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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 24, 2015.

Dozens injured in California train crash

Dozens of people have been injured – three critically – when a commuter train in southern California derailed after crashing into a produce truck.

[Read more from USA Today]

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

President Obama has used his presidential veto for the first time in five years to reject the controversial construction of the Keystone oil pipeline.

[Read more from CNN]

Missing UK girls 'have crossed into Syria'

Three teenagers who left London last week and were believed to be traveling to join the Islamic State have been successfully smuggled into Syria, according to UK police.

[Read more from the BBC]

No civil charges over Trayvon Martin death

No federal civil rights charges will be brought against George Zimmerman over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, the Justice Department has announced.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Explosion reported near Hastings; man airlifted to hospital

Authorities say the victim has serious injuries.

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School faces uncertain future after land sold to Catholic nonprofit

The school near Marine on St. Croix sits on land that's just been sold.


Boy suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in car-bike collision in Minneapolis

Police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

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Man dies from gunshot wounds after Minneapolis shooting

The death marked the 69th homicide of the year in the city.


Gallery: Island cabin is one of northernmost homes for sale in MN

Want to buy one of the northernmost homes on the market in Minnesota?

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Charges: Houston men robbed Edina bank of $110,000

A third suspect has not yet been identified.

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Arctic Monkeys coming to Minnesota for 2023 tour

The rock band hasn't gone on tour in the United States since 2019.