IRS believes identity thieves are from Russia

...taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.The information was stolen as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds, IRS Commissioner John...
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Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate, FBI says

...I don't want them to get lost in the conversation about metadata," Comey told the Georgetown audience.___Associated Press writer Michael Melia in New Haven, Connecticut contributed to this report.____Follow Eric Tucker on Twitter...
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Clinton emails to be released monthly

WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the State Department to release batches of Hillary Rodham Clinton's email correspondence from her time as the nation's top diplomat every 30 days starting on June 30. U.S.
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Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax

WASHINGTON - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores."At this time we do not suspect any risk to the general public," CDC spokeswoman Kathy Harben said.
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Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...leading text coverage in the region. Follow him on Twitter at Salama is the Associated Press bureau chief in Baghdad. Follow her on Twitter at
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About 1,100 people dead as temperatures soar in India

HYDERABAD, India - Soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month, officials said Wednesday. Most of the deaths have been reported in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

...committee member, told The Associated Press: "We've got nothing to hide...Sports Writer Rob Harris and Associated Press writer Frank Jordans in Zurich...Ronald Blum in New York and Associated Press writer Curt Anderson in Miami...
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Sports On TV for Wednesday, May 27

COLLEGE SOFTBALL 8 a.m., ESPN - World Series, game 1, teams TBD, at Oklahoma City 10:30 a.m., ESPN - World Series, game 2, teams TBD, at Oklahoma City 3 p.m., ESPN2 - World Series, game 3, teams TBD, at Oklahoma City 5:30 p.m.
Seager powers Mariners over Rays in 10

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Kyle Seager's grand slam put the Seattle Mariners up by three runs in the eighth inning Tuesday night. It turned out it wasn't quite enough.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
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