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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 15, 2015.

 It's death for Tsarnaev

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, found guilty on all 30 charges related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, will be put to death for his crimes, a jury decided Friday.

[Read more from the Boston Globe]

Wreckage of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

The wreckage of a U.S. military helicopter that went missing in Nepal while providing disaster relief was found Friday, along with at least three bodies. Six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers were on the helicopter when it disappeared Tuesday.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Researchers reveal the world's first warm-blooded fish

The opah, a silver-colored fish that's about the size of a car tire, is the first fully warm-blooded fish that's ever been discovered, researchers say.

[Read more from the NOAA]

100K 'World of Warcraft' players hit with bans for cheating

More than 100,000 players of the popular online role-playing game "World of Warcraft" received six-month bans from the game's developer, Blizzard, for cheating. There are about 7.1 million current subscribers to the game.

[Read more from PCGamesN]

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Here’s what the Vikings owners say about new GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah

The Vikings announced his hiring on Wednesday night.

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After 3-month delay, newest Twin Cities Raising Cane's opens

The restaurant was originally scheduled to open in October.

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Armed man robs Twin Cities thrift store, flees in carjacked pickup

He pulled out a handgun shortly after chatting with the cashier about his scarf.

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Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M

The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.

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Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget

It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."

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Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow

A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.

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Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday

The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.

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Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled

A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.


Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold

The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.

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Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus

The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.

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Charges: Man fatally shot mother of his child during argument

Officers found her on the ground outside the couple's home.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26

More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.