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Senator blasts DEA for fake Facebook profile

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is calling on the Justice Department to condemn the actions of a DEA agent who created a fake Facebook profile using a real woman's name and photos without her consent.

Homecoming for U.S. cameraman recovered from Ebola

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island.

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

Second White House fence jumper faces mental evaluation

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night was charged in court with two federal offenses on Thursday, including harming a dog the Secret Service used to stop him from entering the presidential mansion. Show More Summary

Canadian security laws to get beefed up

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

After Ottawa attacks, Canadian PM Stephen Harper said government will accelerate giving more powers to security agencies.

Islamic State now world's richest terrorist group

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The Islamic State has fast become one of the world's wealthiest terror groups, generating tens of millions of dollars a month from black market oil sales, ransoms and extortion, officials said. It earns $1 million a day alone by selling...Show More Summary

Court: Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains can't be removed to tribal land

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Jim Thorpe's remains will stay in the Pennsylvania hamlet named for the legendary Native American athlete and Olympics champion, after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by two sons to move them to tribal lands in his native Oklahoma. Show More Summary

WHO: Ebola still of grave concern; number with disease approaches 10,000

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Top Ebola experts raised grave concerns Thursday about the worsening epidemic in west Africa as the number of infections soared to almost 10,000 and the death toll edged closer to 4,900. The World Heath Organization said after an emergency...Show More Summary

Tests return for dog belonging to nurse with Ebola

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Bentley, the year-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel owned by Ebola-infected Texas nurse Nina Pham, has tested negative for Ebola, officials said Wednesday.

Latest update in Canada shootings

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Police search for suspects near the National War Memorial in central Ottawa.

Major casualty in Baghdad car bomb blast

last weekNews : The Newsroom

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A Shi'ite Muslim member of Iraq's parliament was killed in a car bomb attack at a checkpoint entrance to the Shi'ite neighborhood of Kadhimiya in Baghdad on Tuesday, according to a parliamentary media official and police. Show More Summary

Gunman kills American in Saudi capital Riyadh

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Riyadh (AFP) - A gunman shot dead an American and wounded another at a petrol station in the Saudi capital on Tuesday, in a rare attack on Westerners in the kingdom, police said.

Protesters, Hong Kong police in standoff near government HQ

last weekNews : The Newsroom

HONG KONG (AP) — Dozens of pro-democracy protesters were in a tense standoff Tuesday night with a large number of riot police near Hong Kong's government headquarters.

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes hit IS positions near Turkey

last weekNews : The Newsroom

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition has launched several airstrikes on Islamic State group positions in Syria, mainly in and around the town of Kobani near Turkey, where Kurdish fighters captured a strategic hill and brought down the jihadists' black flag, activists and a Kurdish official said Tuesday.

Newly-found ancient cult complex may have been for storm god worship

last weekNews : The Newsroom

A massive cult complex, dating back about 3,300 years, has been discovered at the site of Tel Burna in Israel. Inside the complex, researchers discovered three connected cups, fragments of facemasks, massive jars that are almost as big as a person and burnt animal bones that may indicate sacrificial rituals. Show More Summary

Family that lived with Texas Ebola victim showing no symptoms: mayor

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The family who shared an apartment with a Liberian man who died of Ebola in Texas is showing no signs of illness, while the dog of a nurse who contracted the deadly virus is healthy and being cared for, Dallas's mayor said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Texas nurse tells family she understood Ebola risks

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Nina Pham, 26, contracted virus while caring for Liberian man who later died.

Oklahoma newspaper publisher, wife, daughter found dead in family home

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The publisher of a newspaper in a small Oklahoma city, his wife and their 17-year-old daughter were found dead inside their home on Monday and the local prosecutor is treating their deaths as homicides, according to police and newspapers. Show More Summary

For sublet, urgently: House where Adolf Hitler was born

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Vienna (AFP) - Austria's interior ministry is appealing to other government departments to take over the house where Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau, amid a long-running debate over what should become of the building.

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