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Around the World in 60 seconds: Today’s top headlines


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

Greece agrees bailout extension with Eurozone

Stock markets rallied after it was announced debt-stricken Greece had agreed to extend its bailout deal with its Eurozone creditors by four months.

[Read more from CNBC]

'Siberian Express' wreaks havoc across eastern, central U.S.

Temperatures hit record lows overnight Thursday and into Friday as the cold snap which originated in the far reaches of Russia sent the mercury plummeting, with New York experiencing its coldest temps since 1950.

[Read more from the Mail Online]

Search for schoolgirls feared to have flown to join ISIS fight

An international search is on for three schoolgirls, aged 15 and 16, who have flown from London to Turkey and are allegedly planning on traveling to an area of ISIS-controlled Syria.

[Read more from NBC News]

Piano falls on final Two and a Half Men episode

The final ever episode of Two and a Half Men was a "deeply weird hour of score-settling, fourth-wall-breaking, hugs-and-tears-denying television," but did Charlie Sheen return?

[Read more – spoiler alert – from Time]

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flickr - thin ice warning - USFWS Midwest

'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice

Conditions are still unpredictable, and can vary even across a single body of water.


Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant

Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.

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School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty

Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.

Franconia Sculpture Park - Lorie Shaull - Flickr

5 outdoor destinations to explore around the Twin Cities

There's something for everyone on this list of overlooked spots.

Child mental health counseling

As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access

Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.

Dalvin Cook

Report: Dalvin Cook suffered torn labrum, dislocated shoulder

Cook is now dealing with a dislocated shoulder and a torn labrum on both sides of his body, according to a report.

Tanner Morgan

Tanner Morgan returning to Gophers for 6th season

One Gophers QB has already entered the transfer portal.

Allina Health Richfield - 407 W 66th St, Richfield, Minnesota - June 2019 - CROP

Charges: Clinic locked down after man tried to enter, threatened passersby

Staff at the clinic suspected he was intoxicated, according to the complaint.

covid, vaccine

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 29

The state's latest report includes data from the Thanksgiving break.

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Long COVID: Review of Mayo patients may provide new clues

The researchers summarized three "major novel findings" from the data.

Joe Biden

Biden's visit to MN will include stop at Dakota County Technical College

The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed earlier this month.

Brooklyn Center police

Victim of 'accidental' shooting ID'd as 23-year-old Duluth woman

The 23-year-old died three days after being shot while sitting in a parked vehicle.