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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Limits on in-person court activity extended for 45 days

The statewide order extends current limitations through March 15.

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The Timberwolves need more from D'Angelo Russell

The Wolves haven't gotten what they expected since making a blockbuster trade.

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Spinouts, crashes still happening after snow leaves MN roads a mess

The snow storm caused at least 208 crashes this weekend.


For The Week: Food tips and tricks to get you through the next 7 days

BMTN's food writer Lindsay Guentzel makes life easier for Minnesotans.

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Here's how much snow fell in Saturday's storm in Minnesota

MSP Airport had the highest total as of 7 a.m. Sunday with 5.3 inches.

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No KAT? No D'Lo? No problem as Timberwolves defeat Pelicans

The Timberwolves were without Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell, but still picked up a (SCORE) win.

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Spinouts, crashes across Twin Cities as snow gets heavier

There have been multiple incidents across the metro area.

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Family, friends raising funds for teen soccer standout with spinal injury

Mason Branstrator of Duluth was injured in a skiing accident.

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Tributes pour in after MN Supreme Court justice's daughter found dead

Olivia Chutich died near the campus of Iowa State University.

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Early Saturday fire damages Burger King in Richfield

The fire was reported around 1:15 a.m. Saturday.