Star Tribune from Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 3, 2018 · A9
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Star Tribune from Minneapolis, Minnesota · A9

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NATION & WORLD WASHINGTON, D.C. Study: U.S. killed 500 civilians U.S. military operations killed approximately 500 civilians in 2017, as U.S. troops pursued ISIS and other militants overseas. In a new study mandated by Congress, the Defense Department said it considered allegations about those incidents in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen to be credible. But watchdog groups and legal experts said the Pentagon may be grossly undercounting. CONNECTICUT Yale won’t require timed essays The number of colleges requiring applicants to complete the timed-essay portion of college admission tests is dwindling. Yale said applicants will no longer be required to submit an essay score from the SAT or the ACT. Harvard and Dartmouth also dropped the requirement. CALIFORNIA Facebook drops trending topics Facebook is discontinuing its “trending” section. The section, which launched in 2014, was designed to help people quickly find interesting topics on Facebook. But it became a headache for the company in 2016 after a Gizmodo report that detailed allegations of the trending team suppressing conservative news. GAZA STRIP Protests continue after funeral Thousands of Palestinians took part in the funeral procession of Razan Najjar, 21, a volunteer paramedic who was shot by Israeli troops along the Israel-Gaza border. After the funeral, dozens of mourners headed to the fence and threw stones at Israeli soldiers on the other side. The Palestinian Health Ministry said five protesters were wounded by Israeli fire. ITALY ‘Pack your bags,’ migrants told A day after being sworn in, Italy’s new populist leaders promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants. “The free ride is over,” Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, warned migrants at a rally in northern Italy. “It’s time to pack your bags.” ETHIOPIA State of emergency to end early Ethiopia’s government approved a draft law to end the six-month state of emergency two months early, the latest sign of easing tensions under the new prime minister. The state of emergency was declared following the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn as prime minister amid widespread strikes. NEWS SERVICES SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018 STAR TRIBUNE • A9 ExperiencethebestcoverageinMinnesota † for $ 0down * withAT&TNext. ® VisitanAT&Tstorefordetails. *Req’swell-qualifiedcredit&elig.svc. Taxdueatsale. Limits&restr’sapply. *$0DOWN: Req’sAT&TNextorAT&TNextEveryYearinstallmentagmt. Taxdueatsale.Limitaslowas2at$0down.Svc: Req’selig.postpaidvoice&data(Min.$55permonth untildiscountstartswithin2bills). Ifsvciscancelled,balanceisdue. Eligibility,financing&otherlimits&restr’ GEN.SVC:Subj.toWireless CustomerAgmt (’d.Purch.limitsapplyCreditapproval,taxes,activ./upgrade(upto$45)&otherfees,charges,coverage&otherrestr’sapply. Subjecttochange. † Coverageclaim: Coveragenotavaileverywhere.BasedondataasofJan‘18. Callnowforyour100%FREEon-siteestimate. Ifyoudon’tcallK&S,youwillpaytoomuch!| www 952-697-HEAT(4328) OURBESTPRICE Call NO GAMES. NO GIMMICKS. Lennox A/C that meets ALL Federal Energy Guidelines Add the Lennox fur nace and get the entir e system for $ 2,495 $ 4,995 INSTALLED•WIRED•PERMITS•DONE! INSTALLED WIRED PERMITS DONE! ** ** BEST PRICE GAMES. NO GIMMICKS. *0% Financing Financing is to qualified buyer through US Bank Visa Pla tinum card. After 0% introductor y period, unpaid balances are subject to APR of 11.24% to 23.24% varia ble. For more more inf orma tion, visit www through through **On 2-ton A/C and 70,000 BTU furnace. After all reba tes and discounts. Utility reba tes ma y var y by provider . See K&S K&S fo r details.

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