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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair say the West must proceed methodically but firmly against the Islamic State group trying to deepen its footprint in the Mideast.Amid new airstrikes by the Unit ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal prison population has dropped this year by roughly 4,800 inmates, the first decline in decades.Holder is speaking Tuesday at a criminal justice conference in New York City.Ac ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the Secret Service's toughest jobs is trying to balance public access to the White House with security of the presidential residence. White House security suffered an extraordinary breach this weekend when an ex-soldier alleged ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided key information that led to an enforcement action in a fraud case.The agency announced the award Monday. ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Brad Keselowski flaunted his fast car by leading session after session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took a good-natured swipe at his teammate by asking him via Twitter to slow down.The first message appa ...more

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In the biggest game of the NFL season so far, the winning coach said the game wasn't decided by superstars Peyton Manning, Marshawn Lynch or Richard Sherman. The MVP, Seattle coach Pete Carroll said, was punter Jon Ryan.The unsung heroes of spec ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army soldier accused of sprinting across the White House lawn and into the executive mansion was heavily armed when he was arrested by Virginia state troopers after a traffic stop in July.Wythe County Deputy Commonweal ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of homeless school children is rising in U.S. schools.Education Department statistics released Monday say 1.3 million homeless children were enrolled in U.S. schools in the 2012-2013 school year — an 8 percent increa ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder. ...more

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Make it 2 for 2 for Team Penske in the Chase.Joey Logano helped Team Penske strengthen its grip as the organization to beat for the championship, pulling away on an overtime restart to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedw ...more