MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on Muslims to the sale of TwinsFest tickets, here’s a look at the top stories for Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015.
San Francisco Flight Diverted
A flight from San Francisco to Paris that was diverted to Montreal after an anonymous threat landed without incident Monday night.
An airport spokesman said the plane had 231 passengers and 15 crew members on board.
Officials did not explain the nature of the threat.
Last month two Air France flights headed from the U.S. to Paris were diverted after bomb threats.
Donald Trump continues to make his case for his plan to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. despite widespread condemnation from Muslim leaders and his Republican rivals.
“We have no idea whether they love us, or hate us or want to bomb us,” Trump said.
Meanwhile, legal experts are weighing in on whether his proposal would even hold up in courts.
Oscar Pistorius was back in court Tuesday, where a judge granted him bail.
The judge said Pistorius has proved he is not a flight risk.
Last week, South Africa’s supreme court of appeal overturned his conviction of culpable homicide. It instead found him guilty of murdering his girlfriend.
His lawyers said they will appeal.
Get ’em while they’re hot!
TwinsFest tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday. They’re $20 for adults and $10 for kids 14 and younger.
TwinsFest is a longstanding Minnesota baseball tradition held at Target Field.
It kicks off January 29th.