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

Couple in San Bernardino mass shooting were stockpiling arsenal

With authorities still working to confirm the motive of Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik in the mass shooting in California, this week, investigators have announced the discovery of an arsenal of bullets and bombs in the couple's home – enough, they say, for "another attack." 14 people were killed in the shooting, and Farook and Malik were fatally shot in a subsequent confrontation with police.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

Pentagon: Women will be allowed to serve in all U.S. combat roles

Rejecting arguments from the U.S. Marines that women should not be allowed to serve in infantry and other combat duties, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has ruled that combat jobs will be open to both sexes in the armed forces as long as they meet all requirements. This is a major reversal of long-standing military policy.

[Read more from NBC News]

And the Superbowl halftime performer is...

Coldplay. The British band, whose hits include "Yellow" and "The Scientist," have been announced as the headlining act at Superbowl 50. The decision has been met with some backlash, though many are defending it.

[Read more from The Atlantic]

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Watch: New London-Spicer wins 3A championship on incredible walk-off TD

New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.


Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested

James Kollie Jr. was arrested Friday evening.

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Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back

Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.

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One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis

Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.


Head-on crash leaves two drivers dead in southeastern Minnesota

The crash happened in Houston County just before 4 p.m. Friday.


Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar

The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.


FDA pulls last COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment as new variants rise

A therapy used to treat more than 11,000 Minnesotans is no longer authorized amid a surge in the latest COVID-19 variants.

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Charges: Plymouth man shot girlfriend in head after birthday party

The 23-year-old victim is in critical condition as of Friday.


State announces $2.5M in grants for child care providers

Child care providers in roughly a dozen communities will receive funds to help grow the supply of affordable, quality child care.


Probe of Golden Valley police uncovers racism, alleged misconduct

One officer was terminated for alleged racist comments and violations of state law.

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Blowing snow Friday in Minnesota; will it snow next week?

Winds could gust up to 50 mph Friday afternoon and night.

Deer hunting blaze orange

To combat CWD, late-season deer hunting announced for 9 areas of MN

The special hunts will be held between Dec. 16 and 18.