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2 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting

Protester Hana Kato, of Tacoma, Wash., holds a sign that reads "Arrest Darren Wilson" as she attends an evening rally Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Tacoma, Wash.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

SECOND female jail worker accused of having an affair with the same male sex offender inmate

'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison

8 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, George Bush

11 hrs ago | Switched

The Fire This Time: Missouri Is America

Missouri is America, and like the nation itself, both racial strife and promise, are part of its enduring legacy.

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Related Topix: New-Age, St Louis County, MO, US News, US Supreme Court

15 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson

This Aug. 18, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, University of Alabama

19 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US National Guard, US Military, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KATV Little Rock

Teenager struck by lightning at football practice

Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Weather

Star-Telegram.com

Expert: DNA evidence links suspect to killing

DNA evidence taken from the clothing and body of Carol Alford a quarter-century after her death linked her slaying to a serial killing suspect with such certainty that no other person on Earth could have deposited the cells, an expert testified Tuesday.

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Daily Mail

ADF officer arrested in Canberra with reports they were involved in a sexual assault

'American bombing has signed my death certificate': Missing US journalist James Wright Foley goes unflinching to his death as ISIS beheads him in horrific video - then threatens to kill another MUGSHOT: Gov. Rick Perry gets his courthouse closeup as supporters hold a RALLY outside following his corruption charges in feud with drunk-driving D.A.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Scotsman.com

Missouri: Black teen shot 'at least six times'

AN UNARMED black teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may have occurred when he put his hands up or when his back was turned to the shooter, "but we don't know," a pathologist hired by the teen's family said yesterday.

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Related Topix: Riot, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Lexington Herald-Leader

Judge: Mamtek CEO committed $1.3M bond fraud

In a ruling issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey rejected all appeals raised by Bruce Cole and his wife, Nanette, and ordered them to repay $904,167 that had been transferred to their personal accounts and $360,000 sent overseas to creditors, The Columbia Daily Tribune reported .

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

WAOW

Police: Man arrested in Illinois following Rothschild bar shooting

Several dozen protesters blocked a freeway exit ramp at 10th and Michigan streets in Milwaukee for several minutes around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Weather, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

St. Charles weighs ban on texting while driving

Missouri already outlaws texting behind the wheel for people 21 and younger. But some communities, including Kirkwood and Manchester, have adopted ordinances prohibiting the practice regardless of age.

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WBTV

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

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By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of... By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Prison, US Military, US Navy

The Washington Post

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

The Missouri prosecutor overseeing an investigation into the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has deep family roots among police: his father, mother, brother, uncle and cousin all worked for St. Louis' police department, and his father was killed while responding to a call involving a black suspect.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Violent Crime

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Lawsuit seeks records related to Missouri shooting

The alleged lover of the pregnant missing wife of a U.S. Marine based in Southern California has been arrested in Alaska on a homicide charge.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

KAUZ

Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords

Myrtle Beach Online

Documentary explores poverty through lives of three boys

We watch films about the Great Depression secure in the knowledge that they have a happy ending.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

KTVN Reno

Obama in Washington for meetings on Iraq, Missouri

The attorney for the family of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by police says a private autopsy confirms witness accounts that he was shot multiple times.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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