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Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully'

The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" on the issue of Ukraine.

"We have no interest in seeing Russia weakened or its economy in shamble...

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Obama: Yemen unrest won't halt drones

Taking militants out with drones isn't simple, but it's the best strategy available to eliminate the threat of terrorists in Yemen, U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday.

The administration's policy in the increasingly unstable country has come unde...

Obama's meeting with India's leader shortened

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Expectations high for Obama in India

The leaders of India and the United States, testing the diplomatic extent of their personal friendship, said on Sunday they'd made progress on a deal allowing U.S. firms to cooperate on civilian nuclear power plants in India.

U.S. companies are reluct...

Stocks tank Jan 5

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Look out: Big week ahead for stock market

Buckle up for a big week in the stock market. Investors get to check Corporate America's pulse as over 140 S&P 500 companies report earnings this week and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2015.

The market has swung wildly up and down si...

Joe Franklin TV talk show host

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Late-night pioneer Joe Franklin dies

Longtime New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.

"Joe went unexpectedly and passed away Saturday night," friend and former producer Steve Garrin said.

Franklin was a fixture on late-night radio and TV in New Yo...

Ambulance

Michigan girl, 4, calls 911, saves pregnant mother

Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Nonprofit group fives Kyle family $62,000

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'American Sniper' widow left speechless

AmericanSnipers.org has awarded Taya Kyle, the widow of slain former U.S. military sniper Chris Kyle, $62,000. She expresses appreciation for the support she and her family have received.

Japanese ISIS hostages

Abe says ISIS beheading video appears 'highly credible'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday the video purporting to show that one of two Japanese hostages held by ISIS has been killed after a deadline for ransom passed is "highly credible."

GOP presidential campaign season gets unofficial start

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Protesters interrupt Perry, Christie in Iowa

A man was arrested Saturday at a conservative gathering widely considered the kickoff event for the 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa.

Marco Malagon, 32, was part of a group of protesters who interrupted Rick Perry's speech at the Iowa Freedom...

Republicans unofficially kick off 2016 presidential campaign season

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2016 Republican race kicks off with long day in Iowa

The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candidates a chance to connect with caucus-goers.

Users give in to Facebook fatigue

Brooklyn boy's viral image pays tribute to principal

It took about 45 minutes for an online campaign to raise $100,000 this week, the start of an initiative that has grown beyond its original goal of funding a class trip to Harvard.

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SIS hostage drama: Who is Sajida al-Rishawi?

She's remembered as the would-be bomber whose device failed to detonate in a string of otherwise deadly terror attacks at Jordanian hotels in 2005. But just who is Sajida al-Rishawi?

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On this day: January 25

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The Winter Olympics are born, the Battle of the Bulge comes to an end, Charles Manson is found guilty, the Iran hostages arrive home, and Egypt begins rising up, all on this day.

On this day: January 24

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The California Gold Rush begins, the Eskimo Pie is patented, Jackie Robinson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the first Apple Macintosh goes on sale, all on this day.

On this day: January 23

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The deadliest earthquake in recorded history hits China, Duke Ellington plays Carnegie Hall, North Korea captures a U.S. Navy ship, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first class, all on this day.

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