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Report: Company Has No Knowledge Clinton Server Was 'Wiped'The company that managed Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server says it has no knowledge that the server was "wiped," which could mean that more than 30,000 emails Clinton says she deleted from the device could be recovered, according to a report in The Washington Post.
Federal Judge Hears Objections To Alberta Clipper Pipeline ExpansionOpponents of an oil pipeline from Canada to Duluth-Superior had their day in federal court in Minneapolis Thursday, arguing that the State Department should limit the expansion project.
Clinton Says No Email Apology: 'What I Did Was Allowed'Hillary Rodham Clinton says she does not need to apologize for using a private email account and server while at the State Department because, "what I did was allowed."
Congress Set To Pass Bill Approving Keystone XL PipelineThe Republican-controlled Congress is set to send a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it.
McFadden: Passport Plan Key To Terrorism FightRepublican Senate candidate Mike McFadden is pressing a proposal to strip passports from American recruits to the Islamic State group, but says that won't mean those people lose their U.S. citizenship altogether. McFadden gave additional details Monday about his anti-terror approach. He also says job-training programs and grants to law enforcement could help would-be recruits from heading abroad in the first place. He's not saying how much more the government should spend on those things.
Family Stunned Over Minnesota Man's Alleged Ties To ISISThe State Department has confirmed that a man who grew up in Minnesota has died while fighting for a terrorist group overseas. Douglas McCain, a 33-year-old man who grew up in New Hope, died over the weekend in Syria. Officials said they believe he was killed while fighting for the terrorist group ISIS.
Good Question: Why Do White House State Dinners Cost So Much?On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted French President François Hollande for an official state dinner at the White House.
Bipartisan Bill Seeks To Boost Foreign Adoptions Amid partisan conflict in Congress, dozens of lawmakers from both parties — including staunch liberals and conservatives — have united behind a bill that supporters say addresses a heart-rending issue beyond politics: the millions of foreign children languishing in orphanages or otherwise at risk because they have no immediate family.
US Probes 3 Minnesota Residents Missing In Laos The U.S. government says it is looking into reports that three Laotian-Americans have gone missing in southern Laos.
Somerset Church Members Recount Guatemalan KidnappingIt was supposed to be a mission trip to minister to women and children in Guatemala. But just a few hours into the trip, church members from Minnesota and western Wisconsin were begging for their lives.
Opinion: Susan Rice’s Meeting With GOP Leaders Made Benghazi Matters WorseNow that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.