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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 21, 2015.

Mom's boyfriend believed Bella Bond, aka 'Baby Doe,' was possessed

New details on the case of Bella Bond, whose identity was confirmed last week months after her body was found on a Boston beach, emerged Monday during a bail hearing. Prosecutors say Michael McCarthy, boyfriend of the girl's mother, Rachelle Bond, believed the girl to be possessed and killed her because "it was her time to die."

[Read more from CNN]

Secret Service apologizes after disrupting candlelight vigil for sick children

Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy admits the agency mishandled a candlelight vigil in Washington, D.C., on Saturday night, when agents and police barred hundreds of children sick with cancer from gathering near the White House. He issued an apology and offered to review Secret Service policies.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Hungary OKs non-lethal force against immigrants

To address the continuing influx of immigrants from war-torn Middle Eastern countries, the Hungarian parliament has given the military the green light to use rubber bullets, tear gas and other non-lethal means to secure its borders against refugees. They've also reportedly published newspaper ads in Lebanon warning people not to enter the country.

[Read more from Reuters]

Report: Apple electric car coming

Will the iPhone and iPad be followed by the iCar? Apple is reportedly getting serious about building an electric car. "Project Titan" is aiming for a "ship date" of 2019.

[Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

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After 3-month delay, newest Twin Cities Raising Cane's opens

The restaurant was originally scheduled to open in October.

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Armed man robs Twin Cities thrift store, flees in carjacked pickup

He pulled out a handgun shortly after chatting with the cashier about his scarf.

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Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M

The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.

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Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget

It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."

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Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow

A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.

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Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday

The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.

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Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled

A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.


Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold

The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.

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Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus

The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.

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Charges: Man fatally shot mother of his child during argument

Officers found her on the ground outside the couple's home.


Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26

More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.