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David Beckham confirms Miami franchise in Major League Soccer

Since retiring he has been relaxing by building Lego models, but David Beckham is back in football -- and this time he's got his very own team.

Clay Aiken launches bid for Congress

Singer Clay Aiken of "American Idol" fame is running for Congress.

Vladimir Putin arrives in Sochi ahead of Winter Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Sochi on Tuesday, state media reported, as the Black Sea resort city enters the final stages of preparations for hosting the Winter Olympics.

Google might have to relocate its mystery barge

Google might need a find new home for its giant floating showroom in San Francisco Bay.

WHO: Cancer cases tipped to soar 70% in 20 years in imminent 'human disaster'

Cancer cases are expected to surge by 70% worldwide in the next 20 years, an imminent "human disaster" that will require a renewed focus on prevention to combat, according to the World Health Organization.

JPMorgan to pay $1.5 million in sex discrimination case

JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $1.45 million to settle charges by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over sexual harassment claims by some of its female mortgage bankers.

How heroin kills you

The autopsy results aren't in yet, but police believe heroin played a role in the death of Academy Award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman -- if not the primary role.

Juvenile charged with animal cruelty after graphic video caused social media outrage

The Alexandria Police Department has charged a 13-year-old juvenile with one count of cruelty to animals Monday morning, after a video surfaced over social media of the alleged attack and caused public outrage.

Sochi Olympic hotels report construction delays

Four days before the opening of the Winter Games, some of the hotels being built for the Olympics are reporting construction delays that could affect the tens of thousands of visitors expected to descend on the region.

The world's most incredible offices: Happier staff, more money?

Ideas flow at Google's London headquarters and so does the whimsy. The building resembles a townhouse where hipsters have run riot, albeit with the funding of a tech giant.