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Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top headlines

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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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University of minnesota sign

U of M gives some students 50% off meals for September after complaints

Students have complained about an array of issues surrounding dining halls.


Gallery: Sprawling estate near Superior National Forest listed for $2.9M

The property has been in the same family for over 60 years.

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Surgery clinic proposed to replace 111-year-old farmhouse in Eagan

A developer is proposing to transform the remnant farm property.

Hurricane Ian

Why Hurricane Ian could be catastrophic in Florida

Hurricanes are the atmosphere’s biggest show of force and energy, and Hurricane Ian is no exception.


Suspect arrested after man and dog shot on St. Paul's East Side

The shooting happened around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.


Bemidji police appeal to find missing teenager

Tahlia Poitra was last seen Wednesday.


Crisp & Green owner launches new chain, with 12 MN locations planned

Steele Brands already owns and operates Crisp & Green and Stalk & Spade.


New vendor to open at Rosedale Center food hall

POTLUCK Food Hall offers a rotating collection of local restaurants and food retailers.


Woman charged in drunk driving incident that killed Minnetonka HS alum

Nate Stratton, 20, died from his injuries on Sept. 18.