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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 3, 2015.

 In Iran, citizens celebrate nuclear agreement

The nuclear agreement between Iran and a group of world leaders was greeted mainly with optimism in the Middle Eastern country, with some celebrating the announcement in the streets. The deal could be the first major step to repairing U.S.-Iranian relations in decades.

[Read more from Reuters]

After nearly 30 years, man wrongly sent to death row is released

A man who spent nearly three decades on death row in Alabama was released Friday morning, and, while thankful for his release, said everyone who played a part in unjustly sentencing him "will answer to God." New technology related to firearms evidence led to a re-trial, and his release.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

The byproduct of technology: A giant, black lake of sludge

A reporter took a trip to Baotou, the largest industrial city in inner Mongolia, to see what the waste that comes from mining materials for smartphones and other modern gadgets looks like. The result: " ... an artificial lake filled with a black, barely-liquid, toxic sludge."

[Read more from the BBC]

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Vikings will face Everson Griffen twice after trade to Lions

The former Vikings star was traded to Detroit for a fifth-round pick.

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WCCO Radio's Jordana Green diagnosed with leukemia

"I got this," Green wrote on her Facebook page.


Minnesota-based Crisp & Green adds 20 locations in four states

The four-year-old local business says it's going national

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue opening at Mall of America

Fair on 4 will feature axe throwing, go carts and more.


Canceled: The Halloween bar crawl that no bars knew about

The dubiously organized event was planned for this weekend in Minneapolis.

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St. Cloud gets Minnesota's 6th COVID-19 saliva testing site

Four more sites are expected to open in the Twin Cities in the coming weeks.

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Part of Burnsville Center is being auctioned off

More than 500,000 square feet of the mall is being auctioned off.

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Elections 2020: Control of Minnesota's divided Legislature is up for grabs

Redistricting and responding to COVID-19 are among the issues the new legislature will have to deal with.


Rochester woman found dead in the snow after leaving senior residence

The woman left the senior living center around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

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Investigation: Sprinklers could have saved 5 killed in Minneapolis high-rise fire

The deadly fire broke out at the Cedar-Riverside apartment block last November.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 27

Hospitalizations continue to rise quickly in Minnesota.