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Secret Service: White House fence jumper charged with assault

The man who climbed over the White House fence has been charged with felonies for assault and making threats.

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected. Read more »

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Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group. Read more »

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Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the... Read more »

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UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card. Read more »

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US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work

A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got... Read more »

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Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out

The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants. Read more »

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Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up... Read more »

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Iraqis return to school after delay from unrest

Iraqi students returned to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousands of people displaced by last summer's onslaught by the Islamic State... Read more »

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Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to... Read more »

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Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12

A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand... Read more »

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At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current... Read more »

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Q&A: Journalist Dan Rather speaks on courage and authenticity and the profession's strain on family

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In an interview with former CBS correspondent Dan Rather by KSL senior producer Candice Madsen, Rather talks about the courage it takes to be an authentic journalist, especially in the digital age. Read more »

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the... Read more »

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Jodi Arias sentencing retrial opens in Arizona

The Jodi Arias sentencing retrial has started in Arizona with a new jury and opening statements by lawyers to decide whether the convicted murderer should live or die after killing her boyfriend. Read more »

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Jurors given conflicting views of Jodi Arias

A prosecutor at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias showed jurors two photos Tuesday of her ex-boyfriend and victim Travis Alexander. Read more »

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Lower gas prices could mean economic impact down the road

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Gas prices are at a four-year low. For the consumer this means a fatter wallet, but there could be a negative impact on the oil industry and the economy as a whole. Read more »

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Fight for Brazil's battleground state heats up

Brazil's deadlocked presidential race is the most heated since the nation returned to democracy, and nowhere is the battle more bare-knuckled than in the state where both candidates were born. Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Crews tearing down Mass. home where babies' bodies found

A four-man demolition crew on Tuesday started tearing down the squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process

Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Wyoming prepares to legalize same-sex marriage

Wyoming stood poised Tuesday to become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic State group. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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