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Secret war threatens al Qaeda

Secret war threatens al Qaeda

Yemen is going through its greatest upheaval since protests erupted during the Arab Spring more than three years ago. Only this time, it's not a cry for democracy but a bitter sectarian battle for power -- pitching al Qaeda and other Sunni groups against Shia Houthi rebels.
'Dog got' White House fence jumper

'Dog got' White House fence jumper

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental problems, and has been arrested there before, according to his father.
These dogs protect the president

These dogs protect the president

For the Secret Service only one breed of dog will do to keep the President safe.
Sunset partially eclipsed

Sunset partially eclipsed

The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse.
Jeb Bush talks 2016 with donors

Jeb Bush talks 2016 with donors

Jeb Bush was blitzed with questions Thursday about his presidential ambitions in a private session with top South Carolina donors and business leaders, multiple sources at the meeting told CNN.
Family awakens to firebombed home

Family awakens to firebombed home

Linda Bazzi awoke in the middle of the night and found her two-story home unusually warm.

FoxNews

'NOT FOR SALE' Ind. residents fight...

'NOT FOR SALE' Ind. residents fighting to stop house demolition

SHOP LEFT IN A TWIST Homeland Secu...

SHOP LEFT IN A TWIST Homeland Security raids panty shop over logo use

EBOLA IN NYC Preliminary tests con...

EBOLA IN NYC Preliminary tests confirm first case in city

FLOTUS FLUB Michelle Obama mixes u...

FLOTUS FLUB Michelle Obama mixes up Colo. Senate candidates

NYPD considering terror connection ...

NYPD considering terror connection in hatchet attack on officers

'Black Hawk Down' hero tried to hel...

'Black Hawk Down' hero tried to help fellow vets

MSNBC

Airtanker Crashes as Crews Battle N...

Airtanker Crashes as Crews Battle New California Fire

The tanker went down as it was flying over the Dog Rock Fire near the Arch Rock in Yosemite National Park, California fire officials said.






NYPD Suspends Cop Seen in Teen Beat...

NYPD Suspends Cop Seen in Teen Beating Video

One officer was suspended without pay and another was placed on modified duty after a video surfaced showing cops punching and beating a teenager.
Airtanker Lost as Crews Battle New ...

Airtanker Lost as Crews Battle New California Fire

Contact with the tanker was lost as it was flying over the Dog Rock Fire near the Arch Rock in Yosemite National Park.






Runaway Doctors and Missing Supplie...

Runaway Doctors and Missing Supplies in Ebola-Hit Liberia

Even in parts of Liberia where Ebola hasn?t been spreading, frightened doctors have run away and villages lack clean, running water.
Chicago Police Captain Shot Executi...

Chicago Police Captain Shot Executing Warrant

The captain was shot in his head and chest as police tried to arrest a man wanted in connection with a shooting in Indiana.
Shootout as Hundreds of Police Stor...

Shootout as Hundreds of Police Storm Chicago Neighborhood

Police have armored vehicles on the scene, and several rounds of gunfire have been heard coming from automatic weapons.






Washington Post

Frank Mankiewicz, political and med...

Frank Mankiewicz, political and media insider, dies at 90

Frank Mankiewicz, who came from a family of Hollywood luminaries but forged his own path in Washington politics and media, serving as a top aide to presidential candidates Robert F. Kennedy and George S. McGovern, as an ambitious president of National Public Radio and as a rainmaker at a prominent public relations firm, died Oct. 23 at George Washington University Hospital after three weeks of intensive care. He was 90.

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New York physician who worked in Gu...

New York physician who worked in Guinea tests positive for Ebola

A New York physician who recently returned from the front lines of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa tested positive Thursday for the deadly virus after falling ill, days after his arriving back in the United States.

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New York City physician has Ebola. ...

New York City physician has Ebola. Mayor: ?No reason for New Yorkers to be alarmed.?

A New York City physician who recently returned from the front lines of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has tested positive for the deadly virus, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at a news conference Thursday night.

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Attorney General Holder ?exasperate...

Attorney General Holder ?exasperated? by Ferguson grand jury leaks, source says

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has told Justice Department lawyers that he is ?exasperated? with leaks emerging from the grand jury involved in investigating the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, according to a Justice official.

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Defective air bags raise questions ...

Defective air bags raise questions about automakers? ability to handle gigantic recall

More than 30 million cars and trucks nationwide are equipped with dangerously defective air bags, congressional officials say, a number that raises questions about whether the U.S. auto industry can handle what could become the largest recall in history.

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Police say Ottawa gunman was not be...

Police say Ottawa gunman was not being monitored

OTTAWA ? Before he shot and killed a soldier, before he opened fire inside the Canadian Parliament and before he sparked a panic that froze a large part of the capital, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau wanted to leave.

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Reuters

Three major nations absent as China...

Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.
Pfizer's $11 billion buyback plan d...

Pfizer's $11 billion buyback plan deflates AstraZeneca bid hopes

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer is to continue buying back stock, with the board authorizing a new $11 billion share repurchase plan, deflating expectations that it will make a new bid for AstraZeneca.
Special Report: Why Madrid's poor f...

Special Report: Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

Madrid (Reuters) - Last year Madrid?s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same.
U.S. stock futures tumble on report...

U.S. stock futures tumble on reports of NY Ebola case

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and U.S. bonds gained on Friday after a doctor who returned to New York City from West Africa tested positive for Ebola.
Exclusive: Port squeeze threatens U...

Exclusive: Port squeeze threatens U.S. retailers' holiday stocking plans

CHICAGO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ?the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex, ?the nation's busiest, is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season.
Specter of no-inflation world looms...

Specter of no-inflation world looms over Fed's return to normal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After months of focus on slack in U.S. labor markets, the Federal Reserve faces a new challenge: the possibility that weak inflation may be so firmly entrenched it upends the return to normal monetary policy.

ABC

Retracing the Steps of Doctor Who T...

Retracing the Steps of Doctor Who Tested Positive for Ebola

Officials are retracing the steps of a doctor who tested positive for Ebola Thursday, with the doctor in isolation at a New York City hospital and three others under quarantine, city and state officials said.
Quadruplet Mom-to-Be Has Emergency ...

Quadruplet Mom-to-Be Has Emergency Surgery to Save Babies

A Utah couple is getting ready to welcome two sets of identical twins -- a one in 70 million occurrence -- after spending years in fertility treatments.
Watch the Canadian Parliament Attac...

Watch the Canadian Parliament Attack Unfold

Canadian police officials released surveillance footage and a description today that gives a moment-by-moment breakdown of the Wednesday attack near and inside Parliament.
Doctor Isolated at NYC Hospital Tes...

Doctor Isolated at NYC Hospital Tests Positive for Ebola

A New York doctor who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola Ebola and is being isolated at a New York City hospital, city and state officials said Thursday night.
Asia Stocks, US Futures Dented by N...

Asia Stocks, US Futures Dented by NY Ebola Case

Asian stock markets, US futures dented by New York Ebola case
Protesters in HK to Vote on Staying...

Protesters in HK to Vote on Staying in Streets

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government talks offer or staying in streets

BBC

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.
Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
Sweden calls off search for sub

Sweden calls off search for sub

Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine in the sea south of Stockholm.
EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.
Governor quits over Mexico missing

Governor quits over Mexico missing

The governor of Mexico's Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, stands down.
US command of S Korea troops to sta...

US command of S Korea troops to stay

The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying a long-planned command transfer.

New York Times

Frank Mankiewicz, Press Secretary t...

Frank Mankiewicz, Press Secretary to Robert F. Kennedy, Dies at 90

After growing up amid Hollywood royalty, Mr. Mankiewicz became a writer and Democratic strategist who drew the sad task of announcing Mr. Kennedy?s death in 1968.
European Leaders Agree on Targets t...

European Leaders Agree on Targets to Fight Climate Change

The main target that won approval was a pledge to slash emissions by at least 40 percent, compared with 1990 levels, by 2030.
Tracing Ebola Patient?s Possible Co...

Tracing Ebola Patient?s Possible Contacts Creates Host of Challenges for New York City

The city?s first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a metropolis of more than 8 million people.
Craig Spencer, Doctor in New York C...

Craig Spencer, Doctor in New York City, Is Sick With Ebola

Dr. Craig Spencer, who returned from Guinea last week, remains in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center. Authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently.
Ask Well: Ask Well: How Does Ebola ...

Ask Well: Ask Well: How Does Ebola Spread? How Long Can the Virus Survive?

Readers ask about the Ebola virus.
Nathan Cirillo, Soldier Killed in O...

Nathan Cirillo, Soldier Killed in Ottawa, Used Strength to Help Others

Corporal Cirillo, 25, was a gym buff with a fondness for rescue dogs and the proud father of a boy who just started kindergarten.

WallStreet Journal

Gucci Finds Luxury a Tougher Sell

Gucci Finds Luxury a Tougher Sell

The travails at Gucci are emblematic of the problems afflicting fashion?s big power houses.
Amazon Stumbles on High Spending

Amazon Stumbles on High Spending

Amazon?s soaring ambitions are coming at a steep cost, dragging the e-commerce giant to its largest quarterly loss in 14 years.
'Cheap Chic' Gets Cheaper Yet

'Cheap Chic' Gets Cheaper Yet

Primark, the U.K. fast-fashion chain that sells T-shirts for a couple of pounds and doesn?t believe in online retailing, wants to make it big in the U.S. Its big selling point to America will be price.
Dollar Bulls Slow the Stampede

Dollar Bulls Slow the Stampede

Some investors said they have become wary of adding to bets that the greenback would rise, after worries flared anew recently about the health of the global economy.
Buffett Puts Wind in Berkshire's Sa...

Buffett Puts Wind in Berkshire's Sails

Famed billionaire Warren Buffett has doubled down on renewables?and wind power in particular?in his energy strategy.
European Markets Show Signs of Stre...

European Markets Show Signs of Stress

European markets edged lower Friday ahead of the results of sweeping EU bank stress tests, with traders? mood darkened by news that a case of Ebola was confirmed in New York City overnight.

Wired News

Filling a Gap: Bellcomm?s 1968 Luna...

Filling a Gap: Bellcomm?s 1968 Lunar Exploration Program

Filling a Gap: Bellcomm’s 1968 Lunar Exploration Program

Bellcomm, Inc., based near NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC, was carved out of Bell Labs in 1962 to provide technical advice to NASA’s Apollo Program Director. The organization rapidly expanded its bailiwick to support nearly all NASA Office of Manned Space Flight advance planning. In a January 1968 report, Bellcomm planners N. Hinners, D. James, […]

The post Filling a Gap: Bellcomm’s 1968 Lunar Exploration Program appeared first on WIRED.

The Fire Phone Is Officially a Fail...

The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure

The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure

Amazon's Fire phone now only costs $1 if you buy it with a 2-year AT&T contract. That's a $198 discount over what it cost yesterday.

The post The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure appeared first on WIRED.

Uber Delivers Flu Shots: How On-Dem...

Uber Delivers Flu Shots: How On-Demand Tech Can Actually Do Good

Uber Delivers Flu Shots: How On-Demand Tech Can Actually Do Good

Flu is most dangerous to the most vulnerable---small children, the elderly, the immuno-compromised---and every responsible adult should get a flu shot to help keep the germ from spreading. Typically, this involves a trip to the doctor or a local drug store. But on Thursday, in Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., there was another option that didn't even involve leaving the house: Uber.

The post Uber Delivers Flu Shots: How On-Demand Tech Can Actually Do Good appeared first on WIRED.

Science Graphic of the Week: Specta...

Science Graphic of the Week: Spectacular, Twisted Solar Eruption

Science Graphic of the Week: Spectacular, Twisted Solar Eruption

Like many stars, the sun is prone to sudden outbursts. Erupting from the star's surface, these events sometimes sling globs of charged particles and sun-stuff in Earth's direction. If they're powerful enough, these coronal mass ejections can produce geomagnetic storms that damage satellites and disrupt power grids.

The post Science Graphic of the Week: Spectacular, Twisted Solar Eruption appeared first on WIRED.

Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputat...

Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast

Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast

Most Bentleys indulge their owners with champagne buckets and neck warmers. The GT3-R does it with a ?Sport? mode that won't upshift until the engine hits 6,300 RPM.

The post Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast appeared first on WIRED.

Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way t...

Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web?s Lost Email Addresses

Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web’s Lost Email Addresses

When Yahoo proposed a plan to reuse mothballed email addresses, a lot of people didn?t like it. WIRED?s Mat Honan called it a ?very bad idea,? and with good reason.

The post Facebook and Yahoo Find a New Way to Save the Web’s Lost Email Addresses appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Broncos top Chargers as Sanders gra...

Broncos top Chargers as Sanders grabs 3 TDs

Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.
Lakers' Nash out for season with ba...

Lakers' Nash out for season with back injury

Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash will miss the 2014-15 season for a back injury.
Broncos top Chargers as Sanders gra...

Broncos top Chargers as Sanders grabs 3 TDs

Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.
Cutler: Marshall's theatrics unders...

Cutler: Marshall's theatrics understandable

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says receiver Brandon Marshall's postgame rant Sunday was in no way off-putting.
Urlacher: Cutler an elite QB in sal...

Urlacher: Cutler an elite QB in salary only

Jay Cutler is the highest-paid quarterback this season and Brian Urlacher says that's the only thing elite about his former teammate.
Source: Chara injures knee, out 4-6...

Source: Chara injures knee, out 4-6 weeks

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara suffered ligament damage to his knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks, a source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com.

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist: Plutocrats Against...

Op-Ed Columnist: Plutocrats Against Democracy

The desire to suppress the vote in Hong Kong isn?t really so different from the agenda of the political right in the United States.
Editorial: Why Kobani Must Be Saved

Editorial: Why Kobani Must Be Saved

A setback in Kobani, Syria, would show the fragility of the American operation and hand the Islamic State an important victory.
Editorial: A Betrayal of Migrant Ch...

Editorial: A Betrayal of Migrant Children, and the Law

Schools across the country have a moral and legal obligation to teach children regardless of their immigration status.
Editorial: Beyond Screening for Ebo...

Editorial: Beyond Screening for Ebola

The 21-day monitoring program will be more effective than a travel ban, and it won?t discourage people from going abroad to help fight the epidemic.
Opinionator | Fixes: In India, Reve...

Opinionator | Fixes: In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind

A nationwide, door-to-door testing initiative has become a mobilizing force for better-quality education.
Editorial: The Real Bailout Victims

Editorial: The Real Bailout Victims

A.I.G. shareholders may be suing the government over their treatment, but it?s the American public that suffered the most.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Romanian princess, husband sentence...

Romanian princess, husband sentenced for Oregon cockfighting ring

PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A princess fifth in line for the Romanian throne and her husband who admitted running a cockfighting ring in rural Oregon have both sentenced to probation and ordered to forfeit $200,000 from the sale of the property, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.
Woman who gouged her eyes in Califo...

Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney said on Wednesday.
San Francisco stations banish 'Roya...

San Francisco stations banish 'Royals' song ahead of World Series

(Reuters) - At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals.
San Francisco stations banish 'Roya...

San Francisco stations banish 'Royals' song ahead of World Series

(Reuters) - At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals.
California woman gets stuck in chim...

California woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California woman who tried to sneak into a house through the chimney got stuck and had to be rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, authorities said on Monday.
California woman gets stuck in chim...

California woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California woman who tried to sneak into a house through the chimney got stuck and had to be rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, authorities said on Monday.
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