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Construction mishap occurred on set in Taipei

1 killed, 2 hurt on set of Martin Scorsese's movie

A structure on the Taiwan set of a Martin Scorsese movie collapsed this week, killing a studio construction worker and injuring two more, police said.

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ISIS fighters: Strikes drove us from Kobani

Two purported ISIS fighters interviewed for a news agency working in ISIS-held territory have given the same reason for the militants' retreat from the Syrian…


Friend: Hit-and-run victim former label owner, youth mentor

The man whose hit-and-run death led to the arrest of former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was also a former rap label owner as well as a father figure to…

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Measles cases in California still climbing

Last Wednesday, the number was 59. Nine days later, there are 91 cases of measles in California.

The California Department of Public Health sent out the latest…

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Texas sets aside Chris Kyle Day

Texas is setting aside Monday to honor Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL marksman depicted in the film "American Sniper."

Kyle became a legend in military circles…


Murray's fiancee unleashes sweary rant

It turns out that it isn't just the players who let the tension of the Australian Open get to them. Kim Sears, the fiancee of finalist Andy Murray, was caught…

LAPD video contains graphic re-enactment of mass shooting

LA police video: How to survive mass shooting

A stark re-enactment of a gunman in a mass killing is depicted in a new video by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department that says it's trying "to…

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Police: 5 held in sex assault on teen Colorado girl

An Englewood, Colorado, teenager says she was sexually assaulted at a house party. Five boys have been arrested.

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Who actually benefits from Obama's 'Middle Class Economics'?

President Obama says he's all about the middle class. But a Tax Policy Center fellow says many in the middle class won't benefit from Obama's proposal.

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IRS daily tax tips

As tax season begins, the IRS warns taxpayers to be on high alert for common scams. Here is a collection of tax tips released daily by the IRS:


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More than 100 people were inside Cuajimalpa Maternal Hospital when the blast occurred at about 7 a.m. on Thursday, minutes after a hose burst on a truck supplying gas to the building. Paramedics carried bloodied victims on stretchers.

Maternity explosion in Mexico leaves 3 dead

A gas explosion at a maternity hospital in Mexico claimed three lives and injured many more.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.

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12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX

Whether you're a hardcore NFL fan or just a wannabe watching the game for the halftime show and commercials, here are 12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX.

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Disney measles outbreak grows: What to know

The number of measles linked to an outbreak beginning at Disneyland has continued to increase. Here is what you need to know the outbreak.



Convent rents rooms to Super Bowl fans

Convent rents rooms to Super Bowl fans

Many Seahawks and Patriots fans will be praying for a Super Bowl win this Sunday, and for those having trouble finding lodging, a Phoenix convent is renting rooms.


FBI official says no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl

FBI counter-terrorism official Michael Steinbach says there has been an increase in chatter online but "no credible" threats have cropped up in advance of the Super Bowl, which will be played Sunday in Phoenix.


Oregon man says owl hit his head twice

Ron Jaecks of Salem says he was jogging when an owl swooped down and struck him on the head twice. Other people in the area also have reported being attacked by an owl.

Dog has a pit bull's head and dachshund's short legs

Unusual dachshund-pit bull mix found in Georgia

A Georgia man found an unusual mixed-breed dog in his backyard. It has a pit bull's head but the short, elongated body of a dachshund.


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