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  • Viagra ads target women for 1st time

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women. In the new 60-second ad, a middle-aged woman reclining on a bed in a...

  • Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said Tuesday that China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub. Chinese President Xi Jinping,...

  • Luck, instinct determined fates of volcano hikers

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Huge boulders falling from the sky. Billowing gray smoke that cast total darkness over the mountain. Volcanic ash piling on the ground and fumes filling the air. Some survivors of the eruption of Mount Ontake made a split-second decision to hide behind big rocks or...

  • Secret Service: Use of force being reviewed

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the agency's security plan to protect the White House was not properly executed when an Army veteran with a knife jumped the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion. Pierson says all decisions and actions made...

  • White House front door now locks automatically

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says the front door to the White House now locks automatically in a security breach. Pierson told a House panel that the switch to automatic locks at the White House's north door was made after an Army veteran jumped the fence on...

  • Secret Service allowed to shoot WH intruders

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson says officers and agents are allowed to use "lethal force" to stop someone from getting into the White House. Pierson was not clear about whether the Secret Service is authorized to shoot people trying to jump over the White...

  • Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghans as they take over responsibility for the...

  • Secret Service boss vows no repeat of breach

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson vows that a security breach like the Sept. 19 incident in which a man scaled the White House fence and made his way well into the executive mansion will never happen again. Pierson told the House Oversight and Government...

  • Realtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing a real estate agent in rural Arkansas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to preliminary charges of kidnapping and capital murder, hours after the woman's body was discovered in a shallow grave. Arron Michael Lewis appeared in...

  • Secret Service head takes responsibility in breach

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told lawmakers she takes full responsibility for the serious breach of the White House mansion eight days ago. That's when an Army veteran with a knife climbed the fence and made his way well into the executive mansion before he...

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