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. 14, 2015.

13,000 displaced, 1 killed so far by massive California wildfire

One person has died from the 61,000-acre wildfire ravaging northern California. Another 13,000 people have been displaced, and others are missing.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

Egypt apologizes after accidentally killing 8 Mexican tourists

The country of Egypt is apologizing after security forces accidentally killed 12 people – including eight Mexican tourists – in an anti-terrorism operation.

[Read more from the BBC]

Storm blows over tree, unearthing ancient human skeleton

A medieval skeleton was discovered near Collooney, Sligo, Ireland, after a storm ripped up a 215-year-old beech tree. Radiocarbon dating shows he likely died between 1030 and 1200 AD.

[Read more from the Irish Times]

Kate Mara, star of panned 'Fantastic 4,' hasn't watched 'Fantastic 4'

Actress Kate Mara, speaking to The Times, says she hasn't seen "Fantastic Four," the summer blockbuster flop in which she starred, because of the negative reviews. It's got a 27/100 on Metacritic.

[Read more at Vulture]

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Kirill Kaprizov / Minnesota Wild

Watch: Kaprizov's OT winner lifts Wild into 2nd place in West

Kaprizov's goal gave the Wild a 3-2 victory over the Ducks.

Byron Buxton

Buxton placed on IL, Trevor Larnach called up

Buxton could be out "for weeks" with a hip strain.

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

A newborn baby, wrapped in a blanket with its mother.

Most popular baby names includes one not in top 10 for 100 years

But Olivia and Liam once again led the way for girls and boys.

Minnesota Lottery

Names of big Minnesota Lottery winners to be kept private thanks to new law

The Minnesota Legislature passed the bill unanimously and Gov. Tim Walz signed it into law this week.

FLickr - COVID-19 vaccination - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces

All 8 state COVID-19 vaccine sites now accept walk-ins

Adults can get a no-cost vaccine without making an appointment.


Report: Vikings owners nearing purchase of Orlando City MLS franchise

The Wilfs reportedly attempted to buy the Minnesota United expansion franchise years ago.

bemidji paul bunyan

Video shows the moment someone broke the Paul Bunyan statue's arm

Police are asking for the public's help to identify those involved.

bridgeman's food truck duluth

Last remaining Bridgeman's Restaurant is launching a food truck

The Duluth restaurant is the only remaining full-service Bridgeman's in business.

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Minnesota can move ahead with Clean Cars program, judge says

She recommended the proposed rules be adopted.