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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 2, 2015.

Senate passes USA Freedom Act

A bill that will roll back some parts of the controversial Patriot Act – under which the NSA has collected large amounts of private call information from phone companies – is on its way to President Obama's desk for a final signature and passage into law. Several Republican senators broke with party leadership to approve the measure on Tuesday.

[Read more from The Washington Post]

Search for missing ship passengers continues in China

Over 400 people are still missing Tuesday following the sinking of the Eastern Star, a tourist ship, in the Yangtze River. Reports say the vessel had encountered unspecified problems after getting caught in a cyclone. Several passengers have been rescued.

[Read more from MSNBC]

FIFA president resigns in midst of corruption scandal

As allegations of mass corruption continue to dog professional soccer's international governing body, its long-serving head, Sepp Blatter, says he's resigning his post. This comes just days after he won re-election as FIFA president.

[Read more from CNN]

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Charges: Minnesota elementary school teacher sexually assaulted 3 boys

The incidents were captured on video taken inside an elementary school classroom.

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Person shot by police in St. Paul Monday evening

It happened around 6:10 p.m. on the city's East Side.

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Woman killed in Moorhead identified as suspect's mother

An appeal has been issued to find the suspect's vehicle, which remains missing.

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Ticket details released for 5-week run of 'Hamilton' in Minneapolis

The tour of the production has been delayed twice due to the pandemic.

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Minnesota Board of Pharmacy files lawsuit against 3 THC edible retailers

The board has received 46 complaints in the past four months regarding the products.

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ATF now investigating fire at Lyndale Avenue apartment building

It was the second fire at a vacant building owned by the same landlord that was being used by squatters in the past few months.

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Minnesota Roller Derby is back!

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Beloved restaurant in southeastern MN to close after 40 years

A final night of celebrations is scheduled for Dec. 17.

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MN town shelves ordinance allowing residents to sue abortion providers

Attorney General Keith Ellison advised the town to not go forward with the ordinance.

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Man shot dead inside Minneapolis tavern is identified

The suspect is being held on probable cause murder.

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