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ISIS Claims Beheading of Japanese Hostage in New Video

A new ISIS video purports to show the beheading of a Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, NBC News reported. It comes a week after ISIS beheaded another Japanese hostage and demanded the release of a would-be suicide bomber. A video released Saturday claimed that Goto was executed after a Thursday deadline for Jordan to release prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi was not met. NBC News has not yet verified the video, but it appears consistent with other ISIS hostage videos, according to analysts SITE Intelligence. ISIS had threatened to execute Goto and 1st Lt. Mu'ath al-Kasaesbeh if al-Rishawi was not freed within 24 hours. Read »
2 minutes ago

2M Vehicles Recalled 2nd Time for Faulty Air Bags

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Pontiac Vibe, Toyota Corolla and Toyota Avalon models made from 2002 to 2004. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says all of the vehicles covered in Saturday's announcement had already been under a recall for the faulty air bags, but the carmakers' original attempts to fix the defects only worked about 85 percent of the time. Read »
2 hours ago

Smoky 7-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Brooklyn Warehouse

4 hours ago

Millions Brace for Another Winter Blast

Another winter blast will hit an area from the Midwest to the Northeast starting Saturday, and could drop up to a foot of snow on Chicago, Cleveland, New York and Boston to make for a messy Monday morning commute, NBC News reported. Meanwhile, a winter storm was still lingering Saturday over New England and dropping additional snow on the region — parts of which was already slammed with up to 3 feet earlier this week. In total, parts of at least 15 states — spanning from Nebraska and eastward to Massachusetts— are under either winter storm watches, warnings and advisories. Read »
6 hours ago

What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

2 hours ago

Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 4:59 AM

Craft Brewers Tackle Super Bowl, Beer's Marquee Event

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 8:18 AM

"Choking Game" Videos: Mother of Past Victim Warn Parents

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:20 AM
 

We will never forgive the terrorists. To punish them for this crime, we will unite with the international community. Japan will never succumb to terrorism.  

— Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, after footage surfaced of the second Japanese hostage, Kenji Goto, was beheaded at the hands of the terrorist group ISIS. after footage surfaced of the second Japanese hostage, Kenji Goto, was beheaded at the hands of the terrorist group ISIS.
4 hours ago

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34 minutes ago

U.Va. Sororities to Skip Parties Still Don't Agree With Policy

58 minutes ago

Syrian Town, Kobani, Taken Back From ISIS: U.S. General

3 hours ago

Atty: Video Shows "Suge" Knight Under Attack

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 6:52 PM

San Jose Neighborhood Sees 176 Burglaries in 90 Days

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 6:40 AM

Exhausted Charlie Hebdo Staff Delays Next 2 Issues

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