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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, a publicist said. He was 69. (05/27/2017)
Metro Transit police say the officer in the video is no longer with the department. He also said that the reports from Metro Transit police made no mention of Vences-Lopez's immigration status and transit police didn't contact ICE. (05/27/2017)
Walker Art Center executive director Olga Viso says she talked with the artist behind the controversial sculpture and they're in agreement that the sculpture should be dismantled in some manner. She says details of how and when will be determined by Traditional Spiritual Dakota Elders. (05/27/2017)
President Trump said his maiden first trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the Paris climate accord.
The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world. It didn't say what was causing the problem but said there was no evidence of a cyberattack.
Carfentanil and fentanyl are driving forces in the most deadly drug epidemic the United States has ever seen. Because of their potency, it's not just addicts who are increasingly at risk -- it's those tasked with saving lives and investigating the illegal trade.
A conversation with the MPR News reporters behind a new podcast about the fatal shooting of Philando Castile and the upcoming trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez.
Trump's surprise announcement, in the form of a tweet on the final day of his lengthy international trip, comes after Trump declined to commit to staying in a sweeping climate deal.
Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to say whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement.
Bemidji State University has reached an agreement with Minnesota's four tribal colleges, allowing students to transfer seamlessly into four-year programs.
Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told the Kremlin that Jared Kushner had discussed setting up a secret means of communicating directly, using Russian facilities, according to The Washington Post.
One of his well-known accomplishments came in 1978, when Brzezinski helped President Carter reach an agreement between the Israeli Prime Minister and Egyptian President to secure the Camp David peace accords.
"I think it's so disarming because it's so simple, and yet I kept re-reading 'Outline.' I kept going back to it and being spellbound by how brilliant it is," said bookseller Richard DeWyngaert.

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