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Denmark attacks: Suspect was 'well-known' to police

Denmark attacks: Suspect was 'well-known' to police

Two deadly attacks. A fatal police shootout. And yet another European country grappling with the possibility of terrorism at home.
ISIS releases new video allegedly showing beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians

ISIS releases new video allegedly showing beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians

ISIS has released a new propaganda video allegedly showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya.
Rescuers refloat 66 pilot whales stranded in New Zealand

Rescuers refloat 66 pilot whales stranded in New Zealand

Rescuers on Saturday refloated 66 pilot whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand as a race to save their lives continued. Nearly 200 whales were beached Friday in Farewell Spit on New Zealand's South Island.
Two Copenhagen shootings leave 1 dead, 6 injured

Two Copenhagen shootings leave 1 dead, 6 injured

Police in the Danish capital of Copenhagen were warning residents to stay of the streets early Sunday after two shootings within hours of each other left at least one person dead and six others wounded.
Ukrainian leader says ceasefire in effect

Ukrainian leader says ceasefire in effect

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko declared a ceasefire went into effect at midnight local time (5 p.m. ET) between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian militants in the nation's east.
Canadian police: 2 charged in alleged mall shooting plot

Canadian police: 2 charged in alleged mall shooting plot

A Canadian man and an American woman have been arrested in what Canadian authorities said Saturday was a foiled plot to carry out a mass murder-suicide at a Nova Scotia mall on Valentine's Day.
1 dead in shooting at event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

1 dead in shooting at event attended by cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

Gunmen in Copenhagen, Denmark, stormed a building where controversial cartoonist Lars Vilks and his supporters had gathered Saturday, killing one man and wounding three police officers before driving away from the scene, police and witnesses sa
Over 100 whales dead after washing up on New Zealand beach

Over 100 whales dead after washing up on New Zealand beach

Scores of whales stranded on a remote New Zealand beach got back in the water, only to return to land -- leaving more than 100 of them dead and conservationists racing to save those clinging to life.
Ukraine ceasefire deal reached after marathon Minsk talks

Ukraine ceasefire deal reached after marathon Minsk talks

Marathon peace talks aimed at ending the bloody crisis in eastern Ukraine concluded Thursday in a breakthrough: A ceasefire that's due to start Sunday and an agreement for both sides to pull back heavy weapons.
What's in Obama's proposed military force authorization? And what's the point?

What's in Obama's proposed military force authorization? And what's the point?

Congress is poised to authorize the use of military force for the first time in nearly 13 years after President Barack Obama sent a draft joint resolution to lawmakers on Wednesday.
'Imitation Game' is right: UK must pardon thousands of homosexuals

'Imitation Game' is right: UK must pardon thousands of homosexuals

A couple of weeks ago, the rally cry that had been bubbling in the wake of "The Imitation Game" suddenly grew louder.
Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

It looks like positive developments in Ukraine are giving markets a boost. Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:
Long-held Al Jazeera journalists freed, pending retrial

Long-held Al Jazeera journalists freed, pending retrial

Egyptian authorities have released Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed -- though they still face court proceedings -- after they served more than 400 days in an Egyptian prison.
Ukraine ceasefire deal reached after marathon Minsk talks

Ukraine ceasefire deal reached after marathon Minsk talks

Marathon peace talks aimed at ending the bloody crisis in eastern Ukraine concluded Thursday in a breakthrough: A ceasefire that's due to start Sunday and an agreement for both sides to pull back heavy weapons.
Is peace possible in Ukraine? Key leaders meet to find out

Is peace possible in Ukraine? Key leaders meet to find out

 Four key leaders converged on Belarus' capital Wednesday with one official mission: bringing peace to Ukraine.