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 8, 2015.

Manhunt continues for escapees from maximum security prison

As a massive manhunt continued for two convicted murderers who pulled off an elaborate escape from a maximum-security prison in upstate New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said they are investigating whether insiders may have helped with the pair break out.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Video shows police officer pulling gun on teens

The outrage was immediate. After a video surfaced of a chaotic confrontation between teens and police at a community pool in Texas, calls for one officer's dismissal were swift and loud.

[Read more from CNN]

Day 2 of G-7 meeting focuses on climate change, terrorism

The group will discuss measures to limit global temperature rises. There will also be talks with the leaders of Nigeria, Tunisia and Iraq on the threat from radical extremism.

[Read more from NPR]

Apple unveils streaming music service

Apple Music service will have more than 30 million songs available when it launches on June 30 for Apple devices, followed by Windows and Android versions this fall. It will cost $9.99 a month.

[Read more from USA Today]

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25 counties have COVID-19 infection rates associated with distance learning

County-level data is no longer the only source districts have to rely on to make informed decisions about which learning model to use.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's Senate race

Incumbent Tina Smith will take on former Congressman Jason Lewis.

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President Trump railing against capacity limits for Friday's Rochester rally

A contract with the city limits capacity to 250 people, but Trump says they were expecting 25,000.

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Man injured as his gun goes off during pat-down search from St. Paul police

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the incident.

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Appeals court changes rules for MN absentee ballots received after Election Day

Pending a further challenge, votes received after 8 p.m. on Election Day may not be counted.

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Confusion over where Trump campaign rally will be held Friday

It sounds like it'll be held at the airport in Rochester.

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This video of the Lowry Hill Tunnel walls being cleaned is oddly satisfying

The tunnel will be closed overnight Thursday for cleaning.

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Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

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Minnesota opening its 7th saliva testing location in St. Paul

The tests are free and open to anyone regardless of if they have symptoms.

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Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.