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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 8, 2015.

New York Stock Exchange back in business after glitch

Hours after an apparent technical glitch shut down trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning, operations resumed in the afternoon. Officials say the glitch was not related to a similar technical issue that grounded all United Airlines flights the same morning.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Baltimore police commissioner fired

In the wake of the riots that followed the police-involved shooting of Freddie Gray, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has removed Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. The police were heavily criticized for their role in the riots, which have been called "preventable."

[Read more from CNN]

Cash-strapped Greece asks for three-year loan

With its economy in danger of collapse – and facing a Thursday deadline for a final deal with its European creditors – Greece is asking for a new, three-year loan. The country's leaders have promised lenders they will take actions to strengthen and modernize their economy.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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Valleyfair opens this weekend, reveals full summer schedule of events

New fare includes walking tacos, hand-scooped ice cream and deep-fried pickles.

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Jury selection begins in trial of Buffalo clinic shooter, Gregory Ulrich

The Buffalo health clinic shooter is accused of fatally shooting one person and injuring four others last year.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, May 16

The latest from the state health department.

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Tow truck workers struck by hit-and-run driver on I-35

The driver was in a black 2006 Lincoln MKZ.

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Walz, DFL, GOP reach agreement on state surplus spending

The framework deal includes spending on education, health care, human services and public safety, as well as tax cuts.

Harriet Island flooding, St. Paul

St. Paul to close road in anticipation of Mississippi River flooding

River levels are expected to rise through the week.

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Former Mormon church leader convicted of sexually assaulting boy, 13

It emerged that the church leader was a registered sex offender.

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Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park

The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

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For 2nd time, Minnesota farm devastated by deadly fire

Around 1,000 goats and a litter of puppies were killed when a barn caught fire on Friday.

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Fleeing suspect crashes, killing innocent driver in Brooklyn Park

The suspect fled police in Osseo and was going south on County Road 81.

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Body found tangled with debris in the Mississippi River

The individual's name has not yet been released.

Northtown Mall Carnival

Around 100 kids run from carnival fight into Northtown Mall

Police say a large fight was happening on the ferris wheel before kids fled into the mall.

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