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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Missouri governor names new public safety director, nearly 3 weeks after police shooting

Missouri's governor on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

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4 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Kulai factory riot: Workers claim they were BEATEN if they made mistakes

Violence at a Kulai factory escalated last night with a portion of the factory was torched, after discussions between worker and factory management fell through.

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Related Topix: Malaysia

8 hrs ago | Tyrone Times

Dungannon man jailed for part in Belfast riot

William Black, 28, of Syerla Road, Dungannon, will serve six months of a one-year sentence in jail and the remainder on supervised licence.

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12 hrs ago | Philly.com

33 cops, 85 others hurt as gangs riot, loot stores in North Phila.

An argument between a man and his wife was the spark that touched off the worst rioting and looting rampage in the history of Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

Hands up! Don't shoot: The genocidal killing of Michael Brown

Yes, it has happened again. Another unarmed Black male murdered by the police. The location: this time in the racially divided town of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Fire

The Nation

Video: Police in Riot Gear Patrol the Complex Where Michael Brown Was Killed

While most of the photos from the Ferguson protests were taken on West Florissant Avenue, cell phone footage obtained by The Nation shows how the heavily armed police also made themselves known at Canfield Green Apartments, the neighborhood where Michael Brown was shot and killed on August 9. The video provides another example of the intimidation ... (more)

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Channelnewsasia.com

Brazil prison riot ends with five dead

Rioting inmates who took over most of a prison in Brazil killed five fellow prisoners, beheading at least two of them, before ending the uprising early Tuesday and releasing two hostage guards.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News, Brazil,

Cybercast News Service

Veteran prosecutor to take fatal Wal-Mart shooting

Ohio's attorney general says a veteran prosecutor will present the case of a man fatally shot by police at a Wal-Mart to a grand jury on Sept.

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The Washington Post

Brazilian prison riot that left 5 dead ends

Mara de Carli is a press officer of the Justice Secretariat of Parana state. She says the uprising that began Sunday at the Cascavel penitentiary ended early Tuesday morning with the transfer of some 800 inmates to other prison facilities.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

India.com

Muzaffarnagar riots accused Sangeet Som gets Z security cover

According to the sources, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Sardhana in Meerut Sangeet Som was provided Z category security by the Central Reserve Police Force at the behest of Ministry of Home Ministry.

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The Indian Express

567 FIRs, countless promises later, riot victims still wait for justice

A little more than a year after the Samajwadi Party came to power in Uttar Pradesh, riding largely on the support of Muslim voters, communal riots ravaged Muzaffarnagar.

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Related Topix: India, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Woman beaten to death at house

A WOMAN has been beaten to death at a house on a quiet suburban street in Brisbane's inner-east.

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NEWS.com.au

Race riot pic removed from Google search

Racial violence erupted in Logan again last night, as police struggled to separate a group of Pacific Islanders and Aborigines for the third night.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

KFVS12

Family, community remember Michael Brown

Thousands of mourners in St. Louis came to the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church for the funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose death sparked a national conversation about the police's use of deadly force.

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The Independent

Brazil prison riot: Two inmates beheaded during uprising over conditions

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Prison,

Yahoo!

Four inmates killed, two beheaded in Brazil prison riot

Inmates rioting for better facilities in a Brazilian jail have killed four fellow prisoners, decapitating two of them, and took two guards hostage, officials said.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News, Brazil,

The Daily Star

4 killed in Brazil prison riot

Police in Brazil say rioters in a jail in the southern city of Cascavel have killed four fellow inmates and injured several others.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News, Brazil

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Rally's Calm: Culmination Of Planning

Not one shot was fired. Not one store was looted. And though thousands took to the streets to protest police brutality, not a single arrest was made.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Occupy Wall Street

ABC News

3 Beheaded in Southern Brazil Prison Riot

Three prisoners were beheaded and at least five other people were injured in a riot that erupted Sunday in a southern Brazilian prison, authorities said.

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Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

KMIR 6

Hundreds at St. Louis festival promoting peace

LOUIS - Hundreds of people gathered Sunday in St. Louis' largest park for a festival encouraging peace over violence - an event that took on new resonance after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

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