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    Tom Coburn's 'Wastebook' highlights $25B in wacky spending

    Tom Coburn is going out with a bang. The retiring Oklahoma senator released his final annual Wastebook, highlighting 100 of the most outlandish government expenditures this year, adding up to $25 billion in federal spending. Ranging from watching grass grow ($10,000) to low-income Medicare prescript ... Read More

    Harper: 'Canada will never be intimidated'

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack ... Read More

    Georgia Dems use race-baiting tactics to bring out black vote

    ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia Democrats are using the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, to rally black voters ahead of the Nov. 4 election, with Republicans calling the move "race-baiting." A state Democratic Party mailing includes images from protests prompted by Brown's shooting, in ... Read More

    Last night's White House fence jumper charged with assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday. Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service ... Read More

    Protesters confront officers inside St. Louis County Police headquarters

    CLAYTON -- A group of 50 activists passionately confronted officers inside St. Louis County Police headquarters Wednesday in the continuing demands for justice in the Michael Brown shooting. There were no arrests. Turned away at the front door, the protesters entered through a side entrance and laun ... Read More

    Jerusalem terror attack kills baby, wounds 8

    A three-month-old baby has been killed and eight other people wounded after Palestinian drove into them at a crowded train station in east Jerusalem. The driver - named as Adbel-Rahman Shaloudi - was shot by police as he ran from the scene. "We can confirm that this was a terrorist attack. The drive ... Read More

    Obama on Canada shooting: 'We're all shaken by it'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama condemned fatal shootings in Canada on Wednesday as "outrageous attacks." ''We're all shaken by it," he said. Obama said the motive for the shootings remained unknown. But he said as more becomes known, that information will be factored into U.S. security con ... Read More

    Source: Darren Wilson says Michael Brown kept charging at him

    FERGUSON -- Police Officer Darren Wilson told investigators that in a struggle for his pistol inside a police SUV, Michael Brown pressed the barrel of Wilson's gun against the officer's hip, according to a source with knowledge of his statements. Wilson tried to prevent Brown from reaching the trigg ... Read More

    Multiple shootings at Ottawa Parliament Hill, War Memorial

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said. People fled Parliament by scrambling down scaffolding erected for renovations, witnesses to ... Read More


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