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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 14, 2015.

Historic Iran nuclear deal is reached

Iran and world powers reached a historic deal early Tuesday for Tehran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions. The Islamic republic has been negotiating with the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China for years.

[Read more from NBC News]

Harper Lee's second book is released

The sequel to Harper Lee's seminal novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" hit the shelves in more than 70 countries today. But some have canceled their pre-orders of "Go Set A Watchman" after it was revealed "Mockingbird" hero Atticus Finch has been depicted as a segregationist in the follow-up.

[Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

Trump leads GOP field, but lags behind Clinton

Donald Trump has surged to the top of a crowded Republican presidential field, according to a USA Today/Suffolk University Poll, but the billionaire is also the weakest competitor among the top seven GOP candidates against Democrat Hillary Clinton.

[Read more from USA Today]

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Man dies after being shot during argument in Minneapolis

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


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.


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.