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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 21, 2015.

Pizza crust leads to suspect in D.C. mansion fire

Authorities say DNA found on a pizza crust has led to the arrest of a suspect in the brutal murder of a "prominent" Washington, D.C. family earlier this month. 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint is now in custody.

[Read more from CNN]

ISIS seizes ancient Syrian city

Reports say the Islamic State, a militant terrorist group operating in Syria and Iraq, has seized the historic city of Palmyra, home of many important archaeological sites.

[Read more from The New York Times]

Biologists determining damage of California oil spill

Experts say it could take weeks to clean up the mess left from a massive leak at an oil facility, which is believed to have dumped 105,000 gallons of crude into the ocean off Santa Barbara. Meanwhile, environmentalists are assessing the damage to the ecosystem.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Chad Beebe's roller-coaster fourth-quarter keeps Vikings playoff hopes alive

A muffed punt and a game-winning touchdown helped defeat the Panthers on Sunday afternoon.

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West-central MN cops warn kids to stay off ice, or 'Santa won't come'

This comes amid repeated ice warnings across the state.

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Nov. 29 COVID-19 update: 57 deaths, nearly 9,000 more cases

Nearly 100,000 tests were included in Sunday's report.

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Watch former Rep. Jim Ramstad's memorial service online

The ceremony will be live-streamed for the public on Sunday.

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How high can Rashod Bateman go in the 2021 NFL Draft?

The Gophers star receiver has plenty of praise heading into next April.

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15 more from Gopher football team test positive for COVID-19

That brings the total number of cases from this outbreak to 40.

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5 questions for Vikings-Panthers Week 12 NFC battle

The Vikings welcome Teddy Bridgewater back to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.

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Shelter-in-place in Albert Lea after police officer shot in the chest

The officer was able to drive to an emergency room.

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St. Paul officer shoots man who got out of dumpster, ran towards police

A report says the man was naked and had a steak knife.

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Gophers dominate second half to defeat Loyola-Marymount

Marcus Carr scored 26 to send the Gophers to 2-0.

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Kandiyohi Co. man airlifted after hand caught in corn picker

Corn pickers are a common cause of farm accidents.

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DNR: Passenger shot at deer out of driver's side window

The DNR said 'all sense of safety was disregarded.'

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