Matt Compagna

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US offers Japan condolences over 'IS killing'

<b>US President Barack Obama has telephoned Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to offer his condolences after the apparent murder of a Japanese hostage by Islamic State.</b><p>Mr Obama said the US stood "shoulder to shoulder" with Japan.<p>Mr Abe said he accepted that a video claiming Haruna Yukawa had been …

Deflate-Gate: Belichick Says Patriots Followed Rules 'To The Letter'

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Saturday that an internal study into whether the team had knowledge of using under-inflated footballs in Sunday's AFC Championship game showed they "followed every rule." During an impromptu news conference, Belichick said he took part in an …

Late-night radio and TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88

<b>(CNN) —</b> Longtime New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.<p>"Joe went unexpectedly and passed away Saturday night," friend and former producer Steve Garrin said.<p>Franklin was a fixture on late-night radio and TV in New York, working at WJZ and WOR, and recently …

Gasp! Taylor Swift Shows Her Belly Button in a Bikini

Taylor Swift put her bikini body on display while sharing snaps from her vacation in Maui on Friday.<p>Swift, 25, is catching some R&R in Hawaii with …

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …