• How One Man Is Terrorizing Neighbors With a Hostile Holiday Decoration Display

    Homeowners on Fairley Road in Ross Township, Pennsylvania, say their neighbor Bill Ansell is terrorizing them year round with his hostile anti-Christmas spirit.“Any opportunity he has to make our life a hardship, he does,” resident Chris Hebda told ABC News' “20/20.”“He's an angry person that's…

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  • IS has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit: report

    The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times newspaper said Saturday. An activist opposed to both IS and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is well-known to the…

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  • NY woman who reported kidnap charged with murdering cousin

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 19-year-old woman was arrested for the murder of her 5-year-old cousin in upstate New York on Friday, less than a day after she reported what police said was a concocted story about two men in ski masks kidnapping the boy, local media reported. The body of Kenneth White was…

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  • Yes, You Should Be Scared: Antibiotics May Have Just Stopped Working in India

    At a time when experts around the world fear that a post-antibiotic era may be on the horizon, India is facing harsh criticism from the global community for its inability to tackle its superbug epidemic. More than 58,000 infants died last year from bacterial infections that could not be treated,…

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  • New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A video released Friday shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator.

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    Woman Caught on Camera Taking Packages from Family's Doorstep

    Ryan and Marti Ruth used social media to find who took the packages containing their kids' Christmas gifts.

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  • NY police officer suspended after new video shows brutality

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police officer who appears to punch a black youth during an arrest that was captured on video and widely circulated on the Internet has been suspended from duty, the department said on Friday. The posting of the footage follows weeks of protests across the…

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  • Extremists in Nigeria lining up elderly and shooting them

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria are turning their guns on elderly people, killing more than 50 this week in a new tactic that has instilled more fear in areas the militants call an Islamic caliphate.

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  • Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Directing Brad Pitt in Love Scene for 'By the Sea'

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be back on screen together in "By the Sea," which is set to be released next year and features the famous duo as a couple.

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  • Mother arrested for murder of eight children in Australia

    Australian police said Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy. Officers have not revealed the cause of death of the children, the youngest of which was a toddler and…

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  • Five dead, dozens ill from bacteria linked to caramel apples

    By Mary Wisniewski (Reuters) - Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in recent weeks in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, federal health officials said on Friday. A total of 28 people infected with listeria have been reported from 10 states, according to a statement…

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  • Why the U.S. Can't Punish North Korea

    On Friday, the FBI announced that it "now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible" for the Sony hacks that leaked a trove of private data, launched a thousand thinkpieces, and, following some threats, ultimately preempted the release of The Interview.

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    Photos of the day - December 19, 2014

    Three of the newly born cheetah quadruplets rest at their enclosure in Prague's zoo, Czech Republic; A candle is seen at a makeshift memorial across the road from the scene of a multiple stabbing in Australia; and, A man dressed as Santa Claus poses for photographers with king penguins at the…

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  • Barbara Walters Talks About Her Meetings With Fidel Castro

    The relationship between the U.S. and Cuba has started warming with landmark changes to international policy announced earlier this week, but the country remains a mystery to many Americans.One American who has had the rare distinction of meeting with Fidel Castro twice over the course of three…

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  • A New Species of the World’s Biggest Whale Has Been Discovered—and They’re Small

    Does the world’s largest animal have a pint-size variety?

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  • Ohio Muslim woman sues over jail church attendance

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A Muslim woman who says she was forced to attend Christian church services during a 60-day jail stint on an assault charge has sued the county.

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  • Russia brands new sanctions roadblock to Ukraine peace

    Russia accused the West on Saturday of fuelling unrest in Ukraine by adopting anti-Kremlin sanctions that further erode the prospects of peace talks to end the separatist war. A Ukranian conference mediated by European and Russian envoys in the Belarussian capital Minsk had initially been set for…

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  • Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.

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  • Pennsylvania prosecutor to seek death for couple in toddler's murder

    By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania mother and her boyfriend accused of beating her 3-year-old son to death, a spokeswoman for the Chester County District Attorney said on Friday in announcing a formal arraignment for the couple…

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