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Obama taps 1st black woman for attorney general

In this April 28, 2014 file photo, Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York speaks during a news conference in New York. President Obama chose Loretta Lynch as attorney general on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, which would make her the first black woman in the position. AP Photo

President Barack Obama intends to nominate a New York City federal prosecutor to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama switches planes because of mechanical issue


President Barack Obama is switching planes in Philadelphia for his return trip to Washington because of a mechanical problem with a flap in his earlier aircraft, the White House said.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Grace Poe wants full-blown investigation of Purisima by Ombudsman

Sen. Grace Poe. FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe said the Senate committee on public order that she chairs would recommend to the Office of the Ombudsman a further investigation of the head of the Philippine National Police.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Man arrested after climbing White House fence

White House Fence Jumper

A man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday was nabbed by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the elite agency said.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »