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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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Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past

A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..

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Video shows MPD officer grab, throw Aldi customer

The department says the matter was referred to the Office of Police Conduct Review.

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Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread

It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.

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MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200

The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.


3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota

There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.

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Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane

The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.

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MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball

Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.

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Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later

A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.