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IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000

In a statement Tuesday, the IRS said the thieves accessed a system called “Get Transcript.” In order to access the information, the thieves cleared a security screen that required knowledge about the taxpayer.

FILE - In this May 23, 2015, file photo, riot police stand in formation as a protest forms against the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, May 26, 2015, a senior federal law enforcement official said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement

The announcement comes three days after a white patrolman was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter charges in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire following a high-speed chase.

In this May 15, 2015 photo, Mandi Butler, left, of Future B Homes, talks with finish carpenter Darrell Fosback at a home under construction in Eugene, Ore. More Americans bought new homes in April — fresh evidence that the improved job market is powering the real estate sector. (Paul Carter/The Register-Guard via AP)

US new-home sales jump in April

More Americans bought new homes in April — evidence that the stronger job market is powering the housing sector.