White House fence jumper charged with assault

WASHINGTON (AP): The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said on Thursday.

Dancing priests become internet sensation

ROME (AP): A video of a pair of duelling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a recording contract.

Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP): Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state radio reported yesterday.

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Jerusalem mayor vows to calm city. JERUSALEM (AP): Jerusalem's mayor is calling for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, saying violence will not be tolerated in his city.

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