Two Minnesotans may been among the gunman who slaughtered shoppers of Nairobi's Westgate mall this weekend with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.An English-language Twitter account purporting to speak for al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaeda affiliate, live-tweeted the massacre. Before the social ... More >>
As the drumbeat crescendos for some sort of military intervention in the Syrian civil war, Michele Bachmann is... the voice of reason?SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann is Obama's biggest backer when it comes to NSA spying on Americans So it seems. The lame-duck congresswoman is calling on the Obama adminis ... More >>
Michele Bachmann's no good very bad year isn't getting any better, as this morning the House Ethics Committee released a statement confirming they're extended their probe into allegations of improprieties during her presidential campaign.RELATED: Michele Bachmann blames news of federal ethics invest ... More >>
As we told you last month, during the run up to committee appointments for the new Congress, a petition was circulating to oust Rep. Michele Bachmann from the House Intelligence Committee. SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann goes on apocalyptic radio show, says Obama supports Sharia lawThe petition ended up ... More >>
Al Franken is among a group of senators who wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to clarify the legal rationale underpinning the administration's authority to kill Americans deemed to be terrorists.SEE ALSO: For Franken and Klobuchar, does money from big media mean support for PIPA? Yesterd ... More >>
The maker of The Hurt Locker explores the darkness behind capturing Osama Bin Laden
On Monday, the last of the Occupy activists facing riot charges over the Cruz home protests arrived at a courtroom for trial, joined by about 50 supporters. If convicted, the four defendants -- Catherine Salonek, Jessica Davis, Tomahawk Riley and Dee Xaba -- would face up to two years in prison and ... More >>
Twin Cities attorney Jordan Kushner is a National Lawyers Guild Legal Observer. As such, he attends protests to make sure private security and law enforcement respects demonstrators' rights even when situations become tense.SEE ALSO: Dan Feidt, producer of DRE drug scandal video, talks about Occupy, ... More >>
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor plume of weapons-grade anthrax stays these couriers come May 6. That Sunday, the Minnesota Department of Health will launch a dry run of an anthrax attack response using postal workers and law enforcement escorts. It's a strategy that's been studied nationally since 200 ... More >>
Michael Cuddyer's home run might have kept his teammate off a hijacked plane.Michael Cuddyer has one of the highest ratios of popularity-to-talent in all of baseball, and last night the Twins' fan favorite told a story that can only make him more likable.Yesterday, Americans took time to reflect ... More >>
Photo: banspyAmina Ali and Hawo Hassan were taken into custody this afternoon.Two naturalized American citizens living in Rochester, both originally from Somalia, have been arrested on charges that they conspired to provide material support to the Somali terrorist group al Shabaab. The FBI to ... More >>
On his way homeAfter a month of detention in Rwandan prisons, William Mitchel law professor Peter Erlinder is on his way back to the United States. He was released yesterday on bail due to medical issues. Erlinder was arrested May 28 for denying that the deaths of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate ... More >>
Photo: Free Prof. Peter Erlinder Now/FacebookErlinder's controversial views on the Rwandan genocide have landed him in prisonIt's not clear whether this means he'll be able to return home yet, but William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder has been granted bail on medical grounds by a Rwan ... More >>
Obama and Rybak discussed ways to combat radicalization of Somali youthMinneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak joined Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker and Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Michael Coleman at a White House meeting on Tuesday to talk about coping with terrorist groups recruiting people on American soi ... More >>
The sixth district congresswoman accuses the president of telling the alleged 9/11 mastermind to plead not guilty.
In an interview, the Minneapolis lawyer defends her comments about Islam and Keith Ellison.
Used to be that George W. Bush was the target of anti-war protesters. Times have changed.
The indictment is the latest chapter in a federal probe into the disappearance of 20 Somali men.
A local Somali man appeared in federal court on charges related to supporting terrorists and planning to kill and injure others abroad.
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Ellison was detained for about three hours before being released on $100 bail after the planned arrest.
Reps. John Kline and Michele Bachmann introduced legislation Monday that would ban the feds from sending Guantanamo Bay detainees to Minnesota.
This time they picked the wrong country
Minnesota Vikings Hall of Famer Carl Eller finally received his sentence today in the Hennepin County District Courthouse for a clash with police last year.
'Stop-Loss' does its best not to mention the conflict
Absorbing Bush with a stiff shot of bourbon.
Two years and three months after publication of the pictures at Abu Ghraib, Junge gets around to calling for Rumsfeld's resignation--on the day her friend and ally Lieberman is called to account by Connecticut voters for his support for the war in Iraq.
Downing Street springs new leak: Second Brit memo suggests Iraq war may not end in hugs In the Washington Post, White House blogger Dan Froomkin is calling it the DSM-II. And, truly, the second Downing Street memo to leak out of the Blair adminstration portrays a Bush war team suffering from the kin ... More >>
Fort Snelling's VA Medical Center is rehabilitating brain-damaged soldiers. But that's only half the story. Sunday's PiPress featured a lengthy story about Army Staff Sgt. Eric Cagle, a soldier so severely brain damaged in Iraq he spends four hours a day in intensive therapy at the VA Hospital in Mi ... More >>
W in his own words
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Nguyen Cao Son and his fellow South Vietnamese soldiers were part of a secret U.S. spy commando force--so secret, in fact, that the American government turned its back and let him spend 14 years in North Vietnamese prison camps.