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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For The Week: What's harder than making a meal plan? Sticking to it!

Lindsay Guentzel says you shouldn't give up on your meal planning routines.

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Two people fatally shot by police in Wadena County, two officers injured

Another man was shot in the altercation, which police claim started when one of the suspects opened fire on officers.

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Winter storm warnings issued as snow system shifts in Minnesota

The worst of the snow will now hit further north, affecting areas including St. Cloud and the I-94 corridor.

Matt Dumba

Matt Dumba beats the clock to give Wild sixth straight win

Dumba scored as overtime came to a close for another Wild victory.

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Bradley Beal terrorizes Timberwolves in loss to Wizards

Beal and the Wizards handed the Wolves their seventh straight defeat.

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Gophers tourney hopes take another blow with loss to Nebraska

Marcus Carr scored a career-high 41 points, but Minnesota is still winless on the road.

St. Paul police

St. Paul police arrest teenage boy in carjacking crackdown

This comes amid a dramatic spike in Twin Cities carjackings.


Snow latest: Twin Cities set for up to 4 inches

A narrow system will travel across Minnesota overnight.

Blake Fredrick / Lake City Basketball

Lake City boys basketball player signs contract, honored on senior night

Frederick had a special call-up to the Tigers' varsity basketball team.