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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Nov. 30, 2015.

Accused Planned Parenthood shooter makes court appearance

As the investigation of the attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs continued on Monday, suspect Robert Dear made his first court appearance via video. He is said to have been wearing a "suicide prevention garment." His lawyer, a public defender, also defended convicted Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooter James Holmes. The motive in the Planned Parenthood attack has not been confirmed.

[Read more from ABC News]

Attack coming to Afghanistan's capital, U.S. officials warn

Afghan officials in Kabul are being warned by the U.S. Embassy of "credible" threats against the capital city. They say it could come within the next two days. No other information was available, but American interests do not seem to be included in the potential attack, the embassy said.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

New York shakes up restaurant industry with salt warnings

Here's an item the Big Apple's restaurants aren't taking with a grain of salt. New York has become the first city in the U.S. to require menus to include a small "salt shaker" symbol next to high-sodium items. Smaller eateries, such as those with fewer than 15 locations, are exempt. It's part of the city's effort to curb heart disease, strokes, and other health issues.

[Read more from Reuters]

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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.


Man killed by St. Paul police ID'd by family, community demands answers

The man was identified as 24-year-old Howard Johnson.