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Minnesota lights up! Land of 10,000 lakes dives into ‘marijuana’ legalization

Minnesotans eagerly await the dawn of a new era, one that combines regulation, opportunity, and a fresh perspective on the use of cannabis

House and Senate cannabis bill authors Rep. Zack Stephenson and Sen. Lindsey Port confer before the start of the final committee conference on the cannabis bill on May 16, 2023, in St. Paul, Minn. Senators in Minnesota passed a bill Saturday, May 20, 2023, that would legalize recreational marijuana for people over the age of 21, making it the 23rd state to legalize adult-use cannabis.(AP)
Published on May 21, 2023 06:53 AM IST
ByPaurush Omar

US' state senator makes shirtless vote during Zoom meeting

A GOP Senate spokeswoman said Bahr, a truck driver, worked until 4:45 am and then went to bed before Monday's meeting.

In a video streamed on YouTube, Republican Sen. Calvin Bahr, of East Bethel, can briefly be seen voting. (File/ AP)
Published on May 02, 2023 10:14 PM IST
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Drunk passenger on Delta flight kisses flight attendant on ‘neck’; held

David Alan Burk stood up to use the restroom, paused in the galley next to TC, and told him that he was "so beautiful", before asking for a kiss.

The pilot reported the incident to airport authorities after the plane touched down in Anchorage.(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 23, 2023 05:48 AM IST

Anthony Edwards stuns NBA world with historic record breaking playoff game

In a stunning performance, Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Anthony Edwards made NBA history during Wednesday night's playoff game against the Denver Nuggets

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (1) controls the ball in the fourth quarter against the Denver Nuggets during game two of the 2023 NBA Playoffs at Ball Arena.(USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Con)
Published on Apr 20, 2023 03:59 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

US lawmaker under fire over Chinese app TikTok's usage. Here's why

The complaint claims that Omar ignored warnings about potential data sharing with the Chinese government when she used TikTok app.

US Representative Ilhan Omar(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 31, 2023 09:16 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

5 arrested in deadly shooting at Minnesota's Mall of America

Bloomington Police chief Booker Hodges said the arrested suspects were two men, 18, and three 17-year-old male juveniles, according to the Star Tribune, and they were taken into custody in the morning at a home in nearby St. Louis Park by SWAT team officers from three jurisdictions.

Security officers speak inside a store at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
Published on Dec 25, 2022 07:30 AM IST
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19-yr-old killed in shooting at Mall of America in Minnesota, US: Police

There appeared to be some type of altercation between two groups and at one point, someone pulled out a gun and shot the victim multiple times, the chief said. The entire incident lasted about 30 seconds.

A police officer carrying a rifle exits the Mall of America following a shooting in December 2021.(AP file)
Updated on Dec 24, 2022 11:00 AM IST
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Daunte Wright death: Minnesota cop Kim Potter convicted of manslaughter  

Kim Potter faces about seven years in prison on the most serious count under Minnesota's sentencing guidelines but prosecutors said they would seek a longer term.

Former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter (center) was convicted of two manslaughter charges in the killing of Daunte Wright, a Black motorist she shot during a traffic stop after she said she confused her gun for her Taser.(AP)
Updated on Dec 24, 2021 01:24 AM IST
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US hospitals at ‘breaking point’ as Covid-19 rebounds in multiple areas

Michigan, which currently has the highest per-capita case rate in the US, has however not issued any new restrictions on public gatherings, instead encouraging more citizens to mask up and get vaccinated.

Emergency room nurses talk outside the emergency room at Beaumont Hospital in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, US. (File Photo / REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 23, 2021 10:19 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Gigantic gold fish crowd Minnesota lake, city issues advisory

Burnsville in Minnesota shared an advisory post about huge goldfish crowding Keller lake.

A huge goldfish from the Keller lake, Minnesota.(Twitter/@BurnsvilleMN)
Published on Jul 14, 2021 11:58 AM IST
BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Daunte Wright's family wants stiffer charge for Minnesota ex-cop

Former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter was charged with second-degree manslaughter in Sunday's shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop.

Angie Golson, grandmother of Daunte Wright, and Naisha Wright, aunt of Wright, hold each other as they stand with other family members during a news conference with Attorney Ben Crump to respond to the charges against former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter, who shot and killed Wright days ago, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 16, 2021 06:06 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Brooklyn Center

Minneapolis Police shoot dead Black man, 16km from where George Floyd was killed

Tensions are running high in Minneapolis, already on edge and midway through the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin, who is charged with murder and manslaughter, in George Floyd’s death. Not even a year later, a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, was fatally shot by the police on Sunday.

Police stand near a police cruiser after a rock was thrown at it in protest, Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. The family of Daunte Wright, 20, told a crowd that he was shot by police Sunday before getting back into his car and driving away, then crashing the vehicle several blocks away. The family said Wright was later pronounced dead. (AP Photo / Christian Monterrosa)
Updated on Apr 12, 2021 02:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Joydeep Bose

George Floyd murder trial: Top cop says use of force 'totally unnecessary'

Trial over George Floyd's death: In what is being regarded as a 'devastating testimony', Minneapolis' longest-serving police officer, Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, said in court that the use of force by former officer Derek Chauvin in the events that led to Floyd's death was "totally unnecessary".

In a video from the trial over George Floyd's death, witness Lt. Richard Zimmerman of the Minneapolis Police Department can be heard testifying that officer Derek Chauvin's use of force was 'totally unnecessary'.(Court TV via AP)
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 02:11 PM IST
By | Written by Joydeep Bose

Man struggles in water while rescuing dog, a surfer saves both

Duluth Police Lt. Robin Roeser said Darby Voeks, the surfer, will be awarded the department’s rare Police Partnership Award.

The incident took place at Lake Superior (representational image).(Unsplash)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 09:57 AM IST
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