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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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.


With the help of HVAC, Circus Juventas will host its first holiday shows

After months of canceled classes and shows, Circus Juventas is hosting its first ever holiday show, with safety precautions.

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Vikings send Cameron Dantzler to COVID-19/reserve list

Dantzler's placement leaves the Vikings paper-thin at cornerback heading into Green Bay.

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

Will Collin Peterson hang on for yet another term?

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.


60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.


1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.