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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for June 30, 2015.

Greece seeks 3rd Euro bailout

At the 11th hour, Greece has requested a new €29.1 billion bailout deal from the eurozone, just hours before it was due to repay a €1.6 billion loan to the International Monetary Fund, in a bid to avoid defaulting on its debts.

[Read more from the BBC]

Over 100 feared dead in Indonesia plane crash

More than 100 people are feared dead after a military plane crashed in a residential area of Medan, northern Indonesia. shortly after takeoff. The C-130B Hercules aircraft was said to be carrying 113 people at the time.

[Read more from Reuters]

12 prison workers put on leave after NY escape

Twelve correctional officers and prison executives — including the superintendent — have been placed on leave from the upstate New York prison where two convicted murderers escaped, authorities said Tuesday.

[Read more from NBC News]

E.L. James' online Q&A backfires

E.L. James, author of the wildly successful "50 Shades" series, held an online Q&A session that she may have ended up regretting, with social media responders questioning her on everything from her use of language to the books' more controversial themes.

[Read more from Buzzfeed]

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Suspect fled police, found hiding in old camper in scrap yard

Police say they were trying to pull him over for driving without any lights.


Omicron fading in Minnesota? Wastewater detection provides hope

Wastewater samples can help predict a rise or fall in COVID-19 cases.

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COVID: Minneapolis, St. Paul vaccine-or-test rule for dining now in effect

Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required.

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Man crawls to safety before train hits his stuck wheelchair

The incident happened Tuesday on Highway 169.

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Sizing up Vikings coaching candidates we know about so far

A closer look at some of the head coaching candidates interviewed by the Vikings

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St. Paul: Man called police to report he killed his wife

Police are also investigating a separate fatal shooting in the Frogtown neighborhood.

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Timberwolves survive Knicks' second-half barrage to get back to .500

Karl-Anthony Towns' lay-in helped Minnesota get a win in The Garden.

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Charges: MN teen shot mom after dispute over meth

The girl's mother said there had been a dispute over methamphetamine.

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No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN

Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.

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Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says

Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.

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Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current

He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.