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  1. OK, Trump twetes before he thinks. So what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    President Trump demonstrated his tweeting skills in his office at Trump Tower in New York this past September. He relies on the device to get in touch with his supporters without the filter, as he styled it, of the mainstream media.


  2. Cab driver who tried to help Islamic State faces sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    A taxi driver caught helping a friend try to join the Islamic State group during an FBI sting faces a sentence of anywhere from four to 28 years. Twenty-six-year-old Mahmoud Elhassan of Woodbridge, Virginia, was arrested last year after he drove Joseph Farrokh to the Richmond airport, where he planned to begin a trip to join the Islamic State in Syria.


  3. The Latest: Ex-Guardsman gets 11 years for terror chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Latest on the sentencing of a former National Guard member who provided support to the Islamic State group : A former National Guard soldier from Virginia convicted of plotting to help the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.


  4. Government reveals over 100,000 visas revoked due to travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Star Tribune

    The international arrivals area of Logan Airport in Boston, Feb. 2, 2017. Much of the criticism of the executive order banning visas from certain countries signed by President Donald Trump has focused on foreigners prevented from entering the country, but a court filing in the legal battle over the travel ban reveals a far broader impact, imperiling the residency status of tens of thousands of immigrants already living in the U.S. Over 100,000 visas have been revoked as a result of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries, an attorney for the government revealed in Alexandria, Va., federal court Friday.


  5. Federal judges to hear arguments defending Trump travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Star Tribune

    Federal judges on opposite coasts are due Friday to hear legal arguments defending President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The ban is sure to reverberate through the courts on a likely path to an appeals court or the U.S. Supreme Court.


  6. How Trump's immigration order could hurt the US economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Star Tribune

    President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries could slow the U.S. economy by hampering two of the nation's top export industries: Tourism and higher education. Trump's immigration order followed his order to build a wall along the border with Mexico and his vow to rip up NAFTA.


  7. Family of US passengers on Germanwings plane file lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Star Tribune

    The family of an American mother and daughter killed when a pilot deliberately flew an airliner into a mountainside are suing the German airline, its parent company and the U.S. airline that sold them their tickets. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia on behalf of the husband and son of Yvonne Selke, who was killed along with her daughter, Emily.


  8. Muslim civil rights group challenges Trump travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Star Tribune

    A Muslim civil rights group is joining the legal battle to overturn President Donald Trump's travel ban directed at seven Muslim-majority nations. The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, challenging Trump's executive order.


  9. Detention hearing for man accused of shooting US diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A detention hearing is scheduled Friday afternoon in Alexandria, Virginia, for 31-year-old Zia Zafar of Chino Hills, California. He's charged with attempted murder of a diplomat in the Jan. 6 shooting of consular officer Christopher Ashcraft in Guadalajara.


  10. Virginia man sentenced in Ohio high school hacking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Virginia man who pleaded guilty to helping hack an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio has been sentenced to eight months in prison. Noah McHugh, 26, was sentenced on Monday in federal court in Lexington, Kentucky, after pleading guilty to one count of computer fraud.


  11. The Latest: Suspect in US diplomat shooting remains jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Latest on the U.S. citizen arrested by Mexican authorities in last week's shooting of a U.S. consular official in Guadalajara: A California man charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a U.S. diplomat in Mexico will remain in custody pending a detention hearing scheduled for later this week.


  12. N. Carolina NAACP leader sues over being removed from flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The leader of North Carolina's NAACP is suing American Airlines, saying he was removed from a flight because he is black. News outlets report that The Rev.


  13. 1 in 6 U.S. adults say they have taken psychiatric drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A new report provides the most fine-grained snapshot of prescription drug use for psychological and sleep problems to date. Thomas J. Moore, a researcher at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, said "In some populations, the rates are extraordinary."


  14. Thad Levine: Five things to know about the new Twins general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Thad Levine was introduced as the new Twins general manager and No. 2 behind new president of baseball operations Derek Falvey Monday at Target Field.


  15. Rangers official Thad Levine likely to be next general manager of TwinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Thad Levine, currently the assistant general manager of the Texas Rangers, has emerged as a candidate to work under Derek Falvey once he takes over as the Twins Chief Baseball Officer, according to a source familiar with the Twins search. The Twins, according to another source, tried to hire Red Sox executive Amiel Sawdaye before he agreed to join the Diamondbacks as a senior vice president and assistant general manager.


  16. Theme park association plans move to OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The largest association for the theme park industry is moving its headquarters to what many consider to be the theme park capital of the world. The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions on Wednesday announced it intends to move its headquarters to Orlando from Alexandria, Va., outside Washington.


  17. Hacker who targeted Bush family will get at least 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A Romanian hacker who targeted the Bush family, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and others is expected to get a prison sentence of at least two years. Forty-four-year-old Marcel Lazar, better known as Guccifer, is scheduled for a sentencing hearing Thursday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.


  18. Restrictions on tap for southern New England lobster fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Southern New England lobster fishermen might have to start throwing back smaller lobsters in an attempt to stem population losses. New restrictions are on tap for the region's historic lobster fishery, which is grappling with an unprecedented decline.


  19. Restaurant employees fired for refusing to serve officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Two employees have been fired after denying service to a uniformed D.C.-area police officer at a Noodles & Company restaurant. News outlets report Noodles & Company released a statement Thursday confirming that two of its employees at the Alexandria, Virginia, restaurant were fired.


  20. Officer denied service at restaurant outside DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Alexandria, Virginia, police spokeswoman Crystal Nosal tells local news outlets that a female officer in uniform went Monday evening to the restaurant and stood in line. She says a female cook came out from the back and told the cashier, "You better pull me off the line, because I'm not cooking for," then gestured at the officer.


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