Cruz embraces supporters on fringe of GOP
Manning, Newton to duel as America stops for Super Bowl 50
An eagerly anticipated quarterback showdown between Peyton Manning and Cam Newton was just hours away on Sunday as excitement built ahead of Super Bowl 50 in California. More than 100 million households across the United States and millions more worldwide are expected to tune in to see if Manning can inspire the Denver Broncos to an upset victory over Newton and the Carolina Panthers.
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Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) ? It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he doesn't need to win New Hampshire, anyway.
Volkswagen to offer generous compensation for U.S. customers: fund head
Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages to the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel vehicles whose emissions are over the legal limit, the head of its claims fund told a German paper. The German car maker has still not decided whether vehicle owners will be offered cash, car buy-backs, repairs or replacement cars, Kenneth Feinberg told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. On Friday, Volkswagen postponed the publication of its 2015 results and delayed its annual shareholders' meeting as it struggles to put an exact price on its emissions scandal.
More pulled out alive after Taiwan quake, about 120 people still trappedBy J.R. Wu TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Rescuers pulled more survivors from a collapsed apartment tower in Taiwan on Sunday and kept searching for about 120 people still believed trapped in the rubble a day after a strong earthquake shook the island.
Loan rejection may have been early warning of Taiwan building collapseBy Yimou Lee TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - Before their apartment tower collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake at the weekend, a young couple living on the 14th floor had already been given a clue that the building was unsafe. Chen Yi-ting and her husband bought the apartment in the center of Tainan city five years ago, having relocated from an outlying district.
North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.
By Ju-min Park and Louis Charbonneau SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea drew renewed international condemnation and the threat of more sanctions on Sunday after launching a long-range rocket in defiance of United Nations rules just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test. South Korea and the United States said they would explore whether to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea "at the earliest possible date." The U.S. Strategic Command said it had detected a missile entering space, and South Korea's military said the rocket had put an object into orbit. North Korea said the launch of the satellite Kwangmyongsong-4, named after late leader Kim Jong Il, was a "complete success" and it was making a polar orbit of Earth every 94 minutes.
U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea launch, vows actionBy Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned North Korea's latest rocket launch and promised to take punitive steps, while Washington vowed to ensure the 15-nation body imposed "serious consequences" on Pyongyang as soon as possible. "The members of the Security Council strongly condemned this launch," Venezuelan Ambassador Rafael Dario Ramirez Carreno, president of the council this month, told reporters.