Attendance up at Vikings training camp

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings say about 69,000 football fans attended training camp in Mankato this year. The Vikings said goo…

Afghan officials say female MP kidnapped

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A female member of Afghanistan’s parliament has been kidnapped by the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province and is be…

Former Nepal PM Shrestha dies at age 71

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last Nepalese prime minister to serve before protests ushered in the Himalayan country’s first democratic electio…

Obama to meet Nordic leaders in September

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s prime minister says that President Barack Obama will meet with Nordic leaders in Stockholm next month en route to …

Minn. jobless rate stays steady in July

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s unemployment rate stayed was unchanged in July as state employers added 4,300 jobs. The Department of Emp…