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Fans hold vigil for Michael Schumacher as he spends 45th birthday in a coma

Dozens of fans gathered Friday outside the French hospital treating former racing driver Michael Schumacher, keen to show their support as he lies in a coma on his 45th birthday.

Second bombing in two days hits Russia ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

Another deadly blast struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia's security challenges as it prepares to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.

2nd deadly blast hits Russian city of Volgograd ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

Another deadly blast has struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia's security challenges as it readies to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.

South Sudan government agrees in principle to ceasefire

The government of South Sudan has agreed to a ceasefire "in principle," but it is not clear if it will be accepted by rebels, a government official said.

In video, American abducted in Pakistan says he feels abandoned

Captured American Warren Weinstein looks tired and pale and speaks in steady monotone in pleading for his freedom to President Barack Obama.

2 Tyler locations set up for Christmas tree recycling

The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department and Keep Tyler Beautiful are providing two locations for Christmas tree recycling in Tyler.

'Fast & Furious 7' to be released in April 2015

Delayed, but a go. That's what "Fast & Furious" actor Vin Diesel told fans Sunday night about the franchise's seventh installment.

Putin, Yanukovych promise closer economic ties amid Ukraine protests

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said he and Russia's Vladimir Putin had agreed a joint economic plan and would deepen their strategic cooperation, following a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday.

Mandela laid to rest in Qunu, ending a journey that transformed South Africa

 With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner turned president who transformed the nation.

Suspect in British soldier's slaying: 'I do not dispute I killed him'

One of the men accused of the brutal daylight killing of British soldier Lee Rigby told a jury Monday that he killed the soldier because he is fighting a war.