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  1. White House Fence Jumper Got Farther Than Previously Thought, Sources SayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A US Secret Service Uniform Division Officer secures Pennsylvania Avenue after gunshots broke out at the US Capitol on Oct. 3, 2013. The man who broke into the White House two weeks ago was able to make his way far into the property before being tackled in the East Room -- the room where President Obama and many other presidents have made some of their most important announcements, a law enforcement official confirmed today to ABC News.

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  2. Wilmington Looks to Add 50 CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 92.9 WDSD

    Wilmington officials are optimistic the city will be able to use a federal program to add 50 police officers to the force. Mayor Dennis Williams discussed the goal yesterday as he and Senator Chris Coons launched a new violence reduction initiative.

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  3. Secret Service head faces questions on White House breachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face lawmakers Tuesday for the first public accounting of the details surrounding an embarrassing and worrisome security breach at the White House earlier this month that, according to a congressman, was worse than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged. The question is, will she follow the script? At the very least, Pierson will have to explain how a man armed with a small knife managed to climb over a White House fence, sprint across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued.

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  4. NRA Backs McKinley Bid for a Thi...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Intelligencer

    The National Rifle Association announced Monday it is backing Rep. David McKinley in his bid for a third term in Congress. "Our way of life in West Virginia is under attack from those that do not understand our state and its traditions.

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  5. Lowry: Obama's foolhardy 'Mission Accomplished'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    President George W. Bush's "Mission Accomplished" moment on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln after the initial success of the invasion of Iraq lives in infamy, still standing for presidential cluelessness and arrogance. The Bush team came to regret it, and admitted as much.

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  6. Secret Service director to face lawmakers over security lapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

    The head of the Secret Service is expected to face blistering questions from lawmakers on Tuesday about the latest White House security breach and a string of scandals that have tarnished the image of the agency charged with protecting the president. Republicans and Democrats alike said they want Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to explain during her appearance before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee how she plans to change the agency's culture and procedures.

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  7. Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    That's caused frustration within the administration and raised doubts that President Barack Obama can fulfill his campaign promise to close the U.S. prison in Cuba for terrorism suspects. A detainee sent back to Algeria in March is the only prisoner to have moved out this year, beyond the exchange of five Taliban members in return for U.S. Army Sgt.

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  8. A Close Look at the iPhone 6 PlusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Apple has made incredible technological strides and, for a long time, was the head of the pack when it came to the development of smartphones. The iPhone 6 Plus is proof that Apple has finally conceded to the fact that consumers have been purchasing larger smartphones over the last couple of years.

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  9. Poll: Big swing nationally for DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Five weeks before the November midterm elections, voters give Democrats an edge over Republicans, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. But the poll also indicates most of Democrats' gains are coming from the Northeast and not from the parts of the country where they're locked in tight contests that could give Republicans control of the Senate.

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  10. obamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KICD-AM Spencer

    U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed on Monday to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model for the rest of the world. In a joint "vision statement" issued after their first meeting at a White House dinner, the two leaders said they would work together "not just for the benefit of both our nations, but for the benefit of the world."

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  11. Congress vote on campaign against ISIS could lag to 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KICD-AM Spencer

    The U.S. Congress might not vote until next year on an authorization for President Barack Obama's air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, congressional aides said on Monday, despite some lawmakers' insistence that approval is already overdue. The U.S. military began a campaign in Iraq weeks ago to halt advances by the Sunni group known as Islamic State, which has killed thousands of people while seizing swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria.

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  12. Rand Paul Is Working For Younger Voters On The Early 2016 Campaign TrailRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is working to improve the Republican Party's image among young voters as he visits South Carolina, a key state in the presidential primary calendar. The tea party favorite, who hopes to strengthen his national network ahead of a likely White House bid, was set to appear at the University of South Carolina and at the College of Charleston on Tuesday before addressing the Horry County GOP.

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  13. GOP Rep: Secret Service Agent Told Me 'We Just Keep Getting Lucky'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face lawmakers Tuesday for the first public accounting of the details surrounding an embarrassing and worrisome security breach at the White House earlier this month that, according to a congressman, was worse than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged. The question is, will she follow the script? At the very least, Pierson will have to explain how a man armed with a small knife managed to climb over a White House fence, sprint across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued.

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  14. Rand Paul: Young Voters 'Are Probably Adrift Somewhat'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is working to improve the Republican Party's image among young voters as he visits South Carolina, a key state in the presidential primary calendar. The Tea Party favorite, who hopes to strengthen his national network ahead of a likely White House bid, was set to appear at the University of South Carolina and at the College of Charleston on Tuesday before addressing the Horry County GOP.

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  15. Air traffic control fire suspect in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A contract employee accused of setting a fire at a key Chicago air traffic control center made his first court appearance since the incident created flight problems that rippled across the nation. Brian Howard, 36, appeared Monday before a judge in the U.S. District Court in Chicago, where the charge of destruction of aircraft or aircraft facilities was explained to him, said his attorney, Ron Safer.

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  16. Politics get personal in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    Arizona House races aren't just among the most competitive in the country this year - for top GOP and Democratic campaign officials, they're also extremely personal. Kelly Ward, the executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee , launched her career in the Grand Canyon State, working on House campaigns and as an aide for then-Gov. Janet Napolitano.

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  17. Rural votes stymie Dem in Iowa raceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    The millions Rep. Bruce Braley and his allies have spent to tear apart state Sen. Joni Ernst have yet to push him ahead or repair his image with rural voters. Now, with five weeks to go until Election Day, some state Democrats are worried their offensive won't be enough to save the key Senate battleground after a trio of recent polls found Ernst ahead.

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  18. Sainsbury's accidentally unveils secret campaign to wring an extra 50p out of shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    'Marriage feels pretty damn great!' Smitten George Clooney opens up about tying the knot with Amal Alamuddin as first pictures from their lavish Italian wedding are revealed 'You and your brother are evil!': What CNN producer told George and Robert Zimmerman after they ran up a $3,600 tab at the Ritz-Carlton where the news channel put them up pre-interview Trendy yoga that makes joints worse and herbal tea damaging the teeth: The health fads which do more harm than good Walmart blames Tracy Morgan for his devastating injuries as he wasn't buckled up when their truck plowed into his limo bus Are you Good2Go? New app allows users to give 'consent' prior to sex... while logging the name and number of their partner President Obama dines on crisped halibut at White House dinner with Indian PM - while his fasting guest makes do with warm water End of the plug-in charger? Wireless charger can ... (more)

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  19. Reid, Daschle feud eruptsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    Daschle is expressing frustration with the Senate majority leader for refusing to endorse Rick Weiland, a former Daschle aide who is running for the South Dakota seat held by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson . Reid last year declared Weiland was "not my choice" in the race, and this summer added, "We are going to lose in South Dakota, more than likely."

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  20. Byron York:Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jewish World Review

    The federal government recently began its seventh year of considering whether to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Nearly all that time has passed under the administration of President Obama, who seems content never to decide the pipeline's fate.

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