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Belgian officials on Thursday reduced their assessment of the threats facing Brussels, five days after saying that the risk of a Paris-style terrorist attack was “serious and imminent,” a warning that paralyzed the capital. The decision to lower the threat level back to 3, from...
Washington (CNN) Hackers who breached the AOL email account of CIA Director John Brennan have not only evaded arrest, but now are suspected of another embarrassing set of intrusions, including accessing a sensitive FBI-run law enforcement portal and a private email account of...
A deputy was fired Wednesday after video showed him flipping a teen backward out of her desk and tossing her across a classroom, with the sheriff saying the officer did not follow proper procedures and training. Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields was told of his firing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic socialist...
GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off...
Jerry Parr, the dedicated Secret Service agent whose quick actions helped save the life of President Ronald Reagan after a 1981 assassination attempt, died Friday at a hospice near his home in Washington. Parr was 85 and the cause of his death was congestive heart failure,...
(CNN) The East Coast deluge has begun. And it won't end, in many places, for several more days. While it appears Hurricane Joaquin won't land the direct hit that some feared, communities from the Carolinas through New England nonetheless have their hands full from another storm...
A motorist got more than he bargained for when he stopped at a Michigan gas station earlier this week and started a fire when he tried to kill a spider with a cigarette lighter. Surveillance video from the Mobil gas station in Center Line shows flames quickly engulfing the man’s...
California has issued more than half a million driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally under a program that began nine months ago. Armando Botello, a spokesman for the state's Department of Motor Vehicles, said Friday that the milestone was reached last week. "...