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New U.S. effort to break terrorist recruiting pipeline launches in Twin Cities

Minneapolis-St. Paul is one of three metro areas in the U.S. where a new Justice Department initiative will try to stem recruitment of Americans by overseas terrorist groups. 361 more words


Adrian Peterson: I am not a child abuser

Minnesota Vikings embattled running back Adrian Peterson released a statement Monday afternoon in response to the child abuse charges that were delivered to him last Friday. 284 more words


Q and A: RCMP Assistant Commissioner Gilles Michaud

Seven storeys of mirrored glass cladding the monolithic office building at 155 McArthur Ave. in old Vanier aren’t merely cosmetic. Behind the shield lies the RCMP’s year-old National Division, mandated to guard Canada’s “political, economic and social integrity.” 1,394 more words

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Home Depot confirms data breach, investigation continues

The nation’s largest home improvement retailer, Home Depot, has confirmed that its payment data systems have been breached.

In a statement, the company says it continues to determine the full scope, scale and impact of the breach. 321 more words


2 year prison term for Minnesotan who stole fellow soldiers' IDs

A Minnesota soldier who admits he stole identifying information from fellow members of his Army unit was sentenced to two years in prison Friday.

The judge who sentenced Keith Novak said the case was made more serious by the fact that Novak used his military access to victimize fellow soldiers, … 262 more words


MSU Moorhead wrestler accused of raping 18-year-old student in dorm

A standout senior wrestler at Minnesota State University Moorhead is accused of getting an 18-year-old student drunk in his dorm, then raping her while recording the incident on a cellphone. 351 more words


Police believe fugitive Ty Hoffman robbed bank in Blaine Sunday

Police believe a man wanted for the murder of Minneapolis businessman Kelly Phillips last month robbed a bank in Blaine on Sunday. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman, 44, has been on the run since… 372 more words