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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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Given 0% chance to live, Baby Richard celebrates 1st birthday, earns world record

He was born in Minneapolis and spent his first 6 months in the NICU at Children's Minnesota.

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Watch: Community's big welcome home to 11-year-old after heart transplant

Andrew Iseminger has been away from his Minnesota home for more than six months.

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Woman, 69, killed in two-car crash on Iron Range

The State Patrols says the victim had been at a stop sign, and pulled onto a highway.

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Chaska man identified as motorcyclist killed in Maple Grove crash

Ryan Richard Schmiesing was killed Monday after a vehicle struck his motorcycle.

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Canadian rapper wanted for murder pleads guilty to possessing 67 guns in MN

Dayne Adrian Sitladeen pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

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Charges: Red Lake man with knife sexually assaulted victim

He's also charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Report: Twins could be 'aggressive sellers' ahead of trade deadline

José Berríos and Nelson Cruz could be in high demand in the coming weeks.

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Why the Timberwolves haven't lost the D'Angelo Russell trade...yet

The Wolves' offseason got more challenging but not impossible.

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2-year-old dies a week after being pulled from Ham Lake pond

The boy had been at Lions Park with family and friends.

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50 animatronic dinosaurs to take over Mall of America parking lot

Dinosaur Drive-Thru opens June 24 and runs through July 11.

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