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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 22, 2015.

Ireland votes on gay marriage

A historic vote in Ireland, as more than 3 million people could head to the polls to decide whether the country should legalize gay marriage. It's the first country to ask voters directly with a referendum. Results will be announced Saturday.

[Read more from The Guardian]

First round of Clinton emails released

The State Department released about 300 of Hillary Clinton's emails Friday, the first batch of many expected to come.

[Read more from CNN]

Eiffel Tower closed after staff walkout

One of the world's most iconic landmarks, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, was shut down for six hours Friday after workers there walked off. The reason? They say pickpocket gangs are becoming threatening, and want more help from management.

[Read more from the BBC]

Netflix releases 'Wet Hot American Summer' series photos

Streaming giant Netflix released the first cast images of its new original series "Wet Hot American Summer," starring Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Jon Hamm and others. It's a prequel to the 2001 movie of the same name.

[Read more from AV Club]

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Revival to close its original Minneapolis restaurant

Don't worry – it's bringing the chicken to its nearby BBQ joint.


Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 62 in Mendota Heights

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash near Dodd Road.

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Driver strikes 5 bicyclists near Mapleton

The Sheriff's Office has indicated that those injured were children.

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The former Bachelor Farmer space is sold in Minneapolis

A new restaurant is expected to open next year.

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Supercharged atmosphere causing more mega-rain events

There could be a mega-rain event Saturday-Sunday in Minnesota, Wisconsin and/or Iowa.


Massive Burnsville landfill expansion nears final approvals

The City of Burnsville and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are accepting public feedback on the proposal.

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Kyle Rittenhouse attorney to defend accused Apple River killer Nicolae Miu

The attorney who helped Kyle Rittenhouse be acquitted of all charges is defending the alleged Apple River mass stabber.

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Minneapolis police trying to ID pair in connection to fatal shooting

Police say the two people pictured are connected to the fatal shooting of Ivan Redday last month.


17-year-old girl killed in southern Minnesota crash

The crash happened early Thursday morning near Lake Crystal.