8-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured in a shooting near a preseason high school football event Friday night in St. Louis, and investigators are looking for whoever fired the shots, police said.
2 women plead guilty in plot to commit terror attack in US
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:32:01 GMT
2 women plead guilty in plot to commit terror attack in US

Two New York women who plotted to build a bomb for a terrorist attack in the United States face 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges, authorities say.
Americans lost $143 million in online romance scams last year. That's way more than any other reported fraud
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 08:59:40 GMT
Americans lost $143 million in online romance scams last year. That's way more than any other reported fraud

Online romance scammers are busy stealing money and hearts across the United States.
Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 11:02:36 GMT
Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star

She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion.
Naomi Campbell sets her sights on Lagos
Wed, 22 May 2019 11:41:54 GMT
Naomi Campbell sets her sights on Lagos

Decades after making her name on the most watched runways of Paris and Milan, supermodel Naomi Campbell has decamped for new ground: Lagos, Nigeria.
Laetitia Ky's strong hair and its powerful message
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:45:56 GMT
Laetitia Ky's strong hair and its powerful message

Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it easily. "I really didn't care about my hair at all as a teen," she said over Skype with a laugh.
How the 1% are preparing for the apocalypse
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:09:47 GMT
How the 1% are preparing for the apocalypse

Say "doomsday bunker" and most people would imagine a concrete room filled with cots and canned goods.
The world's tallest unoccupied building
Sat, 10 Aug 2019 03:15:17 GMT
The world's tallest unoccupied building

In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views.
Norway's $40 billion 'floating tunnel'
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:20 GMT
Norway's $40 billion 'floating tunnel'

With majestic glaciers, fjords and mountains, Norway is famous for its dramatic natural landscape.
Jared Harris can tell a crazy-good story
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:20:12 GMT
Jared Harris can tell a crazy-good story

A little over an hour worth with actor Jared Harris will take you into some dark corners of conversation.
Everyone may lose in the Spider-man battle
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:38:27 GMT
Everyone may lose in the Spider-man battle

Peter Parker has long history as loveable loser throughout his adventures as Spider-Man, the comic book superhero who pioneered the notion that the good guy might win the day against the supervillain, but still come up short paying the rent or inadvertently standing up a date.
Missy Elliott's new music
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:06:10 GMT
Missy Elliott's new music

Missy Elliott took a page from Beyoncé's book overnight by dropping a surprise five-track album called "Iconology."
The suprising story of the 'American Beauty' poster
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:46:37 GMT
The suprising story of the 'American Beauty' poster

Remember that iconic poster for the Oscar-winning 1999 movie "American Beauty?"
'Bombshell' teaser will make your jaw drop
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:23:12 GMT
Michigan candidate says city should be as white 'as possible'
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:46:43 GMT
Michigan candidate says city should be as white 'as possible'

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."
Former Kirsten Gillibrand staffers want senator to quit presidential campaign
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:06:59 GMT
Former Kirsten Gillibrand staffers want senator to quit presidential campaign

It’s time for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s sputtering presidential campaign to call it quits, a friend of hers and two former aides reportedly said.
O.J. Simpson says Andrew Luck retirement spoiled his ‘fantasy’ team
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 03:02:12 GMT
O.J. Simpson says Andrew Luck retirement spoiled his ‘fantasy’ team

Soon after news broke that Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck planned to retire from the NFL, O.J. Simpson was appearing in a video on Twitter, apparently taking the Luck news personally.
DNC rebuffs push for unofficial climate change-focused presidential 'debates'
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:45:24 GMT
DNC rebuffs push for unofficial climate change-focused presidential 'debates'

The Democratic National Committee voted down a resolution at its summer meeting in San Francisco Saturday that would have freed the party's presidential candidates to participate in unofficial “multi-candidate” forums focused solely on climate change.
Iran accuses US think tank of 'economic terrorism,' threatens action by 'security apparatuses'
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:23:04 GMT
Iran accuses US think tank of 'economic terrorism,' threatens action by 'security apparatuses'

The Iranian government said Saturday that it had imposed sanctions in the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington-based think tank that has led criticism of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck announces retirement from NFL, calls it 'hardest decision of my life'
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 02:03:23 GMT
Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck announces retirement from NFL, calls it 'hardest decision of my life'

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announced his retirement from the NFL Saturday night, bringing an abrupt and shocking end to his once-promising career.
Steve Levy: Trump should ask G-7 allies to join US in fighting China’s trade abuses
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:20:36 GMT
Steve Levy: Trump should ask G-7 allies to join US in fighting China’s trade abuses

President Trump was right to call on U.S. companies Friday to begin looking for ways to gradually reduce their business ties and trade with China. He should make the same call to our allies at the Group of Seven summit now underway in France.
Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:31:41 GMT
Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico

The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett was arrested Saturday in Mexico on charges of murdering his parents earlier this week in their home in Minnesota, authorities said.
Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:17:21 GMT
Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones

The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very imminent" Iranian drone strike.
Biden tells voters 'don't vote for me' if they're concerned about his age
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:40:06 GMT
Biden tells voters 'don't vote for me' if they're concerned about his age

Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to dismiss voters concerned about his age, telling them not to vote for him in the 2020 Democratic primary race.
G7 summit a 'difficult test' of the free world's unity - Business Insider
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:19:43 GMT
G7 summit a 'difficult test' of the free world's unity - Business Insider

G7 summit a 'difficult test' of the free world's unity  Business Insider

World leaders at the G7 summit cornered one another, debated who would go down as "Mr. Deal or No Deal," and tried to avoid diplomatic catastrophe.

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Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico - Fox News
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:13:16 GMT
Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico - Fox News

Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico  Fox News

The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett was arrested Saturday in Mexico on charges of murdering his parents earlier this week in their home in Minnesota, ...

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NYC women plead guilty to plotting terrorist bombing - Fox News
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:57:49 GMT
NYC women plead guilty to plotting terrorist bombing - Fox News

NYC women plead guilty to plotting terrorist bombing  Fox News

Two New York women pleaded guilty on Friday to charges they studied how to make bombs for a terrorist attack on U.S. soil., federal prosecutors said.

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Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds - Engadget
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:23:25 GMT
Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds - Engadget

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds  Engadget

Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed...

Apple Just Gave 1.4 Billion iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave - Forbes
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:30:55 GMT
Apple Just Gave 1.4 Billion iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave - Forbes

Apple Just Gave 1.4 Billion iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave  Forbes

Earlier this month, Facebook gave its 1.3 billion users the perfect reason to delete their accounts. Now Apple appears has done the same for its 1.4 billion ...

Luck retires, calls decision 'hardest of my life' - ESPN
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:35:20 GMT
Luck retires, calls decision 'hardest of my life' - ESPN

Luck retires, calls decision 'hardest of my life'  ESPN

Saying constant injuries have taken the joy out of the game, Andrew Luck announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday night.

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G7 summit a 'difficult test' of the free world's unity - Business Insider
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:19:43 GMT
G7 summit a 'difficult test' of the free world's unity - Business Insider

G7 summit a 'difficult test' of the free world's unity  Business Insider

World leaders at the G7 summit cornered one another, debated who would go down as "Mr. Deal or No Deal," and tried to avoid diplomatic catastrophe.

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Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico - Fox News
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:13:16 GMT
Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico - Fox News

Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife arrested in Mexico  Fox News

The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett was arrested Saturday in Mexico on charges of murdering his parents earlier this week in their home in Minnesota, ...

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NYC women plead guilty to plotting terrorist bombing - Fox News
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:57:49 GMT
NYC women plead guilty to plotting terrorist bombing - Fox News

NYC women plead guilty to plotting terrorist bombing  Fox News

Two New York women pleaded guilty on Friday to charges they studied how to make bombs for a terrorist attack on U.S. soil., federal prosecutors said.

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Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds - Engadget
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:23:25 GMT
Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds - Engadget

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds  Engadget

Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed...

Apple Just Gave 1.4 Billion iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave - Forbes
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:30:55 GMT
Apple Just Gave 1.4 Billion iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave - Forbes

Apple Just Gave 1.4 Billion iPad, iPhone Users A Reason To Leave  Forbes

Earlier this month, Facebook gave its 1.3 billion users the perfect reason to delete their accounts. Now Apple appears has done the same for its 1.4 billion ...

Luck retires, calls decision 'hardest of my life' - ESPN
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:35:20 GMT
Luck retires, calls decision 'hardest of my life' - ESPN

Luck retires, calls decision 'hardest of my life'  ESPN

Saying constant injuries have taken the joy out of the game, Andrew Luck announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday night.

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Why a Smithsonian exhibit on Japanese-Americans and World War II is coming to Stearns
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:11:02 -0400
Why a Smithsonian exhibit on Japanese-Americans and World War II is coming to Stearns

Some Stearns County residents live in the area because their relatives came to Minnesota during World War II.
       
Who is CGA? Lawyers for St. Cloud, Costco hope to find out in next month
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:15:28 -0400
Who is CGA? Lawyers for St. Cloud, Costco hope to find out in next month

A Stearns County judge rules anonymous group can't enter new appraisal information in Costco/city lawsuit — and sets dates for trial
       
St. Cloud Tech high school has two things: Strength and experience
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:23:46 -0400
St. Cloud Tech high school has two things: Strength and experience

With a huge, strong offensive line and a bevy of talented skill players, the Tigers expect to be contenders in the North Central Red and Section 6-5A
       
9 injured after Little Falls tour bus crashes with another near State Fair
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:08:16 -0400
9 injured after Little Falls tour bus crashes with another near State Fair

The buses that crashed were from Andy's Charter Service in Little Falls and Lorenz Bus Service
       
Holdingford teen involved in fatal Redwood County crash
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:12:53 -0400
Holdingford teen involved in fatal Redwood County crash

18-year-old Kaden Michael Resuch of Holdingford and 38-year old Erik William Welter of Morgan were killed in a crash Thursday afternoon
       
Waite Park man suspected of evading police, driving with .13 BAC
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:28:01 -0400
Waite Park man suspected of evading police, driving with .13 BAC

Jesse Robert Abfalter, 26, of Waite Park, faces one felony charge and three gross misdemeanor charges.
       
Warrant issued for son of ex-NFL lineman, wife found dead in Long Prairie
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:53:19 -0400
Warrant issued for son of ex-NFL lineman, wife found dead in Long Prairie

Dylan John Bennett, 22, is suspected in the double homicide of his parents, Barry and Carol Bennett. Police believe he may have fled to Mexico.
       
Area scoreboard: Results for Saturday, August 24, 2019
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:51:09 -0400
Area scoreboard: Results for Saturday, August 24, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Saturday, August 24, 2019
       
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: St. Cloud Tech Tigers
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:24:55 -0400
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: St. Cloud Tech Tigers

Central Minnesota 2019 Prep Football Preview: St. Cloud Tech Tigers
       
Tech football preview 2019
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:23:30 -0400
Tech football preview 2019

Tigers take to Clark Field for practice sessions
       
5 digital benefits of a St. Cloud Times subscription
Mon, 8 Jul 2019 17:50:01 -0400
5 digital benefits of a St. Cloud Times subscription

Be among the first to learn about breaking news in Central Minnesota with alerts, flip through a digital replica of St. Cloud Times, and more.
      
Where St. Cloud's energy upgrades are being spotlighted at the Minnesota State Fair
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:35:48 -0400
Where St. Cloud's energy upgrades are being spotlighted at the Minnesota State Fair

The city is being highlighted in the Eco Experience building for its work to save energy and money. City staff will be at the State Fair on Tuesday.
       
St. Cloud Hospital births from Aug. 15-21
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:09:09 -0400
St. Cloud Hospital births from Aug. 15-21

Births reported Aug. 22 at St. Cloud Hospital, from Minnesota Department of Health records
       
Area scoreboard: Results for Friday, August 23, 2019
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:15:19 -0400
Area scoreboard: Results for Friday, August 23, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Friday, August 23, 2019
       
Go beyond the Instagram posts with stories, videos, photos and more
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:52:45 -0400
Go beyond the Instagram posts with stories, videos, photos and more

Saw a post on the St. Cloud Times Instagram and want to know more? You've come to the right place.
       
August 2019 deaths
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:29:35 -0400
August 2019 deaths

August 2019 deaths
       
New head coach, same Pierz Pioneers football tradition
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:59:24 -0400
New head coach, same Pierz Pioneers football tradition

Pierz is kicking off the 2019 season with new head coach Dan Saehr, who is taking over for Leo Pohlkamp, who retired after 39 years.
       
Senior Peter Schommer discusses expectations for the upcoming season.
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:55:25 -0400
Senior Peter Schommer discusses expectations for the upcoming season.

Pioneers' senior captain and quarterback Peter Schommer talks about expectations for the coming season as well as the state tournament experience.
       
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: Pierz Pioneers
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:55:17 -0400
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: Pierz Pioneers

Central Minnesota 2019 Prep Football Preview: Pierz Pioneers
       
Pierz football preview 2019
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:54:46 -0400
Pierz football preview 2019

Pioneers prepare for 2019 season
       
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: St. Cloud Apollo Eagles
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:52:35 -0400
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: St. Cloud Apollo Eagles

Central Minnesota 2019 Prep Football Preview: St. Cloud Apollo Eagles
       
Apollo football preview 2019
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:51:50 -0400
Apollo football preview 2019

Eagles prepare for season
       
Apollo's motto for 2019: 'Buy in'
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:53:15 -0400
Apollo's motto for 2019: 'Buy in'

The Eagles return 14 starters from a 5-5 team and believe they have the talent to be serious district contenders if they stay together
       
Major learning experience
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:00:10 -0400
Major learning experience

We learned a lot about life, which we’ll never forget. We also learned the national was never to happen again for us.
       
Embracing differing ideas could bring country together
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:00:09 -0400
Embracing differing ideas could bring country together

Our understanding of what this country is and the ideals for which it stands have diverged to the point of imminent doom.
       
Why the Waite Park License Center drive-thru is about to close - and for how long
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:55:44 -0400
Why the Waite Park License Center drive-thru is about to close - and for how long

The drive-thru window at the Stearns County Service Center will temporarily close Monday, Aug. 26 for construction.
       
Gustafson, Bulldogs gear up for season
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:38:30 -0400
Gustafson, Bulldogs gear up for season

Becker senior offensive lineman Carter Gustafson talks about the 2019 football season.
       
Court revives St. Cloud couple's lawsuit opposing state's same-sex discrimination law
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:38:33 -0400
Court revives St. Cloud couple's lawsuit opposing state's same-sex discrimination law

Telescope Media Group desired the right to turn away same-sex couples seeking their wedding videography services due to their own religious beliefs.
       
22-year-old man sought after ex-NFL lineman, wife found dead in Long Prairie
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:49:34 -0400
22-year-old man sought after ex-NFL lineman, wife found dead in Long Prairie

Todd County Sheriff Steve Och said 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett is being sought in the case
       
Encourage hopeful action amidst challenging times
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:50:06 -0400
Encourage hopeful action amidst challenging times

We must help the young people entrusted to us understand the importance of engaging in hopeful action with the world around us
       
Farmers are leaders in the fight against hunger
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:28:02 -0400
Farmers are leaders in the fight against hunger

One in 11 Minnesotans do not know where their next meal is coming from
       
Star Lake fishing trip is peaceful end to summer season
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:00:12 -0400
Star Lake fishing trip is peaceful end to summer season

Spending a week at the peaceful setting of this resort was definitely something we had been looking forward to for an entire year
       
Rescue pets of the week: Elk and Attila
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:00:08 -0400
Rescue pets of the week: Elk and Attila

These pets are available for adoption at Tri-County Humane Society
       
Area scoreboard: Results for Thursday, August 22, 2019
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 22:20:58 -0400
Area scoreboard: Results for Thursday, August 22, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Thursday, August 22, 2019
       
Police search for suspect in deaths of 2 in rural Long Prairie
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:27:15 -0400
Police search for suspect in deaths of 2 in rural Long Prairie

Investigators have identified the suspect as a 22-year-old man who is believed to be driving a blue 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe with the Minnesota license plate BCK 487
       
'Play fast and have fun': Kimball football rebuilding winning tradition
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:50:36 -0400
'Play fast and have fun': Kimball football rebuilding winning tradition

Senior quarterback Tucker Schultz aims to lead the Cubs to a winning season after finishing 5-5 in 2018.
       
Kimball quarterback Tucker Schultz previews 2019 season
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:49:12 -0400
Kimball quarterback Tucker Schultz previews 2019 season

Kimball aims for a winning record this year after five wins in 2018
       
Kimball football practice 2019
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:48:03 -0400
Kimball football practice 2019

Kimball aims to make the leap to a winning season in 2019
       
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: Kimball Cubs
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:48:03 -0400
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: Kimball Cubs

Central Minnesota 2019 Prep Football Preview: Kimball Cubs
       
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: Sartell Sabres
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:18:44 -0400
SC Times 2019 Prep Football Preview: Sartell Sabres

Central Minnesota 2019 Prep Football Preview: Sartell Sabres
       
Sartell football preview 2019
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:18:14 -0400
Sartell football preview 2019

Sabres take to new practice fields to prepare for season
       
How will Sartell overcome a 19-game losing streak? Focus on the positive
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:18:16 -0400
How will Sartell overcome a 19-game losing streak? Focus on the positive

The Sabres believe they have enough talent and enough experience to break through in the win column in 2019
       
2-minute drill: SJU football team picked to win MIAC
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:03:14 -0400
2-minute drill: SJU football team picked to win MIAC

St. John's earns seven first-place votes in pre-season coaches poll. St. Thomas is picked for second place.
       
Not without controversy: Costco comes to St. Cloud
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:25:00 -0400
Not without controversy: Costco comes to St. Cloud

A lawsuit filed by an anonymous group against the city of St. Cloud lingers after Costco opened its St. Cloud warehouse
       
Receiver talks about expectations at Apollo
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:24:05 -0400
Receiver talks about expectations at Apollo

St. Cloud Apollo senior wide receiver Jalyn Williams talks about the Eagles' prospects for 2019.
       
Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to two felony counts of terroristic threats
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:06:43 -0400
Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to two felony counts of terroristic threats

William Michael Hess, 41, pleaded guilty and was convicted Thursday after threatening a woman and her workplace in November
       
Farming ties are strong for Rockies player
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:45:22 -0400
Farming ties are strong for Rockies player

David Jonas used to play for Farming before moving over to Cold Spring to play for the Rockies. The Flames and Rockies play Saturday at state.
       
Doubling down on racist comments, council candidate says she opposes interracial marriage
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:27:22 -0400
Doubling down on racist comments, council candidate says she opposes interracial marriage

Marysville, Michigan mayor Dan Damman has called for city council candidate Jean Cramer to withdraw. She says she doesn't plan to.
       
Home runs cover up Twins mistakes in 8-5 victory over Detroit
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:31:26 +0000
Home runs cover up Twins mistakes in 8-5 victory over Detroit

Miguel Sano, Jake Cave and the Twins offense stepped up after poor defense reared its head early.
Minneapolis, St. Paul mayors seek property tax hikes
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:56:16 +0000
Minneapolis, St. Paul mayors seek property tax hikes

For all their rivalry, residents in Minneapolis and St. Paul can commiserate on one shared burden: annual property tax hikes.
Man gravely injured in north Minneapolis shooting
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:36:52 +0000
Minnesota Twins, Loons, Vikings owners dive into video games, aiming for new fans and sponsors
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:30:58 +0000
Minnesota Twins, Loons, Vikings owners dive into video games, aiming for new fans and sponsors

Seeking new fans and sponsors, Minnesota pro teams enter video gaming arena
Golden Valley artist is unable to speak but eloquent on canvas
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:25:50 +0000
Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 03:59:23 +0000
Married only minutes, Texas newlyweds killed in crash

Harley Morgan was still wearing his dark suit and Rhiannon Boudreaux her wedding dress when the Texas "childhood sweethearts" were killed in a crash with a truck minutes after they were married.
Minnesota is key battleground state, Bernie Sanders says at State Fair
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 03:56:18 +0000
Minnesota is key battleground state, Bernie Sanders says at State Fair

A thick crush of supporters followed Sanders between radio and television interviews, chanting his name and cheering.
First team struggles, but Vikings edge Cardinals 20-9 in third preseason game
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 03:52:52 +0000
First team struggles, but Vikings edge Cardinals 20-9 in third preseason game

Vikings' starters slogged through their third preseason game, a performance sour enough to earn an unsparing critique from coach Mike Zimmer. Kirk Cousins faltered, completing only three of 13 passes.
'They were trying to salvage ... [their sons'] lives,' friend says of slain Long Prairie couple
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 03:48:31 +0000
'They were trying to salvage ... [their sons'] lives,' friend says of slain Long Prairie couple

'They were trying to salvage ... [their sons'] lives,' a friend said of the slain couple from Long Prairie, Minn.
Reproductive health care in Minnesota just got more expensive for people who can least afford it
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:59:39 +0000
Bad behavior can get Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Timberwolves fans ejected — or worse
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:40:39 +0000
Bad behavior can get Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Timberwolves fans ejected — or worse

The worst-behaved could forfeit season passes or be banned from games for good.
As monarch butterflies vanish, University of Minnesota investigates road salt as culprit — and cure
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 01:34:07 +0000
As monarch butterflies vanish, University of Minnesota investigates road salt as culprit — and cure

Too much sodium is toxic for butterflies and can delay or hinder their muscle development. But smaller amounts may prove beneficial.
Trump says a 1977 law lets him dictate to businesses on trade
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:23:01 +0000
Trump says a 1977 law lets him dictate to businesses on trade

He has the authority to make good on his threat to force U.S. companies to leave China because of a national security law, he said.
GOP says volunteer was groped at Minnesota State Fair booth
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:36:41 +0000
Son fatally shot parents in Long Prairie home before fleeing to Mexico, charges say
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:20:36 +0000
Son fatally shot parents in Long Prairie home before fleeing to Mexico, charges say

Barry Bennett, a former NFL player and Long Prairie physical education teacher, and his wife, Carol, were found dead in their home on Wednesday.
Struggling rural hospitals fight patients who can't afford care
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:05:37 +0000
Struggling rural hospitals fight patients who can't afford care

Patients who visit rural emergency rooms in record numbers are defaulting on their bills at higher rates.
Low vacancy rates make it tough for Twin Cities apartment renters
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 21:16:14 +0000
Low vacancy rates make it tough for Twin Cities apartment renters

The vacancy rate remains low in much of the metro, but the average cost is not.
Large Nicollet Mall sculpture barricaded to stop homeless encampment
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:58:18 +0000
Large Nicollet Mall sculpture barricaded to stop homeless encampment

The installation outside the Minneapolis Central Library includes a few rows of amphitheater seating for public performances and some were camping there at night.
A Minnesota man is the world's best plower. His daughter hopes to take the title.
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 20:30:50 +0000
A Minnesota man is the world's best plower. His daughter hopes to take the title.

51-year-old Gene Gruber is the only American "plowboy" ever to win the World Ploughing Championship.
10 great grandstand moments at the Minnesota State Fair
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:54:31 +0000
10 great grandstand moments at the Minnesota State Fair

Video director Dale Kivimaki remembers 25 years of stellar shows and near-mishaps at the State Fair.
Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:21:33 -0400
Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to TurkeyAn Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it. The crew of the oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, on Saturday updated its listed destination in its Automatic Identification System to Mersin, Turkey, a port city in the country's south and home to an oil terminal.


Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents Sea
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:10:05 -0400
Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents Sea

Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents SeaRussia test-fired Sineva and Bulava ballistic missiles from two submarines from the polar region of the Arctic Ocean and from the Barents Sea on Saturday as part of combat training, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. The Sineva, a liquid-fueled intercontinental missile, was fired from the Tula submarine, while a Bulava, Russian newest solid-fueled missile, was launched from the Yuri Dolgoruky submarine, the ministry said.


Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clash
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:03:09 -0400
Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clash

Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters clashHong Kong riot cops fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles on Saturday, as a standoff in a working-class neighbourhood descended into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days. Earlier thousands of demonstrators, many wearing hard hats and gas masks, marched through the industrial Kwun Tong area, where they were blocked by dozens of riot police with shields and batons outside a police station. Frontline protesters -- known as "braves" -- pulled together a barricade of traffic barriers and bamboo construction poles.


Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisis
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:23:00 -0400
Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisis

Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisisCandidates like Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker want to draw on tactics used by community-based organizations to fight gun violence.


Police are trying to arrest their way out of a mass shooting epidemic, and experts warn that law enforcement can't shoulder the entire burden
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 19:04:00 -0400
Police are trying to arrest their way out of a mass shooting epidemic, and experts warn that law enforcement can't shoulder the entire burden

Police are trying to arrest their way out of a mass shooting epidemic, and experts warn that law enforcement can't shoulder the entire burdenThe arrests won't fully or permanently stop a person determined to inflict mass death — and the US is nowhere near close to tackling the root causes.


20 of the Craziest Pickup Trucks Ever
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:55:00 -0400
Revered as a saint by online extremists, how Christchurch shooter inspired copycat terrorists around the world
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:22:59 -0400
Revered as a saint by online extremists, how Christchurch shooter inspired copycat terrorists around the world

Revered as a saint by online extremists, how Christchurch shooter inspired copycat terrorists around the world“Brenton Tarrant was a catalyst for me personally. He showed me that it could be done. And that it needed to be done.”Those were the words written by John Timothy Earnest shortly before he stormed a synagogue in Poway, California, and opened fire on the Jewish congregation.


Dow, stocks dive off Trump's latest comments on US-China trade war
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:22:13 -0400
Dow, stocks dive off Trump's latest comments on US-China trade war

Dow, stocks dive off Trump's latest comments on US-China trade warStocks fell sharply on Wall Street Friday after President Donald Trump called on U.S. companies to consider alternatives to doing business in China


David Koch's Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn't Like the Results
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:16:19 -0400
David Koch's Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn't Like the Results

David Koch's Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn't Like the ResultsDavid Koch was the most vilified symbol of the billionaires who have turned 21st century politics their playground. He died at 79.


2020 Democratic presidential field begins to shrink
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 14:25:58 -0400
2020 Democratic presidential field begins to shrink

2020 Democratic presidential field begins to shrinkChristian Hanley and Kristen Hawn weigh in on the field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls as candidates begin to drop out of the race.


Russian doctor has trace of radiation after explosion
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:12:24 -0400
Russian doctor has trace of radiation after explosion

Russian doctor has trace of radiation after explosionMore than 100 Russian medical workers who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military testing range have undergone checks and one man has been found with a trace of radiation, officials said Friday. It was followed by a brief rise in radiation levels in nearby Severodvinsk, but the authorities insisted it didn't pose any danger. The Arkhangelsk regional administration said Friday that 110 medical workers have undergone checks that one man was found with a low amount of radioactive cesium-137 in his muscle tissue.


South Korea begins annual war games to defend against Japan
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 22:16:47 -0400
South Korea begins annual war games to defend against Japan

South Korea begins annual war games to defend against JapanSouth Korea Sunday began two days of war games to practise defending disputed islands off its east coast against an unlikely attack from Japan, further stoking tensions between the Asian neighbours. The annual drills come just days after Seoul terminated a military intelligence-sharing pact with Tokyo, with the countries at loggerheads over Japan's use of forced labour during World War II. The two-day exercise will involve warships and aircraft, the South Korean navy said in a text message without providing more detail.


UPDATE 2-Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, air base with drones - Al Masirah TV
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:24:50 -0400