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  • Hackers Breach White House Computer System: US Official

    Hackers Breach White House Computer System: US Official

    The White House's unclassified computer network was recently breached by intruders, a US official said on Tuesday, with The Washington Post newspaper reporting that the Russian government was thought to be behind the act.

  • Taylor Swift's Wax Figure Unveiled

    Taylor Swift's Wax Figure Unveiled

    Grammy award winner Taylor Swift's wax figure was unveiled in Washington and Hollywood

  • US Isolates Troops, Australia Imposes Visa Ban on Ebola-hit West Africa States

    US Isolates Troops, Australia Imposes Visa Ban on Ebola-hit West Africa States

    The US military has started isolating soldiers returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa and Australia became the first rich nation to impose a visa ban on the affected countries amid global anxiety about the spread of the virus.

  • Violence Marks Afghanistan President's First Month in Office

    Violence Marks Afghanistan President's First Month in Office

    Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghanistan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his tough stance on ending ...

  • School Gunman Used Texts to Gather Victims at Lunch, Police Say

    School Gunman Used Texts to Gather Victims at Lunch, Police Say

    The student who opened fire with a handgun in his high school cafeteria Friday morning in northwest Washington state, killing two and wounding three, specifically arranged through text messages for the five fellow students to be there together, polic...

  • Washington School Shooter Invited Victims to Lunch: Sheriff

    Washington School Shooter Invited Victims to Lunch: Sheriff

    A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said on Monday.

  • Indians in Washington Celebrate Diwali

    Indians in Washington Celebrate Diwali

    The Indian community in Washington celebrated Diwali with the Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar noting how the festival has become part of Indian American community's presence and profile in the US.

  • US Urges Online Fight against Islamic State as Strikes Hit Jihadists

    US Urges Online Fight against Islamic State as Strikes Hit Jihadists

    The United States-led coalition carried out fresh air strikes Monday against jihadists in Syria and Iraq as Washington called for the battle against the Islamic State group to be taken to the Internet.

  • US Urges Coalition to Wage Online Battle Against Islamic State

    US Urges Coalition to Wage Online Battle Against Islamic State

    Washington called on Monday for the battle against the Islamic State group to be extended to the Internet, as coalition partners met for talks on how to stop the jihadists' online propaganda.

  • Washington State Rampage Baffles Native American Community

    Washington State Rampage Baffles Native American Community

    Members of a tight-knit Native American community in Washington state were struggling on Sunday to comprehend how a life-long friendship among cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three friends, in a high school cafet...

  • India to Buy 8,000 of These Anti-Tank Missiles From Israel

    India to Buy 8,000 of These Anti-Tank Missiles From Israel

    India has opted to buy Israel's Spike anti-tank guided missile, rejecting a rival US offer of Javelin missiles that Washington had lobbied hard to win.

  • Teen Wounded in US School Shooting Dies

    Teen Wounded in US School Shooting Dies

    One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three.

  • Three Fight for Lives After Washington School Shooting

    Three Fight for Lives After Washington School Shooting

    Three students fought for their lives in Seattle-area hospitals on Sunday, days after being shot in the head during an attack at a high school on Washington state's Puget Sound.

  • Search For Answers After Washington State School Rampage

    Search For Answers After Washington State School Rampage

    Members of the Tulalip Tribes community in Washington state say they are trying to comprehend how a life-long friendship among sports-loving cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three female friends, in their high sch...

  • Big Research Data Becomes a Tool in Ebola Battle

    Big Research Data Becomes a Tool in Ebola Battle

    Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the hemorrhagic fever beginning to spread in Guinea.

  • Washington State Teen Shooter's Family Living in 'Nightmare'

    Washington State Teen Shooter's Family Living in 'Nightmare'

    Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in a "nightmare" and struggling to understand why the boy targeted his two cousins and several friends before killing himself.

  • US Students Fight for Lives After Latest School Shooting

    US Students Fight for Lives After Latest School Shooting

    Two teenage US girls were fighting for their lives Saturday after they were both shot in the head by a schoolmate during a deadly attack at a Washington state high school a day earlier.

  • School Worker Tried to Stop Washington Shooting: Officials

    School Worker Tried to Stop Washington Shooting: Officials

    A high school cafeteria worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday.

  • Police Seek Motive in Fatal Washington State School Shooting

    Police Seek Motive in Fatal Washington State School Shooting

    Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself.

  • School Gunman Was Homecoming Prince, Say Students

    School Gunman Was Homecoming Prince, Say Students

    A student recently crowned first-year homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others including two of his cousins before turning the gun on himself, officials and witn...