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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 6, 2015.

Fraternity to sue Rolling Stone after 'Rape on Campus' story

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Virginia says it is moving forward with a lawsuit for "reckless reporting" against Rolling Stone magazine following the now-retracted "Rape on Campus" story. This came one day after the magazine published an external review of the editorial process that led to the article being published.

[Read more from The Washington Post]

Final arguments in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Both sides presented their closing arguments in the Boston Marathon bombing trial Monday. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces numerous charges related to the April 2013 bombing and subsequent manhunt.

[Read more from The Boston Globe]

Kenya says it has bombed 2 al-Shabaab camps in Somalia

The air force in Kenya has destroyed two al-Shabaab camps in Somalia, although the Islamist group denied it was hit. This was the first major military response since the group massacred 148 people at a Kenyan university last week.

[Read more on Reuters]

Jeb Bush laughs off checking 'Hispanic' on voter registration form

Jeb Bush, a likely Republican presidential candidate for 2016, laughed off the report that he mistakenly listed his ethnicity as "Hispanic" on a 2009 voter registration form. Bush is white, but his wife Columba, who was born in Mexico, and children are Hispanic.

[Read more from CNN]

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Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals

Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.

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Saturday snow causes havoc on Twin Cities roads

There were countless spinouts and crashes across Minnesota.

Kirill Kaprizov

Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six

Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.

Eric Kendricks

Vikings downgrade Eric Kendricks to out against Lions

The Vikings have also activated Michael Pierce from injured reserve.

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Minnesotan sentenced after assaulting man with baseball bat

Marshall Wayne Boshey was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release.

Target store

Target's gift card discount is back, but for this weekend only

The fine print: for Target Circle members only (but membership is free).

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Minneapolis teen arrested in St. Cloud after fleeing police in stolen vehicle

The vehicle was stolen in a car-jacking in Minneapolis Thursday.

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Winter storm warnings issued with heavy snow set to slam MN

Parts of northern Minnesota could see more than a foot of snow, but there won't be much in the Twin Cities.

D'Angelo Russell

With KAT out, Timberwolves can't upset Nets

D'Angelo Russell stepped up but couldn't overcome Brooklyn's firepower.