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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Ghosts of Wild's past force split with Sharks

Brent Burns and Ryan Donato thwarted a comeback attempt by the Wild.

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Top-ranked recruit Avante Dickerson decommits from Gopher football

The four-star cornerback was the highest-rated recruit in Minnesota's 2021 class.

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Limits on in-person court activity extended for 45 days

The statewide order extends current limitations through March 15.

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The Timberwolves need more from D'Angelo Russell

The Wolves haven't gotten what they expected since making a blockbuster trade.

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Spinouts, crashes still happening after snow leaves MN roads a mess

The snow storm caused at least 208 crashes this weekend.


For The Week: Food tips and tricks to get you through the next 7 days

BMTN's food writer Lindsay Guentzel makes life easier for Minnesotans.

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Here's how much snow fell in Saturday's storm in Minnesota

MSP Airport had the highest total as of 7 a.m. Sunday with 5.3 inches.

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No KAT? No D'Lo? No problem as Timberwolves defeat Pelicans

The Timberwolves were without Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell, but still picked up a (SCORE) win.

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Spinouts, crashes across Twin Cities as snow gets heavier

There have been multiple incidents across the metro area.

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Family, friends raising funds for teen soccer standout with spinal injury

Mason Branstrator of Duluth was injured in a skiing accident.