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Hong Kong Students Begin Boycott To Call For Democracy

Hong Kong Students Begin Boycott To Call For DemocracyThousands of students in Hong Kong flooded a university campus in stifling heat today, starting a weeklong boycott of classes to protest Beijing's stance on electoral reform in the territory.

Prosecutor Says White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammunition In Car

Prosecutor Says White House Intruder Had 800 Rounds Of Ammunition In CarThe man who jumped a fence and made it past the White House's North Portico on Friday had 800 rounds of ammunition inside his vehicle, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies’ Protest An American Issue

Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies’ Protest An American IssueLast Friday, 43 veteran and reserve members of Israel's secretive spy organization, Unit 8200, claimed they'd been directed to spy on Palestinians for coercion purposes.

Texas Appears To Step Back From Proposal To Sell Alcohol At Some Gun Shows

Texas Appears To Step Back From Proposal To Sell Alcohol At Some Gun ShowsOn Friday, the staff of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission recommended that commissioners vote to withdraw the plan.

Iconic Pabst Beer Brands Sold To Russian Company

Iconic Pabst Beer Brands Sold To Russian CompanyThe iconic American Pabst Blue Ribbon brand will soon be owned by a Russian company under a deal to sell the Los Angeles-based brewer for an undisclosed sum.

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian Rebels

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian RebelsThe Senate joined the House on Thursday in rare bipartisanship by approving a measure to train and equip members of the Syrian opposition.

New Islamic State Video Purports To Show Kidnapped British Journalist

New Islamic State Video Purports To Show Kidnapped British JournalistThe group that calls itself the Islamic State has released a new video that purports to show a British man who says he is a journalist and a hostage of the militants.

Court Says Navy Investigators Illegally Scan Civilian Computers

Court Says Navy Investigators Illegally Scan Civilian ComputersAn appeals court ruling has offered a rare glimpse at the extent to which military police investigations reach into civilians' computers.

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian RebelsThe final tally was 273 to 156. But many members of both parties broke ranks with their leaders — Reps. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi — who strongly backed the measure.

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic State

Iran’s Foreign Minister: U.S. ‘Not Serious’ About Defeating Islamic StateIran's foreign minister says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to combating extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.