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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 2, 2015.

 Iran, world powers agree on preliminary nuclear deal

Diplomats announced in Sweden Thursday that they've taken the first step toward an international agreement, which would assure Iran's nuclear program is not used to obtain a bomb.

[Read more from The New York Times]

147 killed in terrorist attack on Kenyan university

Somali militant group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a mass killing at Garissa University College. Gunmen also wounded "scores" of victims before Kenyan forces secured the scene.

[Read more from CNN]

 German officials: Germanwings co-pilot searched 'suicide' online

The co-pilot suspected of purposely crashing Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps researched "suicide" and information about cockpit doors on the internet prior to the incident, investigators say.

[Read more from The Washington Post]

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Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer

The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.

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Minneapolis' Khâluna named in Eater's 2022 'Best New Restaurants'

The restaurant, opened in 2021, is known for its Laotian cuisine.

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3 pedestrians struck by drivers Monday in Minnesota; 2 dead

The victims involved a 39-year-old man and two 74-year-old men.

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Shifting storm tracks: Significant storms Friday, next week?

Sven Sundgaard has the details on an interesting forecast.

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Worker suffers serious injury in rooftop fall in rural Minnesota

The man only fell a few feet, but suffered a serious leg injury.

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Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion

The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.


Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break

The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.


Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike

A strike was scheduled to start on Dec. 11 if a deal was not reached.

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