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. 18, 2015.

Ukraine forces quit town as pro-Russia rebels advance

Thousands of Ukrainian troops have been pulled out of the town of Debaltseve, which had been besieged by pro-Russian separatists ignoring a new ceasefire in the country.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Soccer fans prevent black man from boarding Paris train

The issue of racism among soccer fans has come to the fore after a video captured fans of English club Chelsea allegedly chanting racist songs after refusing to let a black man board a train in Paris.

[Read more from CNN]

New Dr. Seuss book to be published

Random House Children's Books has revealed it will publish a recently discovered manuscript with Dr. Seuss sketches, called What Pet Should I Get.

[Read more from USA Today]

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Gophers dominate second half to defeat Loyola-Marymount

Marcus Carr scored 26 to send the Gophers to 2-0.

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Kandiyohi Co. man airlifted after hand caught in corn picker

Corn pickers are a common cause of farm accidents.

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DNR: Passenger shot at deer out of driver's side window

The DNR said 'all sense of safety was disregarded.'

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Mpls council proposal would cut nearly $8M from 2021 police budget

The "Safety for All Budget Plan" was introduced Friday.

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Minneapolis police appeal for help finding missing man

Shayne Munich is described as a vulnerable adult.

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Minnesota nurse's story about her battle with COVID-19 goes viral

A month later, Ashley Walter is on a hard road to recovery.

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Report: Still on COVID-19 list, Thielen not expected to play Sunday

Thielen was placed on the COVID-19/Reserve list on Monday.

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Mask-wearing, distancing a common sight on MOA's Black Friday

Thousands of shoppers were out and about on Black Friday despite the COVID-19 situation.