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 16, 2015.

St. Louis Cardinals probed by FBI over Astros hacking

The FBI and Justice Department are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals are responsible for hacking the Houston Astros and stealing "closely guarded information about player personnel."

[Read more from the New York Times]

 Donald Trump to run for president

Real estate mogul and TV reality star Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign Tuesday, saying the "American Dream is dead" but vowing to "bring it back bigger and better and stronger than ever before."

[Read more from CNN]

California balcony collapse kills six

Six Irish students were killed and seven others seriously injured when a fourth-floor balcony in California gave way. The students were attending a birthday party in Berkeley at the time.

[Read more from the BBC]

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Byron Buxton

Twins talking contract extension with Byron Buxton

The Twins are 88-38 over the past two seasons with Buxton in the lineup.

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Police arrest man in connection to deadly Minneapolis hit-and-run

The victim died the scene in north Minneapolis on Friday.

Jordan Greenway

Wild's fast start vanishes in loss to Coyotes

Arizona scored five unanswered goals in a 5-2 loss.

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Police seeking tips in search for road rage shooting suspect

The incident took place in Maplewood last week.

Paige Bueckers

Paige Bueckers lands on Wooden Award list for women's college basketball

The Hopkins grad is the only freshman on the 15-player ballot.

Jamal Mashburn Jr.

Gophers fall under .500 after OT loss to Rutgers

The Gophers are under .500 for the first time this season.

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Man arrested for killing of his father in Wabasha County

The 73-year-old man was found dead at a home in rural Zumbro Falls.