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White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor


WASHINGTON - A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had more than 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and had been arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map on which the executive mansion was marked, a federal prosecutor said on Monday.

About 100 climate protesters arrested in march on Wall Street

NEW YORK - About 100 protesters were arrested on Monday in New York City during a demonstration that at one point blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce what organizers say is Wall Street's contribution to climate change. | Video

Environment, 22 Sep 2014

Security heightened at Colorado army base after reports of shots fired

- A U.S. Army base in Colorado ordered "an increased security presence" on Monday evening after reports of gun shots on or near the base, Fort Carson authorities said in a statement.

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Virgin America flight diverted to Omaha after passenger 'became disruptive'

- A Los Angeles-bound Virgin America Inc flight was diverted to Omaha on Monday after a passenger "became disruptive" and had to be restrained, an airport official said.

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More Americans than ever have never married: survey

WASHINGTON - A record 20 percent of adult Americans, or 42 million people, have never married, marking a U.S. demographic and social shift, according to an analysis released on Wednesday.

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Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks: U.S. jury

NEW YORK - A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank Plc liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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Alabama toddler drowned in church's baptismal water: coroner

- A toddler found submerged in a tank of baptismal water in an Alabama church died of accidental drowning, the local coroner said on Monday.

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Destructive California wildfire burns on as weather heats up

- Crews fighting a California wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and charred 28 square miles of forest land have made progress, but officials said on Monday the return of high temperatures and low humidity could fuel a new flare-up.

Environment, 22 Sep 2014

Louisiana judge rules state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana state judge ruled on Monday in favor of a same-sex couple, saying the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, advocates said.

Subjects, Gay Marriage 22 Sep 2014

High-profile New York event highlights Clinton's 'elite' image

NEW YORK - When Hillary Clinton rubs shoulders with financial executives and philanthropic giants at the Clinton Global Initiative's meeting this week, it will underscore the tension between her elite connections and populist image likely to feature in her expected 2016 presidential campaign.

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