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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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To combat CWD, late-season deer hunting announced for 9 areas of MN

The special hunts will be held between Dec. 16 and 18.

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COVID levels rising in wastewater; BQ.1 now dominant

BQ.1 is the new dominant subvariant in Twin Cities wastewater.

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Keith Ellison, other AGs settle with CarMax over recall disclosures

As part of the settlement, CarMax now must disclosure open recalls online and on the lot.

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Man kidnaps 2-year-old daughter in St. Paul, crashes after pursuit in Minneapolis

The incident involved both police departments in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Boys aged 15, 16 arrested after shooting of teen in Woodbury

The victim suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

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Police: Woman found dead with 'traumatic injuries' inside Moorhead home

Police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

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St. Paul's East Side Bar closes after two-and-a-half years in business

The bar opened just as the COVID-19 pandemic closed bars and restaurants.

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Police: Man and woman found dead inside Rochester home

An investigation is ongoing as of Friday morning.

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Hospital chiefs say nursing strike will come at 'worst possible time'

A nurses union announced an almost three-week strike to take place in the Twin Cities.

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