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 13, 2015.

 Assange may be questioned in London over sex assaults

Swedish prosecutors have said they are willing to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London over allegations of sexual assault. He has been holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the English capital since June 2012.

[Read more from the Wall Street Journal]

Apple CEO 'offered to be liver donor for Steve Jobs'

A new book reveals that the current CEO of Apple, Tim Cook offered to be a liver transplant donor to company founder and visionary Steve Jobs, who died in 2011.

[Read more from NBC News]

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"Anti-pee" paint to tackle public urination

Inspired by an experiment in Hamburg, Germany, San Francisco is going to trial the use of "hydrophobic" paint on the city's walls to stop so many people peeing on them.

[Read more from the Guardian]

Global carbon emissions 'stalled' in 2014

The growth of carbon emissions across the world remained stable for the first time in 40 years, according to the International Energy Agency.

[Read more from the BBC]

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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.


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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.