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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Here's how much snow fell in Minnesota on Sunday

Some localized areas saw more than expected.

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For The Week: What's harder than making a meal plan? Sticking to it!

Lindsay Guentzel says you shouldn't give up on your meal planning routines.

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Two people fatally shot by police in Wadena County, two officers injured

Another man was shot in the altercation, which police claim started when one of the suspects opened fire on officers.

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Winter storm warnings issued as snow system shifts in Minnesota

The worst of the snow will now hit further north, affecting areas including St. Cloud and the I-94 corridor.

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Matt Dumba beats the clock to give Wild sixth straight win

Dumba scored as overtime came to a close for another Wild victory.

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Bradley Beal terrorizes Timberwolves in loss to Wizards

Beal and the Wizards handed the Wolves their seventh straight defeat.

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Gophers tourney hopes take another blow with loss to Nebraska

Marcus Carr scored a career-high 41 points, but Minnesota is still winless on the road.

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St. Paul police arrest teenage boy in carjacking crackdown

This comes amid a dramatic spike in Twin Cities carjackings.


Snow latest: Twin Cities set for up to 4 inches

A narrow system will travel across Minnesota overnight.