Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories

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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Oct. 27, 2015.

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FBI will investigate South Carolina deputy in viral classroom video

State and federal authorities will investigate a Richland County Sheriff's deputy and Spring Valley High School resource officer who was shown in a smartphone video forcibly removing a black female student from her desk and apparently throwing her across the floor. Reports say he had been asked to escort her from the classroom.

[Read more from the Los Angeles Times]

China: U.S. vessels illegally entered our waters

A U.S. warship has been "monitored" and "warned" following its incursion into an area China claims as its territory, Chinese officials said Tuesday. The area in question is a group of artificial islands the Asian country began building last year. With such islands not necessarily recognized under international law, the U.S. says its missions in the area will continue.

[Read more from CNN]

Raise shields: Scientists have invented a 'tractor beam'

Here's some news that will pull you in. A study in a leading scientific journal says researchers have managed to create a "tractor beam" – which you might know from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" – using "high-intensity sound waves" that can manipulate small objects without having any physical contact.

[Read more from the Daily Beast]

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