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Shoelaces Foil White House Fence Jumper Found Dangling

A security fence warns would-be intruders away from the White House. Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty Images A Secret Service official told NBC News that a woman tried to jump over the southwest corner of the White House fence at about 10:45 p.m. ET Tuesday. “The individual became entangled in security features affixed to the top […]
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Senate Votes to Overturn Obama-Era Hunting Limits

A brown bear fishes for salmon in Alaska on July 8, 2010. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch via AP, file The FWS said at the time that the rule was intended to help maintain sustainable populations of predators such as bears, wolves and coyotes on the federal wildlife refuges. Related: House Overturns Obama-Era Law to […]
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Facial Recognition Databases Give Congress the Creeps

An androgynous base image and an experimental analysis of the same face. National Science Foundation “This is really Nazi Germany here, what we’re talking about,” Lynch said. “And I see little difference in the way people are being tracked under this, just getting one wide net and getting information on all American citizens.” At the […]
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Arrest Made in Kidnapping of Woman Who Escaped From Trunk

A woman jumps from the trunk of a car after being kidnapped in the Avondale neighborhood of Birmingham, Alabama. Diggs’ harrowing escape was captured on surveillance video at a gas station, and she told TODAY how she used the help of her insulin pump to break free. “I just got the bright idea to use […]
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Black Caucus Answers Trump's 'What Do You Have to Lose' Question

  President Trump and several members of the Congressional Black Caucus met to discuss his proposed budget and chairman Cedric Richmond says he was surprised to find Trump and the CBC have similar goals but they differ on how to achieve them.
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Retirement Dreams Fizzle for Some Obamacare Clients

Mary Lytle-Gaines works in her office in St. Louis. With her mobile home paid off, the social worker, 61, had hoped to semi-retire next year and work part time. Jeff Roberson / AP With her mobile home paid off, social worker Mary Lytle-Gaines planned to retire next year and work part time. “My job is […]
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White Army Vet Traveled to NYC Just to Kill a Black Man: NYPD

What to Know The suspect in a vicious midtown stabbing told police he specifically traveled to NYC to attack black people, authorities say James Harris Jackson, 28, turned himself into police Wednesday at the same station his 66-year-old victim sought help two days earlier The Maryland resident served in the military and was deployed to […]
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Feds Remind U.S. Airports, Airlines They Are Terror Targets

Federal law enforcement has warned America’s airports and airlines that they remain top targets for terrorists because of their symbolic value, “inherent accessibility, and the presence of large crowds in unsecure areas,” according to a new government memo obtained by NBC News. The “law enforcement sensitive” memo, sent Tuesday to the nation’s passenger airlines, law […]
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Teen Raped on Facebook Live Is Getting Threats, Mom Says

The mother of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who was allegedly gang raped in a Facebook Live video said on Wednesday that she no longer feels safe in her neighborhood after receiving online threats. Police found her daughter on Tuesday, but the girl’s mother said that she and her daughter are afraid to stay at their […]
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What Does It Mean That Trump May Have Been 'Incidentally' Surveilled?

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee made a dramatic disclosure Wednesday about intelligence reports showing that American surveillance captured conversations among members of the Donald Trump transition team. Rep. Devin Nunes said that “the intelligence community incidentally collected information about U.S. citizens involved in the Trump transition.” The California Republican added that “details with […]