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world Tunisia 1-2 Equatorial Guinea aet

Equatorial Guinea beat Tunisia in controversial circumstances to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

11 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Kerry: "Enormous interest" in new relationship with Cuba

BOSTON Secretary of State John Kerry says North America has "an enormous interest" in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba.Kerry said the diplomatic effort with the Caribbean island "offers the best opportunity for the people of Cuba to improve their lives and to take part in the choices about their lives."A high-level U.S. delegation held two days of talks with Cuban officials in Havana last week for the first time in decades.

13 minutes ago // BBC

world Greek PM offers olive branch on debt

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.

17 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Whitney Houston's Daughter Found Unresponsive in Tub

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late Whitney Houston, was taken to the hospital alive and breathing after CPR was performed, police said.

18 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Cameron hints at new independent inquiry into Britains role in CIA torture

Letter to human rights group says judge-led probe could follow intelligence committee report Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // UPI

world Islamic State video purportedly shows beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto

Thor BensonWASHINGTON, Jan. 31 UPI -- The Islamic State has released a video that purportedly shows the beheading of 47-year-old Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

20 minutes ago // CNN

world ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded

A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.

20 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Super Bowl 'It' Factor: Quarterback Russell Wilson vs. Tom Brady

About the only thing that does seem clear is that New England's Tom Brady and Seattle's Russell Wilson both have "It." And lots of it.

21 minutes ago // NPR

world Mindy Kaling's Super Bowl Ad: Are Indian Women Invisible?

In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Nigerias fight against Boko Haram to be bolstered by 7,500 African Union troops

International community including US and Iran rally against Islamist insurgent group as it increases attacks in runup to election Continue reading...

23 minutes ago // CNN

world Once detained reporter now tourism poster child

Jim Wyss is not exactly a poster child of Venezuela's openness to foreigners -- but for while, he was one.

24 minutes ago // CNN

world ISIS: Constant airstrikes drove us out of 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.

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world NASA launches Earth-observing satellite on third try

Amid growing concern about global weather patterns, a rocket roared into space Saturday carrying a NASA satellite that will give scientists new tools to forecast weather, track drought and monitor climate change.

30 minutes ago // NPR

world After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

Greg O'Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. "More and more I don't recognize people," he says.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Composer Andrew Norman tries to evoke Gehry home in 'Frank's House'

Andrew Norman is rhapsodizing over Frank Gehry's house in Santa Monica, where a few months ago Norman was given what the famous architect calls "the full Monty," a tour inside and out, accompanied by ample commentary from Gehry and his wife, Berta.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Scientists say ozone from Asia contributes to the West's pollution

High above the Big Sur coast, Ian Faloona is finding pollution on the edge of the continent, a place that should have some of the country's cleanest air.

40 minutes ago // ABC

world Chile's President Pushes to Ease Ban on All Abortions

Chile's president proposes to ease country's full ban on abortions, faces fight in Congress

41 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Indias Rajasthan state eases labor laws to spur investment in manufacturing

JAIPUR, India Two years ago, disgruntled workers at a leather-boot factory here went on strike, demanding a 300percent pay raise.As workers gathered at the gate waving red flags and shouting slogans, factory owner Rajendra Kumar Poddar found himself caught between the employees demands and the reality of running a business under Indias restrictive labor laws. He couldnt afford to pay the inflated wages, but he couldnt fire the employees, either, because of a maze of regulations

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world Kel Nagle, 1960 British Open Winner, Dies at 94

Nagle, an Australian, staved off a rally at St. Andrews in Scotland to deny Arnold Palmers attempt to capture his third straight major title, and lost to Gary Player in a memorable playoff at the 1965 United States Open.

50 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Actress Geraldine McEwan Dies

Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for roles including the famous Agatha Christie detective Miss Marple, has died at age 82.

51 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Video Claims ISIS Killing of Japanese Hostage

A video was released on Saturday purporting to show the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by an Islamic State militant.

53 minutes ago // ABC

world Japan 'Indignant' Over Purported Video of Hostage Beheading

Japanese government expresses indignation over purported Islamic State video showing beheading

55 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Yemen president refuses to reconsider resignation

SANAA, Yemen Yemen's president will not reconsider his resignation, despite pressure for him to do so by rebels who control the capital and who he says are holding him "at gunpoint," an official close to him said Saturday.The refusal comes after representatives from Yemeni political parties met Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi at his home, where the rebels, known as Houthis, continue to hold him under house arrest and are searching all visitors.

56 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world AnnaLynne McCord and Rick Fox dating? She doesn't believe that story

Rick Fox had a newwoman on his arm at a Super Bowl pre-party on Thursday night: AnnaLynne McCord.

57 minutes ago // Reuters

world Suspected U.S. drone strike kills al Qaeda militants in Yemen

ADEN Reuters - A suspected U.S. drone strike on a car in Yemen killed three men believed to be al Qaeda militants on Saturday and possibly another drone crashed in a different part of the country, residents said.

59 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

AMMAN, Jordan An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.The video, released on militant websites, heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian pilot whose fate had been linked to that of Goto. Earlier this week, Jordan had offered to free an al-Qaida prisoner for the pilot, but a swap never moved forward.

1 hour ago // CBS

world More than 2M vehicles recalled for faulty air bags

Faulty air bags in Toyota, Chrysler, Honda vehicles may inflate while car is running

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Dear White People' takes a funny, frank, provocative look at race

Other new releases include "John Wick," "The Overnighters" and "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."Other new releases include "John Wick," "The Overnighters" and "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Islamic State says beheads Japanese hostage Goto

BEIRUT/TOKYO Reuters - Islamic State militants released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, who the al Qaeda offshoot had been holding hostage.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Greece Tries to Mend Ties Ahead of New Meetings

Greece moved to repair the relations with its international creditors, after a turbulent first week at the office and as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis embrace for a fresh round of meeting with European counterparts.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Islamic State appears to have beheaded second Japanese hostage

Islamic State militants have beheaded Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, according to a video posted Saturday on the Internet.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Islamic State appears to have carried out beheading of Japanese reporter

Islamic State militants have beheaded Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, according to a video posted Saturday on the Internet.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Japan govt condemns video showing IS captive Goto dead

Japan's government on Sunday strongly condemned Islamic State after the militants released a video purporting to show Islamic State captive Kenji Goto beheaded.

1 hour ago // ABC

world 3 Aircraft Mechanics Died 'Protecting Their Fellow Americans'

The Americans killed in a shooting at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, were three contractors working for Praetorian Standard, the company said today.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Good cop, bad cop on North Korea? Washington plays the tough guy.

SEOUL Differences between the United States and South Korea over their approach to North Korea are becoming increasingly apparent, and Seouls interest in exploring renewed contacts with its estranged Communist sibling could call into question the likely success of the Obama administrations harder line.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Isis video purports to show beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto

Apparent death of kidnapped journalist follows days of back-door negotiations between Islamic State and government Shinzo AbeIslamic State Isis militants have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of the Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations by diplomats to save the man.The video, called A Message to the Government of Japan, featured a militant who looked and sounded like a man with a British accent who has taken part in other Isis beheading videos.