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Government investigators question 'problematic' Secret Service assignment to check on employee

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:36
WASHINGTON – A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor. The report by the Homeland Security Department's inspector general calls the conduct "problematic," and says that the employee's friendship with high-level Secret Service officials creates the appearance it was motivated by personal relations…
Football coaches suspended at New Jersey school where hazing, abuse alleged
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:36
PARLIN, N.J. – The coaching staff of a New Jersey high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended. The Sayreville board of education suspended head coach George Najjar (NAY'-jar) and four assistants at its meeting Tuesday night. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Seven members of the Sayreville War Memorial High School team have been charged with crimes ranging from hazing to aggravated sexual assault over what happened last month.
JIHAD JANES? Report: 3 American teen girls tried to join ISIS
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 23:11
The FBI says it is investigating the possibility that three American teenage girls were attempting to join the Islamic State in Syria when they were detained in Germany. A law enforcement source told Fox News Tuesday that the girls are home in Colorado after they were tracked down in Frankfurt. The three girls are all under the age of 18 and are not expected to face charges. Two of the girls are of Somali descent…
Strong anti-ISIS stand 'a responsible move'
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 22:43
SINGAPORE is taking a firm stand against militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) because it is the responsible thing to do, said Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli. But the move may also make Singapore an ISIS target, he added. Mr Masagos, who is on an official visit to Jordan, made the point at a closed-door dialogue on Monday in Irbid city, barely 20km from Jordan's…
Strong anti-ISIS stand 'a responsible move', says S'pore minister
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 22:43
Toh Yong Chuan The Straits Times Publication Date : 22-10-2014 Singapore is taking a firm stand against militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) because it is the responsible thing to do, said senior minister of state for foreign affairs and home affairs Masagos Zulkifli. But the move may also make Singapore an ISIS target, he added.
Christian woman's death sentence upheld by Pakistani court
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 22:10
The FBI says it is investigating the possibility that three American teenage girls were attempting to join the Islamic State in Syria when they were detained in Germany. A law enforcement source told Fox News Tuesday that the girls are home in Colorado after they were tracked down in Frankfurt. The three girls are all under the age of 18 and are not expected to face charges. Two of the girls are of Somali descent…
IS THIS KING TUT? BBC show set to reveal computer-generated face
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 21:10
(STV Productions) (STV Productions) PreviousNext A forthcoming BBC documentary aims to shed light on the life and death of King Tutankhamun, using state-of-the-art technology to perform a ‘virtual autopsy’ on his 3,000-year old remains. By using 2,000 Computerized Tomography (CT) scans of the pharaoh’s mummified body, scientists have created a full size computer-generated image of Tutankhamun. The virtual autopsy reveals that the boy king suffered from a genetic bone wasting disease and a club foot,…
American girls may have wanted to join ISIS in Syria, FBI says
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 20:42
DENVER -- The FBI said Tuesday that it's investigating the possibility that three teenage girls from the Denver area tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremists. An FBI spokeswoman says agents helped bring the girls back to Denver after stopping them in Germany.
New York financial regulator pushes banks to plug gaps in cybersecurity
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 20:36
(Reuters) – Following the massive cyber attack on the biggest U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co <JPM.N> disclosed in August, and other financial institutions, government authorities in United States are pushing financial institutions and brokerage houses to close glaring gaps in cybersecurity. In a letter sent to many banks on Tuesday, the New York State Department of Financial Services superintendent, Benjamin Lawsky, expressed concern about the “level of insight financial institutions have into the sufficiency…
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 20:36
Journalist Ben Bradlee (C) is helped to his seat by former U.S. president Bill Clinton (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama after he was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Obama at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington November 20, 2013.

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