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Two lawmakers in the US state of Minnesota hit with sexual assault claims quit

November 23, 2017 2:15 pm
Two lawmakers in the US state of Minnesota hit with sexual assault claims quit

Minnesota Democratic Senator Dan Schoen (R) and Republican Representative Representative Tony Cornish (file photo) Two lawmakers in the US state of Minnesota have resigned from their jobs after being hit by sexual misconduct allegations, amid a widespread scandal that has engulfed many American politicians and entertainers over the past weeks. […]

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Two more women accuse Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota of sexual assault

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Two more women accuse Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota of sexual assault

Democratic Senator Al Franken of Minnesota (Photo by AFP) Two more women have stepped forward with sexual assault accusations against Senator Al Franken, further complicating the unfolding sex scandal surrounding the top Democrat. The women, who chose not to reveal their identity, broke the news in an interview with Huffington Post on […]

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Minnesota Latino police officer cleared of all charges in Philando Castile case

June 17, 2017 10:39 am
Minnesota Latino police officer cleared of all charges in Philando Castile case

A Latino police officer has been cleared of manslaughter in the controversial shooting death of an African American man in Minnesota, triggering local protests and fueling debate over the use of force by law enforcement against minorities. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was accused of killing 32-year-old student Philando Castile, a cafeteria worker, inside his car […]

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Minnesota man sentenced to 38 years in massive ‘sextortion’ scheme

December 1, 2016 3:00 pm
Minnesota man sentenced to 38 years in massive ‘sextortion’ scheme

Anton Martynenko posed as young women on social media and duped at least 155 teen boys, into sending him nude photos and videos. Photo / Anoka County Jail The Midwestern teenager was 15 years old when a modeling agency manager calling herself Courtney Jansgen reached out to him on social […]

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American woman sues daughter over gender treatment

November 18, 2016 3:00 pm
American woman sues daughter over gender treatment

An American woman is suing her own child for undergoing gender transition treatment. The mother, Anmarie Calgaro, has filed a lawsuit in Minnesota alleging her 17-year-old transgender daughter, JDK, wrongfully underwent the treatment without her consent. “The bottom line of this lawsuit is that my basic civil rights to raise […]

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Donald Trump claim Muslim migrants from Somalia in Minnesota ‘a disaster’

November 7, 2016 7:00 pm
Donald Trump claim Muslim migrants from Somalia in Minnesota ‘a disaster’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses a rally at the Sun Country Airlines hangar in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 6, 2016. (Photo by AFP) US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has once again attacked America’s migrant population, this time saying that the mostly Muslim migrants from Somalia are causing a “disaster” […]

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An unassuming life before Dahir Adan’s rampage in a Minnesota mall

September 20, 2016 9:45 am
An unassuming life before Dahir Adan’s rampage in a Minnesota mall

People who knew Dahir Adan said he seemed to live a relatively quiet life. Photo / Washington Post Nothing seemed awry when Dahir Adan told his family that he was going out to buy an iPhone on Saturday night. It’s unclear what time he put on a security guard’s uniform […]

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United States of America on edge – Explosions in New York and New Jersey and a stabbing attack in Minnesota raise fears of terrorism

September 19, 2016 8:45 pm
United States of America on edge – Explosions in New York and New Jersey and a stabbing attack in Minnesota raise fears of terrorism

Police stand guard as the cordon Sixth Avenue near the scene of the explosion on West 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. Photo / AP Authorities are investigating three incidents – explosions in New York and New Jersey and a stabbing attack in Minnesota – that took […]

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US FBI probing Minnesota mall mass stabbing as possible terrorism

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US FBI probing Minnesota mall mass stabbing as possible terrorism

Police officers investigate the scene of a mass stabbing at a mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota, September 17, 2016. (Photo from social media) The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched an investigation into Saturday’s stabbing spree at a mall in Minnesota, treating it as a “potential act of […]

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Minnesota mall terrorist with a knife asked: Are you Muslim?

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Minnesota mall terrorist with a knife asked: Are you Muslim?

People stand near the entrance on the north side of Crossroads Centre in St Cloud, Minnesota. Photo / AP The man in the security guard uniform strode into the Minnesota mall just after 8pm local time somewhere near Sears. He flashed a knife “big enough to hurt someone,” police said, […]

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