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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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'You will not live much longer b***': Rep. Omar shares threatening voicemail

Omar's office received the call hours after Rep. Boebert posted her video about the MN congresswoman.

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ESPN's 'Booger' makes fun of Wild fans' record cup snake

He's the same guy who thought the "Minneapolis Miracle" was bad for the Vikings.

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Woodfired Cantina closes at Keg and Case in St. Paul

Restaurateur Brian Ingram is focusing on growing his other concepts.

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Video: 'THE fattest bear we have ever seen' spotted on MN trail camera

"This might be THE fattest bear we have ever seen in our area," researchers said.

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Guilty plea from man who stockpiled guns, equipment to make bombs, drugs

Prosecutors say he had multiple guns, items to make weapons and pipe bombs, and lab equipment to make drugs.

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Here is Polaris' new electric Ranger off-road vehicle

The Minnesota-based company unveiled the electric UTV on Wednesday.


MN women's soccer team narrows name, logo options to final 3

The winning nickname and logo will be announced in January.

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2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win

With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.

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Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0

Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.