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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 19, 2015.

Fetus "cut from pregnant woman" responding to Craigslist ad

Prosecutors are weighing whether to file a murder charge against a Colorado woman accused of stabbing a pregnant woman who answered her Craigslist ad, before cutting her fetus from the womb, killing the unborn child.

[Read more from CNN]

Netanyahu rows back on pre-election Palestine comments

Newly-returned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he wants a "peaceful, two-state solution" to the Palestinian problem, appearing to go against comments he made prior to this week's election.

[Read more from USA Today]

Prince Charles pays a visit to the White House

President Obama remarked that Americans prefer the Royal Family to their own politicians, as next in line to the British Throne Prince Charles visited the White House.

[Read more from the Mail Online]

Man gets shot, takes a selfie, as you do

One of those injured when a gunman went on a rampage in Mesa, Arizona, this week took to Snapchat shortly afterwards, posting a selfie with the gunshot wound he sustained.

[Read more from the Mirror]

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.


Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home

The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.

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What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday

The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.

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Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic

The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.

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Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair

An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.

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St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress

The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.

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Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster

The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.


1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis

There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.


St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time

The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.

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Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN

The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.

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Foo Fighters abruptly cancel Gophers stadium show hours after announcing it

The band is looking for a new venue because of a disagreement over COVID protocols.