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Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests

May. 14, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three brothers who were sexually abused by a priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican, claiming the Holy See bears responsibility because the case was mishandled by former Archbishop John Nienstedt and the Vatican's...

Victims of clergy abuse to sue Vatican, seek abusers' names

May. 13, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Five men who say they were sexually abused by Roman Catholic priests when they were minors are planning to sue the Vatican and are demanding the names of thousands of predator priests they claim have been kept secret by the Holy See. In a Monday news release announcing the lawsuit,...

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo

May. 11, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year-old David Martinez on probation for two years and...

Pence says US working 'hour by hour' on China trade deal

May. 9, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

GLYNDON, Minn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday the Trump administration is working "literally hour by hour" to reach a trade agreement with China, as the deadline loomed on a U.S. threat to raise tariffs on Chinese imports. Flanked by farmers and ranchers invited to a northwestern Minnesota...

Minnesota boy left in car for hours, dies; father charged

May. 6, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old Minnesota boy died after his father left him in a hot SUV for hours while he worked. The father, 26-year-old Kristopher Taylor of Apple Valley, is charged with second-degree manslaughter. The boy died Saturday in St. Paul. Authorities say Taylor left the...

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital

May. 5, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested after he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken after allegedly causing a ruckus at a hotel bar, police said Sunday. A release from police Sgt. Mike Ernster said that officers were called to the Best Western Plus...

3M to buy medical tech company Acelity for $6.7 billion

May. 2, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

ST PAUL, Minn. (AP) — 3M is buying medical technology company Acelity for $6.7 billion, including debt. Acelity Inc., based in The San Antonio, Texas, makes advanced wound care products and had $1.5 billion in revenue last year. 3M, which makes Post-it notes, industrial coatings and other consumer...

3M shares sink on earnings, outlook and job cuts

Apr. 25, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

ST PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Shares in 3M posted their biggest one-day drop in decades after the company reported first quarter results that fell short of Wall Street projections. The company also announced plans to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide as part of a restructuring due to a slower-than-expected 2019. The maker...

Trump using Tax Day visit to Minnesota to tout 2017 tax cuts

Apr. 15, 2019 6:27 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold he hopes to flip in 2020 after nearly winning it in 2016. Questions remain, however, about just how much he's politically benefiting from his signature legislative accomplishment....

Tajouri-Shradi, NYCFC ties Minnesota 3-3 in stadium opener

Apr. 13, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota United made the first game at Allianz Field a real show, with end-to-end action that entertained the raucous fans as much as the new stadium itself. Being swept up a bit too much by the energy of the moment might have kept the Loons from obtaining the ideal result. Ismael...