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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 19, 2015.

Suspect in Charleston shooting charged with 9 counts of murder

The 21-year-old man authorities say fatally shot nine people at a historic Charleston, South Carolina, church Wednesday night is now charged with nine counts of murder. “I just want everybody to know ... I forgive you,” the daughter of Ethel Lance, one of the victims, told Dylann Storm Roof in court Friday.

[Read more from the Post and Courier]

Obama administration proposes rule to limit truck emissions

In an effort to lessen carbon emissions, President Barack Obama's administration issued a new proposal to require trucks be more fuel efficient. The proposal, which is open to public comment, would require truck manufacturers improve a vehicle's fuel efficiency by one-third – up from the current average of 6 mpg.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Concern over Greek banks as payment deadline nears

The Greek government owes €1.6B Euros to the International Monetary Fund, and, if a payment isn't made by June 30, the country will default. In anticipation of that, Greeks have reportedly drawn billions of Euros from their bank accounts this past week – causing concern about the health of the financial sector.

[Read more from the BBC]

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Justin Jefferson

Vikings-49ers: 5 things you can count on

Sunday's matchup is a pivotal game in the NFC playoff picture.

Gopher Football

Watch: Gophers troll Badgers with 'Jump Around' after Saturday's win

First they took Paul Bunyan's Axe. Then they took their tradition.

Brandon Richart, missing person

Search underway for missing man in Anoka area

Brandon Richart was last seen Nov. 17.

U.S. Bank Stadium

5 teams win first state championships at Prep Bowl

A pair of records fell as the Prep Bowl lived up to the hype.

ashley Carlson

Remains of missing WI mom found in Pine County, MN

Ashley Miller-Carlson was 33 years old.

D'Angelo Russell

D'Lo's late takeover helps Timberwolves win double-OT thriller

Russell caught fire to help the Timberwolves get back to .500.

Gopher Football

Gophers suffocate Badgers, reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe

Minnesota picked up its first home win over the Badgers since 2003.

Meeker County Sheriff's Office

Boy, 6, run over after falling off trailer in Meeker Co. tree farm accident

He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries.

Target store

Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.