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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 Jan. 26, 2015.

'Historic' storm could dump 3 feet of snow in the Northeast

The Northeast is preparing for a historic and potentially catastrophic snowstorm as forecasts predict up to 3 feet of snow from New Jersey to Maine starting Monday evening. The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York have each declared a state of emergency and are asking residents to go home and stay there.

[Read more from CNN]

Anti-bailout Tsipras sworn in as Greece's new PM

Left-wing, anti-bailout leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as the prime minister of Greece Monday, ending nearly five years of tough economic measures in the nation. His victory has reignited fears of new financial troubles in the nation, which set off a regional crisis in 2009.

[Read more from Reuters]

Drone causes lockdown at White House

The White House was in lockdown Monday after a small, low-flying drone flew over the gates and crashed on the lawn. It didn't appear to be a threat, but it's the latest incident in a series of security breaches that prompted a shake-up with Secret Service.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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Post Bucks win, KAT says “I play with f****** passion”

Towns was asked how he controls his emotions on the court.

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Wolves rebound with statement win against Bucks

D'Angelo Russell and the Timberwolves bounced back with a win over the defending champs.

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Train carrying ethanol derails in southern Minnesota

The State Fire Marshal has sent in experts to help with the situation.


Motorcyclist dies a month after striking deer in Minnesota

The crash happened north of Mankato near the small town of Norseland.

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House explosion kills 1, severely injures another

Authorities described the home as "completely destroyed."

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Watch: MN lawmaker 'attacked' by giggling child during live hearing

This has to be the most adorable moment ever from a Commerce Finance and Policy Committee hearing, right?

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Sloane Martin leaving WCCO Radio for bigger role with Big Ten Network

Martin has been a staple at WCCO Radio since Election Day 2016.

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Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates

If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.

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MPD chief 'confident' officers will still show up after Question 2 vote

Arradondo held a press conference Wednesday in which he urged for a 'No' vote.

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Charges: Driver in fatal hit-and-run said he thought he hit dog or sign

The crash killed a 56-year-old Blaine woman who had been out walking her dog.

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Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19

The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.

Mounds View PD missing 12yo Riddley

12-year-old Twin Cities boy has been missing for 4 days

Police are asking for the public's help locating the child,