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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 26, 2015.

Rain storm hammers Texas, Houston floods

Houston is underwater and huge swaths of Texas and northern Mexico have been battered by rain storms that have led to flash flooding. So far, 23 lives have been claimed by the storm system between the U.S. and Mexico, with 16 people missing.

[Read more from CNN]

Pope hasn't watched television since 1990

Highlighting the sacrifices made on the way to becoming the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis says he hasn't watched TV since July 1990 – and misses going out for pizza.

[Read more from NBC News]

Cyber criminals accessed 100,000 tax returns

Tax return information for about 100,000 U.S. taxpayers was accessed by cyber criminals over the past four months, IRS commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday. Access was gained through the IRS' "Get Transcript" service.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Teen driver crashes into parked payloader; 16-year-old passenger dies

The crash happened early Saturday morning in Waconia.

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Barrage of gunfire injures boy in Brooklyn Park; vehicles, apartments damaged

Police say they recovered evidence that more than 40 rounds were fired in the shooting.

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Minnesota Wild back away from thin blue line T-shirt giveaway

The giveaway backfired when word of it reached social media.

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Workers at Minneapolis Trader Joe's become 2nd in nation to unionize

The vote was certified by the National Labor Relations Board Friday.

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Driver killed in ATV crash in Brooklyn Park

The crash occurred in Monroe Park Friday night.

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Woman killed by suspected drunk-driver in St. Louis County

The crash occurred on Highway 21 in Embarrass Township Friday night.

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11-year-old girl missing from Mille Lacs County

Jaelyn Campbell was last seen in Onamia.

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2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35

The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.

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Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales

The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.

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Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club

It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.

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4 abandoned puppies found in a bucket in Willmar

The puppies were in good health when they were discovered.

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Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin

There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.

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