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APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

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WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. Robert King, the U.S.

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LGBT-friendly housing will transform activist's childhood home

(c) 2014, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — Imani Woody wants to turn her childhood home into the kind of dream home that eluded many older Washingtonians for


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Security breached: Intruder gets into White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door


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CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the


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Agents nab intruder who darted into White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — An intruder made it through the front door of the White House after scaling the mansion’s fence before Secret Service agents apprehended him. The


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Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. But military


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Fence-jumper makes it into the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret


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AP Exclusive: CIA halts spying in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United


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Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gauge designed to predict the economy’s future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board said Friday


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Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs. The Labor Department


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Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic


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