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. 25, 2015.

U.S., China reach cyber-crime agreement

The U.S. and China have reached an agreement not to "conduct or knowingly support" cyber-crimes involving intellectual property or commercial trade secrets. The deal was hammered out by Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping during the Chinese Premier's visit to the U.S. for the United Nations General Assembly.

[Read more from NBC News]


FIFA president under investigation by Swiss authorities

Sepp Blatter, the president of the soccer governing body FIFA, is being investigated by Swiss prosecutors for criminal mismanagement. He is accused of signing a contract that was unfavorable to FIFA and for making a "disloyal payment" to European football chief Michel Platini.

[Read more from the BBC]

Zoo's baby giant panda gets a name

The male giant panda cub that was born last month at the National Zoo has been named "Bei Bei." The name was announced by First Lady Michelle Obama and China's First Lady Peng Liyuan. It means "precious treasure."

[Read more from the Washington Post]

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Charges: Driver was going 71 mph in 25 mph zone before crash that killed teen

The vehicle went airborne and slammed into the wall, killing a teenage passenger.

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Minneapolis mayor reveals his plan for policing changes

Mayor Jacob Frey announced a slate of new policy proposals at an event in north Minneapolis Monday.

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2 newborn deer rescued from sinkhole on the Iron Range

Firefighters rescued the deer and returned them to their mom.

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Search is on for possible missing boater in Roseville

A vehicle and empty boat were found at McCarrons Lake.


Man sentenced for firing gun at sister's boyfriend during funeral

Shelby Gene Boswell was sentenced to 110 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

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Someone cut off the foot of a lion at the Shakopee splash pad

Officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information on who did it.

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Man's body found near fishing boat in southeast Minnesota

The marsh he was found in is about 120 miles southeast of the Twin Cities.

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Highway 12 between Orono and Independence closed for 4 months

Crews will be making safety improvements along the "Corridor of Death."

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Arrest warrant for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in Cloquet shootings

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts should call 911, police say.

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Twins pitchers decimated: 16 runs, 18 hits, 8 walks ... 4 strikeouts

The White Sox hammered the Twins 16-4 but Astudillo took the mound in the ninth.