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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