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HAMDEN, Conn., Oct. 1 (UPI) --Gov. Chris Christie, a lifelong New Jersey resident, trails Hillary Clinton by 10 percentage points in the state in a theoretical presidential matchup. Clinton gets a big boost from the gender gap, the Quinnipiac University ...   United Press International   -  14 minutes ago
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) --After facing heavy criticism for several major breaches of security, head of the Secret Service Julia Pierson announced she would resign her post Wednesday. "Today, Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, offered her ...   United Press International   -  14 minutes ago
Howard politicians joined gun control advocacy group Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence for a rally at the Columbia lakefront Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary since the the Firearms Safety Act was implemented. The act made Maryland one of only ...   The Baltimore Sun   -  17 minutes ago
LAST week AFP officers with machine guns lined the front of Parliament House in Canberra amid tighter security arrangements. But a friendlier scene enshrined the nation’s capital yesterday as two healthy dairy cows chewed on lush green grasses and ...   The Land   -  18 minutes ago
LANSING – The state of Michigan retreated Wednesday on statements that Aramark Correctional Services, the state's problem-plagued prison food contractor, will increase workers' pay an average of $2 an hour as a way of improving staffing levels.   Detroit Free Press   -  19 minutes ago
The chorus of voices calling on the California Senate to release an investigation it commissioned into complaints of nepotism grew Wednesday, with two Republicans and two Democrats joining Democratic Sen. Mark DeSaulnier in saying the findings should be ...   TheSacramento Bee   -  31 minutes ago
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Los Angeles city officials say they want to hire more civilian staff for the Los Angeles Police Department and are worried that a shortage is cutting into the time officers spend patrolling the streets. The number of LAPD civilian staff -- who fill ...   Los Angeles Times   -  33 minutes ago
Los Angeles — The ink is barely dry on California’s first-ever statewide ban on plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, but the opposition has already begun efforts to undo the newly minted law. The American Progressive Bag Alliance (APBA ...   The Christian Science Monitor   -  37 minutes ago
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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, after a security breach at the White House and other high-profile incidents raised widespread concerns about the safety of the president and his family. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson ...   FOX News   -  41 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Washington is normally a bitterly partisan place, but on Wednesday top lawmakers of both parties united behind a single idea: US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson needed to lose her job. And for once gridlock was replaced with action.   The Christian Science Monitor   -  45 minutes ago