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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 24, 2015.

Tsarnaev 'sorry' for Boston bomb attack

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has spoken in public for the first time since the attack, telling a court he was "sorry for the lives that I have taken" and that he would pray for the victims. His death sentence was formally confirmed by a judge on Wednesday, with his execution to take place in Indiana.

[Read more from NBC News]

 Escaped convicts in NY 'may have a gun'

The two convicted murderers on the run from a maximum security prison in New York may have gotten their hands on at least one gun from a cabin they hid in following their escape.

[Read more from Reuters]

Whole Foods 'routinely overcharges' customers

New York City's consumer chief has accused Whole Foods supermarkets of "routinely overcharging" customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods. Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin found that in one case a package of coconut shrimp cost $14.84 more than it should have.

[Read more from CBS News]

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

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Here's your chance to ride in a Viking themed limo with Tommy Kramer

The former Vikings quarterback is getting a purple limo for all to enjoy.

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Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

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President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.

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Kaprizov gets into the holiday spirit to rout Jets

Kirill Kaprizov's four points led the Wild to a 7-1 victory.

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Coller: Cure to Vikings' disrupted season lies in an explosive passing game

The Vikings go to San Francisco knowing that a win would be a huge boost to their playoff hopes.

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Judge upholds star QBs suspension for state championship game

Sam Backer, of Chatfield Senior High, won't be allowed to play in Friday's title game.

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Another 5,000 lbs. of goldfish removed from Carver County lakes

It all likely stemmed from people dumping their pets into local waters a few years ago.

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Appeal to find 19-year-old missing from Bloomington

The teen left her home on Monday afternoon.