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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 7, 2015.

Military jet collides with small plane over South Carolina

The pilot of an F-16 fighter plane ejected after his craft collided with a Cessna near Charleston on Tuesday morning. Two people have since been confirmed dead.

[Read more from CNN News]

Afghanistan meets with Taliban officials in Pakistan

In a first for ongoing peace efforts, a "senior-level delegation" met with Taliban representatives in Islamabad on Tuesday, a possible first step toward ending the longstanding conflict between them.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

FBI investigators have raided the home of Jared Fogel, who for over a decade has been a spokesperson for Subway sandwiches. This comes after the director of Fogel's non-profit organization was arrested and charged in a child pornography case.

[Read more from MSNBC]

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Man dies after being shot during argument in Minneapolis

It's the 70th homicide in Minneapolis this year.

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Minneapolis police, city employees clear out Near North encampment

This comes as colder weather moves through the state.

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New T.J. Maxx to open in the Twin Cities this month

Opening day will kick off with extended hours.

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Former Hennepin County commissioner arrested for DWI

The 61-year-old was being held in Hennepin County Jail as of Thursday morning.

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Electric carshare network showing growth in Twin Cities

Over 25,000 trips have been logged in a six-month span.

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Popular Apple Valley ice arena could be replaced

A concept plan to transform the ice arena is being considered.

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Low river levels bring cancellations for St. Paul-New Orleans Viking cruises

The low water also impacted some barge traffic making its way down the river.

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Drought tightens grip as Twin Cities reaches 'extreme' level

By this time last year, drought was fading fast in Minnesota.

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Woman missing since car crash has been found

The 49-year-old is believed to have been driving when the crash happened.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for the week ending Tuesday, Oct. 4

The 7-day average number of cases has been dropping.

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