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OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and singer Billy Joel helped pick up trash at a beach on New York's Long Island.Joel joined Cuomo and other elected officials Saturday at the 21st annual Oyster Bay Beach and Harbor Cleanup. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.President Barack O ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — A transcript of The Associated Press's interview with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.Q: What role will Egypt assume in the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group?A: Let me assert here that we are fully c ...more

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LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has u ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service has increased security measures along the road in front of the White House where a man scaled a fence on Friday and got inside the doors of the executive mansion, the agency said in a statement on Saturday ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside. ...more

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VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters ...more

Reuters News - 3 hours ago

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A large sailboat ran aground on a sandbar near the Statue of Liberty in New York on Saturday, triggering the evacuation of all 121 tourists aboard but causing no injuries, authorities said on Saturday. The Clipper City, a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:Moner Mohammad Abusalha, who liked to cuddle cats, blew himself up in May in Syria. He was the first American suicide bomber in that civil war.

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MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — The guitarist for U2 finally has an edge in getting his long-planned compound of mansions built in the mountains above Malibu.The California Coastal Commission staff reached a settlement agreement Friday with the David Evan ...more