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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 12, 2015.

Many more die in another Nepal quake, U.S. chopper missing

Scores more people have died in Nepal after another major earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the richter scale, struck the Asian country, while a U.S. military helicopter providing support has been declared missing.

[Read more from CNN]

Obama's Europe/Asia trade plans rejected in Senate

President Obama's plans to pass sweeping free trade agreements with Asia and Europe has fallen at the first hurdle, as the Democrat-led Senate rejected it amid concerns about U.S. manufacturing jobs.

[Read more from The Guardian]

No charges for cop who shot unarmed teen

The police officer who killed unarmed 19-year-old African-American Tony Robinson in Madison, Wisconsin, will not be charged, the Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday.

[Read more from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

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Motorcyclist in collision with deer dies from injuries

The 55-year-old from Princeton died at a hospital a day after the crash.

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Burnsville approves measure that will make its landfill much taller

The expansion will increase the landfill's allowable height by an additional 262 feet.

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Northern MN man found guilty in 1980s cold case murder

Nancy Daugherty was found dead in the afternoon hours of July 16, 1986.

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Breakfast spot in Ham Lake closes after decades in business

The business posted an announcement on its front door.

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St. Paul man killed partner, himself while their 5 kids were home

St. Paul confirmed the double shooting on Tuesday evening was murder-suicide.

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Minnesota, Wisconsin kids competing in USA Mullet Championships

The contest is divided into kids and teens divisions.

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One killed after being trapped under UTV near Alexandria

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the victim died at the scene.

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What's in the Inflation Reduction Act signed by President Biden?

How the nation's biggest climate law will reduce emissions.

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Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis will get new name

A school board meeting was held this week, discussing what's next going forward.

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Mike Max is out at WCCO Radio

Max got his start at WCCO Radio in 1998.

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Uber passenger dies a week after fiery crash in St. Paul

Her Uber was struck by a suspected drunk-driver.

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