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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 16, 2015. 

12 migrants thrown overboard in religious row

Italian authorities have arrested 15 Muslim migrants who are accused of throwing 12 Christians overboard following a row on a boat heading to Italy, while 41 migrants drowned when another boat bound for Italy sank.

[Read more from the BBC]

White rhino under armed guard

The last remaining white rhinoceros in the world is under 24-hour armed guard in Kenya to protect it from poachers.

[Read more from CNN]

E-cigarette use triples among U.S. high schoolers

Electronic cigarette use among U.S. middle and high school students tripled in 2014, a statistic expected to intensify debate over the products' impact on public health.

[Read more from Reuters]

New 'Star Wars' trailer revealed

At an event called the Star Wars Celebration, director J.J. Abrams revealed a new trailer for the much-anticipated new film "Star Wars" The Force Awakens." Watch it above.

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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.

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Amazon looking to hire 1,000 seasonal workers in Minnesota

The retail giant is hiring 100,000 nationwide.


9 kids accused of damaging Minnesota golf course

The full extent of the damage won't be known until spring.

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Ordway to host 3 virtual holiday shows this season

'A (Virtual) Christmas with The Griswolds,' 'Hip Hop Nutcracker' and 'A virtually Celtic Christmas' will be streamed live for those who buy tickets.