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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 4, 2015.

Cyberattack: Chinese hackers hit U.S. government office

The United States Office of Personnel Management, which helps manage the federal workforce, has been breached by Chinese hackers for the second time in less than a year. Officials say the personal data of millions of current and former federal employees may have been compromised.

[Read more from The Washington Post]

Iraqi families flee as ISIS cuts off water supplies

Islamic State fighters have choked output at a key Iraqi dam to a trickle, cutting water to a number of towns near the city of Ramadi. At least one report says hundreds of families have fled the area.

[Read more from CNN]

Perry throws hat in White House race, Bush announcement expected

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is officially running for president in 2016, widening the Republican field of candidates. Meanwhile, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is expected to announce his campaign plans June 15.

[Read more from FOX News]

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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.