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. 10, 2015.

At least 10,000 Syrian refugees coming to U.S.

As Europe deals with an immigration crisis involving refugees from the war-torn Middle-East, the Obama Administration has announced that the U.S. will take in some 10,000 Syrians displaced in the war-torn country.

[Read more from Reuters]

Mysterious shootings continue along Arizona highways

A string of seemingly random shootings on Highway 10 in the Phoenix area continued with at least one more incident on Thursday, authorities have confirmed. The latest attack involved the discovery of a bullet hole in a big rig. The shootings, which began last month, now number 11. No one has been seriously hurt.

[Read more from USA Today]

Humanity's family tree gets extra branch with new discovery

Scientists in South Africa have announced the discovery of Homo naledi, evidently a small being that had several features quite similar to our own, is being hailed as a "new species of human." The find started two years ago when an amateur cave explorer and a geologist discovered bone fragments in "limestone tunnels."

[Read more from CNN]

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Adam Thielen

Report: Still on COVID-19 list, Thielen not expected to play Sunday

Thielen was placed on the COVID-19/Reserve list on Monday.

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Mask-wearing, distancing a common sight on MOA's Black Friday

Thousands of shoppers were out and about on Black Friday despite the COVID-19 situation.

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Gov. Tim Walz, MDH react to record-setting COVID-19 deaths

Minnesota can expect further bad news over the coming weeks.

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Record 101 COVID-19 deaths reported in Minnesota

The figures are from Wednesday, with no update provided on Thanksgiving.

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Target reveals its 'Cyber Week' online deals

The sales will run from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5.

Minneapolis police

Mayor Frey, Minneapolis police chief reveal new 'no-knock' policy

The new policy for Minneapolis Police Department was announced Wednesday.

Teddy Bridgewater

Coller: It's a what-if Sunday with Teddy Bridgewater's return

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

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15-month-old girl's death being investigated by police in Fargo

The child died four days after being found unresponsive.

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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.