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Video: ISIS purportedly beheads hostage

A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, after an English-language lecture is given by masked ISIS member "Jihadi John" to the people of Japan.

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Source: Ukraine talks in Minsk yield no deal

No agreement was reached in Belarus on Saturday in talks aimed at ending months of deadly fighting between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels, a diplomat with knowledge of the discussions said.

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U.S., Russian cross Pacific in balloon

They didn't go around the world, but then again it didn't take them close to 80 days. Regardless, it's likely Jules Verne would be very proud of American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev, who together broke records crossing the Pacific…

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In football they trust: Polynesians' pipeline to the American dream

There are only about 300,000 Samoans and Tongans in America but their impact in one of the most American sports of all time is huge.

"As Polynesian kids, we were much bigger than the other kids in high school so it was natural for us to excel and do…

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Spanish anti-austerity rally draws thousands

Tens of thousands of supporters of Spain's new anti-austerity party filled central Madrid on Saturday, just a week after a like-minded party won national elections in Greece.

The new Spanish party, Podemos, aims for a repeat of the Greek scenario in…

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2.1 million cars recalled for crash sensors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Saturday the recall of over 2 million vehicles to fix faulty crash sensors that could cause airbags to deploy for no reason.

All the vehicles had previously been recalled for this issue…

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Whitney Houston's daughter rushed to hospital

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive Saturday morning in a bathtub full of water in Roswell, Georgia, police in the Atlanta suburb said.

Brown, 21, "was not breathing" when her husband and a friend found her at about…

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At least 13 dead in Bangladesh factory fire

At least 13 people are dead and many workers still missing Saturday evening after a fire broke out inside a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh -- the latest such deadly blaze in the south Asian nation.

Mohammad Salimuzzaman, the officer in charge of the…

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ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from Kobani

Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian city of Kobani: the constant pummeling by coalition airstrikes.

On Monday, Kurdish…

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Mike Pence's very bad week

It should have been Mike Pence's strongest moment as Indiana governor -- a chance to showcase his style of executive leadership on the national stage. Instead, the week turned into a calamity of Team Pence's own making.

The leaked details of a…

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Shelling kills 12 in eastern Ukraine

In the mist, artillery shells edge nearer the city's center.

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Oregon man says owl hit his head twice

Ron Jaecks of Salem says he was jogging when an owl swooped down and struck him on the head twice. Other people in the area also have reported being attacked by an owl.

Security tight in advance of Super Bowl

While the Seahawks and Patriots are busy preparing for battle, teams of law enforcement are focused on security in and around the event. With at least 72,000 people expected in the University of Phoenix Stadium for Super Bowl XLIX and thousands more coming to the Phoenix area, that's no easy task.

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