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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 23, 2015.

U.S. drone strike killed American, Italian al Qaeda hostages

President Obama has issued an apology it was revealed that a U.S. drone strike targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan in January killed an American and an Italian who had been held hostage for years.

[Read more from Reuters]

Lynch confirmed as U.S. attorney general

After a lengthy confirmation delay, the U.S. Senate today approved Loretta E. Lynch to be the new attorney general – the first African-American woman to hold the position.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Petraeus gets probation, fine for classified leak

Gen. David Petraeus, who oversaw U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and was the former director of the CIA, has been sentenced to serve two years of probation and pay a $100,000 fine for sharing classified information with his biographer and lover, Paula Broadwell.

[Read more from CNN]

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Klobuchar says Congress should pass law to protect abortion rights

Her comments came as the Supreme Court appears poised to weaken — or gut — Roe v. Wade

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Police ask for public's help finding Mpls. woman missing a week

The 36-year-old hasn't been seen or heard from recently.

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Hello, winter: List of the coldest wind chills in MN Monday morning

The state went from a relatively mild start of the season, to downright frigid wind chills.

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1 CWD-positive deer in Brainerd Lakes area, so surveillance will continue

The CWD monitoring measures were supposed to end after this year.

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MN program will train, hire 1,000 nursing assistants for long-term care

The facilities are facing a severe staffing shortage.

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Minnesota State Fair reestablishes a police department

The fair had been contracting with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office.

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Minnetonka to consider removing middle school mask requirement

The school board has been impressed by vaccination rates among middle school students.

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Friday winter storm could hit Twin Cities, southern Minnesota

Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard is already monitoring the forecast.

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Teen student arrested for threats toward MN middle school

The Sauk Rapids middle school and high school were closed Monday.

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Rally for trans child outed during Hastings school board race draws big crowd

Hastings has been in the spotlight since the child's family was featured in a CNN story.

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Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo to retire next month

He's overseen the MPD since mid-2017, following the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, December 6

The latest from the state health department.

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