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Elizabeth Warren's big crowds? She has a plan for them, too

Sep. 17, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people packed under the marble arch of Manhattan's Washington Square Park to hear Elizabeth Warren on Monday. They didn't show up by accident. The crowd was the product of a carefully planned, data-driven strategy to identify supporters, attract them to a rally and...

Minnesota officer fatally shoots man during fight

Sep. 16, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota fatally shot a man after the man rear-ended the officer's marked SUV, then got out of his car and started fighting with the officer, authorities said. Authorities have not said whether the man had a weapon when the St. Paul police officer shot him during the...

R. Kelly a no-show in court on Minnesota solicitation charge

Sep. 12, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Singer R. Kelly was a no-show for an initial court appearance in a Minnesota case in which he is accused of offering a 17-year-old girl $200 to take off her clothes and dance in 2001. Kelly, who is jailed in Chicago on sexual abuse and other counts, was charged in Minnesota in August...

Sheriff won't release video in Minnesota livestreamed chase

Sep. 11, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A sheriff says he will not yet release squad car video of a police shooting that killed a man who livestreamed his chase by officers through two Minneapolis suburbs. Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson said in a statement Wednesday that releasing video of the shooting or other...

A new look at Frank Lloyd Wright's textiles, home goods

Sep. 11, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A small but important exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores a little-known facet of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's creations: his line of wallpapers, printed and woven textiles, and other home goods designed for the public. "Frank Lloyd Wright Textiles: The Taliesin Line,...

Target ups hiring to more than 130,000 for holidays

Sep. 10, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target is hiring more than 130,000 people ahead of the critical holiday season, up more than 4% from last year. The retailer is increasing by two-fold number hires dedicated to handling online orders from stores. While the jobs are described as season, Target said Tuesday that 40% of the...

Questions after police fatally shoot man who streamed chase

Sep. 9, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The livestreamed video of the final minutes of Brian Quinones' life before he was fatally shot by police show him calmly driving a car and listening to music, running at least one red light as he leads officers on a chase through two Minneapolis suburbs. At one point, the video shows,...

Minnesota oil pipeline fight highlights Democratic dilemmas

Sep. 9, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels. Progressive candidates Elizabeth Warren...

Man streams chase before Minnesota police fatally shoot him

Sep. 8, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Police near Minneapolis shot and killed a driver following a chase after he apparently emerged from his car holding a knife and refused their commands to drop it. The chase started late Saturday night in Edina and ended in Richfield with officers shooting the man, Brian J. Quinones,...

Falcons' Julio Jones agrees to 3-year, $66 million extension

Sep. 7, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — One day before the season opener, Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones got his long-awaited contract extension Saturday, agreeing to a three-year, $66 million deal. The extension is nearly fully guaranteed when he signs. It locks in Jones through the 2023 season and removes a...