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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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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.


1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.

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Complaint argues that Line 3 pipeline replacement is no longer needed

Honor the Earth filed the petition with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Tuesday.

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Minnesota man who had 28 DWIs dies weeks after leaving prison

Danny Lee Bettcher is considered the most prolific drunken driver in Minnesota history.

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Health leader calls Wisconsin's COVID-19 situation a 'nightmare scenario'

Wisconsin is reporting record numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

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MN GOPers facing new claims they recruited legal pot candidates to run in swing races

Republicans have allegedly been encouraging people to run as legal marijuana candidates to take votes away from Democrats.

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Victim of car crash identified as Lake City firefighter

Lake City firefighter Clayton Brandt died after a single-vehicle crash early Tuesday.

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Hy-Vee starts using automated system to disinfect shopping carts

By mid-November, more than 200 Hy-Vee stores will have this system in place.

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Vikings will face Everson Griffen twice after trade to Lions

The former Vikings star was traded to Detroit for a fifth-round pick.