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A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.
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Those who identified only as extended members of the family of Sheryl and Kenneth Carpentier, two of the victims, put up balloons and flowers on the growing memorial outside of Matt's Bar.

Teen fleeing troopers in stolen SUV hits vehicle, kills 3 in Mpls.

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A teenager speeding from state troopers in a stolen SUV hit another vehicle and killed three people early Sunday at a south Minneapolis intersection, where the wreckage came to rest outside the door of a popular neighborhood bar shortly after closing time.
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A Star Tribune examination of more than 1,000 recent sexual assault cases shows pervasive failings ...