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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 3, 2015.

Jordanian pilot 'burned alive' by IS militants

A video released by the Islamic State Tuesday appears to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive. It comes days after militants beheaded a Japanese journalist.

[Read more from USA Today]

UK votes in favor of three-person babies

The United Kingdom will become the first country to introduce laws allowing the creation of babies using the DNA from two women and one man, after lawmakers voted in favor of the proposal.

[Read more from the BBC]

Harper Lee to release 'Mockingbird' sequel

More than 50 years after her seminal and only published work, "To Kill a Mockingbird," was released, Harper Lee is publishing a sequel. The 88-year-old revealed "Go Set A Watchman" will go on sale July 14.

[Read more from ABC News]

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Police: Teens 'careen recklessly' in stolen BMW, Mercedes in north metro

They ended up crashing the stolen vehicles, with two arrested and two others on the run.

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Fire table sparks blaze at Edina home

The fire remains under investigation, but fire officials believe it was accidental.

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Charges: California woman embezzled over $1M from MN employer

Mai Xiong faces several federal charges in the case.

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Shot woman who sparked appeal found injured at Twin Cities hotel

Authorities began searching for Hsa Say early Monday morning.


Development may bring changes to Stonebrooke Golf Club in 2023

The popular southwest metro golf course offers scenic views of O'Dowd Lake.


Homeowners alert DNR to grouse hunting complaints in Northland

Some hunters are allegedly shooting directly in front of houses.


Charges: Teen couple tortured children while babysitting in St. Paul

A doctor called this "the worst case of abuse he has seen in over 20 years."


New apartment proposal could spell the end for Myth Live

Myth Live in Maplewood has a spotty past with the surrounding community.

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Police trying to find woman, 18, who was shot at in St. Paul

Police are looking for help finding the woman.


Is an Amazon grocery store coming to Woodbury?

There's six rumored stores in the Twin Cities.


Man sentenced to life in prison for 2021 murder of girlfriend

Lacy Jo Krube, 36, was found unresponsive at her St. Paul home, after she'd been beaten in Brooklyn Park.