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

White House fence-jumper triggers lockdown as Obamas celebrate Thanksgiving

A man is in custody after jumping over a fence outside the White House while wearing an American flag around his shoulders. He was quickly arrested, but security personnel put the executive mansion on lockdown while the first family reportedly ate their Thanksgiving dinner. This was the third "fence jump" this year.

[Read more from Reuters]

Trump under fire for alleged 'imitation' of disabled reporter

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has come under fire for his apparent mockery of New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a congenital joint disorder that affects movement in his arms. The incident happened during a campaign stop this week.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Brothers, both fearing the worst, survive two avalanches in Colorado

On this Thanksgiving, Alex and Brian Holmes are probably each thankful the other is alive. They were skiing in San Miguel County, Colorado, when Alex saw Brian buried by an avalanche. In attempting to search for his brother, Alex himself triggered an avalanche but was able to escape. While he called for help, Brian managed to dig himself out of his predicament, though each feared the other was dead. Both were later reunited and described as "extremely fortunate."

[Read more from the Denver Post]

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Charges: Teen speeding before crash that killed mother, injured her son

The teenager was driving at speeds between 72-89 mph at the time of the crash.

Northland Vapor in Moorhead, Minn.

Northland Vapor calls St. Paul regulators 'overzealous' in lawsuit over THC sales

The small Minnesota business said the lawsuit was "misleading" and "shameful."


Excelsior chocolate shop ransacked by thieves to reopen

Truffle Hill will reopen to the public on Friday.

Company agrees to changes after child workers found in MN meat plants

An investigation found children ages 13-17 working hazardous jobs at the plants.


Drinks can company to lay off almost 100 workers, close St. Paul plant

State authorities were informed of the impending closure.


Suspect in Minneapolis bar killing charged with weapons crime

The suspect has not been charged with murder in the case as of Wednesday.

snow, blowing snow

A monster storm is coming next week: What will happen?

What we know with high confidence at this point is that there will be a monster storm in the central U.S. by the early and middle part of next week.

police lights

Boy safe after kidnapping by non-custodial parent in Mankato

The search prompted the temporary shutdown of I-35 Tuesday night.


11 face charges after being found 'exploring' Fridley sewer system

A 911 caller reported seeing a group removing a manhole cover Monday night.