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 May 28, 2015.

FIFA president comments on corruption scandal

FIFA President Joseph "Sepp" Blatter spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the corruption claims levied at the international soccer governing body. Blatter, who is up for re-election Friday, said he can "not monitor everyone all of the time." Seven FIFA officials were arrested and accused of a “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” scheme to make $150 million in “bribes and kickbacks.”

[Read more from BBC]

Former NY Gov. Pataki announces bid for president

Former governor of New York George E. Pataki announced Thursday he will run for president. He'll be seeking the Republican Party nomination, but has acknowledged to "friends and allies" he knows his chances are slim.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Accident forces Pearl Harbor memorial to close

A dock that sits on the wreckage of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor was damaged Wednesday – and the memorial will be closed through at least June 4, National Park Service officials say.

[Read more from CNN]

Google introduces new Android operating system

Google unveiled Android M Thursday – the newest iteration of its Android operating service – as part of the company's Google I/O event. Included: Android Pay, longer battery life, faster charging, and new permission features. The tech company made a slew of other new announcements at the event as well.

[Read more from Wired]

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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.

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Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

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Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.


Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.


Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.