Al-Jazeera pays $500M for Current TV, giving Gore hefty payday

LOS ANGELES - With its $500 million purchase of left-leaning Current TV, the Pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera will soon be seen in tens of millions of U.S. homes. It's a steep price, but the acquisition helps the network in its aim to quickly spread its message to more Americans.

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Trial for Minnesota teen accused of killing grandma setComments Off

WILLMAR, Minn. – A jury trial for a Willmar teenager charged with first-degree murder in his grandmother’s killing was scheduled Wednesday for July 21 to Aug. 8.

Fargo close to solving pub license headacheComments Off

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At Smith trial, teens’ relatives shield eyes during testimony on gunshot woundsComments Off

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – Family members of Nick Brady and Haile Kifer covered their faces and wiped away tears as Ramsey County Medical Examiner Kelly Mills testified in a Morrison County courtroom Thursday.

On newly released tape, ‘Squeaky’ Fromme says she was outside ‘the system’Comments Off

LOS ANGELES – A one-time follower of mass murderer Charles Manson who in 1975 tried to assassinate then-President Gerald Ford told a mental health examiner in a decades-old taped interview that an “X” she carved in her forehead was meant to set her ap…

Dickinson man sentenced for Medina bank robberyComments Off

FARGO – Satrone Rashard Boyd, 38, of Dickinson, was sentenced Wednesday to 7? years in prison for robbing a small-town North Dakota bank.

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