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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 12, 2015.

Many more die in another Nepal quake, U.S. chopper missing

Scores more people have died in Nepal after another major earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the richter scale, struck the Asian country, while a U.S. military helicopter providing support has been declared missing.

[Read more from CNN]

Obama's Europe/Asia trade plans rejected in Senate

President Obama's plans to pass sweeping free trade agreements with Asia and Europe has fallen at the first hurdle, as the Democrat-led Senate rejected it amid concerns about U.S. manufacturing jobs.

[Read more from The Guardian]

No charges for cop who shot unarmed teen

The police officer who killed unarmed 19-year-old African-American Tony Robinson in Madison, Wisconsin, will not be charged, the Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday.

[Read more from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

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Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint

The suspect faces three separate felony charges.

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St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years

He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.

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Gophers add All-Ivy League D-tackle from Harvard

Chris Smith will be eligible immediately as a graduate transfer.

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High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead

Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.

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Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results

Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.

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UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit

The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.

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Omicron may have already peaked in Minnesota

Reported cases lag what's happening in real time, so the newly reported cases over the next week or so will still be very high.

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MnDOT reveals 50 snowplow name finalists

Voting is open through Wednesday, Jan. 26.

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Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects

Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.

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'Just took this': MN mayor tweeting others' pics says it's for 'entertainment'

The mayor told Bring Me The News his goal on Twitter is to spread joy.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 19

More than 44,000 new cases reported from the holiday weekend.

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