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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for July 27, 2015.

Obama praises Ethiopian government after controversial election

President Obama lauded Ethiopia's government as "democratically elected" during an appearance Monday with the country's prime minister, just two months after an election that was described as a "sham" by human rights groups. However, the president added there is "still more work to do" on Ethiopia's developing democracy.

[Read more from the New York Times]

As search for missing teen sailors continues, questions arise

The disappearance of 14-year-old sailors Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen off the Florida coast this past weekend has sparked debate and criticism surrounding the boys' parents and whether they should have been sailing on the Atlantic alone. Their capsized vessel was found on Sunday.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Daughter of singing legend Whitney Houston dies

Bobbi Kristina Brown, who was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub in January and spent months on life support, died in an Atlanta hospice care facility on Sunday. The only child of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, she was 22. Fans are flooding social media with memorial tributes.

[Read more from CNN]

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Akoya Lee

Byron native Akoya Lee sets NCAA record for points in a game

The Kansas State forward broke a record shared by former Gopher Rachel Banham.

Williams Uptown Pub

Williams Uptown Pub & Peanut Bar closes indefinitely after shooting

Reports say police have arrested two suspects in the incident.

Alex Rodríguez

A-Rod wears a Packers hat, Minnesotans lose their minds

The Timberwolves co-owner didn't endear himself to his fan base on Saturday night.

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Police: Man shoots into crowd at funeral reception in Minneapolis

The shooting happened at a reception following a funeral on Saturday afternoon.

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Watch: Jimmy Garoppolo says 'F*** the Packers' after playoff win

The 49ers quarterback congratulated Robbie Gould in spectacular fashion.

Aaron Rodgers

America dunks on Aaron Rodgers after loss to 49ers

The Packers quarterback was destroyed on social media on Saturday night.

Marcus Foligno

Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day

A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.


Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives

Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.


Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager

Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.