Recent World Headlines
Japanese speak about shock and sadness as video purportedly shows journalist hostage slaying
TOKYO - The news of a video purportedly showing the killing of Kenji Goto, a journalist held hostage by Islamic State militants, rushed through Japan early Sunday. Here are some voices and thoughts of ordinary people, Goto's family and officials in a nation that has long held pacific views and where many were not emotionally prepared to cope with the hostage crisis, especially one that involved a reporter known for his coverage of children and the poor:
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Sheriff's investigators review video of fatal parking lot run-in involving 'Suge' Knight
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sheriff's investigators Saturday were reviewing a video of an incident in which hip-hop music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight hit two men with his pickup truck, killing one, that may help provide clarity on whether Knight was the victim or attacker in his most serious run-in with the law to date.
Japan condemns video purportedly showing Islamic State group beheading hostage Goto
TOKYO - Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight of refugees, children and other victims of war.
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Recent National Headlines
Baird in U.S. applauds 'truly historic' rapprochement with Cuba
BOSTON - Canada's foreign affairs minister used a trip to the United States to applaud that country's reopening of relations with Cuba.
B.C. Conservative MP Randy Kamp announces he will not seek re-election
VANCOUVER - A British Columbia Conservative MP has decided not to seek re-election, saying it is time for him to move on to a new chapter of his life.
Recent Business Headlines
More than 2M Toyotas, Chryslers and Hondas recalled 2nd time to fix faulty air bags
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.
Inadequate design blamed for failure of B.C.'s Mount Polley tailings dam: report
VICTORIA - The construction of a mine tailings pond on top of a sloped glacial lake at British Columbia's Mount Polley mine weakened the foundation of the dam and was akin to loading a gun and then pulling the trigger, a report on the disaster concluded.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
George R.R. Martin recalls writing TV pilot with alien landing at Super Bowl
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The creator of "Game of Thrones" says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl.
Recent Health Headlines
Public sector workers' right to strike protected by Constitution: Supreme Court
OTTAWA - A divided Supreme Court of Canada has raised the bar for Ottawa and the provinces in their dealings with public sector employees by affirming the right to strike as constitutionally protected.