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 10, 2015.

Obama and Castro to meet to talk Cuba ties

President Barack Obama will meet with Cuban President Raul Castro Saturday in what is being considered a "historic step" towards a thaw in the frosty diplomatic relations between the two nations.

[Read more from USA Today]

Clinton expected to announce White House candidacy

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her second run for president this Sunday, and is considered by some analysts the Democrats' best hope of retaining the White House.

[Read more from Yahoo News]

 Spieth makes history at The Masters

Texas golf sensation Jordan Spieth has set a new record after two rounds at this year's Masters at Augusta National. The 21-year-old is 14 under par after 36 holes, breaking Raymond Floyd's record 13 under set in 1976.

[Read more from ESPN]

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Full production winery set to open in Minneapolis this month

The couple behind Schram Vineyards Winery and Brewery is opening AxeBridge Wine Company in Minneapolis' North Loop neighborhood.


Pedestrian killed in two-vehicle crash in Crystal

The incident happened just after noon.

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Foss Swim School opens its 9th Minnesota location in former Pier 1 store

The Eden Prairie based company has 22 locations across the Midwest.

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Charges: Minneapolis man kills woman, tells police to kill him

A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting a 29-year-old woman on Feb. 28.


It's that time of year: Minneapolis offers deal on trees for property owners

The City Trees program sells trees for $25 from March 8 to April 16, or until trees run out.

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CDC report reveals how first cases of Brazilian COVID variant came to MN

Dozens of people had to be tested for the virus after the first and only two cases of the P.1 variant were detected in Minnesota.

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Black Sheep Pizza's owner, Rapids Brewing opening BBQ brewpub in Minneapolis

The brewpub is a new iteration of Jordan Smith's Texas-inspired StormKing BBQ restaurant.


U.S House passes 'For the People Act' in effort to expand voting rights

The bill now heads to the Senate, where it faces the challenge of the filibuster.

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Vikings to bring back former DE Stephen Weatherly

Weatherly spent last season at the Carolina Panthers.