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 27, 2015.

Germanwings pilot hid illness from bosses

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who oofficials say crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps, killing 150 people, was ill at the time of the incident, but may have hidden his condition from his employer, according to authorities.

[Read more from NBC News]

Astronauts set to spend a year in space

American astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gannady Padalka take off from Kazakhstan on Saturday, for a year-long stint in the International Space Station.

[Read more from Time]

Apple chief to give away his fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is on the way to becoming a billionaire, has said he intends to give his fortune away to philanthropic projects – as well as paying for his nephew's college education.

[Read more from CNN]

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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.

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Tributes pour in after MN Supreme Court justice's daughter found dead

Olivia Chutich died near the campus of Iowa State University.

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Early Saturday fire damages Burger King in Richfield

The fire was reported around 1:15 a.m. Saturday.

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Maryland hands Gophers first home loss of season

The 17th-ranked Gophers fell to the Terrapins 63-49 on Saturday afternoon.

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Minnesota Department of Health files lawsuit against Alibi Drinkery

The Lakeville bar has been in the news for defying orders.

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This MN restaurant will deliver to your ice house... on a snowmobile

Just in case you work up an appetite fishing on Lake Waconia.

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Klobuchar reacts to report Trump plotted against his attorney general

The NYT story alleges further tactics to overturn the election.