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 17, 2015.

9 dead in shootout between biker gangs in Texas

“This is one of the worst gun fights we’ve ever had in the city limits," said a Waco, Texas police spokesman. "They started shooting at our officers."

[Read more from the Waco Tribune]

Amtrak service to resume Monday in Northeast

Trains will resume running between New York City and Philadelphia on Monday, several days after service was shut down because of a deadly train derailment.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Iraqi city of Ramadi falls to ISIS, official says

The development is a strategic blow to Iraqi forces trying to push ISIS fighters out of key cities.

[Read more from NBC News]

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Storm damage in northern MN; severe weather threat through Wednesday

Storms could pack a punch again Tuesday and especially Wednesday.

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Moorhead police searching for 'armed and dangerous' murder suspect

The Moorhead PD is asking property owners to check their surveillance equipment for the suspect.

Michael Pineda

Twins' trade targets raise their value in win over Tigers

Michael Pineda pitched well but Taylor Rogers left the game with an injury.

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Criminal charges possible for woman who drove on State Capitol grounds

She drove on the sidewalk and lawn, and at one point waved a large "Trump 2020" flag out the window.

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10 things fans should know before going to Vikings training camp

Masks are not required, but strongly encouraged for the unvaccinated.


Cases of COVID-19 linked to Provincetown outbreak found in Minnesota

There have been more than 550 cases linked to the Massachusetts tourist destination since the 4th of July weekend.

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Reports: Aaron Rodgers set for at least one more year with the Packers

Both sides showing signs of optimism just before training camp begins.