US hails Turkish cease-fire; Kurds must vacate border area

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.
Sen. Tina Smith and Gov. Tim Walz applauded as former Gov. Mark Dayton’s official Capitol portrait was unveiled during a ceremony Thursday.
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Portrait celebrates former Minnesota Gov. Dayton's legacy at Capitol

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Apple Valley ponders how to address dumpsters-in-a-bag

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney addressed a news conference at the White House in Washington on Thursday.
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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney addressed a news conference at the White House in Washington on Thursday.

Trump chief of staff embraces quid pro quo, then backs off

The admission from acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undercut the president's position and led to immediate fallout. Trump's lawyer distanced the president from Mulvaney's account. The Justice Department said the explanation was news to them.
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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US picks Trump resort for G-7; critics call choice 'brazen'

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Regan Pittman, a 6-5 junior, leads the No. 7 Gophers with 59 blocks this season.

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Volleyball has long been a refuge for Gophers junior Regan Pittman. Finding another welcoming place in the parks and lakes has helped her reel in an unexpected gift: Discovering her life's purpose.
Montreal Canadiens' Nick Suzuki, left, scores past Wild goaltender Alex Stalock during first-period action.
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Wild, searching for answers, falls to 1-6: 'Everybody's got to be better'

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Ian Harrison stood outside his southwest Minneapolis home with his children Stellan, 8 and Phoebe, 3.
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For Twin Cities housing market, fall is in the air

A ring-necked duck flies above Rice Lake in Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019.
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Suspected fire on radar in northern Minnesota turns out to be 600,000 ducks

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