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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Twins decline 2021 option on Sergio Romo

The Twins begin a potential overhaul in the bullpen.

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'Scalpel approach' gives MN schools chance to keep playing sports

County infection rates are no longer the only thing that matters.


With the help of HVAC, Circus Juventas will host its first holiday shows

After months of canceled classes and shows, Circus Juventas is hosting its first ever holiday show, with safety precautions.

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Vikings send Cameron Dantzler to COVID-19/reserve list

Dantzler's placement leaves the Vikings paper-thin at cornerback heading into Green Bay.

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Elections 2020 preview: 7th Congressional District

Will Collin Peterson hang on for yet another term?

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Zimmer explains why he called Hunter's neck injury a 'tweak'

The coach also said Dalvin Cook should return from injury this week.


60 charged in magazine scam that netted $300M

It's being called the largest elder fraud scheme in the country.

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The Star Tribune is shutting down City Pages

The free newspaper was bought by the Star Tribune in 2015.

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Coronavirus: Billy's on Grand will close for winter

The restaurant is among a growing list of eateries to close for the winter months.