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 30, 2015.

Report: Plane wreckage from Boeing 777, same as vanished MH370

Investigators examining what appears to be part of a plane wing that washed up on an Indian Ocean island say a "component number" on the piece suggests it is from a Boeing 777. That's the make and model of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which mysteriously disappeared last year. The investigation continues.

[Read more from CNN]

Another undercover 'Planned Parenthood' video released

A pro-life group has released a fourth video purportedly showing a Planned Parenthood official discussing the sale of fetal tissue. The group says the videos – which have been criticized as "deceptively edited" – are proof the clinic sells off organs and other tissue from aborted fetuses for profit.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Cincinnati cop enters plea in shooting of unarmed black man

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing has pleaded not guilty to murder charges related to the fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose, who was unarmed when Tensing allegedly shot him during a routine traffic stop near campus. The presiding judge set his bail at $1 million.

[Read more from USA Today]

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Hennepin Co. medical examiner: Police interaction tipped Floyd 'over the edge'

Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed Floyd's autopsy, testified Friday in the trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin.


Attention, CNN: There will be extra tornado sirens in Minnesota next week

The national broadcaster was caught by surprise by the test this past Wednesday.

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Minneapolis Parks and Rec buys land to create park in North Loop

The Parks and Recreation Board is paying just over $2M for the land.

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Speed-related crashes, deaths are a mounting problem in Minnesota

Fatal speed-related crashes are ahead of last year's pace.

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Sections of Minneapolis parkways to close to vehicles till end of May

They will be designated for pedestrian and biker use only.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, April 9

Hospitalizations have more than doubled in the past month.

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Minnesota's 9th community vaccine site opening in Lino Lakes

All Minnesotans age 16 and older can try to get an appointment.


Another Minnesotan arrested in connection with Capitol insurrection

The 26-year-old from Lindstrom is facing federal charges.

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Minneapolis woman missing from Eden Prairie is found safe

Eden Prairie PD had issued an appeal to find Suzanne Merkl.