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Ben Carson: Holocaust could have been avoided if Jews were armed

Republican candidate Ben Carson continued his controversial remarks about guns Thursday -- suggesting in a new interview that the Jews may have been able to diminish the likelihood of the Holocaust if they were armed.

New York board says officer used excessive force to arrest ex-tennis star

One officer involved in the arrest of ex-tennis star James Blake, who was body-slammed outside a New York City hotel last month in a case of mistaken identity, used excessive force and another abused his authority, a police watchdog group has found. Show More Summary

Clinton server hack attempts came from China, Korea, Germany

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secretary of state, was repeatedly hit by attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany in 2014, according to a congressional document obtained by The Associated Press.

Rupert Murdoch suggests Obama isn't 'real black president'

The media mogul makes the comment while comparing GOP candidate Ben Carson to the president.

House Republicans in chaos as favorite McCarthy quits speaker race

By Susan Cornwell and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in Congress were plunged into turmoil on Thursday when California Representative Kevin McCarthy, the favorite to succeed retiring House Speaker John Boehner, dropped out of the race in a surprise that adds to concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively. Show More Summary

France train attack hero Stone stabbed in California

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force airman Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans who thwarted an August train attack in France, was stabbed several times during a fight outside a Sacramento bar early on Thursday and was hospitalized in serious condition, police said. Show More Summary

Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

Smugglers are explicitly targeting buyers who are enemies of the West.

Trio wins Nobel Prize for mapping how cells fix DNA damage

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tomas Lindahl was eating his breakfast in England on Wednesday when the call came — ostensibly, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It occurred to him that this might be a hoax, but then the caller started speaking Swedish.

Hero in French train attack reportedly stabbed

CBS News is reporting that Spencer Stone, the U.S. airman who helped foil a terror attack on a French train this summer, was stabbed Wednesday night.

FBI says it 'disrupted' dozens of potential militants

FBI counterterrorism investigators followed "dozens and dozens" of potential militants around the United States full time during the summer and "disrupted" many of them, FBI Director James Comey told a congressional committee on Thursday. Show More Summary

France train attack hero stabbed in California, in stable condition: media reports

(Reuters) - France train attack hero Spencer Stone was repeatedly stabbed in Sacramento, California and is in stable condition, media reports said on Thursday.

Indiana University suspends fraternity over suspected sexual hazing

The Alpha Tau Omega fraternity has been ordered to cease and desist all activities as the university investigates the case, the school said. "Alpha Tau Omega is alleged to have violated the student code of conduct - specifically for hazing activities which perpetuate sexual misconduct," the school said in a letter to the fraternity. Show More Summary

Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home: admiral

A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of Twitter accounts and other social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, a high-level U.S. military official said on Wednesday. Admiral Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Show More Summary

Clinton's Wall Street reform plan has tax on high-frequency trading

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will propose a tax on high-frequency trading, her campaign said late Wednesday. The tax would target securities transactions with excessive levels of order cancellations, which destabilize the markets, a campaign aide said. Show More Summary

Obama apologizes to Doctors Without Borders following deadly airstrike

The president offers his condolences to Doctors Without Borders and promises a thorough investigation.

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