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 Aug. 19, 2015.

Former 'Subway guy' will plead guilty to child porn and paying for sex with minors

Jared Fogle, who became the face of Subway for purportedly having lost hundreds of pounds eating the chain's sandwiches, has agreed to plead guilty to charges involving child pornography and paying for sex with underage girls. He is facing nearly 13 years in prison.

[Read more from CNN]

Despite worries over Iran deal, Obama administration has confidence in nuclear inspection agency

The Obama administration says it has "confidence" in the abilities of the International Atomic Energy Agency to assess whether Iran is fulfilling the terms of the recent deal to limit its nuclear program. This is despite earlier reports that the agency would allow Iran to use some of its own experts to inspect nuclear sites.

[Read more from NDTV]

Manhunt for suspected Bangkok bomber continues with sketch

Thailand authorities have released a police sketch of the man believed to have planted an explosive device at a popular Bangkok shrine shortly before it was destroyed by a deadly blast this week. Previously, the suspect was only visible in "grainy" surveillance footage.

[Read more from the New Zealand Herald]

Hackers release information on millions of 'cheating' website users

Millions of customer names and email addresses associated with the Ashley Madison website that encourages users to "have an affair," have been released following a cyberattack. Reports say that a number of U.S. and United Kingdom government officials are among the users.

[Read more from Reuters]

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University of Wisconsin-Superior is helping meet demand with online master’s programs

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Body found floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee

Efforts to identify the deceased are underway.

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Judge finds suspect guilty in 1991 murder of young Minneapolis woman

A 58-year-old man from South St. Paul, who was 29 at the time, has been found guilty of stabbing a 20-year-old woman

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Northfield school fires employee who allegedly gave melatonin to infant

It's against district policies to give a child anything without a parents' permission.

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MSHSL approves 3 calendars to start winter sports as soon as Dec. 21

The start date will depend on whether the state shutdown is lifted.


Drug overdose deaths up 31% in the first half of 2020

Overdose deaths started to increase sharply in March, which coincides with the state-ordered lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Vehicle crashes into St. Paul restaurant

The fire department is on scene addressing a gas leak.

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Latest county infection rates are sky-high throughout Minnesota

Kandiyohi County is one of the hardest hit counties in the state.

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Family's warning after teen's tragic death from CO poisoning at Thanksgiving

A 17-year-old girl from Delano died after Thanksgiving due to carbon monoxide poisoning.


More than $12K donated to MN gym owner who refused to close

The small business is located in town in Wabasha County.

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MPR, The Current launch new weekly segment called 'The Warming House'

The program will feature feel-good entertainment amid the pandemic.