Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories - Bring Me The News

Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories


Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Nov. 16, 2015.

U.S. governors say 'no' to Syrian refugees

Following reports that one of the militants killed in the Paris terror attacks was carrying a Syrian passport, 14 U.S. governors are vowing not to accept refugees from the country for fear of further violence. The Obama Administration recently announced that the U.S. would accept 10,000 Syrians displaced be the country's ongoing civil war.

[Read more from USA Today]

Bomb threat prompts evacuations at Harvard

Officials at Harvard University evacuated three campus buildings on Monday following a bomb threat that came via email. The university has since re-opened two of the buildings. The threat is now under investigation.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Ex-firefighter emerges from groundbreaking face transplant

More than a decade after a fire burned off his facial features, Patrick Hardison is out of the hospital following a successful facial transplant, described as the "most extensive" such procedure ever performed. The donor face came from a 26-year-old man killed in a biking accident.

[Read more from NBC]

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