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 Oct. 26, 2015.

Emotional family of Oklahoma parade crash suspect breaks silence

A judge set has set bail at $1 million for the 25-year-old woman accused of intentionally driving her car into spectators at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade. The woman's tearful family addressed reporters. Her father said, "she might have underlying problems that I wasn't fully aware of," but he and other family members expressed shock at the accusations.

[Read more from NBC News]

Hundreds in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed in earthquake

More than 200 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan are dead after a Monday earthquake that early indications show was a magnitude 7.5. Reports say thousands of homes have been damaged or destroyed.

[Read more from the New York Times]

SNL under pressure to nix Donald Trump

In light of derogatory remarks Donald Trump has made about Mexican immigrants to the United States, a growing number of critics say he shouldn't host the Nov. 7 episode of NBC's "Saturday Night Live." Those asking the show to remove him include civil rights activists and U.S. lawmakers.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

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