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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 Sept. 1, 2015.

Authorities search for suspected Illinois cop killers

The three men a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer was reportedly chasing before he was fatally shot are the subject of a manhunt outside the Chicago area. The officer was found mortally wounded by backup units and died Tuesday morning.

[Read more from ABC News]

Defiant Kentucky court clerk will go before district judge

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis – the official who has refused to grant same-sex marriage licenses – is facing fines and possibly jail time if she is found in contempt of the U.S. Supreme Court, which recently legalized gay marriage on the federal level. A hearing is scheduled in U.S. District Court this week.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Obama causes cinnamon roll shortage in Anchorage, Alaska

For customers in at least one area coffee shop, anyway. Looking to satisfy his sweet tooth (as well as the cravings of his staffers and reporters) during a visit to the Snow City Cafe, President Barack Obama cleaned out the shop's entire inventory of cinnamon rolls. "I'm going to take all of those," he said, pointing into the pastry case.

[Read more from Discovery]

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Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown

The Twins legends were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

Tanner Morgan

Report: Gophers to play in Guaranteed Rate Bowl

The Gophers will reportedly head to Phoenix to take on West Virginia.

Adam Thielen

Winless Lions beat Vikings on final play of game

Adam Thielen also left early with an ankle injury

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Gophers improve to 7-0 on Willis' late 3-pointer

The Gophers earned back-to-back road victories for the first time since January 2017.

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Woman in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Paul

Officers responded to the incident at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

Alexander Mattison

Vikings-Lions: 5 things you can count on

It's a great time for the Vikings to play the Lions.


Omicron variant confirmed in Wisconsin man who traveled to South Africa

Five other cases have been confirmed and linked to a Wisconsin wedding.

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Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals

Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.

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Saturday snow causes havoc on Twin Cities roads

There were countless spinouts and crashes across Minnesota.

Kirill Kaprizov

Wild win battle of NHL's hottest teams, extend winning streak to six

Kirill Kaprizov delivered a shootout winner to take down the Maple Leafs.