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Rob Carr/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $3.2 million deal with starting pitcher Garrett Richards on Saturday, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.

The Angels avoid salary arbitration with the 26-year-old Richards by coming to a compromise. Richards asked for $3.8 million while the Angels offered $2.4 million before settling on a deal.

Richards was having a career season last year before tearing his patellar tendon in his left knee, ending his season at the end of August. Richards had surgery on the knee and is expected to be ready for opening day.

Richards was in the race for the American League Cy Young award last season, before the injury. He pitched 168 2/3 innings, compiling a 13-4 record, 2.61 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 164 strikeouts.

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Victor Emond/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The National Highway Traffic Administration announced on Saturday that 2.1 million vehicles from model years 2002 to 2004 have been recalled for an airbag defect.

The agency said the latest recall involves Acura, Dodge, Jeep, Honda, Pontiac and Toyota vehicles that have already been recalled for the same problem.

The head of NHTSA, Mark Rosekind, said on Saturday that original attempts to fix the defects proved ineffective in some cases, saying nearly 40 air bags that had been replaced under the previous recall had deployed inadvertently again.

“This is unfortunately a complicated issue for consumers, who may have to return to their dealer more than once,” Rosekind said in a statement. “But this is an urgent safety issue, and all consumers with vehicles covered by the previous recalls should have that remedy installed. Even though it’s a temporary solution until the new remedy is available, they and their families will be safer if they take the time to learn if their vehicle is covered and follow their manufacturers’ instructions. A hassle is much better than a family tragedy.”

The new recalls cover 2.12 million Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Pontiac Vibe, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix and Toyota Avalon models made in the early 2000s.

The vehicles were subject to earlier recalls to address a problem with an electronic component manufactured by TRW that caused some airbags to deploy inadvertently.

Due to the dangers involved in an inadvertent deployment, and because some of the vehicles involved may also have defective Takata airbags, NHTSA is urging consumers who were covered by the original recalls to take their vehicles to their local dealer for the original repairs.

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zabelin/iStock/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — A 66-second ISIS video purports to show the beheading of Japanese reporter Kenji Goto, a gruesome end to a week of failed negotiations.

There was no immediate comment from Japanese or U.S. intelligence officials on Saturday, but the video appears to show the detached head of the 46-year-old reporter who was captured late last year by the terror group while on assignment in Syria.

The video, titled “A Message to the Japanese Government,” begins with Goto on his knees in a river valley.

A masked man with a knife in his hand speaks with a British accent, addressing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

“Let the nightmare for Japan begin,” the executioner says as he puts a knife to Goto’s neck.

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Andrey Moisseyev/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. military and coalition forces continue their campaign against fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), conducting strikes against six targets in Iraq and Syria, according to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM).

Two of the strikes took place near Kobani, Syria, where two ISIS fighting and staging positions were destroyed, including an ISIS vehicle, according to CENTCOM.

In Iraq, one strike took place near the town of Al Asad, where an ISIS firing position was targeted.

Three strikes near Tal Afar struck two ISIS fighting positions, and destroyed an ISIS building, bunker, and shipping container. The six strikes took place on Thursday and Friday, according to CENTCOM.

All the aircraft involved in the operations managed to exit the areas safely.

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Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Even at age 38, Peyton Manning is still one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, but the Denver Broncos don’t know if he’ll be lining up behind center next season. Manning says he’s still deciding if he wants to come back and play in 2015 or not.

Even though Manning was rated among one of the best at his position in 2014, he is not the same player he once was, and even dealt with injuries throughout the season.

“I haven’t made a decision yet,” Manning said. “I still want to take some time to evaluate some things, to talk to some people. Obviously the Broncos have been quite busy hiring a staff, I have had some dialogue with Coach (Gary) Kubiak and did have a chance (to) see him in person.

“I’m not interested in making this a lingering thing, I’d like to make a decision soon. But at the same time, you know, both Coach (Kubiak), (Broncos CEO) Joe (Ellis) and John (Elway) have instructed me to take some time, so I’m kind of following their orders.”

This past season, Manning threw for 4,727 yards and threw 39 touchdowns.

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Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Even at age 38, Peyton Manning is still one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, but the Denver Broncos don’t know if he’ll be lining up behind center next season. Manning says he’s still deciding if he wants to come back and play in 2015 or not.

Even though Manning was rated among one of the best at his position in 2014, he is not the same player he once was, and even dealt with injuries throughout the season.

“I haven’t made a decision yet,” Manning said. “I still want to take some time to evaluate some things, to talk to some people. Obviously the Broncos have been quite busy hiring a staff, I have had some dialogue with Coach (Gary) Kubiak and did have a chance (to) see him in person.

“I’m not interested in making this a lingering thing, I’d like to make a decision soon. But at the same time, you know, both Coach (Kubiak), (Broncos CEO) Joe (Ellis) and John (Elway) have instructed me to take some time, so I’m kind of following their orders.”

This past season, Manning threw for 4,727 yards and threw 39 touchdowns.

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ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — Leaving the Harvard Club in New York City on Friday, Ann Romney told the New York Daily News that “yes” she’s happy about her husband’s decision not to run for president, according to the paper.

She declined, however, to comment about which candidate the Romneys will support in 2016.

When asked about dining with Chelsea Clinton, she responded “It was fantastic. She’s very inspiring.”

According to the Daily News, Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinksy left the Harvard Club, where the lunch benefiting the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital was held, holding hands a few minutes before the Romneys, and declined to answer any questions.

On whether they discussed the 2016 presidential election, Romney told the Daily News, “We talked about disease. Brain disease.”

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ABC/Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) — Leaving the Harvard Club in New York City on Friday, Ann Romney told the New York Daily News that “yes” she’s happy about her husband’s decision not to run for president, according to the paper.

She declined, however, to comment about which candidate the Romneys will support in 2016.

When asked about dining with Chelsea Clinton, she responded “It was fantastic. She’s very inspiring.”

According to the Daily News, Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinksy left the Harvard Club, where the lunch benefiting the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital was held, holding hands a few minutes before the Romneys, and declined to answer any questions.

On whether they discussed the 2016 presidential election, Romney told the Daily News, “We talked about disease. Brain disease.”

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Kostyantin Pankin/iStock/Thinkstock(CAIRO) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi blamed the Muslim Brotherhood on Saturday for a deadly attack of Egyptian soldiers earlier this week.

The statements came two days after the deadly attack in Egypt’s northern Sinai Peninsula, which killed 31 soldiers. The president cut short a visit to an African Union summit to return to Egypt after the attack.

“This battle will be difficult, strong, evil and will take a long time,” he said in comments broadcast on state TV, the BBC reports.

An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack.

It is the second major deadly attack in the last six months in the region, as insurgents continue to target police and military personnel.

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Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage(ROSWELL, Ga.) — Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was transported to a Georgia hospital on Saturday morning after she was found unresponsive.

Police responded to a 911 call at a home in Roswell, Georgia; Bobbi’s husband Nick Gordon and a friend had discovered her in the tub and had begun CPR. When police arrived on scene, they started life-saving measures until rescue personnel arrived.

Bobbi, 21, was transported to North Fulton Hospital. Police are still on the scene investigating the incident.

On February 11, 2012, Bobbi’s mother Whitney Houston was found unconscious in a hotel room bathtub in Beverly Hills, CA, and was later pronounced dead.

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