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. 24, 2015.

Dozens injured in California train crash

Dozens of people have been injured – three critically – when a commuter train in southern California derailed after crashing into a produce truck.

[Read more from USA Today]

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

President Obama has used his presidential veto for the first time in five years to reject the controversial construction of the Keystone oil pipeline.

[Read more from CNN]

Missing UK girls 'have crossed into Syria'

Three teenagers who left London last week and were believed to be traveling to join the Islamic State have been successfully smuggled into Syria, according to UK police.

[Read more from the BBC]

No civil charges over Trayvon Martin death

No federal civil rights charges will be brought against George Zimmerman over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, the Justice Department has announced.

[Read more from NBC News]

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