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 29, 2015.

Cincinnati cop charged in killing of unarmed black man

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on Wednesday in the fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop earlier this month, marking the latest in a series of highly publicized cases involving the deaths of unarmed African-Americans at the hands of officers. The prosecutor called Tensing's alleged actions "senseless."

[Read more from the New York Times]

Plane wreckage new clue in MH370 mystery?

The discovery of a hunk of debris – possibly a portion of a jetliner wing – on an island in the Indian Ocean has led to speculation that it may be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which mysteriously vanished more than a year ago. [Read more from FOX News]

Taliban leader believed to have died in 2013

Afghanistan intelligence sources say Mullah Mohammad Omar, an enigmatic Taliban leader and the subject of a CIA manhunt, died two years ago. Omar is believed to have led the insurgency against the United States during its occupation of Afghanistan following the September 11 attacks. There are no details on the cause of his death.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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1 dead, 1 airlifted following Goodhue County crash

The crash happened around 6:15 a.m. Sunday.

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Woman found dead on train tracks in Moorhead

The woman was located by officials on train tracks near Memorial Park Sunday morning.

police tape, crime scene

Search for killer after man is fatally shot in Hopkins

The shooting was reported around 7:40 p.m. Sunday.

skylar hunter and jamie hunter

Victims in double killing ID'd as father and son; suspect was son's roommate

A man killed his roommate and his roommate's father early Saturday in St. Louis County, authorities said.

Mike Zimmer

‘Fire Zimmer’ trending after Vikings beat Panthers

The Vikings won the game but their coach is still on the hot seat.

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NCHC condemns Huskies fans for throwing projectiles after controversial no-call

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference says that it will be reviewing both the no-call and the aftermath.

Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins saves the day again to get Vikings to .500

Cousins' overtime toss to K.J. Osborn earned a 34-28 victory.

Nurses on strike

Nurses start 3-day strike at Allina WestHealth in Plymouth

A "last attempt" at negotiations failed to produce an agreement last Wednesday.

boating minnesota lake

Minnesota has experienced its deadliest boating season since 2005

Minnesota has seen 17 boating-related deaths so far this year.

Drew Doughty

Kirill Kaprizov makes Kings’ Doughty eat his words

The Kings defenseman isn't a fan of the Wild star's new deal.

Quinn Olson / UMD Hockey

Watch: UMD's Olson goes between-the-legs to set up highlight goal

Another Saturday. Another highlight for a Minnesota college hockey team.