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Fence jumper at White House sparks evacuation

A Secret Service police officer holds a weapon as he stands near an entrance to the White House complex during an evacuation minutes after President Barack Obama departed Washington for Camp David aboard Marine One on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. A Secret Service agent at the scene says someone jumped the fence surrounding the White House. AP

Part of the White House has been evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

A lone YES campaign supporter walks down a street in Edinburgh after the result of the Scottish independence referendum, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. AP

Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Scotland ‘No’ fails to stop Catalan secession push

Catalonia's regional president Artur Mas gestures during a press conference at the Generalitat Palace in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. A day after Scotland rejected breaking away from Britain, the regional parliament in Spain's Catalonia is expected to grant its leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid says would be illegal. AP

Scotland’s decision to stay within the United Kingdom cost separatists across Europe political momentum they could have gained for their own independence ambitions. But the regional parliament in Spain’s Catalonia was still expected Friday to grant its leader the power to call a secession referendum denounced as illegal by the central government in Madrid.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US Sheriff: Man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

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A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had been called to in the past.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cardinals debate marriage before crucial meeting

Pope Francis

The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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