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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 14, 2015. 

Cuba to be nixed from U.S. terror list

President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of countries the U.S. considers to be sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced as relations between the countries continue to thaw.

[Read more from NBC News]

Percy Sledge dies at 73

Soul legend Percy Sledge, best known for the hit "When a Man Loves a Woman" died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday after battling cancer. He was 73.

[Read more from CNN]

400 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes

About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, Save the Children has said.

[Read more from BBC News]

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Chanhassen psychologist pleads guilty to $550K billing fraud

Charles Howard Jorenby, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of healthcare fraud in U.S. District Court late last month.

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Charges: Coon Rapids man had 25 pounds of cocaine from Mexico

Luis Javier Avila-Lopez, 38, was arrested after law enforcement seized the cocaine earlier this year.

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Responding to Twitter release, former Minnesota GOP candidate calls for 'bullets'

It was in response to a thread on Twitter concerning the social media giant's moderation efforts regarding political issues.

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NWS: 'Safe to say' more active weather is ahead

Three rounds of light snow around Minnesota before more substantial precipitation becomes a possibility.

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Hero dad who stopped carjacker who fled with his kids identified

A GoFundMe has been set up to support Derek Gotchie and his family following the incident.

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Watch: New London-Spicer wins 3A championship on incredible walk-off TD

New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.

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Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested

James Kollie Jr. was arrested Friday evening.

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Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back

Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.

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One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis

Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.

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