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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Morgan's resurgence, Nebraska's miscues help Gophers hold on

The Gophers quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns in a 30-23 victory.

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Sen. Tina Smith warns Dems she may not vote for budget bill if climate plan dropped

This comes amid a White House effort to get its "Build Back Better" plan passed.

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St. Paul man dies six days after crash on I-94

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the man as David Rodney Hardaway.

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Double murder in northeastern Minnesota, suspect kills himself after chase

The suspect died at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Anti-masker involved in school board meeting fight charged with assault

It happened last month at an Eastern Carver County Schools hearing.

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Marcus Foligno throws hands, scores game-winning goal in Wild's opener

The Wild forward scored with 7.2 seconds left to beat Anaheim.

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Large police presence at Emagine Willow Creek movie theater in Plymouth

There are few details at this stage as to what has happened.

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Maple Grove-based businessman convicted of fatally shooting wife

Wiseman owns properties in both Minnesota, Nevada and China.

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Jason Matheson's biscuit shop to briefly close ahead of relaunch

Betty & Earl's will shut down for two weeks before reopening under a new name.

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Worker dies in forklift accident at paper recycling business

The victim was described as a loving father of two who was devoted to his church.

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Authorities ID woman killed by hit-and-run driver who ran red light

A fundraiser was created to support the family after the "sudden and senseless loss."

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Watch: Prior Lake stuns Rosemount with last-second hook and ladder

The Lakers dusted off an old favorite to get a victory on Thursday night.