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Secret Service Director Julia PiersonSenior Democratic lawmaker wants Julia Pierson to leave after series of presidential security breaches.


2014-10-01 10:04:40 -0600

Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary arrive with their children on a boat in NuukBy Teis Jensen COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Three Greenlandic ministers stepped down from the government on Wednesday to press Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond to quit after she was accused of misuse of state money on private flights and hotels for family members. Hammond, premier since April last year, temporarily left office on Tuesday to wait for the results of an inquiry into her use of state funds, naming Kim Kielsen as her acting head of government. ...


2014-10-01 10:03:14 -0600

First enterovirus case confirmed in LA County in Long BeachBOSTON (Reuters) - A Rhode Island child has died of a bacterial infection associated with Enterovirus D68, state public health officials said on Wednesday. The child, who was not identified, died as a result of a staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with the respiratory virus, which the Rhode Island Department of Health in a statement called a "very rare combination that can cause very severe illness in children and adults." Officials noted that very few people who contract the Enterovirus D68 will develop symptoms beyond a runny nose and low fever. ...


2014-10-01 09:40:01 -0600