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Two-foot-long drone crashes on White House grounds; hobbyist says it's his

A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday

Tunisia's Islamists will not back new coalition govt

Tunisia's powerful Islamist party said Sunday that it will not back the country's new coalition government in an upcoming confidence vote. Read more »

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Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killed

In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts. Read more »

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Vaccinate the economy against disease

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President Obama called for more funding to go toward scientific research and he specifically mentioned vaccines. It has been reported that apart from health concerns, there are massive economic... Read more »

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Egypt: 15 killed in clashes between Islamists, police

Anti-government protesters fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, as clashes left at least 15 people dead and... Read more »

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Lawmaker revising Arizona's 'revenge porn' law after suit

An Arizona lawmaker who sponsored a law against "revenge porn" is working on a new version after a lawsuit brought by civil rights groups forced it to be put on hold. Read more »

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Northeast braces for massive snowstorm

A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: a storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and Boston. Read more »

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FBI: Hunt continues for suspect in bomb threats against jets

An FBI agent says law officers are continuing to pursue a suspect after someone made bomb threats targeting two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes. Read more »

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Talks in Yemen between political parties, rebels break down

U.N.-sponsored talks between Yemeni political parties and Shiite rebels who occupy the capital broke down Sunday, with several main factions calling for renewed protests against the rebels. Read more »

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Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras

Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More." Read more »

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'American Sniper' holds top spot at weekend box office; now stands at $200.1 million

"American Sniper" hit the mark with moviegoers again. The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle topped the box office for a second weekend in a row. Read more »

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Kerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violence

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is encouraging the main candidates in Nigeria's upcoming presidential vote to accept the results and tamp down potential postelection violence in a country... Read more »

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Officials say bombings kill 15 in Iraq's capital, Baghdad

A string of bombings ripped mainly through commercial areas in Iraq's capital Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, officials said. Read more »

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Republican White House maybes court evangelicals toward 2016

Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings,... Read more »

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Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport

Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing hours, over bridges or through a tunnel, to travel a mere eight miles from midtown Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport in... Read more »

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Teachers would get more training on suicide under bill

Public school teachers would undergo more suicide prevention education under a proposal from a bipartisan group of New Jersey lawmakers. Read more »

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Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys

The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that... Read more »

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Ga. inmate who's come close to death 3 times to die Tuesday

A Georgia death row inmate who has come within hours of execution three times is once again scheduled to die this week. Read more »

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'Birdman'? 'Boyhood'? SAG Awards to offer Oscar preview

The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches. Read more »

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Deseret News National Edition explores Sundance's impact on the community

The Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City. Its mission is to discover, support and inspire independent film and theater artists to tell their stories and provide an opportunity for... Read more »

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Ebola outlook improving in West Africa

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The countries at the epicenter of the current outbreak — Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone — are witnessing widespread decline in new Ebola cases. Read more »

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Want to help a sex trafficking victim get on her feet? Buy a handbag

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An online boutique offers beautiful handicrafts made in 19 countries — they're "survivor-made goods" that give former trafficking victims a fresh start and financial freedom. Read more »

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Obama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with India

President Barack Obama opened a three-day visit to India aimed at turning his personal chemistry with Prime Minister Narendra Modi into progress on climate change, defense and economics. Read more »

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Spanish police arrest 4 suspected members of a jihadi cell

Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Japan's prime minister 'speechless' after video claims Islamic State hostage dead

Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purported to show one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and demanded the... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Possible 2016 GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum in Iowa

The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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