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6 Secret Service Safeguards Breached By White House Intruder

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It has now been made clear that there were a half dozen steps that were not taken by the Secret Service during the close call, just minutes after the Obamas left the building.

Five Best Ideas of the Day: September 30

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Five Best Ideas of the Day: September 30
1. China’s real battle is for the hearts and minds of Hong Kong. And China is losing. By Rachel Lu in Foreign Policy 2. California’s new ‘Yes means yes’ consent law is an important first step toward ending America’s campus sexual assault epidemic. By Robin Wilson in the Chronicle of Higher Education 3. The English…
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Student’s Dream of Epic Yearbook Cat Photo Comes True

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Student’s Dream of Epic Yearbook Cat Photo Comes True
His wish was granted after an online petition went viral
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New coalition airstrikes target ISIS near Syria-Turkey border

Key border town under brutal assault by extremists takes center stage in U.S.-led effort against ISIS as 150,000 Kurds flee area

Will terror fears curb free speech in Britain?

Amid concern over Europeans heading to Syria, gov't seeks power to stop people who "spread poisonous hatred"

Netanyahu speaks to the UN General Assembly

In a speech to the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Iran and Iranian President Rouhani with strong words.

Catalonia suspends formal campaign on Spain independence vote

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Catalonia suspends formal campaign on Spain independence vote
MADRID (Reuters) - Catalonia's regional government said on Tuesday it would temporarily suspend formal campaigning for a referendum on independence from Spain, after Madrid filed ... more

New Afghanistan pact means America's longest war will last until at least 2024

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New Afghanistan pact means America's longest war will last until at least 2024
Bilateral security deal ensures that President Obama will pass off the Afghanistan war and his new war in Iraq and Syria to his successor Continue ... more

People are now bending iPhones in Apple Stores

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Read full story for latest details.

It's bigger on the inside: Doctor Who enters the Minecraft universe

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The news surrounding Minecraft of late has revolved around the company’s purchase by Microsoft. Until now.

Venezuela-Exxon arbitration ruling due this week: sources

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Venezuela-Exxon arbitration ruling due this week: sources
By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters) - The World Bank arbitration tribunal will give its final award ruling this week on a multibillion- dollar claim by ... more

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

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Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs
The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

Argentina deposits debt payment in defiance of U.S. court

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Argentina deposits debt payment in defiance of U.S. court
By Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina deposited a $161 million bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday, the Economy ... more

New app helps connect democracy protesters in Hong Kong

A new app is helping some Hong Kong protesters communicate despite the barricades put on their communication devices. The app allows cell phones to communicate ... more

New App helps connect democracy protestors in Hong Kong

A new app is helping some Hong Kong protestors communicate despite the barricades put on their communication devices. The app allows cell phones to communicate ... more

Feds charge man with making app for stalkers

StealthGenie intercepted mobile phone communications without detection; it was targeted at people who suspected their partner of cheating on them

New app Good2Go aims to verify sexual consent

An app aimed at college students tries to make sure there's no confusion when two people consent to sex. The creator, Lee Ann Allman was ... more

​Why Japan volcano erupted without warning

Some volcanic eruptions can be predicted, but there's no early warning system for the type of eruption that caught hikers by surprise last weekend

CSKA Moscow v Bayern Munich: Champions League live!

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CSKA Moscow v Bayern Munich: Champions League  live!
Champions League updates from the 5pm BST kick-offLive match centre! Follow all of the nights goals and gamesEmail john.ashdown@theguardian.com or tweet @John_Ashdown 5.30pm BST 30 ... more

Ticket ballots to be held for some Rugby World Cup 2015 matches

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Ticket ballots to be held for some Rugby World Cup 2015 matches
At least 20 of 48 games for all prices will be included Aim is to ensure as many fans as possible have seats Latest news ... more

As Batting Numbers Shrivel, Eyes Turn to the Mound

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As Batting Numbers Shrivel, Eyes Turn to the Mound
Pitchers are striking out batters in record numbers amid a heavier reliance on bullpens and greater specialization among receivers.

Mats Hummels: I am not tempted by a move to Manchester United

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Mats Hummels: I am not tempted by a move to Manchester United
Defender not interested in leaving Borussia Dortmund I would have been so happy for Gerrard if hed won the title Jürgen Klopp: Hummels to Man ... more

NFL says Husain Abdullah should not have been penalised for praying

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NFL says Husain Abdullah should not have been penalised for praying
Flag thrown after Kansas City Chiefs player dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception in Monday night gameThe NFL said on Tuesday that ... more

T Magazine: Paris Fashion Week: Valentino Spring/Summer 2015

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Scenes from the Paris Fashion Week photo diary of Sonny Vandevelde.

New F1 Contract Boosts Prize Money To A Record $800 Million

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Prize money paid to Formula One’s 11 teams accelerated 6.1% to a record $797.5 million last year driving a 32% fall in operating profit at ... more

This New Met Exhibit Shows How Photographer Thomas Struth Reconstructed '70s New York

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This New Met Exhibit Shows How Photographer Thomas Struth Reconstructed '70s New York
Downtown Manhattan was pretty unsightly in the late 1970s, when a young German photographer named Thomas Struth arrived from Düsseldorf with his large-format camera and ... more

Lindsey Vonn takes on Youth Olympics role

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Lindsey Vonn takes on Youth Olympics role
Once again, the youth of the world will have Lindsey Vonn as their representative.

Motherlode Blog: The Power of Place: One Last Thought on Moving

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Motherlode Blog: The Power of Place: One Last Thought on Moving
Is our new city changing us? Or would we be changing anyway, simply by virtue of growing up, getting older, and evolving in our lives?
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Amanda Bynes' parents don't know where she is

Father Rick Bynes said he has not heard from his daughter after she was arrested for DUI on Sunday

Molly Sims expecting second child

The former model broke the baby news on her website with a little help from her 2-year-old son

Larry David hoping for more "Curb Your Enthusiasm"

Audience at Q&A reportedly cheered when David said he hasn't "given up the hope" for doing more of his hit HBO comedy

Hear Lorde's single for "Hunger Games"

The 17-year-old songstress says the track is her attempt to get inside Katniss' head

Lena Dunham to pay book tour acts

The "Girls" star had come under fire for making opening acts work for free

Family Raises Awareness for Pediatric Cancer

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Family Raises Awareness for Pediatric Cancer
Natalie Gorsegner, a five-year-old with cancer, joins TODAY to talk about the more than 1,500 children who are diagnosed with cancer every year.

Watch: 'Bra cam' gives boob's-eye-view of oglers

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Watch: 'Bra cam' gives boob's-eye-view of oglers
Ben HooperPARIS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Nestle's Fitness cereal teamed with a French ad agency to create a "bra cam" video documenting how many glances ... more

New study reports how TMS treatment works in people with depression

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On Star Trek, it is easy to take for granted the incredible ability of futuristic doctors to wave small devices over the heads of both ... more

Thailand requests FMS sale of Lakota helicopters

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Thailand requests FMS sale of Lakota helicopters
Richard TomkinsWASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A proposed Foreign Military Sales deal for nine UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters to Thailand, worth $89 million, has ... more

Virginia Tech scientists plan to use social media to develop new approach to addiction recovery

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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists plan to use social media to develop a new approach to addiction recovery, one that takes advantage of people's ... more