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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 10, 2015.

At least 10,000 Syrian refugees coming to U.S.

As Europe deals with an immigration crisis involving refugees from the war-torn Middle-East, the Obama Administration has announced that the U.S. will take in some 10,000 Syrians displaced in the war-torn country.

[Read more from Reuters]

Mysterious shootings continue along Arizona highways

A string of seemingly random shootings on Highway 10 in the Phoenix area continued with at least one more incident on Thursday, authorities have confirmed. The latest attack involved the discovery of a bullet hole in a big rig. The shootings, which began last month, now number 11. No one has been seriously hurt.

[Read more from USA Today]

Humanity's family tree gets extra branch with new discovery

Scientists in South Africa have announced the discovery of Homo naledi, evidently a small being that had several features quite similar to our own, is being hailed as a "new species of human." The find started two years ago when an amateur cave explorer and a geologist discovered bone fragments in "limestone tunnels."

[Read more from CNN]

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Timberwolves survive Knicks' second-half barrage to get back to .500

Karl-Anthony Towns' lay-in helped Minnesota get a win in The Garden.

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Charges: MN teen shot mom after dispute over meth

The girl's mother said there had been a dispute over methamphetamine.

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No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN

Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.

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Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says

Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.

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Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current

He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.

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10 new shops, food stops at Mall of America

Donuts, K-fashion, model cars — the new tenants cover a lot of bases.

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Gophers fall below roster minimum, postpone Penn State game

It is "due to internal COVID-19 protocols within the Golden Gopher program."

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Report: Vikings request interview with Rams' Raheem Morris

Morris was once the youngest head coach in the NFL at 33 years old.

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Sheriff: Drunk driver crashed trying to 'beat the train'

The BNSF train slammed into the side of the driver's car.


Man run over after parking dispute leads to road rage crash

The two groups fought about parking prior to the crash.

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Deadly crash shuts down small stretch of Chaska highway for hours

A driver crossed over the center median and hit another vehicle.

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You can now order 4 free at-home COVID tests from the government

Tests will ship for free within 7-12 days, according to the White House.