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 8, 2015.

New York Stock Exchange back in business after glitch

Hours after an apparent technical glitch shut down trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning, operations resumed in the afternoon. Officials say the glitch was not related to a similar technical issue that grounded all United Airlines flights the same morning.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Baltimore police commissioner fired

In the wake of the riots that followed the police-involved shooting of Freddie Gray, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has removed Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. The police were heavily criticized for their role in the riots, which have been called "preventable."

[Read more from CNN]

Cash-strapped Greece asks for three-year loan

With its economy in danger of collapse – and facing a Thursday deadline for a final deal with its European creditors – Greece is asking for a new, three-year loan. The country's leaders have promised lenders they will take actions to strengthen and modernize their economy.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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Winter storm watch issued where snow could exceed 6 inches in MN

Snow will spread from west to east starting Saturday morning in western Minnesota.


President Biden signs more COVID executive orders: here's what they are

The new president has set a target of administering 100 million doses in 100 days.

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1 dead in stabbing, another dies in separate shooting in Minneapolis

One person has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

Gary Kubiak

Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak announces retirement

Kubiak wraps up a career that has spanned nearly four decades.


Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

coronavirus testing

Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

Family Dollar

Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

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Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

icy roads, bad roads

Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.