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White House intruder had a knife10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the fence on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A man who jumped a fence and entered the White House was carrying a knife, officials say.


10ThingstoSeeSports - Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) can't make the catch as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


Afghan presidential candidates sign unity dealYour Top Plays for Today

Afghan rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani exchange signed agreements for the country's unity government in KabulKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal Sunday, capped with a hug and a handshake, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops.


File: In this Tuesday May, 20, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapeesGolf-Chapchai wins Malaysia playoff to end five-year drought

5 Inmates Escape From Madera County Jail Near Fresno, CaliforniaSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say four of five inmates who escaped from a central California jail have been caught.


KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Chapchai Nirat ended his five-year title drought when he held his nerve to roll in a putt at the first playoff hole and beat Filipino veteran Antonio Lascuna to win Asian Tour's Selangor Masters on Sunday. The big-hitting Thai carded a closing three-under 68 for a four-day total of 10-under 274, which was matched by the 43-year-old Lascuna who fired a 63, studded with six birdies and an eagle. ...
Florida prison system fires 32 guards after inmate deaths: Miami HeraldThailand's Chapchai wins Selangor Masters
(Reuters) - The secretary of Florida's prison system has fired nearly three dozen guards in the wake of the recent scrutiny given to inmate deaths across the state during recent years, the Miami Herald newspaper reported. Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews dismissed 32 guards on Friday, according to the newspaper. All of them had been accused of criminal misconduct or wrongdoing stemming from inmate deaths at four different prisons, the report said. ...

Chapchai Nirat of Thailand, seen here in April, has won a fourth victory on the Asian TourKuala Lumpur (AFP) - Thailand's Chapchai Nirat held off a hard-charging Antonio Lascuna of the Philippines to win the Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters in a playoff Sunday.


Police capture four of five escaped California inmatesReuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday, Sept 21
(Reuters) - Police have recaptured four of the five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Saturday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday shortly after 9 p.m. local time from the Madera County jail, about 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Fresno, said Madera County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Erica Stuart. Sheriffs had recaptured four of the escapees by Saturday night, Stuart said, following a large-scale search. ...Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Sunday: - - - - MOTOR RACING Formula One: Singapore Grand Prix Hamilton starts from pole in Singapore SINGAPORE - Lewis Hamilton will be hoping to fend off teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg when the Mercedes pair startfirst and second on the grid at the Singapore Grand Prix withthe Briton aiming to cut into the German's 22-point lead. ...


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Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 
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