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 22, 2015.

Dashcam footage fuels fire over Texas woman's custody death

Anger at the death of a woman in a police cell in Texas has grown following the release of a video showing the traffic stop that led to her arrest. The video shows Sandra Bland being pulled over for failing to show a turn signal, but then was involved in an argument with a police officer when he told her to put out a cigarette.

[Read more from CNN]

Report: Charleston shooting suspect will face federal hate crime charges

Dylann Roof, the man charged in South Carolina with the murders of nine African-Americans at a historic Charleston church last month, will face federal hate crime charges, according to reports on Wednesday. The federal charges against Roof are expected to be made public later.

[Read more from Reuters]

'World's oldest' Quran found in England

Fragments of what is thought to be the world's oldest copy of the Quran have been found in the library of the University of Birmingham in England. Radiocarbon dating puts the manuscript at around 1,370 years old, around the time of the founding of Islam by the Prophet Muhammad.

[Read more from the BBC]

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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.