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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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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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Man dies after shooting on St. Paul's East Side

It happened on the same night a man was fatally shot by police in the nearby Dayton's Bluff neighborhood.