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 12, 2015.

2 officers shot outside Missouri police station released from hospital

The St. Louis County police chief said the two police officers shot outside a Ferguson, Missouri, police station during a largely peaceful protest were victims of "an ambush." The two officers suffered serious injuries, but have since been released from the hospital.

[Read more from The Wall Street Journal]

WHO: Death toll for Ebola passes 10,000

The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 10,000, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Liberia recorded the most deaths thus far with 4,162, followed by Sierra Leone with 3,655 deaths.

[Read more from Reuters]

Secret Service agents being investigated for drunken driving crash

The Obama administration is investigating two Secret Service agents accused of driving a government car into White House security barricades after drinking at a late-night party last week.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Woman dies after whale crashes into tourist boat off Mexican coast

A Canadian woman died and two other tourists were injured when a grey whale surfaced and crashed into a boat off the coast of the resort city of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This came a day after Mexican officials said there has been a particularly high number of grey whales gathered in the area.

[Read more from The Guardian

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1 dead in stabbing, another dies in separate shooting in Minneapolis

One person has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

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Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak announces retirement

Kubiak wraps up a career that has spanned nearly four decades.


Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

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Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

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Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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Road rage incident sees driver punch out man's window, punch him in face

The incident happened in Waite Park Wednesday morning.

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Minneapolis will recover $100K in costs connected to 2019 Trump rally

The Target Center operator said it'll pay the costs over three years.