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‘Not comfortable’ with Secret Service chief in job

October 1, 2014
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‘Not comfortable’ with Secret Service chief in job

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Republican lawmaker wants Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, and a senior Democrat said Wednesday he is not comfortable with her leading the Secret Service but subsequently said he hasn’t decided whether she should resign or be fired.
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No country for old men, or women: Afghanistan

October 1, 2014
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By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Afghanistan is the worst country to live in as an older person, an annual index on the wellbeing of the elderly showed on Wednesday.
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Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

October 1, 2014
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HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong say that if the territory’s leader doesn’t resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.
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Two Colorados, two visions, one tight race

October 1, 2014
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Two Colorados, two visions, one tight race

The 2014 Colorado governor’s race wasn’t supposed to be like this. It wasn’t even supposed to be a race.
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Airstrikes hit Syria oil refinery held by IS

September 28, 2014
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SANLIURFA, Turkey (AP) — Airstrikes likely carried out by the U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group on Sunday, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near the Turkish border, a witness and activists said.
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Eric Holder: ‘I wanted to be an activist attorney general’

September 28, 2014
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On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. announced he was stepping down after five and a half years at the helm of the Justice Department. The following day, Yahoo News interviewed him in Scranton, Pa., the scene of his first trial victory 35 years ago. The interview took place at the William J. Nealon...
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Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

September 28, 2014
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase, authorities said.
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For $265, learn how to survive a plane crash

September 24, 2014
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LONDON (AP) — They raced down the slide, one by one, like children on a playground. At the bottom, smartphone photos were snapped and high fives exchanged.
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5 U.S. strikes hit Syria, Iraq targets

September 24, 2014
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States military on Wednesday confirmed it had launched five airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Central Command said in a statement.
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Man charged in missing Va. student case

September 24, 2014
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student has been charged with abduction with intent to defile, police said Tuesday night.
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