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Mission accomplished: India joins Mars explorers

September 24, 2014
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NEW DELHI (AP) — India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
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Pentagon: Khorasan group nearing attack

September 23, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to order airstrikes against an al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group was based on intelligence suggesting that the group was close to carrying out a terror plot against the U.S. or Europe, administration officials said Tuesday.
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Somali pirates release U.S.-German hostage

September 23, 2014
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Mogadishu (AFP) – Somali pirates on Tuesday freed a German-American journalist and writer, Michael Scott Moore, two and a half years after he was kidnapped in the war-torn Horn of Africa nation, officials said.
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U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

September 23, 2014
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U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes at the heart of the Islamic State group’s military strongholds in Syria achieved their strategic aim of showing the extremists that their savage attacks will not go unanswered, the top American military officer said Tuesday.
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Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

September 23, 2014
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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning — the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau.
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U.S., partners launch airstrikes in Syria

September 23, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.
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W.H. intruder had 800 rounds of ammo

September 23, 2014
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By Julia Edwards and Roberta Rampton
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NASA spacecraft arrives at Mars

September 22, 2014
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.
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Checkpoints around White House may be coming

September 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is having preliminary discussions about setting up security screening checkpoints near public areas around the White House, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press Sunday.
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Lawmaker: White House security breach ‘absolutely inexcusable’

September 22, 2014
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Lawmakers and security experts expressed shock Sunday that the Secret Service allowed a man carrying a knife to scale the White House fence, run across the lawn and enter the building before stopping him.
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