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]

Feds investigating at home of popular Subway pitchman

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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