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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St. Paul homicide suspect arrested by FBI in Chicago

A 34-year-old Minneapolis man was killed in the Nov. 14 shooting.

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Sanford Health 'parts ways' with CEO after his face mask comments

Kelby Krabbenhoft had been with the company since 1996.

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What's open and closed in Minnesota on Thanksgiving Day 2020?

Most services will not be running on Thursday and unlike most years, many stores will be closed, too.


How a turkey's brush with celebrity in Bloomington came to a tragic end

DNR: if you care about wild animals, stop feeding them

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Saturday's Gophers/Badgers football game canceled due to COVID-19 issues

The Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe will not take place for the first time since 1906.

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MN health officials don't think downside of COVID-19 peak has arrived

We could be in a trough between a series of waves, Jan Malcolm said.

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Wisconsin reports record 104 deaths from COVID-19 Tuesday

That's roughly 10% of the total in the nation in a 24-hour period.


Husband and wife sentenced for fraud scheme through their drywall firm

The Annandale pair bilked an insurance company out of more than $300,000.


4 pedestrians suffer life-threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle

Two vehicles crashed into a car that was on the side of the road after striking a deer.

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Gophers season preview: New lineup, deeper bench, more questions

Mathew Goldstein takes a deep dive into the murky waters of the college hoops season.