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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 16, 2015.

St. Louis Cardinals probed by FBI over Astros hacking

The FBI and Justice Department are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals are responsible for hacking the Houston Astros and stealing "closely guarded information about player personnel."

[Read more from the New York Times]

 Donald Trump to run for president

Real estate mogul and TV reality star Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign Tuesday, saying the "American Dream is dead" but vowing to "bring it back bigger and better and stronger than ever before."

[Read more from CNN]

California balcony collapse kills six

Six Irish students were killed and seven others seriously injured when a fourth-floor balcony in California gave way. The students were attending a birthday party in Berkeley at the time.

[Read more from the BBC]

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Expect up to 8 inches in Twin Cities; another snowstorm next week?

The latest from Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.

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Northern long-eared bat moved from threatened to endangered list

Populations affected by white-nose syndrome have declined by 97% or more.

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Court: Ex-cop who fatally shot Philando Castile had teaching license wrongfully denied

The Court of Appeals sent the application back for reconsideration by the board.

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Multiple crashes, spinouts in Twin Cities as snow falls Tuesday morning

The metro could get up to six inches of snow throughout the day.

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Couple critically injured in Kanabec County home attack identified

Jeff and Becky Ponto were found critically injured in their home Sunday morning.

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Assault charges filed against Red Wing man shot by deputy

The reportedly suicidal man crashed his van into a power pole before he allegedly began chasing a deputy at the scene.

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Winter storm warning for Twin Cities: 6+ inches possible

The heaviest snow could move through the Twin Cities.

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Carver man charged after standoff with police in Prior Lake

The man had been fleeing from police when he allegedly broke into a home and the standoff ensued.

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41-year-old Sherburne County man killed after crashing car into ditch

The crash occurred Sunday night in Palmer Township.

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Around 200 rescued after ice breaks free on Upper Red Lake

Red Lake — both Upper and Lower — is the largest freshwater lake in the state.

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