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  • Kate Hudson reveals derriere at Versace, Portman hits Dior

    PARIS (AP) — At Paris' high-octane couture week, what happens on the catwalk is only half the story.

    Associated Press
  • China officials dine on endangered salamander: reports

    Chinese officials feasted on a critically endangered giant salamander and turned violent when journalists photographed the luxury banquet, according to media reports Tuesday on the event which appeared to flout Beijing's austerity campaign. The 28 diners included senior police officials from the…

    AFP
  • Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs.

    Associated Press
  • Bodies, Vehicle Found in Georgia Search for Missing Craigslist Car Couple

    A suspect has turned himself in to authorities investigating the disappearance of a Georgia couple who vanished last week while going to meet someone to buy a vintage car

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  • Texas teen charged with drowning two-month-old baby girl

    A 14-year-old Dallas girl was charged with capital murder for drowning a 2-month-old girl on Monday, police said. Investigators initially believed the infant and the teenager were related but later said the suspect is the daughter of a family friend, who had been caring for the baby while the…

    Reuters
  • Fidel Castro: 'I don't trust the US, nor have I spoken with them'

    Fidel Castro does not "trust the US, nor have I spoken with them," the revolutionary icon, 88, said in a letter attributed to him and read out on state television Monday. "That does not represent -- far from it -- a rejection of peacefully settling conflicts," said the letter, a week after…

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    Church of England consecrates first woman bishop (22 photos)

    The Church of England consecrated its first woman bishop on Monday, the culmination of years of efforts by Church modernizers to overcome opposition from traditionalists - one of whom briefly shouted a protest during the service. More than two decades after the Church allowed women to become…

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  • AirAsia crash report won't include black box data: investigator

    A preliminary report into last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people will not include an analysis of the black box flight recorders, an Indonesian investigator said on Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Committee will submit its initial findings this week to the…

    Reuters
  • Zambia's new leader drops white vice president

    Zambia’s newly-elected President Edgar Lungu dropped vice president Guy Scott -- who was briefly Africa's only white leader -- from his administration when he announced his cabinet on Monday. As interim president since the death in office of Michael Sata in October, Scott had been the first white…

    AFP
  • First beheading under new Saudi king stirs attention

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday executed a man convicted of raping several girls in a case that has captured the kingdom's attention and marks the first beheading carried out under the newly enthroned King Salman.

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    Photos of the day - January 26, 2015 (33 photos)

    Cambodian Nget Khun, convicted resident of squatter areas in Boeung Kak's lakeside, cries at a police van window at the appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a woman takes a selfie with a seal in a water tunnel at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station…

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  • Missing hiker found dead in Washington state's Olympic National Park

    A 60-year-old Washington state hiker reported missing on Christmas Eve has been found dead in steep, densely forested terrain of the Olympic National Park, a park official said on Monday. Search crews backed by dog teams recovered the body of James Thomas Griffin on Sunday about a third of a mile…

    Reuters
  • Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

    KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Film director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity.

    Associated Press
  • Wave Power Could Supply Half the U.S. With Cheap Electricity—Here’s Why It’s Not

    The unrelenting sea, with its perpetual ebb and flow remains one of the world’s largest untapped sources of renewable energy. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) estimates the potential wave energy resource along the United States’ coastline at 1,170 terawatt-hours per year. Wave energy…

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  • Five big myths about Samuel Adams in the History Channel series

    American TV viewers got to see part one of the History Channel's mini-series about Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty on Sunday night, and true to its word, the series was more fiction than fact.

    National Constitution Center
  • Court papers: Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quiet

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives she cut the children's throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband, a prosecutor said Monday.

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  • Mentally disabled US man to be executed Tuesday

    An intellectually disabled death row inmate in the US state of Georgia is scheduled to die Tuesday, as lawyers and advocates petition for his life to be spared. On Thursday, lawyers for Warren Hill, 54, filed an appeal with the US Supreme court to stop the execution based on his intellectual…

    AFP