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Japan wakes up to global 'ransomware' cyberattack

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
The global "ransomware" cyberattack hit computers at 600 locations in Japan, but appeared to cause no major problems as Japanese started their workday Monday even as the attack caused chaos elsewhere.

High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Rulings will show latitude justices give Congress, president on issue.

Forest Lake expected to pass contract to keep local police force

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Move would overturn vote that led to protests by residents, students.

Gophers softball snubbed in NCAA seeding

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
The Gophers have the best record in Division I softball, at 54-3, but in a stunning development Sunday night, that wasn’t enough to land them one of the top 16 seeds in the NCAA tournament.

Junior Uzebu decommits from Gophers, reopening his recruitment

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Junior Uzebu, an offensive lineman from Georgia, cited "circumstances beyond my control" for re-opening his recruitment after committing to the Gophers last month.

Miss D.C. wins Miss USA, Minnesota takes third

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Miss District of Columbia, Kára McCullough, wins 2017 edition of Miss USA contest.

Minnesota jurisdictions struggle over how many deer are enough

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Sickly animals raise questions about culling as DNR studies issue.

Minnesota's 'incident team' races to stop measles outbreak

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
For nearly four weeks, the Minnesota Department of Health had been battling a measles outbreak that is now the state’s worst since 1990. A Minneapolis day care center was one of 11 where infected children have exposed thousands of others — many unvaccinated — leading to an outbreak that has sickened 54 people and spread to rural parts of the state.

Millennials are all aboard for passenger rail

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Nearly a quarter of college students responding to a survey sent to colleges along current Amtrak routes in nine Midwestern states said they had taken Amtrak to and from school, with two-thirds indicating passenger rail service is an important resource to attend college. More than half said they support more frequent train service.

Brooklyn Park taps into U student research to solve problems

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
U students’ work will help inform policy and planning.

Aftershocks of 'ransomware' ahead

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
The components of the global cyberattack that seized hundreds of thousands of computer systems last week may be more complex than originally believed, a Trump administration official said Sunday, and experts warned that the effects of the malicious software could linger for some time.

In Arizona, teachers with no training to teach can be hired

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
A new state law only requires experience in a “relevant” field.

Lynx opens season by stopping Sky

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Sylvia Fowles led the way with 26 points and 10 rebounds, but coach Cheryl Reeve expects more from her veteran squad.

In Beijing, Putin plays piano tunes from childhood

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Vladimir Putin added to his public repertoire of feats on Sunday by showing off his skills as a pianist.

Blogger hints Twins pitcher Berrios used substance on baseballs

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
Local blogger Parker Hageman, whose video breakdowns of hitters’ swings have been a hit in recent years, took to Twitter late Saturday to point out a smudge on the bill of Berrios’ cap that the righthander touched frequently during his outing. Hageman also showed video of Berrios reaching for the area every time he received a new baseball.

Family says JetBlue kicked them off plane over carry-on cake

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
A New Jersey family says their plans to celebrate a birthday in Nevada were crushed when JetBlue Airways kicked them off the plane for storing a birthday cake in an overhead bin.

Voter ID law proved insurmountable for many in Wisconsin

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
One estimate found 300,000 voters in the state lacked valid photo IDs.

Lynx season starts with excitement, nostalgia

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
The Lynx play host to Chicago at Xcel Energy Center with a veteran team seeking its fourth title in seven years.

Surdyk's would pay more but close for fewer days under new deal

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
The liquor store would have to close on three Sundays in July.

You may live longer if you bike to work

Startribune - 2 hours 12 min ago
The Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition is celebrating National Bike Month with a challenge to all.