Security officials face questions about gyrocopter stunt
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Security officials face questions about gyrocopter stunt

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional lawmakers want security officials to explain how they determined that a small gyrocopter piloted by a Florida postal carrier didn’t pose a threat to the nation’s capital when it flew through restricted airspace. “Multiple weapons” were aimed at the gyrocopter, but officials decided not to bring it down in part … Continue reading

Republican Jeb Bush in Ohio speech: I’m ‘my own person’
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Republican Jeb Bush in Ohio speech: I’m ‘my own person’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican White House prospect Jeb Bush kicked off a speech to business leaders on Tuesday with a series of personal recollections, saying he’s his “own person.” The former Florida governor, who’s the son of ex-President George H.W. Bush and the brother of ex-President George W. Bush, brought his all-but-declared 2016 presidential … Continue reading

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3 arrested in NY, Florida in plot to join Islamic State

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and wage war against the United States were arrested on terrorism charges Wednesday, February 25  federal officials said. Akhror Saidakhmetov, a Brooklyn resident and citizen of Kazakhstan, was arrested at Kennedy International Airport, where he was attempting … Continue reading

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Bush technology chief quits in wake of insensitive comments

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after apologizing for making insensitive remarks on Twitter, the technology chief of Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign-in-waiting has resigned. Ethan Czahor, hired in January to serve as chief technology officer of the former Florida Republican governor’s Right to Rise political action committee, had posted messages on his personal Twitter account before his hiring that … Continue reading