Here’s the latest news for Saturday, February 2: Bunker standoff, talks continue; Biden: Would hold direct talks if Iran serious; Leftists claim Turkey attack; Groundhog predicts early spring.
Teams will continue to search for second missing person in Quebec gravel quarry
French president Francois Hollande arrives in Bamako on the last leg of a one-day visit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Heavily armed law enforcement officials surround the property in Alabama where a five-year-old boy is held hostage. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The U.S. is prepared to hold direct talks with Iran in the standoff over its nuclear ambitions, Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday, but insisted that Tehran must show it’s serious and Washington won’t engage in such talks “just for exercise.”
Volgograd celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad with a military parade. Adam Brauner reports.
French President Francois Hollande tours ancient sites in Timbuktu on a one-day visit to Mali to support French troops helping to fight Islamist rebels. Sunita Rappai reports.
An end to winter’s bitter cold will come soon, according to Pennsylvania’s famous groundhog. Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his lair Saturday in front of thousands in west-central Pennsylvania but didn’t see his shadow.
Thousands of spectators gather at Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, as Phil the Groundhog predicts an early spring. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Security is tight after a guard is killed in a U.S. Embassy suicide bombing as Ankara residents deplore the attack. Jessica Gray reports.