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Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies who is facing U.S. charges related to an alleged sanctions violations with Iran, was granted bail by a Canadian court Tuesday after diplomatic pressure from China, The Washington Post reported. Meng, 46, will await her extradition hearing from one of her two multimillion dollar Vancouver homes, watched over by a private security firm as well as an electric tracker and several of the city’s residents who provided real estate

The White House on Tuesday became the scene of a stark, never-before seen television drama played out live to a worldwide audience as U.S. President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi discussed funding for a border wall and a possible government shutdown, The Associated Press reported. Arguing heatedly with Schumer and Pelosi, Trump repeatedly threatened to shut down the government if he doesn’t get his way and Congress approves $5

"City Tins" Twin Cities features 25 coaster gift cards to 25 iconic eateries in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Each coaster is worth $10 off your tab at these restaurants, a $250 value. If you buy online, $10 of your purchase can be donated to the ALS Association.

US President Donald Trump wasted little time during his negotiations with Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Nick Ayers for a similar role replacing John Kelly on the president’s staff, CNN reports. Trump gave Ayers a task, the network said, asking Ayers to conduct a thorough review of how the West Wing operates, including evaluating staffing, in order to make it more politically focused over the next two years. The evaluation, CNN reports, comes as Trump gears up for January, when newly

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Francesco Molinari has been voted as the European Tour golfer of the year for 2018, capping a year in which he won his

Despite enormous pressure from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of United Nations countries agreed Monday on a sweeping, non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration, Fox News reported. The Global Compact for Migration accord, the report said, is the first of its kind and was described as a pivotal test of the UN-led effort to crack down on the dangerous and illegal cross border movements that has turned smuggling into a booming worldwide industry.

University of Minnesota presidential finalist Joan T. A. Gabel will visit each of the University’s five campuses.

Reservable rooms at Hennepin County libraries include meeting rooms, conference rooms, study rooms, and a piano room at Minneapolis Central Library. Minneapolis Central Library also has several spaces available to rent .

Professor Markus Meister and his laboratory combine augmented reality technology with computer vision algorithms to create goggles that can help blind people...

Reddit is a treasure trove for evidence of the best and worst in humankind. Here are the best Reddit threads that will make you laugh...or maybe cry.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that rare but serious cases of stroke and tears in the lining of arteries in the head and neck have occurred in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) shortly after they received Lemtrada (alemtuzumab).

In parts 1 and 2 of our “21st Century Library” series, we showed you the opportunities available at libraries, and ones the libraries bring right to you. In today’s installment, we look at what happens behind the scenes to make it all possible. Choosing Eight million dollars is a lot of money, but when that’s …

ZERO is seeking a motivated self-starter to establish and grow a community chapter in the Mid-Atlantic, with the goal of localizing ZERO programs, drawing supporters to the cause, and raising funds to advance the organization’s mission. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter Director will develop and implement strategies for recruiting new sponsors, volunteers and ZERO champions to support... Read More

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continued to defend the Trump administration's response to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday in a closed-door briefing with Senators in Washington D.C., according to CNN. Pompeo said there is "no direct reporting" connecting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing which occurred on Oct. 2 after the Washington Post columnist entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents for his wedding. Pompeo and Defense

The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states are not only preparing to stuff the turkey before Thanksgiving on Thursday since millions will need to brace themselves for Siberia-level cold weather starting on Wednesday, according to NBC News. Temperatures in northern New England will be nearly zero degrees and only 30 degrees in southeastern Virginia, according to AccuWeather meteorologists. Many will be grateful not only for the feast but also for their thickest coats since it is forecast to be the

The Hennepin County Library started as a horse-drawn book wagon in the 1920s and has grown to 41 locations with more than three quarters of a million check-o...

Dietitians avoid hard rules when it comes to healthy eating, so the following rules of mine may surprise you a bit. They are not black and white or a "don't list" of foods to avoid.

2018 Special Olympics USA Games Get ready for one of Special Olympics' biggest competitions ever! Next year's USA Games will highlight athletes with intellectual disabilities who find power and joy in sports. From July 1-6, 3,500 Special Olympics athletes from all over the United States--as well as 1,000 coaches, 10,000 family members, 10,000 volunteers and an estimated 50,000 spectators--will take part in this premier national sports…

Pediatricians group says don’t spank
[WCCO Radio, Nov. 10, 2018] Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician Dr. Eric Barth discussed the AAP’s recommendation with WCCO Radio and alternative methods of disciplining children.

A baby girl was born in St. Paul at 11 p.m. on 11/11, the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. The baby, weighing 7 pounds and 12 ounces, was born to Erin and Mike Potts of Hugo at Allina HealthR…