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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Aug. 19, 2015.

Former 'Subway guy' will plead guilty to child porn and paying for sex with minors

Jared Fogle, who became the face of Subway for purportedly having lost hundreds of pounds eating the chain's sandwiches, has agreed to plead guilty to charges involving child pornography and paying for sex with underage girls. He is facing nearly 13 years in prison.

[Read more from CNN]

Despite worries over Iran deal, Obama administration has confidence in nuclear inspection agency

The Obama administration says it has "confidence" in the abilities of the International Atomic Energy Agency to assess whether Iran is fulfilling the terms of the recent deal to limit its nuclear program. This is despite earlier reports that the agency would allow Iran to use some of its own experts to inspect nuclear sites.

[Read more from NDTV]

Manhunt for suspected Bangkok bomber continues with sketch

Thailand authorities have released a police sketch of the man believed to have planted an explosive device at a popular Bangkok shrine shortly before it was destroyed by a deadly blast this week. Previously, the suspect was only visible in "grainy" surveillance footage.

[Read more from the New Zealand Herald]

Hackers release information on millions of 'cheating' website users

Millions of customer names and email addresses associated with the Ashley Madison website that encourages users to "have an affair," have been released following a cyberattack. Reports say that a number of U.S. and United Kingdom government officials are among the users.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Press Bar fire

Owner of St. Cloud bar gets 6 years for arson, ordered to repay $3M

A February 2020 fire at the Press Bar and Parlor was later determined to be an insurance job.


Bloomington, Richfield districts tighten security ahead of weekend football

Enhanced safety measures will be in place this weekend.

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Walz sends MN first responders to help with hurricane recovery in Florida

Eight members of the Minnesota All Hazards Incident Management Team will travel to Florida.


It was the driest September in Twin Cities modern history

Less than a quarter inch of rain fell in September.

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Sauk Rapids man pleads guilty to making, selling ghost guns

The 21-year-old would sell unserialized guns, silencers, auto-sears, and high-capacity magazines.

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Squirrel blamed for Friday power outage impacting over 5,000 homes

There's no telling when or where the squirrels will strike next.

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Seattle man federally indicted in massive Bloomington fentanyl bust

The case is believed to represent the largest fentanyl bust in the Midwest.

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Nicollet Diner to launch new, expanded home with a drag show

The new location will still feature the diner's classic offerings, as well as a new cabaret venue and cocktail lounge.

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Woman found dead at Minneapolis home was stabbed multiple times

LaTiffany Altanette Lessley was found dead in a north Minneapolis home Tuesday.