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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 19, 2015.

160 exposed to hospital 'superbug' in Los Angeles

An outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant superbug in California has killed two people, infected seven more, and exposed an estimated 160 others at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

[Read more from ABC News]

Record-setting cold snap hits United States

Minnesota experienced its coldest day of winter so far Thursday, and record-setting low temperatures are being felt across much of the United States as well.

[Read more from the BBC]

Wal-mart gives 500,000 workers a raise

Retail giant Wal-mart said 500,000 full- and part-time workers will see their pay rise to at least $9 an hour from April, $1.75 above the federal minimum wage.

[Read more from CNN Money]

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Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment

They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.

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Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case

The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.

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Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old

Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.

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Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes

An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.

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Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike

More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.

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HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool

The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation

The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.

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Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.

The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.

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Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge

Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, May 24

Minnesota has now surpassed 12,600 COVID deaths.

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Standoff in St. Cloud ends with peaceful surrender of suspect

Police announced the standoff at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday.

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