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fed cup: japan wins decisive doubles to beat britain 3-2

miyu kato and makoto ninomiya beat johanna konta and heather watson 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in doubles on sunday to give japan a 3-2 win over britain in their fed cup world group playoff.





the minnesota poll

the most recent star tribune poll, conducted between april 15 and april 18, 2018.





police say 14 maoist rebels killed in raid in western india

government forces killed at least 14 maoist rebels during a raid on their hideout sunday in a forested area in western india, police said.





malaysia: security beefed up after palestinian gunned down

malaysian police said sunday that an investigation was underway into the gunning down of a palestinian man a day earlier and gave assurances that security was being beefed up in the country following recent high-profile assassinations.





the latest: pope calls for peace amid nicaragua protests

the latest on unrest in nicaragua (all times local):





macron to give trump seedling from world war i battle site

french president emmanuel macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the white house when he visits president donald trump this week: a tree sapling.





libyan airstrikes target 'terrorist sites' east of misrata

the self-styled libyan national army says it has carried out airstrikes against "terrorist sites" near the city of misrata, which is controlled by a rival militia.





motorcyclist hits car that pulled into his path in south metro and is killed

the crash occurred in southern dakota county over the weekend.





turkey elections: 15 opposition lawmakers switch parties

turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before upcoming snap elections.





unfinished requiem: enigmatic prince leaves mystery in death

enigmatic in his music and in life, prince leaves enduring mystery in death





morning forecast: sunny, high in low 60s

morning star tribune local twin cities (minneapolis/st. paul) weather video forecast





kipchoge wins 3rd london marathon; cheruiyot gets 1st title

eliud kipchoge swept to a third london marathon victory and vivian cheruiyot won the event for the first time as kenyans triumphed in sweltering conditions on sunday.





armenia protest leader arrested after failed talks with pm

the leader of major political protests that have gripped the armenian capital for more than a week has been arrested, and the streets of yerevan are echoing with the blare of car horns in a new technique for expressing opposition.





kvitova beats kerber to send czechs back into fed cup final

petra kvitova defeated angelique kerber 6-2, 6-2 in under an hour to send the czech republic to the fed cup final with a 3-1 win over germany on sunday.





gunmen kill 2 shiites in pakistan

police in pakistan say gunmen have killed two shiites and wounded a third in quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority.





high-rise tower in dubai catches fire

a fire broke out sunday at a prominent skyscraper in dubai, sending smoke billowing from its roof and those inside fleeing into the streets.





the latest: barbara bush buried at presidential library

the latest on the funeral and burial of former first lady barbara bush (all times local):





china auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

the biggest global auto show of the year showcases china's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding chinese drivers.





pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always 'be merciful'

pope francis is reminding priests to always be merciful, as he ordained 16 men in a ceremony in st. peter's basilica.





germany's center-left social democrats to elect new leader

germany's center-left social democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with chancellor angela merkel's conservatives.