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 July 7, 2015.

Military jet collides with small plane over South Carolina

The pilot of an F-16 fighter plane ejected after his craft collided with a Cessna near Charleston on Tuesday morning. Two people have since been confirmed dead.

[Read more from CNN News]

Afghanistan meets with Taliban officials in Pakistan

In a first for ongoing peace efforts, a "senior-level delegation" met with Taliban representatives in Islamabad on Tuesday, a possible first step toward ending the longstanding conflict between them.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

FBI investigators have raided the home of Jared Fogel, who for over a decade has been a spokesperson for Subway sandwiches. This comes after the director of Fogel's non-profit organization was arrested and charged in a child pornography case.

[Read more from MSNBC]

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MN, WI attorney generals push SCOTUS to block to Texas abortion law

They say the law is in "direct contravention of nearly a half century of binding precedent."

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UND student killed in plane crash near Minnesota border

The crash happened Monday night just west of the Minnesota border.

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Border officials seize hundreds of fake AirPods at International Falls

The AirPods were in a rail container headed for Ranier.

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With Patrick Peterson injured, Vikings need to unleash the offense

Peterson's absence could have a bigger effect on the opposite side of the ball.

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Gophers running back Cam Wiley announces plan to transfer

Wiley found himself buried on the depth chart.

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Sun Country adds 7 new routes from MSP Airport this spring

It's also resuming four routes from the Twin Cities.

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Minnesota Governor Tim Walz launches re-election campaign

Their campaign slogan: "One Minnesota. Moving Forward."


Driver dies in single-vehicle crash in Ham Lake

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday.