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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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world lead

September 29th, 2014
05:58 PM ET

Did intel community warn Obama on ISIS?

CNN's Jim Sciutto asks if U.S. intelligence missed ISIS warnings?

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national lead

September 29th, 2014
05:51 PM ET

Why isn’t law enforcement calling Oklahoma beheading a terrorist attack?

Alton Nolen, the man accused of beheading a former coworker, is expected to face first degree murder charges.

But despite the suspect's devolution into the world of radical Islam - citing religious justification for beheadings from the Qur'an - law enforcement officials aren't calling his crime terrorism.

national lead

September 29th, 2014
05:28 PM ET

Report: Fence jumper made it into East Room of White House

The Secret Service is already under scrutiny after a man jumped the White House fence and made his way inside the building.

Now the Washington Post reports Omar Gonzalez made it even farther inside 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. than initially thought.

CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta told Jake Tapper the stunning new details.

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world lead

September 29th, 2014
02:19 PM ET

Fmr. NATO Commander: Give Iraqis 2nd chance

Adm. James Stavridis – former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO, author of The Accidental Admiral and dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University – tells Jake Tapper he believes in second-chances for Iraqi soldiers who fled the fight against ISIS.

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