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 March 30, 2015.

Car rams into gate at NSA headquarters; 1 dead

One person is dead and another injured after a car attempted to plow through a security gate at Fort Meade – home of multiple federal departments, including the National Security Agency. Security personnel stopped the car and a firefight broke out. An FBI spokesperson says they do not believe it was related to terrorism.

[Read more from the Baltimore Sun]

Prosecution rests case in Boston Marathon bombing trial

More than two weeks after the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began, the prosecution has rested its case. He faces 30 charges in connection with the bombing of the Boston Marathon and ensuing manhunt in 2013, in which four people were killed and hundreds injured.

[Read more from the Boston Globe]

Deadline to reach nuclear agreement with Iran nears

Negotiators from the U.S., United Kingdom, France, China, Russia and Germany are meeting with Iranian officials in hopes of agreeing to a nuclear deal with the Middle Eastern country ahead of Tuesday's deadline.

[Read more from the BBC]

Jon Stewart's replacement: South African comedian Trevor Noah

We now know who will replace Jon Stewart as host of "The Daily Show." Trevor Noah will take over when Stewart's tenure ends later this year. The 31-year-old Noah is a relatively new correspondent on the show, and grew up in South Africa during the apartheid era.

[Read more from the New York Times]

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Alex Colomé wastes Buxton's diving catch, clutch bomb

The Twins' bullpen woes continued in a loss to the A's.

Northern Metals

Firefighters battling large blaze at Northern Metal site in Minneapolis

The fire sent a plume of thick smoke into the skyline.

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Charges: St. Cloud woman maced, fatally stabbed man in alley

A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at St. Cloud Hospital 32 minutes after the 911 call was made.


Gasthof's building in Northeast Minneapolis is for sale

The restaurant opened in 1992 and has been closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Kandiyohi County

Deaths on Minnesota roads are up approximately 20% from the same point last year.

Irwin Jacobs home

Neighbor sues to block estate from dividing billionaire's Lake Minnetonka property

The estate of Irwin Jacobs wants to build six new homes on the late businessman's property.


In the better burger battle, does Culver's trump In-N-Out?

A website says Culver's is far superior to In-N-Out.

George Floyd mural

Darnella Frazier, who filmed the video of Floyd's arrest, reacts to guilty verdict

Frazier's video challenged the initial narrative of Floyd's arrest presented by the Minneapolis Police Department.