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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 16, 2015. 

 Millionaire Robert Durst arrested after HBO show

Durst, the subject of the HBO film "The Jinx," is linked to the murders of two people and the disappearance of a third. Audio of him saying he "killed them all" was included in Sunday's episode.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

 Netanyahu faces close re-election tomorrow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state if he's re-elected tomorrow, hoping to woo hard-line supporters.

[Read more from The Associated Press]

Pete Rose asks for MLB ban to be lifted

Baseball great Pete Rose is trying again to be reinstated into Major League Baseball. He was banned for life in 1989 after accusations that he bet on the Reds while he played for and coached the team.

[Read more from ESPN]

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Minnesota native named to NASA's new astronaut class

When he's done training, he could be sent to the space station or the moon.

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Gallery: Original Broadway Pizza auctioning off everything

Get your hands on some classic Broadway signage, train-themed decor and more.

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Art Shanty Projects to return to Lake Harriet this winter

The festival has made some creative changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.

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After 'extraordinary' revenue growth, MN projects $7.7B surplus

But finance officials note there is still "significant risk" due to economic uncertainty.

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Deputy Chief Amelia Huffman named interim chief of the Minneapolis PD

She lives in Uptown and has been with the MPD for 27 years.

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Deputy injured when fleeing suspect crashes into his vehicle

The 34-year-old deputy was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

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Vineeta Sawkar named as WCCO Radio’s new morning host

She succeeds the legendary Dave Lee, who retired earlier this year.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, December 7

The latest from the state health department.

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Footloose! Duluth scraps Prohibition-era ban on unlicensed dancing

Establishments had to have a license to allow the public to dance.