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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 20, 2015.

McCain: Trump owes POWs and families an apology

In his first response directly addressing Donald Trump's comments on his record as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War, Sen. John McCain said the real estate mogul and presidential candidate should not apologize to him, but should instead apologize to all POWs and their families.

[Read more from CNN]

Cuban Embassy opens in Washington DC

Throngs of demonstrators gathered Monday to witness the raising of the Cuban flag over Cuba's embassy in Washington DC, the first time it has flown there since the U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with the communist country 54 years ago.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Country stars Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert divorcing

The singers are calling it quits after four years of marriage. "This is not the future we envisioned," they announced in a joint statement. "And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately."

[Read more from USA Today]

American Zach Johnson wins British Open

Johnson claimed his second major title with a victory in the three-man playoff Monday, in a thrilling final day of the tournament.

[Read more from the BBC]

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3 dead after plane crashes into house in Hermantown

Two people in the house were uninjured.


Destructive fire at Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery

The fire burned early Sunday morning at a longtime Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery.

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SCSU player hospitalized after being taken off ice on stretcher

Luedtke was checked into the boards in the first period and down for a reported 10-15 minutes.

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Amber Alert in Wisconsin: Search for missing 15-year-old girl

Police believe 15-year-old Kryssy King may be with a 22-year-old man.

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3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour

The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas

The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.

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Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park

Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.


State to help 44 Minnesota gas stations add E15 pumps

The yellow 88 button is coming to more gas stations in Minnesota.

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FBI, police investigating bank robbery at Edina's 50th and France

An ATM technician was robbed by four men at a U.S. Bank.

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Paralyzed Bloomington football player begins rehabilitation in Colorado

Ethan Glynn is at a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital.