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 April 8, 2015.

Tsarnaev found guilty of Boston Marathon bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on all 30 counts related to the bombing at the Boston Marathon in April 2013, including 17 counts that could carry the death penalty. He now faces a second phase of the trial in which the jury will decide whether to sentence him to death.

[Read more from the Boston Globe]

SC officer charged with fatally shooting unarmed man is fired

A police officer in South Carolina has been charged with murder after video captured him shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop over the weekend, police said. He was fired from his job Wednesday.

[Read more from the New York Times]

High voter turnout adds voice for Black residents on Ferguson City Council

High voter turnout helped make history in Ferguson, Missouri, Tuesday – the city was the focus of national debate over race relations following the shooting death of Michael Brown. Now, for the first time ever, the City Council will have three African American council members.

[Read more on CBS News]

 The reviews are in: You'll want the Apple watch, but you don't need it

Apple's new smartwatch is "beautiful," "stylish" and could make life easier for people on the go – but people don't need one, reviewers said.

[Read more from Bloomberg]

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