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In this Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 photo, Japan's Deputy Foreign Minister Yasuhide Nakayama, left, answers to a reporter's question in Amman, Jordan. Nakayama expressed hope that both a Japanese hostage and a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic militants will return home "with a smile on their faces," as criticisms mounted Tuesday over the government's handling of the crisis. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDITAn online message also demands the release of Sajida al-Rishawi.


2015-01-27 08:07:17 -0700

NYC 2015 BlizzardDay Two of a monster snowstorm has major East Coast cities largely shut down.


2015-01-27 03:52:34 -0700

A car bomb has exploded outside the Hotel Corinthia in the Libyan capital Tripoli, pictured here in October 2013TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said.


2015-01-27 05:48:57 -0700