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 15, 2015.

Obama: Nuclear deal makes 'world safer'

Speaking to reporters for the first time since Iran struck a deal with six world powers to dial back its nuclear program, President Barack Obama said the agreement "makes our country and the world safer and more secure," but admits he expects some challenges from skeptical U.S. lawmakers.

[Read more from NBC News]

Greek PM urges country to accept euro bailout

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is urging Greek politicians to accept the conditions of an €86 billion bailout deal offered by the eurozone. The beleaguered nation, which is on the brink of exiting the euro, has been offered the bailout on the condition it implements tax raises and increases the retirement age.

[Read more from the BBC]

Son of Aussie music star dies in cliff fall

The teenage son of Australian singer Nick Cave, leader of rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, died after falling from a cliff in England. The singer and his wife Susie described 15-year-old Arthur as "our beautiful, happy loving boy."

[Read more from Fox News]

50 million-year-old animal sperm discovered

The long, fragile remains of sperm cells were found preserved inside a 50-million-year-old fossilized cocoon of an unknown worm species in Antarctica – the oldest animal sperm ever found. Researchers from the Swedish Museum of Natural History happened upon the fossil by accident, and think it could provide a "hidden window to the past."

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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Antoine Winfield Jr.

Watch: Gopher alums Antoine Winfield Jr., Tyler Johnson make key plays in Bucs' playoff win

The Minnesota greats had a pair of highlights as Tampa Bay advanced to the NFC Championship.


Crews respond to fire at Gertens in Inver Grove Heights

It's reported that a greenhouse on the grounds was on fire.

Marcus Carr

Why the Gophers could be in line for a high seed in the NCAA Tournament

The Gophers are done with a brutal stretch and are poised to make a run.

police tape

Authorities ID man fatally struck by 'errant bullet' in Willmar

The man was working in his garage when he was fatally shot.


1 dead, 1 critically injured in head-on crash on Highway 169

The State Patrol says driving impaired may have been a factor in the crash.

Richard Pitino

Gophers game against Nebraska postponed due to COVID outbreak

The Cornhuskers have had 12 members of its team test positive for COVID-19.

Bob Kroll

What Minneapolis Police Lt. Bob Kroll said in Sunday radio interview

Kroll said that once he's retired he'll go "radio silent."

coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, covid-19

Here is Minnesota's COVID update for Sunday, January 17

The health department provides updates daily at 11 a.m.

Sen. Julia Coleman

'No one's business': State senator calls out attack on her pregnancy

Sen. Julia Coleman represents Minnesota's District 47.

Willmar Police Department

'Errant bullet' goes through garage wall, kills Willmar man

The man was working in his garage when he was shot, witnesses said.