Berkowitz elected Anchorage mayor as bruising campaign draws to a close

Ethan Berkowitz is the next mayor of Anchorage, after holding a commanding lead throughout Tuesday night's runoff election that ended with a concession call from opponent Amy Demboski.

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Berkowitz defeats Demboski to become Anchorage mayor

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Bollywood star convicted in hit-and-run case

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, one of India's most bankable stars, was sentenced to five years in prison for running over several men sleeping on a Mumbai pavement, and killing one of them.

If his sentence is upheld, Khan's absence could cost the I...

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Hostage uses pizza order to ask for help

A Florida mother ordered one hand-tossed pizza this week -- and potentially saved four lives.

Cheryl Treadway was held hostage by her boyfriend at knifepoint Monday afternoon, together with her three children, authorities said.

She persuaded him to let...

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McConnell moves to shut down Rubio, Cotton over Iran bill

Brushing aside attempts by two fellow Republicans senators to add controversial changes to the Iran nuclear bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved Tuesday to cut off debate on the bill prematurely in order to prevent votes on those so-cal...

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Texas shooting: Did ISIS play a role?

Terrorists, tweets and time lines.

Authorities are looking into all three as they try to piece together this week's attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in the Dallas suburb of Garland, Texas.

Plenty of questions remain, but a clearer pic...

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Mayweather, Pacquiao face lawsuits

The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is over, but the action is finally getting started.

The two fighters look like they are headed from the ring to court, albeit for two very different issues, that may take away from the big payday.

Fans seem pee...

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4 Germans held over suspected right-wing plot

Four people have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning attacks on mosques, Salafist Muslims and asylum seekers' hostels, according to the federal prosecutors' office.

Authorities say the four -- three men and one woman -- are all German n...

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Singapore PM shares Sudoku computer code

When you're the leader of a nation your duties are rarely limited to simply governing -- some go on talk shows, or pose with selfie sticks, while others have even been pictured riding shirtless on horseback.

Now that list has just been updated by Sin...

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