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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 28, 2015.

FIFA president comments on corruption scandal

FIFA President Joseph "Sepp" Blatter spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the corruption claims levied at the international soccer governing body. Blatter, who is up for re-election Friday, said he can "not monitor everyone all of the time." Seven FIFA officials were arrested and accused of a “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” scheme to make $150 million in “bribes and kickbacks.”

[Read more from BBC]

Former NY Gov. Pataki announces bid for president

Former governor of New York George E. Pataki announced Thursday he will run for president. He'll be seeking the Republican Party nomination, but has acknowledged to "friends and allies" he knows his chances are slim.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Accident forces Pearl Harbor memorial to close

A dock that sits on the wreckage of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor was damaged Wednesday – and the memorial will be closed through at least June 4, National Park Service officials say.

[Read more from CNN]

Google introduces new Android operating system

Google unveiled Android M Thursday – the newest iteration of its Android operating service – as part of the company's Google I/O event. Included: Android Pay, longer battery life, faster charging, and new permission features. The tech company made a slew of other new announcements at the event as well.

[Read more from Wired]

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ITT Tech

Student loans cancelled for 1,380 Minnesota ITT Tech students

President Joe Biden moved to cancel the federal debt this week.

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Twine kills 2 young ospreys in Long Lake, Minnesota

One bird was found hanging by its leg from the nest.

Mindy Kiepe

5 Great Danes kill owner on northwest Iowa farm

The dogs were euthanized after the incident.

Becker Public Schools

School district sued by teachers' union over staff 'gag order'

The district has faced heightened scrutiny for months now.

Andrew Luger, former U.S. Attorney of Minnesota

After dozens of arrests, concern over rising 'militaristic' weapons on MN streets

The U.S. Attorney provided an update on the violent crime strategy in collaboration with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

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Outrage after ‘vote with bullets’ remarks from GOP Senate candidate

The candidate's comments were recently brought to light in a video recording.

State Patrol

2 killed after driver crosses center line near Silver Lake

A toddler in the vehicle survived the crash.

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The answer to winter woes: St. Paul's upcoming Palm Springs-style supper club

Take a first look at inside the menu at The Apostle Supper Club.

Muhammad Masood

Guilty plea: Ex-Mayo Clinic researcher tried to fly to Syria and fight for ISIS

Muhammad Masood, 30, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization in U.S. District Court Tuesday.

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