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North Korean Satellite Tumbling In Orbit, Rendering It Useless

iStock/Thinkstock(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- The North Korean satellite launched this weekend is tumbling in orbit, rendering it useless, just like another one of the country's satellites launched in December, 2012.A U.S. official told ABC News that while the Unha 3 rocket was able to get its payload into orbit, it has been tumbling ever since. While the North Korean satellite may not work, the U.S. official said North Korea considers the launch to have been a success because the payload reached orbit. That is of ...

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DA in Cornell Sex Assault Case Condemns Underage Drinking Culture on Campuses

Tompkins County Jail(ITHACA, N.Y.) -- The district attorney prosecuting a Cornell University fraternity president accused of attempted rape and sexual abuse blamed schools in general for "turning a blind eye" to the subject of underage drinking in connection with sexual assault on college campuses.Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, a member of Psi Upsilon’s Chi Chapter at Cornell, was booked into Tompkins County, New York, Jail Thursday after a female student reported that she was sexually assaulted at the fraternity house, according to university police. Ballinger has served ...

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GOP Voters Say They Could Change Their Minds in NH

ABC News(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- A large chunk of the New Hampshire electorate says they're still willing to change their allegiances -- just a day before the primary.More than four in 10 likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire say they still could change their minds before Tuesday's primary, according to new polls out Sunday and Monday. A CNN/WMUR/UNH poll shows that less than half of likely Republican voters say they have “definitely decided” who they're going to vote for.The GOP electorate is more fluid than ...

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Super Bowl MVP Von Miller Offers Advice to Former Teammate Johnny Manziel

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Von Miller is rooting for Johnny Manziel.After the game on Sunday night, the Super Bowl 50 MVP posted a message on Instagram along with a photo of former Texas A&M teammate Manziel."I Love you fam! Grind, get back to Johnny all the ags know and love, Grind bro, 2yrs ago they counted me out, 2yrs frm now you can do the same!! Support no matter what! #love @jmanziel2," the message said.Manziel, the Cleveland Browns quarterback who has been ...

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Wife of ISIS Figure Charged in American Woman Kayla Mueller's Death

Courtesy Mueller Family (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Department of Justice charged the wife of a top ISIS leader on Monday for her role in a “conspiracy” that led to the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was reported killed by the terror group in Syria a year ago.It was unclear Monday night whether the U.S. was expecting to take custody of Nasrin As'ad Ibrahim, known as "Umm Sayyaf.” American forces had originally captured Sayyaf, who is accused of being the "sole" individual "responsible" ...

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Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC to Activate Highest Emergency Ops Level

Mario Tama/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, the agency's highest level, due to the risk of Zika virus transmission in the U.S., officials said Monday.The Level 1 activation is "reflecting the agency’s assessment of the need for an accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes," the agency said in a statement.The highest level activation means the CDC ...

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US Veteran Says He is 'ISIS Solider,' Calls Bin Laden 'Beautiful Man,' Officials Say

iStock/Thinkstock(BELLINGHAM, Wash.) -- The FBI has arrested a former member of the Army on weapons charges after he allegedly expressed sympathy for ISIS, called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man" and said the murder of government agents was "a hundred percent obligation," according to court documents filed in a Washington state federal court.“I consider myself an ISIS soldier as much as the brothers over there,” Daniel Seth Franey, who served six years in the Army, beginning in 2002, allegedly told an undercover FBI agent. Court ...

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Stocks Sink as Oil Prices Continue to Slide, Dow Trims 400-Point Loss

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks sink amid falling oil prices and fears of an economic slowdown around the world.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 177.92 (over 1 percent) to close at 16,027.05, despite sinking 400 points during the day.The NASDAQ fell 79.39 (nearly 2 percent) to end the session at 4,283.75, while the S&P 500 closed at 1,853.44 down 26.61 (over 1 percent) from its open.Crude oil sunk nearly 3 percent as prices fell just below $30 per barrel, causing energy stocks to take a hit. ...

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WWE Wrestler Daniel Bryan to Retire

WWE Wrestler Daniel Bryan to Retire

Valerie Macon/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- Former WWE champion and professional wrestling star Daniel Bryan is retiring."Due to medical reasons, effective immediately, I am announcing my retirement. Tonight on Raw, I'll have a chance to elaborate. #gratitude," he tweeted on Monday.Due to medical reasons, effective immediately, I am announcing my retirement. Tonight on Raw, I'll have a chance to elaborate. #gratitude— Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) February 8, 2016The 34-year-old, born Bryan Lloyd Danielson, is a former heavyweight champion who got his big break on the ...

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Pierre de Wet, the founder and guiding light of the Kiepersol galaxy of enterprises, died suddenly last week and left an army of people who loved him gasping for breath.

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Colon cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S. and the sad fact is that it doesn’t have to be. Catch colon cancer early and it’s one of the most treatable and beatable cancers. Read more at the Health Connection website!

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