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Ag, iron-ore shipments lead to a strong month at Port of Duluth-Superior

27 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Chamber of Marine Commerce said the volume is welcome after worries from spring floods and trade tariffs.
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The UK's once star fund manager Neil Woodford was dealt another blow as his...

The UK's once star fund manager Neil Woodford was dealt another blow as his equity fund gets shut down

The fall from grace for Neil Woodford, once the UK's best-known stock pickers, reached a climax on Tuesday after the fund was shuttered. Woodford's fund, which once managed $10... Read more ...

Fortnite is back with 'Chapter 2' and a new map and new features after its...

Fortnite is back with 'Chapter 2' and a new map and new features after its extravagant black hole stunt

Epic Games has announced Fortnite Chapter 2, a major update for the wildly popular multiplayer shooter game. It includes a new map, new functionality, and the ability to... Read more ...

Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here's what...

Ancestry just came out with 2 new DNA tests focused on health. Here's what you can learn from them

Genealogy giant Ancestry is getting into the business of healthcare. On Tuesday, the company announced two health products: AncestryHealth Core and AncestryHealth Plus, which... Read more ...

LeBron James says he doesn't think Daryl Morey was 'educated' before sending...

LeBron James says he doesn't think Daryl Morey was 'educated' before sending pro-Hong Kong tweet, says there are ramifications to free speech

On Monday, LeBron James responded to the NBA's controversy in China stemming from Daryl Morey's pro-Hong Kong tweet by saying he didn't think Morey was "educated on the... Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg responds to report he's been hosting private dinners with...

Mark Zuckerberg responds to report he's been hosting private dinners with prominent conservatives like Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham by telling people they should try listening to 'a wide range of viewpoints'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting dinners with influential conservative politicians and journalists since this summer, Politico reported . On Monday, Zuckerberg... Read more ...

This year's 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we...

This year's 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we think about poverty. Here's an intro to their most essential research

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics was jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their pioneering work in economics for the developing world. The... Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg has been holding off-the-record dinners with influential...

Mark Zuckerberg has been holding off-the-record dinners with influential conservatives including Tucker Carlson and Lindsey Graham

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting private dinners and off-the-record dinners with conservative leaders, pundits, and journalists since July, Politico reported... Read more ...

DraftKings Picks Week 7: NFL DFS lineup advice for cash games

DraftKings Picks Week 7: NFL DFS lineup advice for cash games

Our Week 7 DraftKings cash lineup picks can help you finish in the money in your NFL DFS contests. We take advantage of good value on Lamar Jackson and Hunter Henry to allow... Read more ...

The neighbor who called Fort Worth police to the home where they shot its...

The neighbor who called Fort Worth police to the home where they shot its 28-year-old owner says he wishes he never called

The neighbor of Atatiana Jefferson, the 28-year-old woman who was fatally shot by Fort Worth police while playing video games with her nephew in her home this weekend, said he... Read more ...

A viral video showing how Panera's mac and cheese is made sparked disgust...

A viral video showing how Panera's mac and cheese is made sparked disgust, but chains from Starbucks to Taco Bell use variations on the same method

A video of Panera employees making mac and cheese by dunking a plastic bag filled with frozen cheese and noodles in hot water went viral, sparking disgust from... Read more ...