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National & World NYC ex-mayor to help fight dictator's video game suit NYC ex-mayor to help fight dictator's video game suit
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.
National & World Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons Feds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons
A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.
National & World Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found
Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeastern Pennsylvania.
National & World 9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect 9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect (Photo Gallery)
Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents.
National & World Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods (Photo Gallery)
Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out Saturday morning.
National & World Second man arrested trying to enter White House Second man arrested trying to enter White House (Photo Gallery)
A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.
National & World Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
National & World A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight? A look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?
Abusalha, 22, was a community college student who grew up playing basketball in Vero Beach, Florida. But Abusalha, the son of a Palestinian father and Italian-American mother, became increasingly consumed with religious fervor.
National & World Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort (Photo Gallery)
Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive effort to confine 6 million people to their homes.
National & World Fence-jumper makes it into the White House Fence-jumper makes it into the White House
A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said.
National & World Ex-diner manager gets 8 years in murder-for-hire plot
The former manager of a popular northern New Jersey diner was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, a co-owner of the restaurant, in an attempt to gain greater control for himself.