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 16, 2015.

Colorado theater shooter found guilty, eligible for death penalty

James Holmes, who killed 12 people and injured 70 more after opening fire at a Colorado movie theater, has been found guilty at trial and is eligible for the death penalty. It took the jury just 13 hours to convict Holmes on 24 counts of first-degree murder, 140 counts of attempted murder and an explosives charge for the massacre during a screening of "Batman: The Dark Knight Rises" on July 20, 2012, in Aurora, near Denver. He had pleaded not guilty by way of insanity.

[Read more from NBC News]

Marines killed in mass shooting in Tennessee

Four Marines have been killed after a gunman opened fire at two military sites at Chattanooga, Tennessee, the U.S. Navy has said. The suspected shooter, 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abulazeez, is also dead. Investigators are now trying to determine whether it was an act of terrorism, or a criminal act.

[Read more from CNN]

Game of Thrones leads Emmy nominations

"Game of Thrones" leads the way in the nominations for this year's Emmy Awards, which were announced today. The HBO fantasy saga received 24 nominations. Other notable nominees includes "Mad Men," which is in with the chance of becoming the most-honored drama ever if it picks up its fifth "best drama series" trophy.

[Read more from Yahoo News]

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Ghosts of Wild's past force split with Sharks

Brent Burns and Ryan Donato thwarted a comeback attempt by the Wild.

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Top-ranked recruit Avante Dickerson decommits from Gopher football

The four-star cornerback was the highest-rated recruit in Minnesota's 2021 class.

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Limits on in-person court activity extended for 45 days

The statewide order extends current limitations through March 15.

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The Timberwolves need more from D'Angelo Russell

The Wolves haven't gotten what they expected since making a blockbuster trade.

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Spinouts, crashes still happening after snow leaves MN roads a mess

The snow storm caused at least 208 crashes this weekend.


For The Week: Food tips and tricks to get you through the next 7 days

BMTN's food writer Lindsay Guentzel makes life easier for Minnesotans.

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Here's how much snow fell in Saturday's storm in Minnesota

MSP Airport had the highest total as of 7 a.m. Sunday with 5.3 inches.

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No KAT? No D'Lo? No problem as Timberwolves defeat Pelicans

The Timberwolves were without Karl-Anthony Towns and D'Angelo Russell, but still picked up a (SCORE) win.

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Spinouts, crashes across Twin Cities as snow gets heavier

There have been multiple incidents across the metro area.

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Family, friends raising funds for teen soccer standout with spinal injury

Mason Branstrator of Duluth was injured in a skiing accident.