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Secret Service chief steps up White House security after fence-jumper with knife gets inside

WASHINGTON - The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday....

posted: September 20,2014





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Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants are freed but many questions linger over how

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo....


NATO's top general says cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian forces is 'in name only'

VILNIUS, Lithuania - NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and...


AP Interview: El-Sissi portrays Egypt as a model in the fight against extremism

CAIRO - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East....


Venezuelan police chief freed from jail after opposition protests, will serve sentence at home

CARACAS, Venezuela - A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home....


Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort; marathoner joins volunteers in home visits

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive...


Kenya police chief: Be wary of attacks during and after anniversary of mall massacre

NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya's police chief asked residents Saturday to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack....




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