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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 15, 2015. 

Arrest after gyro-copter lands on U.S. Capitol lawn

Police have arrested the pilot of a gyro-copter that landed on the west lawn of t‎he U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. He is believed to be a Florida mailman was trying to deliver a message on campaign reform to Congress.

[Read more from NBC News]

Life without parole for Aaron Hernandez

Former New England Patriots' star has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of the first-degree murder of his one-time friend Odin Lloyd.

[Read more from CNN]

EU accuses Google of anti-competitive behavior

The European Union has filed a complaint against Google, accusing it of anti-competitive behavior by promoting its own shopping links. It marks the start of a legal process that could result in billions of euros of fines for the search giant.

[Read more from BBC]

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D'Angelo Russell

D'Lo's late takeover helps Timberwolves win double-OT thriller

Russell caught fire to help the Timberwolves get back to .500.

Gopher Football

Gophers suffocate Badgers, reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe

Minnesota picked up its first home win over the Badgers since 2003.

Meeker County Sheriff's Office

Boy, 6, run over after falling off trailer in Meeker Co. tree farm accident

He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries.

Target store

Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

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