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. 24 2015.

Tensions rise between Moscow, Turkey after downing of Russian jet

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called Turkey's attack on a Russian jet a "stab in the back." Turkish officials say the aircraft had violated their airspace and did not respond to repeated warnings to leave. This comes amid ongoing regional conflict related to the Syrian civil war.

[Read more from CNN]

Chicago cop charged with murder in shooting of black teen

Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the shooting of a 17-year-old. Defense lawyers say the officer feared for his safety when he shot the teen more than a year ago. Security video from the incident is expected to be released this week. It is the latest in a series of controversies involving white officers using deadly force against black suspects – a similar case is playing out in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Amazon advertising campaign backfires in NYC due to nazi imagery

Amazon is removing elaborate decorations from New York subway cars featuring advertising for its new show, "Man in the High Castle," which is about an alternate reality where Germany won World War II. The nazi-themed imagery did not sit well with passengers.

[Read more from Entertainment Weekly]

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23 Minnesotans infected with salmonella linked to onions

Four of Minnesota residents were hospitalized. None have died.

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Timberwolves smash Rockets in season opener

The Timberwolves showed they have plenty of firepower in a victory over Houston.

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Frey challengers Knuth, Nezhad agree to rank each other 2nd

They're urging supporters to do the same on Nov. 2.

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Charges: Man lied to buy gun later used by St. Paul mass shooting suspect

He's accused of making false statements during the purchase of a firearm.

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BCA releases investigative file in Winston Smith's shooting death

The file contains 1,000 pages of documents, hundreds of photos and dozens of audio files.


Fire at Mpls. pizza joint weeks after opening, owners suspect arson

The owners arrived at work Tuesday to find the building on fire.

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New COVID charts show hospitalization, death rates based on vaccine status

The unvaccinated are far more likely than the fully vaccinated to become hospitalized or die.

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White House begins process to ban new mining near BWCAW

The stated goal is to protect the "unique natural wonder" of the BWCAW.

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Man charged in shootout, crash that killed 18-year-old on scooter

Autumn Rose Merrick was with a friend near the Holiday gas station.