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. 26 2015.

White House fence-jumper triggers lockdown as Obamas celebrate Thanksgiving

A man is in custody after jumping over a fence outside the White House while wearing an American flag around his shoulders. He was quickly arrested, but security personnel put the executive mansion on lockdown while the first family reportedly ate their Thanksgiving dinner. This was the third "fence jump" this year.

[Read more from Reuters]

Trump under fire for alleged 'imitation' of disabled reporter

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has come under fire for his apparent mockery of New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a congenital joint disorder that affects movement in his arms. The incident happened during a campaign stop this week.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Brothers, both fearing the worst, survive two avalanches in Colorado

On this Thanksgiving, Alex and Brian Holmes are probably each thankful the other is alive. They were skiing in San Miguel County, Colorado, when Alex saw Brian buried by an avalanche. In attempting to search for his brother, Alex himself triggered an avalanche but was able to escape. While he called for help, Brian managed to dig himself out of his predicament, though each feared the other was dead. Both were later reunited and described as "extremely fortunate."

[Read more from the Denver Post]

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Charges: Driver in fatal hit-and-run said he thought he hit dog or sign

The crash killed a 56-year-old Blaine woman who had been out walking her dog.

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Here is Minnesota's plan to vaccinate kids 5-11 against COVID-19

The plan includes hosting vaccination clinics at schools across the state.

Mounds View PD missing 12yo Riddley

12-year-old Twin Cities boy has been missing for 4 days

Police are asking for the public's help locating the child,

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Police searching for man charged with kidnapping woman at gunpoint

The man approached the victim's car and pointed a gun at her, the charges state.

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Teachers union calls for 'bold' plan to get kids vaccinated against COVID

"All options should be on the table," Denise Specht, president of Education Minnesota, said.


Madden's has banner summer with surge of visitors to Gull Lake

The resort was named the No. 1 resort in the mid-Atlantic and Midwest.

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Burnsville priest identified as bicyclist killed in Rosemount

The church says he was doing what he loved: riding his bike.