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politics lead

September 15th, 2014
05:35 PM ET

In Iowa, Hillary Clinton acknowledges what we all knew

(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came a few millimeters closer to officially running for president this weekend, saying in Iowa she is now, officially, "thinking about it."

CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.

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world lead

September 15th, 2014
05:33 PM ET

Could ISIS affect Scotland's vote?

(CNN) – While the threat of ISIS is surely weighing heavily on the mind of the British Prime Minister, it is not his only worry.
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national lead

September 15th, 2014
04:00 PM ET

Government agencies not securing your data, or your kids'

By CNN chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper

(CNN) – You might think that your government is vigilant when it comes to securing your personal information, or that of your children. You would be wrong.

Hackers have discovered one of the biggest potential security holes of the modern era, one that can leave data exposed to any hacker willing to find it. And in at least one instance, that vulnerability has resulted in a data breach impacting almost three dozen children and their families.

"We estimated over 100,000 identities could have been compromised at this point," said hacker Bryan Seely, a tech expert who told his story to CNN in an interview that will air on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper" on Monday.
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