Morning roundup

Top Stories: Jailed American's Plea; Syrian Peace Talks

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— American Held In North Korea Asks U.S. To Secure His Release.

— U.N. Invites Iran To First Day Of Syrian Peace Negotiations.

And here are more early headlines:

U.N. Says Iran Suspends Certain Nuclear Enrichment Work. (Reuters)

"No Shots Fired" In Honor Of King Today, Daughter Urges. (Chicago Tribune)

Strong Quake Shakes New Zealand Causing Minor Injuries. (New Zealand Herald)

Islamist Militant Group Threatens Sochi Olympic Games. (CBC)

European Space Probe On Comet Mission To "Activate" Today. (VOA)

Nadal Advances, Sharapova Out At Australian Open. (AP)

Denver, Seattle Win Conference Championships, Head For Super Bowl. (AP)

Italian Conductor Claudio Abbado Dies. (Telegraph)

"12 Years A Slave", "Gravity" Tie For Top Producers Guild Honor. (Los Angeles Times)

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