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 May 12, 2015.

Many more die in another Nepal quake, U.S. chopper missing

Scores more people have died in Nepal after another major earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the richter scale, struck the Asian country, while a U.S. military helicopter providing support has been declared missing.

[Read more from CNN]

Obama's Europe/Asia trade plans rejected in Senate

President Obama's plans to pass sweeping free trade agreements with Asia and Europe has fallen at the first hurdle, as the Democrat-led Senate rejected it amid concerns about U.S. manufacturing jobs.

[Read more from The Guardian]

No charges for cop who shot unarmed teen

The police officer who killed unarmed 19-year-old African-American Tony Robinson in Madison, Wisconsin, will not be charged, the Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced Tuesday.

[Read more from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

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MN Supreme Court dismisses attempt to block election certification

Another legal defeat for Republicans challenging the election.

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Another Minnesota prison inmate dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

The virus has killed at least six Minnesota inmates.

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11,760 acres of land wrongly taken from Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will be returned

The Senate and now the House have passed a bill that effectively returns the land. It's now headed for the president's signature.

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Timberwolves release first half of 2020-21 regular season schedule

The second half of the schedule will be announced at a later date.

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Watch live: Como Zoo's live reindeer cam is back for December

The live feed will run 24/7 allowing you to keep an eye on Santa's antlered helpers.


Three simple ways to boost your immune health heading into winter

Eating right is one thing, but there are other ways to stay healthy as the days shorten.

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Why Twins fans shouldn't give up on Taylor Rogers

The Twins closer struggled in 2020 but could rebound next season.

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Teen driver leaves road, crashes into three trees

Fortunately, the 16-year-old was not injured.

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Minnesota is getting its first highway crossing for animals

This will provide a safe way for animals to cross the street, and hopefully limit deer-vehicle collisions.