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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 17, 2015.

9 dead in shootout between biker gangs in Texas

“This is one of the worst gun fights we’ve ever had in the city limits," said a Waco, Texas police spokesman. "They started shooting at our officers."

[Read more from the Waco Tribune]

Amtrak service to resume Monday in Northeast

Trains will resume running between New York City and Philadelphia on Monday, several days after service was shut down because of a deadly train derailment.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Iraqi city of Ramadi falls to ISIS, official says

The development is a strategic blow to Iraqi forces trying to push ISIS fighters out of key cities.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.

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Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

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Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.

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Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.

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Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.

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