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Bill Clinton On White House Security Breach: 'I Still Don't Know How That Happened'

abcnews.go.com — Bill Clinton, who lived in the White House for eight years, said he was "surprised" an intruder was able to make it through the doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue without being stopped by Secret Service, the former president told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos in an interview today.
Sep 23, 2014

Ask: more of DC shut down? "@chrisdonovan: Wed on @GMA, @GStephanopoulos w/Bill Clinton, surprised" intruder in WH abcnews.go.com/Politics/bill-…

Sep 23, 2014

Bill Clinton WH security breach: "I still don't know how that happened." abcnews.go.com/Politics/bill-…

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What Is the Khorasan Group, Targeted By US in Syria?

abcnews.go.com — The U.S. military said today that by striking a little known terror cell called the Khorasan Group in Syria, it was able to take out dangerous men who were "plotting and planning imminent attacks against Western targets to include the U.S. homeland."
Sep 23, 2014

@ABC: What is the Khorasan, the al Qaeda group targeted by the US in Syria? abcn.ws/1mqHO0U

Sep 23, 2014

RT @ABC: What is the Khorasan, the al Qaeda group targeted by the US in Syria? abcn.ws/1mqHO0U

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US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

abcnews.go.com — American airstrikes against ISIS targets are underway in Syria, according to a Pentagon official.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @ABC: Developing: US airstrikes under way against ISIS targets in Syria abcn.ws/1mpXdyg

Sep 22, 2014

Air assault: 'massive' “@ABC: #Developing: US airstrikes under way against #ISIS targets in #Syria abcn.ws/1mpXdyg

Sep 22, 2014

US airstrikes under way in Syria - a mix of fighters, bombers and tomahawk missiles - @MarthaRaddatz abcn.ws/1mpXdyg

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Vince Vaughn Joins 'True Detective' Season 2 Cast With Colin Farrell

abcnews.go.com — ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis has the latest in the "Pop News" midday buzz.

Jim Webb Mulls 2016 Run That Could Pose Clinton Challenge

abcnews.go.com — Former Virginia senator Jim Webb said today he is "seriously" considering a 2016 presidential bid, and will make a decision within the next two to five months. "I am seriously looking at the possibility of running for president," Webb, a Democrat, said in an appearance at the National Press Club.

Before Seeking Asylum, Three Afghan Soldiers Stopped by Strip Club, Police Say

abcnews.go.com — Prior to their encounter with Canadian and American border agents near Buffalo, the three Afghan soldiers who went missing from Joint Base Cape Cod over the weekend stopped at a strip club, a local police chief confirmed to ABC News today. "They were in Mashpee, Massachusetts, at Zachary's Friday evening," said Mashpee Police Chief Rodney Collins.

Coke, Pepsi Pledge to Reduce Calorie Consumption

abcnews.go.com — Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper say they'll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks. The announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative Tuesday and comes as the...
Sep 23, 2014

RT @candicechoi: Beverage industry to launch "Mixify" ad campaign aimed at teens as part of calorie reduction push abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto… via @ap

Sep 23, 2014

RT @candicechoi: Beverage industry to launch "Mixify" ad campaign aimed at teens as part of calorie reduction push abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto… via @ap

Sep 23, 2014

Beverage industry to launch "Mixify" ad campaign aimed at teens as part of calorie reduction push abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto… via @ap

In Syria Strikes, US Also Targets Al Qaeda's Shadowy Khorasan Group

abcnews.go.com — Airstrikes by the U.S. and its allies not only pounded the powerful ISIS terrorist army but also a shadowy al Qaeda unit known as the Khorasan Group, formed in Syria to strike both Western civilian aviation targets as well as their former allies who formed the Islamic caliphate stretching across...
Sep 23, 2014

BREAKING @GMA -- US Averts 'Active Plotting Against Homeland' By Hitting Al Qaeda Cell in Syria abcn.ws/1rioNwE via @GStephanopoulos

Sep 23, 2014

RT @BrianRoss: In Syria Strikes, US Also Targets Al Qaeda's Shadowy Khorasan Group abcn.ws/1rioNwE - new info via @meekwire, @LMartinezABC

Sep 23, 2014

In Syria Strikes, US Also Targets Al Qaeda's Shadowy Khorasan Group 8 of the 22 strikes last night ...abcn.ws/1wJ3Uwi via @ABC

Sep 23, 2014

Looks like striking ISIL in Syria includes hitting al Qaeda, too MT @meekwire: Details on KG’s IED plans here: abcn.ws/1rioNwE

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Vatican Puts Ex-Dominican Envoy Under House Arrest

abcnews.go.com — The Vatican says it has put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest following allegations he sexually abused young boys in the Caribbean country. Josef Wesolowski has already been defrocked after the Vatican's canon law court found him guilty in June and imposed...
Sep 23, 2014

RT @nwinfield: #Vatican puts ex-Dominican ambassador under house arrest for sex abuse at start of criminal trial, a first abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

Sep 23, 2014

#Vatican puts ex-Dominican ambassador under house arrest for sex abuse at start of criminal trial, a first abcnews.go.com/Health/wireSto…

Venezuelan President Follows Chavez's NY Footsteps

abcnews.go.com — Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro is following in the footsteps of the late Hugo Chavez in his first presidential visit to the Big Apple. Maduro met with labor and peace activists at a Venezuelan-sponsored event in the South Bronx on Tuesday evening billed as an encounter between New York's...
Sep 23, 2014

RT @APjoshgoodman: Venezuela prez follows Chavez's Big Apple footsteps, Bronx visit incl. Decade on, oil-lined pockets not as deep @AP abcnews.go.com/International/…

Sep 23, 2014

Venezuela prez follows Chavez's Big Apple footsteps, Bronx visit incl. Decade on, oil-lined pockets not as deep @AP abcnews.go.com/International/…

Los Angeles Register Newspaper Ends Publication

abcnews.go.com — The Los Angeles Register has announced that it will cease publication immediately. The Los Angeles Times reported (http://lat.ms/1ugbb8F) that Orange County Register co-owner Aaron Kushner sent a memo with the news to employees of the newspaper on Monday night.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @MichaelRBloodAP: Read All About It: As one Los Angeles newspaper closes, philanthropist launches bid for San Diego's dominant paper abcn.ws/1sWw3wb

Sep 23, 2014

San Diego Philanthropist Launches Newspaper Bid abcn.ws/1x9KxQ1 via @elliotspagat

Sep 23, 2014

RT @MichaelRBloodAP: Read All About It: As one Los Angeles newspaper closes, philanthropist launches bid for San Diego's dominant paper abcn.ws/1sWw3wb

Sep 23, 2014

The Los Angeles Register, which debuted in April, will cease publication, effective immediately. abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/l…

Chris Christie Denies Report He Shed 85 Pounds, But Won’t Talk Numbers

abcnews.go.com — STAMFORD, Conn.-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has clearly lost weight since his lap band surgery last May, but he won't talk numbers, only to say the 85-pound figure the New York Times reported Monday is incorrect.
Sep 23, 2014

As NJ engulfed in multibillion dollar pension scandal, clearly this is the most important news: abcn.ws/1sngfbi #Journalism

Sep 23, 2014

RT @davidsirota: Glad to see really hard hitting investigative journalism here: abcn.ws/1sngfbi Nice work national media

Sep 23, 2014

Glad to see really hard hitting investigative journalism here: abcn.ws/1sngfbi Nice work national media

Obama Outlines Khorasan Threat for the 1st Time

abcnews.go.com — ANALYSIS: Today is the first time President Obama has uttered the word "Khorasan" in public. Indeed, we can find no example of any White House official ever mentioning this al Qaeda cell by name in public.
Sep 23, 2014

Today is the first time Obama has said the term “Khorasan” in public - @ABC's @jonkarl abcn.ws/Zc5PyA

Sep 23, 2014

RT @jonkarl: Extraordinary - military strikes against a group no WH official had ever publicly mentioned by name - abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…

Sep 23, 2014

! RT @jonkarl: Extraordinary - military strikes against a group no WH official had ever publicly mentioned by name - abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…

Sep 23, 2014

Extraordinary - military strikes against a group no WH official had ever publicly mentioned by name - abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…

Airstrikes on ISIS Syria Targets 'Successful,' US Says

abcnews.go.com — The U.S. launched several airstrikes against ISIS targets inside Syria for the first time late Monday in what a defense official said was a "successful" start in a new front in the battle against the terror group and, separately, in potentially averting an imminent threat to the homeland from a shadowy al Qaeda group.