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Local Leaders Speak at Duluth Trump Rally

DULUTH, Minn. - Local leaders spoke at President Trump's rally in Duluth. Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) was among the elected officials who took the podium before the president. "Donald…

President Trump Speaks in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. - A historic day in Duluth as the city had its first presidential visit since 2004. President Trump covered a lot of ground at his rally at a…

Homeland Security Drafts Plan to end Family Separation

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention. That's according to two people familiar with her thinking…

Security Details Outlined for Trump Rally

DULUTH, Minn. – Large crowds and long lines are expected for the Trump Rally at the Amsoil Arena on Wednesday. To help things go a little smoother for attendees DECC officials have released a list of security details for the…

Swanson Joins AGs in Demanding end to Border Separations

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has joined with 20 other Democratic attorneys general nationwide in demanding that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents…

Group Prepares for President Trump's Visit to Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. - To prepare for President Trump's visit, a group of Duluthians are helping organizations plan peaceful demonstrations in reaction to his presence. They call themselves "Forward Coalition" and are making banners…

Judge Jails ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Ahead of Trial

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail. Paul Manafort was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. The move by U.S. District…

China Announces Equal Penalties to Retaliate for US Tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government responded quickly to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on Chinese goods by announcing Friday it will immediately impose penalties of “equal strength” on U.S. products. The Commerce Ministry said it also was scrapping deals…

"Fox & Friends" To Broadcast Live From Uncle Loui's Cafe

DULUTH, Minn. - The Fox News Channel's top–rated morning show "Fox & Friends" will be broadcasting live from Duluth next Thursday -- the day after President Donald Trump holds his first rally at the DECC since the summit in…

Watchdog Report Faults Comey as ‘Insubordinate’

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has issued a stinging rebuke to the FBI for its handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The report released Thursday calls former FBI Director James Comey “insubordinate” and says his actions were “extraordinary.”…

Supreme Court Strikes Down Minnesota's Voter Clothing law

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls. The justices ruled Thursday that the law violates the First Amendment. Still, the justices' 7-2 ruling suggested that some restrictions…

Nevada Pimp Dennis Hof Wins GOP Primary, Ousts Incumbent

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse,” won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker.…

Trump’s vow to end Military Drills With Seoul Stuns a Region

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump rocked the region with the stunning announcement Tuesday that he was halting annual U.S.-South Korean military drills — and wants to remove the 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in the South as a deterrent against…