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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Wolves lose to Magic on Cole Anthony's buzzer-beater

The Wolves blew a 20-point lead as the Magic defeated the Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

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Twins sign veteran J.A. Happ to add to the rotation

The left-hander will get a one-year, $8 million deal from the Twins.

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BCA finds 'no criminal wrongdoing' among those at 'Storm the Capitol' rally

Inflammatory comments were made by speakers, but no charges will be brought.

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Man's vehicles crushed by hit-and-run driver weren't fully insured

The goal is to raise $25,000 to help the south Minneapolis resident.

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Key points from Joe Biden's first speech as POTUS

The 46th president called for unity at a time America is facing huge challenges.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 20

The 111 ICU patients is the fewest in Minnesota since there were 109 COVID patients in intensive care on Oct. 1.


Here's what Amy Klobuchar said at Joe Biden's inauguration

The Minnesota senator was one of the leader organizers of the inauguration.

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All of this week's COVID vaccine pilot program appointments are filled

Nearly 6,000 Minnesotans who are 65 and older registered for appointments between noon Tuesday and Wednesday morning.

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Osterholm affidavit ahead of George Floyd trial warns of COVID worsening in March

Prosecutors want to delay the Chauvin trial due to a public health threat.