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Here's a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Jan. 30, 2015.

Romney says no to 2016 presidential run

Mitt Romney won't run for president in 2016. Despite weeks of rumors, the runner-up in the 2012 election said today he is out.

[Read more from USA Today]

As oil prices drop, Venezuelans face crippling shortages

Venezuela makes most of its money by exporting oil – and with oil prices in freefall, the domino effects have been crippling. Grocery shelves are nearly empty and soldiers tightly control purchases, while hospitals are short on vital supplies.

[Read more from New York Times]

Rare megamouth shark washes up on Philippines beach

The corpse of a megamouth shark was swept onto a beach in the Philippines. The creature is so rare, it's estimated to be only the 60th confirmed encounter humans have ever had with one.

[Read more from Washington Post]

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Vandals target longstanding Duluth soup kitchen, transitional housing site

Union Gospel Mission has been operating in the city since 1922.

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At least 1 dead after 'serious crash' on I-94 in St. Michael

That side of the highway is expected to be closed for at least a few hours.

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The crazy Twin Cities housing market is showing signs of slowing down

Agents are seeing fewer multiple offers and no inspections are less prevalent.

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Simmons' reunion with 76ers lasts mere days, chance for Wolves?

Woj says the Sixers remain "steadfast" in their plans for Simmons.

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Sub teacher involved in 'sextortion' of more than 10 minors pleads guilty

Some of the minors he knew from the school district where he worked.

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The Ice Castles, a winter favorite, are coming back to the Twin Cities

The popular attraction was canceled last winter due to COVID.

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4 new vendors coming to Rosedale's POTLUCK food hall

Three restaurants and a VR company are opening soon.

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Enbridge misses deadline to fix its groundwater blunder

The company had 30 days to stop the leak it caused by not following its submitted plans.

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Beach Boys bringing 2021 holiday tour to Minnesota

The iconic band's "Holiday Harmonies" tour stops at Treasure Island just before the new year.

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MN, WI attorneys general push SCOTUS to block to Texas abortion law

They say the law is in "direct contravention of nearly a half century of binding precedent."

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