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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