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  • How an ISIS Beheading Might Change Japan

    A video released on Islamic State-affiliated Twitter accounts show the apparent beheading of Haruna Yukawa, a 42-year-old Japanese citizen who had been held captive by ISIS forces since last August. Yukawa's death hasn't been independently verified, but the Japanese government said it believes the…

    The Atlantic
  • Oklahoma police release video of cop fatally shooting armed, fleeing man (Graphic video)

    Police in Muskogee, Okla., released video footage of the controversial police shooting that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old man last week.

    Yahoo News
  • Cops: Pet ferrets maul newborn's face while mom is upstairs

    DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities near Philadelphia say a trio of pet ferrets mauled a newborn who was left downstairs in her car seat, chewing off the baby's nose and part of her cheek and lip.

    Associated Press
  • ISIS video: Is this Japanese beheading real or fake?

    In the video, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto holds up a photo that purportedly shows the beheaded body of his companion, security contractor Haruna Yukawa. In both cases, questions have been raised about their authenticity.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Russia blocks U.N. statement on Ukraine as fighting escalates

    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia prevented the U.N. Security Council on Saturday from criticizing statements by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels and condemning an upsurge in violence that has claimed dozens of lives in Ukraine, council diplomats said. Pro-Russian rebels have…

    Reuters
  • Divers enter crashed AirAsia plane's fuselage for first time

    PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — For the first time, Indonesian divers were able Friday to enter the fuselage of the AirAsia jetliner that crashed last month into the Java Sea and retrieved six bodies, an official said.

    Associated Press
  • Remains Found in Car Linked to Mysterious 1978 Missing Teens Case

    The mystery of a decades-old disappearance case has been brought back to the surface after a car that two teens were last seen driving off in was found this week.

    ABC News
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    Student Was Drug User, Campus Police Drug Informant Before Death

    Part 2: Journalism major Eric Bosco looked into fellow student Logan's campus police records and text messages.

    ABC News Videos
  • Nine-year-old brothers left home alone for 120 days: How did they survive?

    A real-life “Home Alone” story of twin 9-year-old brothers in New Hampshire who managed to basically take care of themselves for a third of a year is in part a case of child endangerment, but also, upon closer inspection, a stunning tale of childhood ingenuity. While authorities at first wondered…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Teenage student fatally stabbed at California middle school

    (Reuters) - A teenage student was fatally stabbed at a Los Angeles middle school on Friday afternoon, officials said, with no-one yet taken into custody. The 14-year-old victim, who was not identified by police, was on the David Wark Griffith Middle School campus around 3 p.m. local time when he…

    Reuters
  • America Isn’t No. 1 Anymore: Here Are the Most Obese—and Slimmest—Countries in the World

    Obesity rates are increasing everywhere. Worldwide obesity has doubled since 1980, according to the Global Status Report released by the World Health Organization this week. More recently, the U.K.’s Clinic Compare created a map (above) based on international obesity statistics by the CIA, which…

    Takepart.com
  • Report: Decomposing body found at Arkansas funeral home

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An inspection of an Arkansas funeral home that has since been suspended found bodies stacked in a cooler packed beyond capacity and other bodies that hadn't been embalmed lying out in the open, the inspector wrote.

    Associated Press
  • US condemns 'brutal murder' of Japan hostage by IS: Obama

    US President Barack Obama strongly condemned Saturday the killing of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State group, the execution was announced in a video that has not yet been authenticated. "The United States strongly condemns the brutal murder of Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa by the terrorist…

    AFP
  • Russian troops support rebel offensive in Ukraine, NATO says

    NATO said on Saturday that Russian troops were supporting a rebel offensive in eastern Ukraine with sophisticated missiles, rockets and drones and demanded Moscow halt its support. Pro-Russian rebels launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine and officials there…

    Reuters
  • Annapolis, Maryland, Mansion Fire: What the Family Did Hours Before Deadly Blaze

    Alexis (Lexi) Boone, 8, Kaitlyn (Katie) Boone, 7, Charlotte Boone, 8, and Wesley (Wes) Boone, 6 -- to dinner at the Medieval Times restaurant on Sunday night, according to a family spokeswoman. In a statement released Thursday, members of the Boone and Pyle families thanked those who have offered…

    ABC News
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    Ghosts of Auschwitz (19 photos)

    Ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp will take place on January 27, with some 300 former Auschwitz prisoners taking part in the commemoration event. The Germans built the Auschwitz camp in 1940 as a place of incarceration for the Poles. From 1942, it became the…

    Yahoo News
  • Syrian refugee boy in Turkey 'beaten for eating leftovers'

    A Syrian refugee child has been beaten by a restaurant manager in the Turkish city Istanbul for eating a customer's leftovers, local media reported on Saturday. A photo circulating on social media shows the 11-year-old boy sitting bloodied on stairs after having been beaten Wednesday by the manager…

    AFP
  • Cops: Escaped murder suspect, 17, kidnapped elderly woman

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.

    Associated Press