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 Nov. 11, 2015.

Police: 8-year-old beat baby to death while mother was at club

Birmingham, Alabama, authorities say an 8-year-old boy "viciously attacked" a crying 1-year-old girl who had been left in his care. The mothers of the two children were reportedly out at a club at the time of the incident. The 8-year-old has been charged in the death.

[Read more from CNN]

World powers seek final end to long, bloody Syrian war

Representatives from several nations will meet in Vienna this weekend to discuss an endgame to Syria's 5-year-long war, which has claimed a quarter of a million lives. This follows Russia's newly announced peace plan, which aims to help the country's opposing factions form a new constitution and hold a presidential election.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

Man says Hot Pockets saved him from deadly Ohio plane crash

Jason Bartley says a decision to stop on his way home from doing errands to buy Hot Pockets may have saved his life. He lived in the Akron, Ohio, apartment building where a small jet crashed on Tuesday, killing all nine people aboard. Bartley told reporters narrowly missing the crash because of the extra errand was difficult to comprehend, but added that he's "grateful" to be alive.

[Read more from CBS]

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2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol.


Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Saturday, October 31

Minnesota has surpassed 3,000 new cases on consecutive days.

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Minnesota Football Showcase postponed due to COVID-19

The MFCA All-Star Game will be played in June 2021.

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Here's what President Trump said on his visit to Minnesota

The president targeted Gov. Tim Walz and Keith Ellison at his Minnesota rally.

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Here's what Joe Biden said in Minnesota Friday

Presenting himself as the candidate for a united country, he pledged improvements on affordable healthcare, pandemic relief

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Missed PAT seals Gophers' fate against Maryland

Mohamed Ibrahim tied a school record with four touchdowns, but the Gophers lost in overtime.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Secretary of State explains plans for segregated absentee ballots

Election officials are reminding voters that it's too late to mail in your absentee ballots.

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Osterholm on safe trick-or-treating: 'I would say go ahead with it'

The infectious disease expert's opinion doesn't align with the CDC's guidance.