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 31, 2015.

Indiana governor vows to "fix" religious law

Embattled Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has vowed to "fix" a religious law he signed last week that has given rise to fears it could result in businesses legally denying services to same-sex couples.

[Read more from Reuters]

Opposition candidate wins Nigerian election

Muhammadu Buhari will be the new president of Nigeria after becoming the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in the politically turbulent African nation.

[Read more from the BBC]

New host of 'The Daily Show' under fire for old tweets

Newly named "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah is coming in for criticism after fans of the show scoured his Twitter page and found several "offensive" tweets about overweight women and Jewish people.

[Read more from CNN]

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Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

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Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

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Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

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Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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Road rage incident sees driver punch out man's window, punch him in face

The incident happened in Waite Park Wednesday morning.

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Minneapolis will recover $100K in costs connected to 2019 Trump rally

The Target Center operator said it'll pay the costs over three years.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey confirms run for reelection

He has faced criticism over the city's response to George Floyd's death.

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Coller: How far away are the Vikings from playing championship weekend?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.