Around the World in 60 seconds: Today’s top headlines


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Feb. 16, 2015.

No respite for East and South as winter storm rages

Fresh after battering the East Coast again over the weekend, crippling Boston, the winter storm that has dumped historic levels of snow has moved south, hitting Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

[Read more from USA Today]

Lance Armstrong hit with $10M damages ruling

Disgraced Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay $10 million in damages to prize insurer SCA Promotions for lying under oath about doping.

[Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

Talks to restructure Greek bailout debts break down

Greece's finance minister has promised to do "whatever it takes" to reach an agreement with the European Union, after talks over the country's bailout debts broke down.

[Read more from the BBC]

Mom is fatally shot while teaching daughter to drive

Mother Tammy Meyers, 44, was gunned down in an apparent road rage incident while she was teaching her 15-year-old daughter how to drive in Las Vegas.

[Read more from ABC News]

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DirecTV subscribers could lose KARE 11 on Tuesday

A new contract needs to be agreed upon by 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Inmate from Rush City prison dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The man is the fifth incarcerated person in Minnesota to die from COVID-19.


Belle Plaine man dies after duck boat capsizes on lake

One man was found sitting on the overturned boat while another man was in the water.

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Watch: Adam Thielen watches end of Vikings/Panthers just like all of us

The Vikings receiver looked like a true fan on Sunday afternoon.

Chad Beebe

Chad Beebe's roller-coaster fourth-quarter keeps Vikings playoff hopes alive

A muffed punt and a game-winning touchdown helped defeat the Panthers on Sunday afternoon.


West-central MN cops warn kids to stay off ice, or 'Santa won't come'

This comes amid repeated ice warnings across the state.

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Nov. 29 COVID-19 update: 57 deaths, nearly 9,000 more cases

Nearly 100,000 tests were included in Sunday's report.

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Watch former Rep. Jim Ramstad's memorial service online

The ceremony will be live-streamed for the public on Sunday.


How high can Rashod Bateman go in the 2021 NFL Draft?

The Gophers star receiver has plenty of praise heading into next April.

TCF Bank Stadium

15 more from Gopher football team test positive for COVID-19

That brings the total number of cases from this outbreak to 40.

Teddy Bridgewater

5 questions for Vikings-Panthers Week 12 NFC battle

The Vikings welcome Teddy Bridgewater back to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.

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Man, 21, in custody after Albert Lea police officer shot in the chest

The officer was able to drive to an emergency room.