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  • Mike Harari dies at 87; Mossad agent helped plan Munich revenge attacks

    Mike Harari, an Israeli secret service agent who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympic team, has died. He was 87. Harari, who died Sunday in...
  • White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says

    White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says
    The troubled Iraq war veteran who scaled the White House fence had a dangerous fixation on the president, stockpiling weapons and ammunition and carrying a map to the White House stuffed in a Bible during an earlier arrest, a federal prosecutor said...
  • Lawmakers Lambaste Head Of Secret Service

    WASHINGTON — Angry lawmakers lambasted the head of the Secret Service on Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency's failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks that might have halted him were installed on the...
  • Jimmy Carter's hometown celebrates his 90th birthday

    PLAINS,Ga. The party had all the right festive touches: Colorful balloons. "Happy Birthday" sung loudly, if not exactly on key, by all the guests. Secret Service agents hovering protectively near the peanut butter ice cream. Best of all, the birthday...
  • Secret Service director faces grilling over security breaches

    Secret Service director faces grilling over security breaches
    The head of the U.S. Secret Service is expected to face blistering questions from lawmakers on Tuesday about the latest White House security breach and a string of scandals that have tarnished the image of the agency charged with protecting the president....
  • Secret Service Srewups

    Secret Service Srewups
    So, let’s re-cap. A dozen agents for the Secret Service, the law enforcement agency charged with protecting the president and his family, are implicated in a scandal by cavorting with prostitutes on a presidential visit to Colombia in 2012. We&...
  • Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House

    Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House
    The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing...
  • White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting

    The White House defended the Secret Service on Sunday in the wake of a newspaper investigation that details how the agency fumbled its response to a gunman firing upon the White House in 2011, while President Obama's younger daughter and his mother-in-law...
  • Man opens fire during Ethiopian Embassy protest in Washington

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire during a protest on the Ethiopian Embassy grounds on Monday, according to a video of the incident, but no injuries were reported. A spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said it had detained a possible...
  • Public to Secret Service at White House: Don't fence us out

    Public to Secret Service at White House: Don't fence us out
    Washingtonians are pushing back against suggestions that the U.S. Secret Service might make it harder for the public to get close to the White House. Reports in recent days suggested the service might respond to a security breach at the White House by...
  • Prospect of tighter White House security touches nerve in Washington

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The prospect of more of the U.S. capital being closed off after an intruder got into the White House has struck a nerve in Washington over public space being eroded by barricades and bollards. The possible tightening of security...