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White House intruder was armed with knife: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Texas man arrested on Friday for charging at the White House was armed with a knife when he climbed a fence and made it into the executive mansion after President Barack Obama had departed, the U.S. Attorney's Office said on Saturday.

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ESM's chief says EU, IMF in no mood for a Greek debt haircut

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's international creditors have no appetite for considering a haircut as a way to lighten its debt load, the head of the European Stability Mechanism, the euro zone's bailout fund organization, told Greek Sunday newspaper Realnews.

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Thompson: Comedy is orgasmic

Emma Thompson believes comedy is “orgasmic” in nature.

Long before winning an Academy Award, Emma was a member of the Cambridge Footlights sketch comedy group alongside the likes of Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and Sandi Toksvig.

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Bill Clinton says must 'do whatever it takes' to fight Ebola

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New initiatives from the United States, Britain, France and other countries to help fight Ebola marked a "good beginning," former President Bill Clinton said on Saturday, but said the world will need to do more.

Sports

Indians 7, Twins 3

Indians 7, Twins 3: Yan Gomes went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs as visiting Cleveland remained in the race for a playoff berth.

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Facebook's Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Oculus VR unit announced an upgraded prototype of its virtual reality headset that has higher resolution and built-in audio, but the company said it is not ready to sell a device to consumers.

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