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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 23, 2015.

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Police release dash cam video of Charleston shooting suspect's arrest

The video shows the moment officers arrested accused Charleston mass murderer Dylann Roof, they high-fived and fist-bumped each other after placing the suspect in the police car.

[Read more from ABC News]

SC lawmakers agree to debate Confederate flag issue

Both houses of the state Legislature approved measures to decide whether to remove the flag from the statehouse grounds. But the debate may stretch out for weeks.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

Tom Brady meets with NFL commissioner in 'Deflategate' appeal

Brady is appealing his four-game suspension for his role in the use of deflated footballs in the Patriots' AFC championship game win over Indianapolis.

[Read more from CBS News]

'Eight is Enough' dad, Dick Van Patten, dies at 86

Van Patten, a former child actor, was a familiar face on movie and TV screens for decades. He was best known for his starring role as the father on the 1970s series "Eight Is Enough."

[Read more from CNN]

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Train Days

Historic locomotives to roll into St. Paul for Train Days

The festival at the Union Depot returns June 4-5.

Dalton tornado

Tornadoes, large hail, damaging wind possible in Sunday/Monday storms

The Twin Cities is among the areas that could get hit.

Redtail Ridge Elementary

Sunbather on the roof triggers shelter-in-place at Savage elementary school

The sunbather told police he was trying to "tan and relax."


The Raptor Center's ambassador, Nero the turkey vulture, dies at 47

Nero helped save the California condors before taking up his post as an education ambassador.

Ben Leber

Ben Leber named new permanent co-host of 'Twin Cities Live'

The former Minnesota Vikings linebacker was introduced Friday afternoon.


APM Reports, maker of 'In the Dark' podcast, nixed by Minnesota Public Radio

MPR said "select programming elements" of APM Reports will be incorporated into MPR News.

storm, severe

The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN

The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.

Arianna Vos

Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman

The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.