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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Antoine Winfield Jr.

Antoine Winfield Jr. says playoff win was "for my pops back in '09"

The son of the Vikings legend did not forget about "Bountygate."

Jared Vanderbilt

Shorthanded Timberwolves fall to Atlanta in Monday matinee

D'Angelo Russell scored 31 points, but didn't have much help.

police lights

Man, 72, critical after possible robbery outside Minneapolis business

The 72-year-old sustained gunshot wounds in the incident.


It could take months to vaccinate MN teachers, people 65 and older

"This is going to be harder than going to Ticketmaster and trying to get Bruce Springsteen tickets," Walz said.

Herb Brooks statue

Trump's planned statue garden would include 2 Minnesotans, others with MN links

But there were some notable names absent from the wide-ranging and eclectic list.

k9 zeke

Petition seeks to allow retired Corcoran officer to keep K9 partner

Corcoran's public safety director says if K9 Zeke is donated to the officer it will be a loss for the department.


Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, Jan. 18

The latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

Tom Kelly Jr.

Tom Kelly Jr., son of Twins World Series manager, dies at 42

He was a member of the 2001 UST national championship team.

Hennepin County CSI

Police: Man shot in the head by woman in Richfield

It happened in the early hours of Monday.