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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 24, 2015.

Tsarnaev 'sorry' for Boston bomb attack

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has spoken in public for the first time since the attack, telling a court he was "sorry for the lives that I have taken" and that he would pray for the victims. His death sentence was formally confirmed by a judge on Wednesday, with his execution to take place in Indiana.

[Read more from NBC News]

 Escaped convicts in NY 'may have a gun'

The two convicted murderers on the run from a maximum security prison in New York may have gotten their hands on at least one gun from a cabin they hid in following their escape.

[Read more from Reuters]

Whole Foods 'routinely overcharges' customers

New York City's consumer chief has accused Whole Foods supermarkets of "routinely overcharging" customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods. Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin found that in one case a package of coconut shrimp cost $14.84 more than it should have.

[Read more from CBS News]

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Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer

The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.

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Minneapolis' Khâluna named in Eater's 2022 'Best New Restaurants'

The restaurant, opened in 2021, is known for its Laotian cuisine.

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3 pedestrians struck by drivers Monday in Minnesota; 2 dead

The victims involved a 39-year-old man and two 74-year-old men.

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Shifting storm tracks: Significant storms Friday, next week?

Sven Sundgaard has the details on an interesting forecast.

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Worker suffers serious injury in rooftop fall in rural Minnesota

The man only fell a few feet, but suffered a serious leg injury.

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Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion

The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.


Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break

The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.


Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike

A strike was scheduled to start on Dec. 11 if a deal was not reached.

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