Man dies following single-vehicle rollover crash on Glenn Highway

One man is dead following a single-vehicle rollover crash on the Glenn Highway Wednesday night, Anchorage Police said.

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Heavy rain warning in effect for Anchorage and surrounding communities

Heavy rain in the Anchorage area on Wednesday night into Thursday could lead to pooling of water on area roads and high water on streams, according to the National Weather Service.

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Newborn found in Nativity scene at N.Y. church

A baby with an umbilical cord still attached was discovered this week in a Nativity scene at a New York church, according to church staff.

Jose Moran, a custodian at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill in Queens, found a baby boy wrapped in towe...

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Cameron asks Parliament for strikes on ISIS

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British PM David Cameron says he will not call a parliamentary vote on ISIS strikes unless he is sure of a clear majority in favor. "We will not hand a publicity coup to ISIL," he said Thursday, using another name f...

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Iran offers huge economic potential. Can it deliver?

It's been described as the Germany of the Middle East, with nearly 80 million people, an educated workforce, and a proud tradition of manufacturing.

Throw in the world's largest oil and gas reserves, and it's easy to see why investors and internation...

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Throngs attend Pope Francis' first Mass in Africa

Pope Francis celebrated a historic Mass in Kenya on Thursday, a day declared a national public holiday as throngs of jubilant Catholics flocked to the capital.

The Pope drove past the crowd in his popemobile, waving to thousands who started lining th...

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Venezuela opposition politician killed, party says

An opposition politician in Venezuela has been shot to death at a rally in the run-up to parliamentary elections, his party said.

Luis Manuel Diaz, a local official for the Democratic Action party, was gunned down at the event in the town of Altgracia...

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Russia moving anti-aircraft missiles to Syria

Tensions in the Middle East have escalated after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, with the Turkish President accusing Russia of deceit and Moscow announcing it will deploy anti-aircraft missiles to Syria.

There has been bellicose rhetoric on both ...

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Eagles of Death Metal talk about Paris attack

The U.S. rock band playing the Bataclan concert hall where 89 people were killed on the night of the November 13 Paris terror attack have praised the heroism of their fans in their first interview since the tragedy.

During an often-emotional conversa...

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Disney's cable channels lose millions of subscribers

Looks like the Magic Kingdom is lacking some sparkle. Disney's cable channels are losing millions of subscribers.

ESPN, its most profitable channel, has lost 7 million subscribers since 2013. ESPN now has 92 million subscribers, according to a regulat...

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Facebook-posting man found guilty of wife's murder

A Florida man who posted a photograph of his wife's body on Facebook was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree murder.

Derek Medina of South Miami was accused of shooting his wife, Jennifer Alonso, in August 2013. After he killed her, authorities sa...

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Family of boy charged in girl's death: He didn't pull trigger

What started as a disagreement between two neighborhood children over a puppy ended with the death of one child and murder charges for the other. Now the great-grandparents of the 11-year-old boy facing a first-degree murder count say the boy did not...

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