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 June 4, 2015.

Cyberattack: Chinese hackers hit U.S. government office

The United States Office of Personnel Management, which helps manage the federal workforce, has been breached by Chinese hackers for the second time in less than a year. Officials say the personal data of millions of current and former federal employees may have been compromised.

[Read more from The Washington Post]

Iraqi families flee as ISIS cuts off water supplies

Islamic State fighters have choked output at a key Iraqi dam to a trickle, cutting water to a number of towns near the city of Ramadi. At least one report says hundreds of families have fled the area.

[Read more from CNN]

Perry throws hat in White House race, Bush announcement expected

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is officially running for president in 2016, widening the Republican field of candidates. Meanwhile, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is expected to announce his campaign plans June 15.

[Read more from FOX News]

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