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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 8, 2015.

New York Stock Exchange back in business after glitch

Hours after an apparent technical glitch shut down trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning, operations resumed in the afternoon. Officials say the glitch was not related to a similar technical issue that grounded all United Airlines flights the same morning.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Baltimore police commissioner fired

In the wake of the riots that followed the police-involved shooting of Freddie Gray, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has removed Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. The police were heavily criticized for their role in the riots, which have been called "preventable."

[Read more from CNN]

Cash-strapped Greece asks for three-year loan

With its economy in danger of collapse – and facing a Thursday deadline for a final deal with its European creditors – Greece is asking for a new, three-year loan. The country's leaders have promised lenders they will take actions to strengthen and modernize their economy.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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Minnesota Harvest apple farm to open under new owners this month

New food and attractions are in store for this season's fall fun.

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22-year-old man found dead in central Minnesota lake

The man was reported missing and later found dead in the water near the lakeside residence.


Seven kids charged over shoplifting at Cabela's, 100 mph police chase

The youths were pursued in a a stolen car and almost hit a squad car, police say.

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Missing: 17-year-old Waite Park boy last seen July 3

Police say there is no reason to believe he's in danger.

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Northfield bicyclist killed in crash identified as 14-year-old

She was riding her bike to soccer practice before a driver hit her last week.

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Appeal to find 17-year-old Minnesota girl

She was last seen north of Fergus Falls.

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Man's body found near empty fishing boat on St. Croix River

The boat, and an unoccupied truck found on the shore, belong to a 43-year-old White Bear Lake man.


Police identify MOA shooting suspects, issue nationwide warrants

Three Twin Cities residents were charged Monday in connection with helping the suspects escape.

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Charges: Best Western employees helped MOA shooting suspects escape

Prosecutors allege two Best Western employees helped the suspects escape.

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What to watch for in 2022 Minnesota primary elections

Bring Me The News brings you a breakdown of what to watch for Tuesday.

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Charges: Felon accused of firing shots at police during Meeker Co. standoff

The 31-year-old surrendered after a 28-hour standoff in rural Meeker County.