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 9, 2015.

McKinley, Texas officer resigns after pool confrontation

The police chief condemned as “indefensible” the actions of Eric Casebolt, after a video of Casebolt physically confronting teenagers at a pool party attracted national attention and sparked protests.

[Read more from the Dallas Morning News]

Federal panel recommends OK of new cholesterol drug

An expert group recommends the FDA approve a powerful new drug to protect against heart attacks. It would be among the first in a new class of medicines that drastically lower cholesterol, which is the leading cause of heart disease.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Obama administration considers more U.S. troops for Iraq

The administration is expected to unveil changes to its plan for combating the Islamic State in coming days, a move that could boost the number of U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq to advise local forces.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

New footage of Amelia Earhart discovered

The fate of Amelia Earhart remains a mystery, 80 years after her disappearance. But some film footage that's been lost since 1937 shows her preparing for her final trip.

[Read more from CNN]

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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.


With the help of HVAC, Circus Juventas will host its first holiday shows

After months of canceled classes and shows, Circus Juventas is hosting its first ever holiday show, with safety precautions.

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Vikings send Cameron Dantzler to COVID-19/reserve list

Dantzler's placement leaves the Vikings paper-thin at cornerback heading into Green Bay.

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

Will Collin Peterson hang on for yet another term?

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.


60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.


1 dead in early Wednesday crash on Interstate 694

The 28-year-old driver was not wearing a seatbelt, the State Patrol said.