Two dead in gas explosion at private school in Minnesota
03 August 2017 | 2:00 pm
Two people are dead and at least nine injured after a gas explosion occurs at a private school in Minneapolis.
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Thousands of supporters in Minnesota cheered on U.S. President Donald Trump as he took aim at Democrats and political rival Joe Biden, calling his son Hunter Biden a "loser". It's the first rally Trump has held since Democrats opened an impeachment inquiry in September.
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The US Justice Department is launching an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department for a potential "pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing," Attorney General Merrick Garland announces.
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