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U.S. Treasury moves against tax-avoidance ‘inversion’ deals
Sep 23, 2014   12:04 AM  6 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moving against tax avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration took several actions on Monday to curb “inversion” deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad.

White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor
Sep 22, 2014   11:16 PM  6 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map on which th…

U.S. Treasury moves against tax-avoidance ‘inversion’ deals
Sep 22, 2014   11:03 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moving against tax-avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration is taking several actions to curb deals known as “inversions” that allow companies to escape U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad.

U.S. opposes linking Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks
Sep 22, 2014   10:21 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it would refuse to seek Iran’s cooperation in fighting Islamic State forces by being more flexible in the negotiations of six world powers with Tehran on its nuclear program.

U.S. Treasury moves against corporate tax-avoidance ‘inversion’ deals
Sep 22, 2014   10:20 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration said on Monday it will take several actions against corporate tax-avoidance deals known as “inversions” by reducing the tax benefits accessible to inverted companies and by making inversion…

High-profile New York event highlights Clinton’s ‘elite’ image
Sep 22, 2014   10:07 PM  8 hours ago  Reuters: Politics
NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative’s meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist i…

CNN

U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time
Sep 23, 2014   02:39 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama’s announcement this month that he was prepared to expand the Ame…

U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time
Sep 23, 2014   02:13 AM  3 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama’s announcement this month that he was prepared to expand the Ame…

Poll: Nearly half of NJ respects that Christie is a Springsteen uber-fan
Sep 23, 2014   01:02 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
A new poll indicates that nearly half of New Jersey residents think it’s “kind of cool” that their governor is a superfan of The Boss.

DHS chief: ISIS a “very significant potential threat” to homeland
Sep 22, 2014   10:35 PM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
The militant group ISIS represents a “very significant potential threat to homeland security,” and officials have a “good sense” of the individuals from the United States who are trying to travel to Syria and fight with the terrorist gro…

Gov. Christie slams ‘Bridgegate’ panel
Sep 22, 2014   10:28 PM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had harsh words Thursday for the committee investigating allegations of abuse of power and the orchestrated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, known to many as the “Bridgegate” scandal.

How to campaign without campaigning
Sep 22, 2014   10:28 PM  7 hours ago  CNN.com – Politics
It must be nice running for office this year in an early presidential primary state.

Washington Post

White House fence has evolved, from a wrought-iron decoration to a line of defense
Sep 23, 2014   04:40 PM  10 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The fence itself is 7 feet 6 inches tall. It is made of evenly spaced iron bars, mounted in a Virginia sandstone base. At the top of the bars — the last physical obstacle between the public sidewalk and the knob on the White House door —…

Obama taking case for strikes against Islamic State to U.N.
Sep 23, 2014   02:51 AM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
As the United States launches its first missile strikes against the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria, President Obama and his aides will be making an all-out bid to shore up international support for the campaign at the United Nati…

Obama taking case for strikes against Islamic State to U.N.
Sep 23, 2014   02:51 AM  3 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
As the United States launches its first missile strikes against the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria, President Obama and his aides will be making an all-out bid to shore up international support for the campaign at the United Nati…

Secret Service study from 1990s found White House vulnerable to fence-jumpers
Sep 23, 2014   02:34 AM  3 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The Secret Service commissioned a classified mock attack two decades ago that found an easy way to pierce the White House security zone: Overwhelm Secret Service officers on the compound with six to eight attackers climbing over the fenc…

Secret Service study from 1990s found White House vulnerable to fence-jumpers
Sep 23, 2014   02:34 AM  3 hours ago  White House: Latest White House News, Headlines, Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The Secret Service commissioned a classified mock attack two decades ago that found an easy way to pierce the White House security zone: Overwhelm Secret Service officers on the compound with six to eight attackers climbing over the fenc…

Secret Service study from 1990s found White House vulnerable to fence-jumpers
Sep 23, 2014   01:11 AM  5 hours ago  Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post
The Secret Service commissioned a classified mock attack two decades ago that found an easy way to pierce the White House security zone: Overwhelm Secret Service officers on the compound with six to eight attackers climbing over the fenc…

Reuters

Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks: U.S. jury
Sep 23, 2014   12:20 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank Plc liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian…

Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks: U.S. jury
Sep 22, 2014   11:24 PM  6 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank Plc liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian…

White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor
Sep 22, 2014   11:16 PM  6 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map on which th…

Man commits suicide outside Silicon Valley courthouse
Sep 22, 2014   11:12 PM  6 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
(Reuters) – A man shot himself to death outside a courthouse in California’s Silicon Valley on Monday and authorities were investigating what prompted the suicide, a police spokesman said.

Prestigious education award shared by schools in Florida, Georgia
Sep 22, 2014   11:12 PM  6 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – School districts in Florida and Georgia were named co-winners on Monday of the Broad Prize for Urban Education, recognizing top-performing urban schools that are closing the achievement gap among low-income and m…

Animal rights group wants vegan diet for Indiana man accused of cannibalism
Sep 22, 2014   10:54 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: U.S.
Louisville Ky. (Reuters) – An animal-rights group wants an Indiana man accused of murdering his former girlfriend and eating part of her body to receive a vegan diet while he is in custody, saying it could help protect jail staff, a spok…

CNN

Hannah Graham disappearance: What we know
Sep 23, 2014   12:25 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
A new search warrant was issued Monday for the apartment of Jesse Matthew, who police believe was the last person to see Hannah Graham before her disappearance.

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Sep 22, 2014   11:16 PM  6 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
September 23, 2014

Is the White House secure?
Sep 22, 2014   09:08 PM  9 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Two security incidents in two days have raised concerns about the safety at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Afghan soldiers missing from Mass. found at Canadian border
Sep 22, 2014   06:52 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall, authorities said. It’s the second time in a week that Afghan security trainees in the United States have disa…

Most challenged books in 2013
Sep 22, 2014   06:51 PM  11 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Dav Pilkey’s “Captain Underpants” series was the most challenged book of 2013 for the second year in a row, according to the American Library Association.

400 officers close in on alleged cop killer
Sep 22, 2014   05:28 PM  12 hours ago  CNN.com – U.S.
Eric Frein has training as a marksman, and police say he’s a survivalist. They worry he may be hunting more officers. Who is he?

MSNBC

Rudy Giuliani Takes On Ex-Dictator in ‘Call of Duty’ Suit
Sep 23, 2014   12:09 AM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company’s legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega

White House Intruder’s Ex-Wife: He Needs Help, Not Jail
Sep 22, 2014   11:42 PM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The ex-wife of Omar Gonzalez says that he suffers from mental illness as a result of a “terrible” incident during a tour of duty in Iraq.

White House Intruder’s Ex-Wife: He Suffers From Mental Illness
Sep 22, 2014   11:42 PM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The ex-wife of Omar Gonzalez says that he suffers from mental illness as a result of a “terrible” incident during a tour of duty in Iraq.

Found! Missing Afghan Soldiers Caught Trying to Enter Canada
Sep 22, 2014   11:29 PM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
Three Afghanistan National Army officers from a training exercise at a Massachusetts National Guard base were found trying to cross into Canada.

American ISIS Fighters on U.S. Soil Are Under FBI Surveillance
Sep 22, 2014   11:28 PM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The Obama Administration believes that some Americans who fought alongside ISIS have returned to the U.S.

White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds of Ammo in Car
Sep 22, 2014   11:27 PM  6 hours ago  MSNBC.com: U.S. News
The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife was called a “danger to the president” in a Monday hearing.

Fox News

Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s friend due in court for final hearing before trial
Sep 23, 2014   05:14 AM  56 minutes ago  FOXNews.com
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was due in federal court for a final hearing before his trial begins next week.

Convicted al-Qaida spokesman due in US court to face possible life term in terrorism case
Sep 23, 2014   05:00 AM  1 hour ago  FOXNews.com
Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was due in court to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.

More than 100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis protest
Sep 23, 2014   04:02 AM  2 hours ago  FOXNews.com
A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan’s financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and econ…

Pentagon: US, partners expand airstrikes into Syria against Islamic State group targets
Sep 23, 2014   01:45 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region.

Abbas says he will demand UN resolution to end Israeli occupation
Sep 23, 2014   01:44 AM  4 hours ago  FOXNews.com
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the U.N.

Drought leaves huge California water wholesaler with tightening reserves; 2015 cuts possible
Sep 23, 2014   01:03 AM  5 hours ago  FOXNews.com
The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday.

Reuters

Arab role may be key to U.S. strikes in Syria: U.S. officials
Sep 23, 2014   12:12 AM  5 hours ago  Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama wants some Arab participation in air strikes against the Islamic State in order to expand the campaign to Syria, reflecting U.S. concerns that any long-term campaign must count on regional in…

French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping
Sep 23, 2014   12:04 AM  6 hours ago  Reuters: World News
PARIS/ALGIERS (Reuters) – A French national was kidnapped in eastern Algeria on Sunday, France’s foreign ministry said, and his kidnappers issued a video threatening to kill him if Paris did not halt its intervention in Iraq.

Mexico to free Cubans found at sea, give them residency: official
Sep 22, 2014   11:00 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: World News
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will free 14 Cuban migrants rescued by its navy this month and will give them permanent residency, a Mexican immigration official said on Monday.

Japan will not restart nuclear power plants unless safety is restored: Abe
Sep 22, 2014   10:59 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: World News
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Japan will not restart closed-down nuclear plants “unless safety is restored 100 percent,” Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday.

French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping
Sep 22, 2014   10:32 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: World News
PARIS/ALGIERS (Reuters) – A French national was kidnapped in eastern Algeria on Sunday, France’s foreign ministry said, and his kidnappers issued a video threatening to kill him if Paris did not halt its intervention in Iraq.

Mexico to free Cubans found at sea, give them residency: official
Sep 22, 2014   10:29 PM  7 hours ago  Reuters: World News
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will free 14 Cuban migrants rescued by its navy this month and will give them permanent residency, a Mexican immigration official said on Monday.

CNN

U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria
Sep 23, 2014   01:49 AM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Syria, early Tuesday, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since President Barack Obama’s announcement this month that he was prepared to expand the Ame…

Pastor fears Ebola, not death
Sep 23, 2014   01:35 AM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Rev. Victor King tells his congregation in Liberia not to hug when they see each other, and no one takes communion wine from the same chalice any more.

Pastor fears Ebola, not death
Sep 23, 2014   01:18 AM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Rev. Victor King tells his congregation in Liberia not to hug when they see each other, and no one takes communion wine from the same chalice any more.

ISIS leader threaten Western civilians
Sep 23, 2014   01:12 AM  4 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against them.

3 Afghan soldiers missing after mall trip in U.S. now in custody
Sep 23, 2014   12:59 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
Three missing Afghan National Army soldiers who were training in Massachusetts are now in custody, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Al Qaeda’s new Syrian franchise has a mission
Sep 23, 2014   12:58 AM  5 hours ago  CNN.com – World
At 33, Muhsin al Fadhli is already a veteran. A short and slight figure, he’s traveled widely, been sentenced to prison in absentia and raised six-figure sums for his cause.

MSNBC

Americans gear up to help Philippines
Nov 12, 2013   12:38 AM  10 months ago  MSNBC.com: World News
From military veterans and U.S. troops to grassroots Filipino-American organizations, people across the country geared up to do what they could to help after one of largest storms ever barreled through the Philippines over the weekend an…

Video: Hundreds attend 99-year-old UK veteran’s funeral
Nov 12, 2013   12:15 AM  10 months ago  MSNBC.com: World News
A veteran of the RAF during World War II, Harold Jellicoe Percival’s funeral was attended by hundreds of Britons even though they never knew him. An ad in a local paper encouraged attendees, because he had no living family members. NBC’s…

Video: Typhoon’s winds stronger than Hurricane Katrina
Nov 12, 2013   12:09 AM  10 months ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Typhoon Haiyan may be among the biggest ever recorded, peaking at more than 200 mph with a 20-foot storm surge. NBC’s Tom Costello reports. (Nightly News)

Video: Tacloban residents struggle without food, water
Nov 11, 2013   11:54 PM  10 months ago  MSNBC.com: World News
The Philippine city of Tacloban is ground zero in an area completely wiped out by the fast-moving, ferocious typhoon. People are desperate for aid, and have no access to food, shelter or water. NBC’s Harry Smith reports. (Nightly News)

Doctors haunted by typhoon victims they couldn’t help
Nov 11, 2013   11:53 PM  10 months ago  MSNBC.com: World News
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Days after the super-typhoon Haiyan roared ashore here and laid waste to the Philippine island of Leyte, the roads remain blocked, the airports closed, the ferries aren’t running — and a public health crisis is un…

Typhoon pushed the limits — bigger storms ahead
Nov 11, 2013   11:05 PM  10 months ago  MSNBC.com: World News
Experts say Typhoon Haiyan was about as strong as it could theoretically get when it swept through the Philippines, but storm intensity limits are on the rise.

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