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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. 28, 2015.

Investigation reveals Virginia shooter's getaway plans, regrets

The ongoing investigation into the shocking on-air killing of two reporters in Virginia is shedding more light on the gunman, who killed himself following the shooting. This includes apparent plans for disguises, and text messages to a friend about having done "something stupid."

[Read more from CNN]

Poland 'sure' purported Nazi 'treasure train' is real

After a purported "deathbed" confession led to the rumored discovery of a Nazi train carrying stolen gold and artwork in Poland, Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski says new radar images suggest a "very high" probability the treasure trove actually exists.

[Read more from ABC]

Florida declares state of emergency ahead of deadly storm

Miami is bracing itself for Tropical Storm Erika, which is expected to make landfall in Florida on Sunday and is reported to have killed at least 12 people in the Caribbean. Though Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency over the state, experts say the storm will not form into a hurricane when it hits the U.S.

[Read more from Reuters]

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Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past

A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..

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Video shows MPD officer grab, throw Aldi customer

The department says the matter was referred to the Office of Police Conduct Review.

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Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread

It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.

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MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200

The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.


3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota

There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.

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Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane

The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.

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MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball

Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.

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Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later

A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.