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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 March 13, 2015.

 Assange may be questioned in London over sex assaults

Swedish prosecutors have said they are willing to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London over allegations of sexual assault. He has been holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the English capital since June 2012.

[Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

Apple CEO 'offered to be liver donor for Steve Jobs'

A new book reveals that the current CEO of Apple, Tim Cook offered to be a liver transplant donor to company founder and visionary Steve Jobs, who died in 2011.

[Read more from NBC News]

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"Anti-pee" paint to tackle public urination

Inspired by an experiment in Hamburg, Germany, San Francisco is going to trial the use of "hydrophobic" paint on the city's walls to stop so many people peeing on them.

[Read more from the Guardian]

Global carbon emissions 'stalled' in 2014

The growth of carbon emissions across the world remained stable for the first time in 40 years, according to the International Energy Agency.

[Read more from the BBC]

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Plowable snow possible this weekend in Minnesota

Up to half a foot of snow could fall within the heaviest band.

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Police reveal new details about 'coordinated' Best Buy thefts

A large group stole thousands of dollars in merchandise from three Twin Cities Best Buy stores.

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New tenant revealed for former Libertine spot in Uptown

The space will combine playful art offerings with a restaurant.

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What are Minnesota's chances of a white Christmas this year?

The Twin Cities averages a white Christmas about 3 out of every 4 years.

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'You will not live much longer b***': Rep. Omar shares threatening voicemail

Omar's office received the call hours after Rep. Boebert posted her video about the MN congresswoman.

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ESPN's 'Booger' makes fun of Wild fans' record cup snake

He's the same guy who thought the "Minneapolis Miracle" was bad for the Vikings.

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Woodfired Cantina closes at Keg and Case in St. Paul

Restaurateur Brian Ingram is focusing on growing his other concepts.

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Video: 'THE fattest bear we have ever seen' spotted on MN trail camera

"This might be THE fattest bear we have ever seen in our area," researchers said.

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Guilty plea from man who stockpiled guns, equipment to make bombs, drugs

Prosecutors say he had multiple guns, items to make weapons and pipe bombs, and lab equipment to make drugs.

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Here is Polaris' new electric Ranger off-road vehicle

The Minnesota-based company unveiled the electric UTV on Wednesday.