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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 14, 2015.

13,000 displaced, 1 killed so far by massive California wildfire

One person has died from the 61,000-acre wildfire ravaging northern California. Another 13,000 people have been displaced, and others are missing.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

Egypt apologizes after accidentally killing 8 Mexican tourists

The country of Egypt is apologizing after security forces accidentally killed 12 people – including eight Mexican tourists – in an anti-terrorism operation.

[Read more from the BBC]

Storm blows over tree, unearthing ancient human skeleton

A medieval skeleton was discovered near Collooney, Sligo, Ireland, after a storm ripped up a 215-year-old beech tree. Radiocarbon dating shows he likely died between 1030 and 1200 AD.

[Read more from the Irish Times]

Kate Mara, star of panned 'Fantastic 4,' hasn't watched 'Fantastic 4'

Actress Kate Mara, speaking to The Times, says she hasn't seen "Fantastic Four," the summer blockbuster flop in which she starred, because of the negative reviews. It's got a 27/100 on Metacritic.

[Read more at Vulture]

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1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash

The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo

None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.

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Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting

Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium

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Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube

Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.

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K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop

A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.

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Gov. Walz reacts to Tuesday death of Mankato West student

The governor is a former geography teacher at the high school.

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Teen pleads guilty to Minneapolis carjacking, admits to others

The man was yanked out of the vehicle by witnesses before fleeing the scene.

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Three plead guilty to roles in murder on Red Lake Reservation

The 2019 murder left another person seriously injured.


Sheriff: Heifer shot and butchered on farmer's pasture near Aitkin

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office.


Minneapolis murder suspect arrested in Wisconsin

The man has been wanted by police since the shooting happened in April.