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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 5, 2015.

The Islamic terrorist group is aligning itself with Sunday's attack on an event in Texas that was mocking the prophet Muhammed. Two assailants shot a security guard before being killed by police.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Secretary of State Kerry visits Somalia

In the unannounced visit, Kerry became the first top U.S. diplomat to ever visit the country, which has been wracked by war for decades.

[Read more from USA Today]

Mike Huckabee announces run for White House

Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas, is the third Republican candidate to join the race this week, following Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson who announced on Monday.

[Read more from NPR]

AG Lynch visits Baltimore

Attorney General Loretta Lynch met with community members and law enforcement officials Tuesday in an effort to help ease tensions in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.

[Read more from NBC News]

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What's the latest on next week's major snowstorm system?

The storm is coming. It's just a matter of where the biggest snow totals occur.

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Twin Cities radio host Matt McNeil seriously injured in crash

A post on his social media account says he'll recover.

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Marshalls in downtown Minneapolis to close its doors to shoppers

The company confirmed it will be open until mid-January.

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Boys aged 12 and 14 arrested after fleeing police in stolen car

The two boys were charged with felony fleeing in a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.


Heavy snow brings multiple crashes to southern Minnesota roads

The snowfall is expected to end sometime Friday morning.

Cheetah Pizza

Edina pizza joint quietly closes after 38 years

The restaurant was located at 5125 Edina Industrial Blvd.


Internet providers to get $100M to expand coverage across Minnesota

Gov. Tim Walz says it's the largest single investment in broadband infrastructure in the state's history.

Forest Lake High School

Charges: Man left knife tucked in bathroom stall inside high school

The 42-year-old entered the bathroom Tuesday morning and left 15 minutes later.


Twin Cities liquor store worker offers shoes off her feet to unhoused man

The man asked for boxes to use as makeshift shoes before the woman offered hers.

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St. Paul PD releases footage showing fatal police shooting of Howard Johnson

The 24-year-old died after being shot by a St. Paul officer Monday night.