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. 30, 2015.

Accused Planned Parenthood shooter makes court appearance

As the investigation of the attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs continued on Monday, suspect Robert Dear made his first court appearance via video. He is said to have been wearing a "suicide prevention garment." His lawyer, a public defender, also defended convicted Aurora, Colorado, movie theater shooter James Holmes. The motive in the Planned Parenthood attack has not been confirmed.

[Read more from ABC News]

Attack coming to Afghanistan's capital, U.S. officials warn

Afghan officials in Kabul are being warned by the U.S. Embassy of "credible" threats against the capital city. They say it could come within the next two days. No other information was available, but American interests do not seem to be included in the potential attack, the embassy said.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

New York shakes up restaurant industry with salt warnings

Here's an item the Big Apple's restaurants aren't taking with a grain of salt. New York has become the first city in the U.S. to require menus to include a small "salt shaker" symbol next to high-sodium items. Smaller eateries, such as those with fewer than 15 locations, are exempt. It's part of the city's effort to curb heart disease, strokes, and other health issues.

[Read more from Reuters]

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MN, WI attorney generals push SCOTUS to block to Texas abortion law

They say the law is in "direct contravention of nearly a half century of binding precedent."

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UND student killed in plane crash near Minnesota border

The crash happened Monday night just west of the Minnesota border.

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Border officials seize hundreds of fake AirPods at International Falls

The AirPods were in a rail container headed for Ranier.

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With Patrick Peterson injured, Vikings need to unleash the offense

Peterson's absence could have a bigger effect on the opposite side of the ball.

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Gophers running back Cam Wiley announces plan to transfer

Wiley found himself buried on the depth chart.

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Sun Country adds 7 new routes from MSP Airport this spring

It's also resuming four routes from the Twin Cities.

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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz launches re-election campaign

Their campaign slogan: "One Minnesota. Moving Forward."


Driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Ham Lake

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday.