Mick Mulvaney says aid to Ukraine was held up to investigate Democrats

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The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
President Donald Trump at a news conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Oct. 16, 2019.
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White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

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Smoking, drinking down among Minn. students as vaping and mental health struggles surge

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Vice President Mike Pence said a five-day cease-fire in northern Syria will allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone roughly 20 miles south
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Vice President Mike Pence said a five-day cease-fire in northern Syria will allow for a Kurdish withdrawal from a security zone roughly 20 miles south of the Turkish border,

US, Turkey agree on Turkish cease-fire with Syrian Kurds

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The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in the Turks' deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, requiring the Kurds to vacate the area in an arrangement that largely solidifies Turkey's position and aims in the weeklong conflict. The deal includes a conditional halt to American economic sanctions.
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Souhan: Twins definitely could use a big free agent, but history shows the perils

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U.S. Rep. Angie Craig answered a question during a Town Hall at the Eagan Community Center.
Politics

Rep. Angie Craig faces the impeachment divide: 'It's about right and wrong'

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A ring-necked duck flies above Rice Lake in Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.

Suspected fire on radar in northern Minnesota turns out to be 600,000 ducks

Meteorologists in the National Weather Service's Duluth office noticed some unusual activity on the screen and became worried there was a fire in Aitkin County.
Minneapolis City Council Member Jeremiah Ellison, shown in 2018.
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Minneapolis council to research rent control before moving forward

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Watch 'Frozen' national tour rehearsals starring Minnesota actor

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If Democrats dislike Trump's authoritarianism, why were the debates so hot for executive action?

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris have all vowed to use executive power to achieve policy goals they might not be able to get through Congress.

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