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. 19, 2015.

Greece agrees bailout extension with Eurozone

Stock markets rallied after it was announced debt-stricken Greece had agreed to extend its bailout deal with its Eurozone creditors by four months.

[Read more from CNBC]

'Siberian Express' wreaks havoc across eastern, central U.S.

Temperatures hit record lows overnight Thursday and into Friday as the cold snap which originated in the far reaches of Russia sent the mercury plummeting, with New York experiencing its coldest temps since 1950.

[Read more from the Mail Online]

Search for schoolgirls feared to have flown to join ISIS fight

An international search is on for three schoolgirls, aged 15 and 16, who have flown from London to Turkey and are allegedly planning on traveling to an area of ISIS-controlled Syria.

[Read more from NBC News]

Piano falls on final Two and a Half Men episode

The final ever episode of Two and a Half Men was a "deeply weird hour of score-settling, fourth-wall-breaking, hugs-and-tears-denying television," but did Charlie Sheen return?

[Read more – spoiler alert – from Time]

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Firefighters battling large blaze at Northern Metal site in Minneapolis

The fire sent a plume of thick smoke into the skyline.

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Charges: St. Cloud woman maced, fatally stabbed man in alley

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at St. Cloud Hospital 32 minutes after the 911 call was made.


Gasthof's building in Northeast Minneapolis is for sale

The restaurant opened in 1992 and has been closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County

Deaths on Minnesota roads are up approximately 20% from the same point last year.

Irwin Jacobs home

Neighbor sues to block estate from dividing billionaire's Lake Minnetonka property

The estate of Irwin Jacobs wants to build six new homes on the late businessman's property.


In the better burger battle, does Culver's trump In-N-Out?

A website says Culver's is far superior to In-N-Out.

George Floyd mural

Darnella Frazier, who filmed the video of Floyd's arrest, reacts to guilty verdict

Frazier's video challenged the initial narrative of Floyd's arrest presented by the Minneapolis Police Department.

Burnsville police shooting

Man fatally shot by police near I-35W in Burnsville is identified

The suspect killed in the incident is from western Wisconsin.

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Mayo Clinic opens vaccine appointments to non-patients

After a rush for appointments, other vaccine providers are also reporting more open appointments.