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Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students

abcnews.go.com — The Department of Homeland Security has lost track of more than 6,000 foreign nationals who entered the United States on student visas, overstayed their welcome, and essentially vanished -- exploiting a security gap that was supposed to be fixed after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Sep 02, 2014

---> @MicahGrimes: US struggles to track students who enter US w/ student visas & then vanish: abcn.ws/1rcDEcJ pic.twitter.com/tQXsAmpTAZ

Sep 02, 2014

Visa Program Struggles to Track Missing Foreign Students - ABC News (via @ABC) abcn.ws/1lw35Wo

Sep 02, 2014

US struggling to track students who enter the US with student visas and vanish: abcn.ws/1rcDEcJ pic.twitter.com/QtL4Z7MBoU

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Revel Casino Goes Dark After Just 2 Years

abcnews.go.com — It opened with a bang one day at dawn a little over 2 years ago amid high hopes it would turn around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel went out with a whimper in the wee small hours of the morning Tuesday as its casino closed a day after the...
Sep 02, 2014

"They wanted the high-limit people, & there's not too many of those." And now, Atlantic City's $2.4B Revel is closed. abcn.ws/1pDbiZZ

Lost in America: Student Visa Program

abcnews.go.com — The last time we waited this long for D. Was 1994. To a new crackdown aimed at stopping budding terrorists in their tracks. The proposal in England comes two weeks after the execution of James Foley.... See More
Sep 02, 2014

Maybe Rick Perry can send in the National Guard: @ABC: US losing track of student visa holders who vanish abcn.ws/1nQlzfO

Sep 01, 2014

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Sep 01, 2014

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Sep 01, 2014

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4 Things to Watch as Obama Heads to Estonia, NATO Summit in Wales

abcnews.go.com — (Credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) Can the Obama Doctrine neutralize the Putin Doctrine? Can it quash the terror threat from radical Islamic extremism? The answers may well depend on President Obama's trip this week to Russia-bordering Estonia and a summit of NATO allies in Wales, perhaps the group's most consequential meeting since the Cold War.

Dominion, Duke to Build $5B Natural Gas Pipeline

abcnews.go.com — Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation's...
Sep 02, 2014

Dominion announces plans for $5 billion natural gas pipeline through parts of VA. tinyurl.com/noasynt

How to Escape a Car If You're Caught in a Flash Flood

abcnews.go.com — Back now at 7:42 with a "Gma investigates" and an incredible new experiment this morning revealing what to do if you're caught in a flash flood or fast-rising water. ABC's Matt Gutman bravely got... See More

David Muir Talks New Role at 'World News Tonight'

abcnews.go.com — David Muir officially takes over the anchor chair and will continue his reporting from the field and "Made in America" series.

Delta Flight Re-Routed Due to Passenger Disruption

abcnews.go.com — A Delta flight from New York to Florida was re-routed Monday, the airline confirmed - the third flight diversion caused by passenger disruption in recent weeks. Delta Flight 2370 departed at about 7 p.m. Monday, en route to West Palm Beach. The flight was diverted to Jacksonville due to the disturbance.
Sep 02, 2014

Delta flight forced to land after passenger complains about... yep, this again abcn.ws/1qwX8aO via @4lisaguerrero

'AK-47 Bandit' Resurfaces in Nebraska Bank Heist

abcnews.go.com — A manhunt is underway for a notorious bank robber known as the "AK-47 Bandit," suspected in a slew of brazen heists across the northwest and now in Nebraska. At a press conference in Chino, Calif., on Monday where the heavily armed suspect's spree is believed to have begun, police said the bandit is armed, dangerous and at it again.

The Note: Obama Prepares NATO Pitch

abcnews.go.com — By John R. Parkinson (jparkABC) NOTABLES OBAMA JETS TO ESTONIA: President Obama heads to Europe today, first stopping off in Estonia where the president there wants to establish a permanent NATO base.
Sep 02, 2014

intended or not, Biden revealed some weaknesses in Dem midterm argument w/ Labor Day speech. abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…

Sep 02, 2014

"It's time to take back America," said the vice president of the United States. Campaign strategy emerging - abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…

Syrian Rebels Issue Demands for Captive UN Troops

abcnews.go.com — Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops, an official said Tuesday.
Sep 02, 2014

AP: Syrian rebels issue demands for release of captive UN peacekeepers abcn.ws/1w2tpbF

Surrogate Offers Clues Into Man With 16 Babies

abcnews.go.com — When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive. Wassana, a lifetime resident of the slums, viewed it as a nine-month solution to her family's debt. She...
Sep 02, 2014

Our @AP story today on mystery Japanese man's 16 surrogate Thai babies, with HK cameo. By @jgecker @8td abcn.ws/1q6jalZ via @ABC

FBI Is 'Addressing' Massive Celebrity Photo Hack

abcnews.go.com — The FBI said today it is "aware" that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is "addressing the matter." The feds made its statement as celebrities were outraged over the hacked photos.
Sep 02, 2014

RT @ABC: Law enforcement source: FBI is actively investigating alleged hacking of celebrity photos - @JackDate - abcn.ws/W33UKt

Sep 02, 2014

RT @ABC: Law enforcement source: FBI is actively investigating alleged hacking of celebrity photos - @JackDate - abcn.ws/W33UKt

Sep 02, 2014

RT @MikeDelMoro: .@danabrams will weigh in on what could be the largest breach of celebrity privacy in history abcn.ws/W33UKt pic.twitter.com/0Z9cN0nQ15

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