State Dept. Issues Travel Warning For Mexico Amid Uptick In CrimeThe new travel warning issued this week highlights an uptick in crime in certain Mexican states that include Cancun and Los Cabos.
Sanneh Foundation Chosen To Be Part Of International Sports ProgramWhat started as a summer camp for Minnesota kids who love soccer has evolved into an international exchange program.
Minn. Man Who Urged Jihad Surrenders In SomaliaA Minnesota man charged with recruiting terrorists is in custody in Africa. A State Department spokesperson tells WCCO Muhammed Abdullah Hassan, known as Mujahid Miski online, turned himself in Somalia.
MN Travelers Express Concern Over Travel Alerts After a U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen, the State Department is telling non-essential personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen to leave the country. The order follows a threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa.
State Dept. Sends Minn. Hip-Hop Artist To AfricaThe U.S. State Department is sending a Minnesota hip-hop artist to Africa as part of a cultural exchange program.
Good Question: Is Mexico Safe?Last year 200,000 Minnesotans left this frigid, snowy land for the sun and the beaches of Mexico. But with a U.S. State Department travel warning still in effect, is Mexico safe?
Minn. Native Is No. 2 At State Dept.A Minnesota native has been sworn in as the number two person at the U.S. State Department.

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