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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 29, 2015.

MLB game played in empty stadium

For the first time in Major League Baseball history a game was played to an empty stadium. The Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2 in front of a paying crowd of zero, amid concerns over the ongoing civil unrest in Baltimore.

[Read more from NBC News]

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist won't draw Prophet

The cartoonist for French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, who designed the first front page after gunmen attacked its offices and killed several of its writers, has said he will not draw the Prophet Muhammed anymore as it "no longer interests me."

[Read more from the BBC]

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UK election candidate is interviewed by Russell Brand

In an attempt to woo younger voters, the leader of Britain's Labour Party, Ed Miliband, has appeared on a YouTube video being interviewed by actor, comedian and well-known "non-voter" Russell Brand.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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