MPR News Update, PM Edition for July 26, 2016
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Good afternoon! Tensions remain high as St. Paul police attempt to clear protesters from Summit Avenue near the governor's mansion. As of 2:21 p.m. protesters had made their way back in front of the governor's mansion, but there was still a police presence. Check our live blog for the latest news on the protest | Forecast
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- Islamic State group claims attack that killed priest
Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest before being shot and killed by police, officials said.
- Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash
Federal investigators say the driver who was killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was speeding just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer.
- Collards and canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown promoted premarital cooking
The legendary Cosmo editor and subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells -- and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."
- Why would Vladimir Putin want to leak the DNC emails?
Russian intelligence services are the main suspects behind the hacking of DNC emails, and many Democrats warn that the Russian president has stepped into American politics in an unprecedented way.
- Reports: Sanders will nominate Clinton ahead of DNC roll call
According to reports, the Vermont senator is in talks to nominate Clinton -- yet another move designed to showcase party unity.
- Michael Jordan speaks up for black lives and police officers
The former Chicago Bulls star rarely gets involved in current events, but he is making million-dollar donations to an NAACP fund and a community policing institute seeking solutions to violence.
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