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 July 17, 2015.

Officials identify four Marines killed in Chattanooga shooting

The names of the four U.S. Marines fatally shot in the Thursday attack on a naval reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee have been released. They are Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, of Springfield, Massachusetts; Lance Corporal Squire "Skip" Wells, of Marietta, Georgia; Sgt. Carson Holmquist, of Grantsburg, Wisconsin; and Staff Sgt. David Wyatt. Meanwhile, gunman Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez's motive remains unclear.

[Read more from CNN]

New Pluto Flyover photos show dwarf planet's frozen plains

Photos from NASA's New Horizons space probe released on Friday reveal newly-discovered icy terrain on Pluto, which has been dubbed “Sputnik Planum” – or Sputnik plain. The discovery "exceeds all pre-flyby expectations," officials say.

[Read more from NASA]

Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

Friday brings the Islamic ç holiday, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims are celebrating around the globe as parents buy gifts for children, and the faithful converge on public spaces across the Islamic world.

[Read more from the New York Times]

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Eriksson Ek's hat trick completes Wild's rally over Jets

A late review helped the Wild win their home opener.

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Watch: Marcus Foligno starts fight with a superman punch

Foligno was not messing around in the first period.

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Vandals target longstanding Duluth soup kitchen, transitional housing site

Union Gospel Mission has been operating in the city since 1922.

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At least 1 dead after 'serious crash' on I-94 in St. Michael

That side of the highway is expected to be closed for at least a few hours.

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The crazy Twin Cities housing market is showing signs of slowing down

Agents are seeing fewer multiple offers and no inspections are less prevalent.

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Simmons' reunion with 76ers lasts mere days, chance for Wolves?

Woj says the Sixers remain "steadfast" in their plans for Simmons.

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Sub teacher involved in 'sextortion' of more than 10 minors pleads guilty

Some of the minors he knew from the school district where he worked.

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The Ice Castles, a winter favorite, are coming back to the Twin Cities

The popular attraction was canceled last winter due to COVID.

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4 new vendors coming to Rosedale's POTLUCK food hall

Three restaurants and a VR company are opening soon.

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Enbridge misses deadline to fix its groundwater blunder

The company had 30 days to stop the leak it caused by not following its submitted plans.

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Beach Boys bringing 2021 holiday tour to Minnesota

The iconic band's "Holiday Harmonies" tour stops at Treasure Island just before the new year.