Russian Nuclear Bombers Buzz Alaska, N. Europe Bear H bomber runs timed to Ukrainian leader visit In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18 Hornet from aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, escorts a Russian Tupolev 95 Bear long rang bomber aircraft on Feb. 9, 2008 / AP BY: Bill Gertz September 19, …

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All Sierra Leone’s six-million population have been confined to their homes. The three-day shutdown is a desperate bid to fight the outbreak, as US health officials warn the disease could spread to over half a million people. “Today the life of every one is at stake, but we will get over this difficulty if all …

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Asked whether he has any buyer’s remorse about endorsing President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Colin Powell wholeheartedly said: “None whatsoever.” The remark came during a pre-taped sitdown with HBO’s Bill Maher, which aired Friday evening. Sec. Powell expanded upon his firm support of the president by declaring that his fellow Republicans have created …

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Is Rand Paul auditioning for a job on one of the liberal news networks, such as MSNBC? Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. The Kentucky Republican, a likely presidential candidate, has long argued that drug laws disproportionately affect minorities and has also championed restoring …

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The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Some 23.9 percent of Americans polled from Aug. 23 through Sept. 16 said they strongly supported …

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Lawmakers have warned that radicalized ISIL fighters could clandestinely enter the United States through the porous southern border while the DHS has said there is no evidence of a direct threat by ISIL to the United States, it is aware that the group’s affiliates have been discussing the possibility of crossing the southern border. Rep. Tim Bishop …

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Just before leaving for a seven-week recess, the US Senate unanimously passed legislation that allocates $10 million for any information leading to the capture of individuals who participated in the beheading of two American journalists this month. Members of the Islamic State, a Sunni militant group that has captured large swaths of territory in northern …

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She was young, beautiful and tragically killed by her daughter’s father early Sunday morning. Now, Jessica Arrendale, 33, is being hailed by her family as a hero for saving her six-month old daughter’s life, even as she died from a bullet to the head. Jessica’s mother, Teresa Inniello, spoke exclusively with WSB’s Pete Combs Wednesday …

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A high school language arts teacher in Maplewood, N.J. is accused of sexually assaulting three students. Nicole Dufault, 34, of Caldwell, was arrested at her home Wednesday evening. She was charged Thursday with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Dufault is …

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Michelle Obama proudly defended her husband’s record at a Washington, D.C. fundraiser, reminding the attendants how far the country had come since the Obamas entered the White House. “Just think about how different our country looks to children growing up today,” she said. “Think about how our kids take for granted that a black person …

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ISIS is calling for radicalized “lone wolves” in the United States to go to the homes of U.S. soldiers and “slaughter” military personnel. This is part of what is expected to be “a continued call” for American military personnel to be targeted within the United States. URGENT ALERT — ISIS threatens to obtain US soldiers’ …

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Kyle Bradford went through the lunch line at Weaverville Elementary School in Weaverville, California, on Tuesday. He got a Chicken burrito. The only problem was he wasn’t particularly hungry. When he got to his table, he saw a friend who had received a cheese sandwich. That’s when Bradford was faced with a choice: throw away his …

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As of Sunday, there were 5335 probable, confirmed and suspected cases of Ebola across Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal. Of those, 2622 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday. The CDC’s report, which is scheduled to be released next week, will estimate how many people the disease will infect by …

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Samuel Colt was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on July 18, 1814. His patented revolvers, capable of firing multiple shots in quick succession without reloading, provided a crucial firepower advantage to settlers and soldiers who were expanding the United States westward in the 19th century. On the bicentennial of Colt’s birth, learn 10 surprising facts about …

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A souvenir shell casing handed out by veterans at a 9/11 ceremony landed a seven-year-old Missouri boy in hot water when he took the keepsake to school. Sherry Falke said her son, Zane, forgot he had the souvenir in his pocket when he showed up for class on Tuesday, Fox4KC.com reported. The boy was given …

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U.S. Border Patrol agents have apprehended at least 474 aliens from terrorism-linked countries attempting to sneak into the country illegally this year alone, according to a leaked document obtained by Breitbart Texas. According to the document from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Intelligence and Investigative Liaison, of the 474 aliens, 76 are …

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After voting to fund military action against Islamic State, Congress just couldn’t take anymore. The US House announced Thursday an early end to an already shortened fall session so lawmakers could do what they value most: campaign for reelection. Let’s do the math here: The 113th Congress is historically unproductive in the amount of legislative …

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