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  1. US appeals court OKs evidence from no-warrant GPSRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that prosecutors can use evidence gathered after a GPS device was put on a suspect's van without a warrant. The decision is a blow to three Philadelphia brothers charged in a series of pharmacy robberies, and for civil rights lawyers concerned about the reach of police power in the technological age.

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  2. Vermont Sen. Sanders to return to IowaRead the original story

    17 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The political committee associated with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is sponsoring the public event on Saturday. Sanders, an independent who is supported largely by Democrats, was in Iowa last month for a series of town hall meetings.

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  3. Rep. Blackburn: DEA Official Accused Me of 'Supporting Criminals'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | News Max

    Rep. Marsha Blackburn says a Drug Enforcement Administration official accused her and a colleague of "supporting criminals" because the agency had issues with the lawmakers' handling of a bill to rein in prescription drug abuse. The Tennessee Republican told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV Wednesday that the accusation was "completely inappropriate" and "misplaced."

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  4. Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe. High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged her to step down after her poorly received testimony to Congress a day earlier -- and revelation of yet another security problem: Obama had shared an elevator in Atlanta last month with an armed guard who was not authorized to be around him.

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  5. Beer Helps to Improve MemoryRead the original story

    18 min ago | Drudge Retort

    Beer is better for the brain than you might believe. A new study finds the frothy beverage can improve memory.

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  6. Secret Service Director ResignsRead the original story

    18 min ago | Drudge Retort

    The director of the Secret Service has resigned, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday afternoon. The announcement comes a day after Julia Pierson was rebuked by congressional lawmakers over incidents that included the agency's failure to stop an intruder from getting into the White House last month.

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  7. White House Intruder Pleads Not GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | News Max

    A knife-carrying U.S. Army veteran who jumped a fence and ran into the White House, triggering a ferocious debate about security around President Barack Obama, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, denies three counts of entering a restricted building with a deadly or dangerous weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon, and illegal possession of ammunition.

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  8. Survivors of August floods may register by phone or onlineRead the original story

    18 min ago | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    Michigan residents affected by flooding Aug. 11 through 13 may now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency , according to state and federal officials. Aid is available to eligible applicants in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

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  9. John H. JacobsRead the original story

    18 min ago | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    John 'Jack' H. Jacobs, 84, of Marinette, passed away Monday, Sept. 29 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.

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  10. 39 At 90: Nine things you may not know about Jimmy CarterRead the original story

    18 min ago | Valley News Live

    Jimmy Carter's presidency swirled with turmoil, but his post-White House work promoting human rights, democracy and peace has earned him high praise. Carter turned 90 Wednesday.

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  11. GfK Poll: Top issues in the midterm electionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    A 911 caller who reported a man carrying a gun in an Ohio Wal-Mart told state investigators he heard an officer repeatedly say "put it down" just before police shot the man, killing him, according to a summary of... A 911 caller who reported a man carrying a gun in Wal-Mart told state investigators he heard an officer repeatedly say "put it down" about two seconds before police shot the man, killing him, according to a summary of the... It's October and in some places, voters are already voting. The latest Associated Press-GfK poll finds those likely to cast a ballot are focused more on the economy than other issues.

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  12. US Says New Construction Will Distance Israel From 'Closest Allies'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | News Max

    The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its closest allies" and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians. The strikingly sharp criticism from the White House and State Department came just hours after President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met at the White House.

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  13. Obamacare Cut From Most Democrat Playbooks in MidtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | News Max

    Despite President Barack Obama's pride in passing the Affordable Care Act, it looks like Democratic candidates running in the mid-term primaries this year don't share his sense of triumph. In a surprising new research paper, only 36 percent of Democrats surveyed expressed a favorable and supportive position on Obamacare in their campaigns, the Washington Post reports .

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  14. Newsmax Panel Discusses Alarming Security BreachesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | News Max

    Secret Service agents may have their hands tied by federal laws that prevent them from properly protecting the president, says Newsmax contributor Armstrong Williams, host of "The Armstrong Williams Show." "What kind of policies do we have in place to keep law enforcement officials like the Secret Service from doing their jobs when there's a threat? That is the issue," Williams said Wednesday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV as he participated in a panel discussion with GOP strategist and consultant Noelle Nikpour.

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  15. Texas girl missing for 12 years is recovered with mother in MexicoRead the original story

    18 min ago | Valley News Live

    Sabrina Allen, a Texas girl allegedly kidnapped by her noncustodial mother 12 years ago, was recovered safely Tuesday in Mexico, and her mother was arrested there, said Dan Powers, San Antonio FBI assistant special agent in charge. The mother, Dara Marie Llorens, has been deported to Travis County, Texas, where she will face charges, and Sabrina will be reunited with her father, Powers said.

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  16. U.S. Marine Missing in Persian GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | NBC Philadelphia

    On Wednesday, an MV-22 Osprey lost power when taking off from USS Makin Island, an amphibious assault ship homeported at Naval Base San Diego. Two crew members bailed out into the water.

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  17. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breachRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Press-Telegram

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, seen as she is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Capitol Hill on Sept. 30, 2014, has resigned as of Wednesday, Oct. 1. The agency that protects the president and his family is under scrutiny after a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dashed deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued.

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  18. Michigan's Hoke to start Gardner at QBRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | 4029TV.com

    Michigan coach Brady Hoke, still reeling for allowing quarterback Shane Morris to return to the field after he showed symptoms of a concussion, moved Devin Gardner back into the starting role Wednesday. Hoke said he takes responsibility for communication issues that allowed Morris back into last Saturday's game -- a 30-14 loss at home to Minnesota that dropped the Wolverines to 2-3.

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  19. Richard Tisei Surges in Massachusetts House RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

    In the race to fill a Democrat-held House seat in eastern Massachusetts, the Republican candidate now has a slight lead following an early sprint by his Democratic opponent. Republican Richard Tisei now leads Democrat Seth Moulton by 41% to 39% among likely voters in the contest to represent the Sixth Congressional District in northeast Massachusetts, according to a poll released Wednesday by Emerson College .

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  20. Girl missing for 12 years found with mom in MexicoRead the original story

    19 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother, who is now facing charges in the U.S., authorities said Wednesday. The FBI and Mexico authorities say 17-year-old Sabrina Allen was found Tuesday night in Papalotla, Tlaxcala, outside of Mexico City.

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