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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 15, 2015.

Jeb Bush officially launches campaign for president

A Bush and a Clinton are officially in the running. Jeb Bush – brother of former president George W. Bush and son of earlier president George H.W. Bush – launched his 2016 presidential campaign Monday morning, saying he will "make opportunity common again" in the United States if elected.

[Read more from Time]

Concern for family of 12 missing after Saudi Arabia trip

Authorities are concerned about a British family of 12 that appeared to go missing after traveling to Saudi Arabia. Three sisters, along with nine children between them, traveled to the Middle East but did not return last week as expected. There has been no contact or social media activity since then. Officials worry they ended up in Syria.

[Read more from the BBC]

Scrutinized NAACP worker resigns

Rachel Dolezal is resigning from her position as head of the Spokane NAACP. The 37-year-old came under intense scrutiny after her parents publicly stated last week she was white – not part African-American, as she had claimed.

[Read more from the Spokane NAACP Facebook]

Video game fans rejoice as E3 expo kicks off

The annual video game conference extravaganza kicks off Monday with a slew of press conferences, where video game developers and publishers will highlight the best of what's coming up. Expect lots of "Halo," "Call of Duty" and virtual reality headsets.

[Read more from The Verge]

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.

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60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.

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1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.

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Complaint argues that Line 3 pipeline replacement is no longer needed

Honor the Earth filed the petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Tuesday.

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Minnesota man who had 28 DWIs dies weeks after leaving prison

Danny Lee Bettcher is considered the most prolific drunken driver in Minnesota history.

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Health leader calls Wisconsin's COVID-19 situation a 'nightmare scenario'

Wisconsin is reporting record numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

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