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 26, 2015.

Co-pilot crashed Germanwings flight deliberately, prosecutor says

The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane which crashed in the French Alps is believed to have crashed it deliberately while the other pilot was locked out of the cockpit. Airlines are now scrambling to introduce rules insisting two crew members are always in the cockpit.

[Read more from The Guardian]

 1 dead as tornadoes wreak havoc in Oklahoma

One person is dead and properties have been devastated by a tornado that struck in Oklahoma. Multiple tornadoes were reported all over the state, with at least nine people injured.

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 Health emergency declared in Indiana amid HIV outbreak

Indiana's Gov. Mike Pence has declared a public health emergency because an HIV epidemic has seen 79 people infected in the south of the state.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Snowy Saturday: Here's how much snow is forecast in Minnesota

Snow will reach the metro area by the early afternoon.

Cam Talbot

Wild improve to 4-1 with victory over Dubnyk, Sharks

The 4-1 win gives the Wild four victories in five games to start the season.

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Daughter of MN Supreme Court Justice, Allina Health CEO found dead in Iowa

The 21-year-old was found dead in the parking lot of a sorority, according to police.

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Federal charges: MN marijuana lobbyist threatened U.S. representative

"I want you to be as scared as possible," the voicemail allegedly says.

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Wisconsin Republicans aim to end governor's mask mandate

They've introduced a resolution to remove the governor's emergency powers.

Ted Schweich

Community group hopes to install billboard to get neighbor a kidney

A group called "Team Ted" aims to raise $5,000 to find their friend a kidney donor.

Andrew Palmer

Charges: Coach raped teenage girl on Minnesota basketball team

The 33-year-old head coach has been charged in connection to the alleged crimes.

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WCCO Radio's program director leaves the company

It's not clear why John Hanson and the station parted ways.

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Minneapolis a step closer to banning facial recognition technology

There are concerns about it leading to a surveillance state, and that it could harm disadvantaged communities.