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A member of the US Secret Service stands watch near Air Force One prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on August 26, 2014The U.S. Secret Service said it has launched a comprehensive review of White House security procedures after an intruder scaled a fence, sprinted across the lawn and gained entry to the presidential residence.


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UK Muslim Leaders Call For Release Of Briton Held By Islamic StateLondon (AFP) - The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State jihadists implored his captors to release him, saying Saturday she could not see how his death could assist any cause.


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This undated booking photo provided by the Madera, Calif., County Jail shows Roel Soliz, 29. Soliz is one of five inmates who escaped from the jail in the Central Valley city of Madera, Calif., late Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The five were being held on various charges including attempted murder and armed robbery. It's unclear how the men, who are believed to be gang members, escaped from the jail. Authorities say all five men should be considered armed and dangerous. (AP Photo/Madera County Jail)MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility.


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