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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for May 28, 2015.

FIFA president comments on corruption scandal

FIFA President Joseph "Sepp" Blatter spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the corruption claims levied at the international soccer governing body. Blatter, who is up for re-election Friday, said he can "not monitor everyone all of the time." Seven FIFA officials were arrested and accused of a “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” scheme to make $150 million in “bribes and kickbacks.”

[Read more from BBC]

Former NY Gov. Pataki announces bid for president

Former governor of New York George E. Pataki announced Thursday he will run for president. He'll be seeking the Republican Party nomination, but has acknowledged to "friends and allies" he knows his chances are slim.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Accident forces Pearl Harbor memorial to close

A dock that sits on the wreckage of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor was damaged Wednesday – and the memorial will be closed through at least June 4, National Park Service officials say.

[Read more from CNN]

Google introduces new Android operating system

Google unveiled Android M Thursday – the newest iteration of its Android operating service – as part of the company's Google I/O event. Included: Android Pay, longer battery life, faster charging, and new permission features. The tech company made a slew of other new announcements at the event as well.

[Read more from Wired]

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Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth

A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.

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Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'

Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.

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Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting

Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.

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Man gets 10 years for fatal pawn shop fire during Minneapolis riots

The incident, which took place during riots in May 2020,  resulted in one man's death.

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Election officials dismiss conservative group's complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar

The group alleged that she used campaign funds on her future husband's consulting firm.

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Reports: 6 names surface in Vikings' search for new head coach

Six names have surfaced Saturday in the Minnesota Vikings' hunt for a new head coach.

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Minnetonka approves mask mandate in emergency ordinance

The mandate officially goes into effect Monday night.

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Here are the snow totals from Friday's winter storm in Minnesota

There was a sharp gradient around the Twin Cities, with the highest amounts in southwestern Minnesota.

Mats Zuccarello

Zuccarello scores twice, Wild win third straight

A team effort helped Minnesota dispatch the Ducks.

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State lawmaker Tou Xiong apologizes after driving under the influence

The state representative was pulled over on the night of Jan. 8.

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Duluth hospital requiring visitors to show vax proof, neg. test

The health care system is also tightening visitor guidelines.

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Ridgeview halting urgent care at a Twin Cities site 'until further notice'

The organization cited "growing emergency medical needs" at the facility.

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