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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 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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Another 5,000 lbs. of goldfish removed from Carver County lakes

It all likely stemmed from people dumping their pets into local waters a few years ago.

Rosaleia Shelton

Appeal to find 19-year-old missing from Bloomington

The teen left her home on Monday afternoon.

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Deaths of twin fetuses after woman was shot ruled a double homicide

The woman was shot in the abdomen in mid-September.

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Gophers improve to 5-0 with win over Jacksonville

The Gophers are establishing momentum early in the season.

Anthony Edwards

Ant's massive slam leads Timberwolves to fifth straight win

The dunk didn't count, but provided the highlight of the night.

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WIld arrive late, Cam Talbot stays on point to beat Devils

Despite a 30-minute delay, the Wild picked up a 3-2 victory.

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Appeal to find 35-year-old missing from Oak Grove home

Police say he's not believed to be in danger.

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7 MN Republicans urge states to audit 2020 election results

There has been no evidence of significant fraud in any single U.S. state.

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How many MN kids age 5-11 have received a COVID vaccine dose?

The governor says the state has one of the highest child vaccination rates in the U.S.

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Seven juveniles arrested in connection with stolen vehicles in Woodbury

Woodbury authorities have issued a warning following a spate of auto thefts.

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1 dead after driver crashes into stalled vehicle on shoulder

The vehicle stopped on the side of the road was unoccupied at the time.