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Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest; found weapons in car

Investigators found weapons, ammo in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence.

Private actions are company business

The nation may still be debating the NFL’s handling of Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice’s domestic troubles, but the message the incident has sent is clear — messing... Read more »

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Police: UPS gunman in Ala. had been fired before shooting

The man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier and one victim had been a supervisor at the facility, police said... Read more »

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Federal prison population drops by nearly 5,000

The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department. Read more »

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Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes

For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military... Read more »

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US: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-Jan.

New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January... Read more »

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Air France pilots protest as premier spurns strike

Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France's National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an... Read more »

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U.S. hit 8 bases tied to al-Qaida affiliate in Syria

The United State used a long-awaited aerial campaign against the Islamic State to hit a group of al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists who U.S. officials claim were planning attacks on Western targets. Read more »

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Would US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?

Secretary of State John Kerry told senators last week that a "right of hot pursuit" could provide a basis for military forces to move across the border between Iraq and Syria to strike at Islamic... Read more »

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Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had... Read more »

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UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases. Read more »

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Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars' orbit

With homegrown technology and a remarkably low budget of about $75 million, India was on course to become the first nation to conduct a successful Mars mission on its first try. Read more »

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Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cases were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March... Read more »

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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals. Read more »

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Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit. Read more »

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Where do we draw the line on spanking?

In study after study, as many as 8 out of 10 adults in America say spanking is an appropriate form of discipline. Read more »

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US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with "significant... Read more »

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Ex US Marine imprisoned in Iran can call home

The family of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran since his arrest three years ago on spying charges said his conditions have improved and he is now allowed to call home several times a week. Read more »

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Obama offers climate change help to other nations

President Barack Obama is pledging new U.S. help for other nations struggling to address global warming, as heads of state from around the world converge for a major summit on climate change. Read more »

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Indian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moat

A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said. Read more »

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Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

The Islamic State group on Tuesday paraded Iraqi troops captured in battle earlier this week in a militant stronghold west of Baghdad, residents said. Read more »

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NATO's outgoing chief: 'We cut fat, built muscle"

When Anders Fogh Rasmussen took over at NATO, the alliance was struggling to contain a growing insurgency in Afghanistan, and some predicted it would soon follow its Cold War foe, the Soviet-led... Read more »

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Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group's spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on... Read more »

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State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody

BOSTON — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law... Read more »

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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in White House intruder case

A federal prosecutor says that investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the White House intruder case, along with a machete and two hatchets. Read more »

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Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and... Read more »

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