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 15, 2015. 

Arrest after gyro-copter lands on U.S. Capitol lawn

Police have arrested the pilot of a gyro-copter that landed on the west lawn of t‎he U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. He is believed to be a Florida mailman was trying to deliver a message on campaign reform to Congress.

[Read more from NBC News]

Life without parole for Aaron Hernandez

Former New England Patriots' star has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of the first-degree murder of his one-time friend Odin Lloyd.

[Read more from CNN]

EU accuses Google of anti-competitive behavior

The European Union has filed a complaint against Google, accusing it of anti-competitive behavior by promoting its own shopping links. It marks the start of a legal process that could result in billions of euros of fines for the search giant.

[Read more from BBC]

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