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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 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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Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Man airlifted to a hospital after police shooting in Forest Lake

Police allege that the man presented a threat to officers.

Minnesota Wild

Wild's two third-period goals take down the Lightning

Ryan Hartman's go-ahead goal defeated the two-time defending champions.

Byron Buxton

Reports: Twins reach extension with Byron Buxton

The long-term deal locks in one of the Twins' franchise players.

Justin Jefferson

Vikings-49ers: 5 things you can count on

Sunday's matchup is a pivotal game in the NFC playoff picture.

Gopher Football

Watch: Gophers troll Badgers with 'Jump Around' after Saturday's win

First they took Paul Bunyan's Axe. Then they took their tradition.

Brandon Richart, missing person

Search underway for missing man in Anoka area

Brandon Richart was last seen Nov. 17.

U.S. Bank Stadium

5 teams win first state championships at Prep Bowl

A pair of records fell as the Prep Bowl lived up to the hype.

ashley Carlson

Remains of missing WI mom found in Pine County, MN

Ashley Miller-Carlson was 33 years old.