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]

Next Up

Joe Ryan

Joe Ryan continues his dominant September

The right-hander struck out 11 batters in a victory over the Cubs.

Mounds view 9 - crime scene

Man who allegedly shot at police dies after being struck by squad vehicle

The unidentified individual fired shots at police following an alleged domestic disturbance, police say.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns reacts to Gersson Rosas firing: 'WTF'

The Timberwolves star was just as surprised as everyone else

Mounds View shooting incident 1 - county sheriff - crop

Deputy uses squad car to ram armed assault suspect, sheriff's office says

The man had fired multiple shots at officers, striking two of their vehicles, authorities said.

Daniel Carlson

Ex-Viking Daniel Carlson has become one of the NFL's best kickers

Carlson has been automatic since joining the Raiders.

Dustin Sundin crop

'Vulnerable' adult missing after leaving with family member's dog, phone

Authorities found footprints in a creek bed, but haven't been able to locate the man.

Mounds view 7 - crime scene

Police 'use of force' incident reported in Mounds View

The Minnesota BCA is investigating, with more details expected soon.

vaccine, covid

The 8 Minnesota counties still below a 50% vaccination rate

Fewer than half of all vaccine-eligible individuals in these areas have received at least one shot.

Dave Simonett Trampled by Turtles

Trampled By Turtles singer responds to complaints about concert vax requirements

Some of TBT's recent appearances have required proof of vaccine/negative test.

BMTN - Target drive up bag booze

The 5 cent charge for carryout bags is coming back in Minneapolis

The ordinance was suspended at the start of the pandemic.