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 April 22, 2015.

Protesters rally over police custody death in Baltimore

Protesters have been rallying in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, who died from a spinal injury Sunday while in police custody.

[Read more from the Baltimore Sun]

Sandra Bullock calls People beauty honor 'ridiculous'

Sandra Bullock has been named People magazine's "most beautiful woman" – at 50 the oldest to earn the title – but responded by calling it "ridiculous," saying she laughed when she found out.

[Read more from the LA Times]

World marks Earth Day – urge action on climate change

Countries around the world have been marking Earth Day by pushing for steps to be taken to fight climate change. President Barack Obama was in the Florida Everglades today, where he said: "Protecting the one planet we’ve got is what we have to do for the next generation."

[Read more from CNN]

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butcher and the boar

Butcher & the Boar makes comeback with new ownership

Local hospitality company Jester Concepts has bought the brand. The new location is still being determined.


Staff at Mankato Hy-Vee incorrectly diluted COVID vaccines for 62 patients

The retailer says that there is no reason for medical concern.

rowdi lab missing

Twin Cities man going to great lengths to find beloved dog, missing in northern MN

He's hoping drone operators can help him locate Rowdi, his yellow lab.

Hennepin County Government Center

Some Hennepin County Government Center services will be unavailable during Chauvin's trial

Access to the building will be limited during the trail, which begins March 8.

Street sweeper

Driver, 19, killed in collision with street sweeper

It happened Thursday evening near Thief River Falls.

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Famous Dave's to launch its first 'line service' restaurant in the Twin Cities

The new model of restaurant will open in September in Coon Rapids.

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Minnesota's budget outlook improves, now projecting $1.6B surplus

The state was projecting a $1.3 billion deficit in November.

warroad ice road

2.5 mile skating path through Warroad was a hit, now there's an effort to keep it

The "Riverbender Crew" is hoping to buy new equipment to maintain the path this season, and for years to come.

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Officers identified in fatal shooting of suspect in Isanti County

Three officers were identified in the police chase that ended with one suspect being shot and a police dog being injured.

House for sale

Zillow to start making offers on Twin Cities homes based off its 'Zestimates'

The Twin Cities property market is seriously hot right now.