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 27, 2015.

Protesters, police clash in Baltimore

Baltimore police officials say at least seven officers were seriously injured after protesters threw rocks and other objects at them. The protests erupted after the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody on April 19.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Death toll in Nepali quake rises to 3,800

Humanitarian aid is starting to flow into the capital city of Kathmandu, but many small villages in the countryside are desperate for help, with no food, no shelter and many bodies to bury.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Sanity phase of Colorado theater shooter's trial begins

Opening statements get underway this afternoon in the trial of James Holmes, who killed 12 people at a Colorado movie theater three years ago. The outcome will determine his sentence.

[Read more from USA Today]

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Eagan-based Villaume Industries pays $90K fine in gender discrimination case

After the Minnesota Department of Human Rights found the company refused to hire women, Villaume committed to reforms


11 more people charged in massive magazine scam plead guilty

In total, 63 people from across the U.S. were charged in what prosecutors called the "largest elder fraud scheme in the nation."

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Wild goalie Alex Stalock claimed off waivers by Oilers

The South St. Paul native will be heading to Edmonton.

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Shakopee GOPer posts DFL lawmaker's personal cell number on Facebook

Rep. Erik Mortensen has been accused of 'doxxing' Twin Cities lawmaker Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn.

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Minneapolis scraps plan to pay 'influencers' to share information during Chauvin trial

The plan to pay influencers to share city-approved messages during the trials of the officers charged in George Floyd's death drew criticism.


Toddler called 911 and said 'baby' was dead, turned out to be her doll

We're checking into whether the doll is named 'Chucky.'

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NCAA Women's Final Four 2022 will be held in Minneapolis

The NCAA unveiled the logo for the 2022 Final Four on Monday.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.


Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in St. Paul Sunday evening

The incident occurred near the intersection of Phalen Boulevard and Atlantic Street.