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Manholes welded shut at prison in New York

Posted: 06/14/2015 - As the search continues along Route 374 in upstate New York for two killers who escaped from prison, state police say part of the highway will remain closed until Monday evening.

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NAACP supports its leader accused of falsifying race

Updated: 06/13/2015 - In response to allegations that the president of the Spokane, Washington, NAACP, falsely portrayed herself as a black woman, the NAACP is speaking out in support of the woman.

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Officials: Hack exposed up to 14 million federal records

Updated: 06/13/2015 - Officials say a second hack linked to China has exposed sensitive U.S. military and intelligence officer data -- a cyberbreach of federal records dramatically worse than first acknowledged.

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Prison instructor charged, enters plea

Updated: 06/13/2015 - Hundreds of law enforcement personnel have begun an eighth day searching for two killers who used power tools to cut their way out of a prison in far northern New York near the Canadian border.

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Officials: Second hack exposed military and intel data

Posted: 06/12/2015 - Several U.S. officials say hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel seeking security clearances. The break is the second cyberbreach of federal records revealed in a week and could dramatically compound the potential damage.

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Prosecutor: Doctors felt Germanwings co-pilot unfit to fly

Updated: 06/11/2015 - A French prosecutor says that some doctors who treated the co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings jet felt he was unfit to fly, but did not tell his employers because of German patient secrecy laws.

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Congress holds hearings after TSA failures

Updated: 06/10/2015 - The Transportation Security Administration has been hit hard over the last few weeks. First, a leaked report explained that the TSA had failed nearly all test screenings. Days after, another report said that the TSA failed to identify more than 73 workers identified on terror watch lists.

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Ohio sheriff: Hit man killed wrong victim with target's name

Posted: 06/10/2015 - Ohio authorities say three men have been indicted on aggravated murder charges for a 2006 contract killing in which the hit man went to the wrong house and killed a man with the same name as the intended target.

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US to send up to 450 more troops to train Iraqis

Posted: 06/10/2015 - The White House says the United States will send up to 450 more troops to Iraq to boost the training of local forces. It's a response to recent setbacks at the hands of the Islamic State and Baghdad's appeals for more help.

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