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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 March 6, 2015.

IS militants demolish historic site, prompting outcry

The Islamic State is bulldozing the ancient city of Nimrud, an Assyrian site located in Iraq and founded in the 13th century BC. Archaeologists are outraged at its destruction, and one UN official called it a war crime.

[Read more from the BBC]

US economy adds 295K jobs in February

New jobs numbers show the United States added 295,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent. But experts say the number of people actually looking for work is still too low, which is troubling.

[Read more from the Christian Science Monitor]

Mob breaks into prison, kills rape suspect in India

A rape suspect in India was killed after a mob of more than a thousand broke into the high-security prison where he was being held and dragged him out. The Indian government recently banned a documentary highlighting the country's issues with sexual violence.

[Read more from NBC News]

Last classical sheet music shop in NYC closing

“There were days I would come in, unlock the door at 7[am] and wait. I’d wait for the phone to ring or for a customer to come in. And no one would come, all day. On those days I’d just go home and cry.”

[Read more from the Guardian]

Harrison Ford will be fine after plane crash

One day after his single-engine plane crashed on a California golf course, Harrison Ford is in the hospital recovering from injuries, "but OK."

[Read more from CNN]

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Dalvin Cook

Report: Dalvin Cook has dislocated shoulder, will undergo MRI

The Vikings running back was carted off the field in Sunday's loss to the 49ers.

Kirk Cousins

Watch: Kirk Cousins lines up under guard on critical 4th down play

Kirk Cousins went "Full Kirk" at the worst possible time.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook injured, Vikings drop crucial game against 49ers

The Vikings couldn't stop the Niners' rushing attack in a 34-26 loss.

Flickr - police lights squad siren - Edward Kimmel

Man airlifted to a hospital after police shooting in Forest Lake

Police allege that the man presented a threat to officers.

Minnesota Wild

Wild's two third-period goals take down the Lightning

Ryan Hartman's go-ahead goal defeated the two-time defending champions.

Byron Buxton

Reports: Twins reach extension with Byron Buxton

The long-term deal locks in one of the Twins' franchise players.

Justin Jefferson

Vikings-49ers: 5 things you can count on

Sunday's matchup is a pivotal game in the NFC playoff picture.

Gopher Football

Watch: Gophers troll Badgers with 'Jump Around' after Saturday's win

First they took Paul Bunyan's Axe. Then they took their tradition.

Brandon Richart, missing person

Search underway for missing man in Anoka area

Brandon Richart was last seen Nov. 17.

U.S. Bank Stadium

5 teams win first state championships at Prep Bowl

A pair of records fell as the Prep Bowl lived up to the hype.