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1 hr ago | National Public Radio

Who Are The Protesters Getting Arrested In Ferguson?

There was nobody at the QuikTrip on Thursday - that's the gas station and convenience store that burned down on the first night of violent protests in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Saudi court sentences 18 more on terror charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

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5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for... The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Jindal loses fight against Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal's stance on Common Core standards has put him at odds with one of his longest political rivals - who is also his likely successor.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate, World News

13 hrs ago | The Independent

Michael Brown shooting: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly criticises...

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17 hrs ago | Fox News

Nixon cracks under pressure, will Holder help?

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks at a news conference, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile

Both the county case and the federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to take time, as are basic answers about the circumstances that led to the black teenager's death Aug. 9. About two dozen people showed up Wednesday in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse to demonstrate against County Prosecutor ... (more)

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Source: Ferguson Cop Who Killed Michael Brown Was "Beaten Very Severely" Before Shooting

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more than a week of demonstrations, suffered severe facial injuries, including an orbital fracture, and was nearly beaten unconscious by Brown moments before firing his gun, a source close to the department's top brass told FoxNews.com.

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NewsBusters.org

Only NBC Acknowledges Gov. Jay Nixon Caling For 'Vigorous Prosecution' of Missouri Cop

On Tuesday, August 19, Governor Jay Nixon called for the "vigorous prosecution" of Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown last week.

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The Baltimore Sun

Man shot, killed by officers in north St. Louis

A 23-year-old man brandishing a knife was shot and killed by a St. Louis police officer Tuesday afternoon, according to the St. Louis police department Police Chief Sam Dotson said via Twitter that an officer gave verbal commands, and both officers "feared for their safety" before firing their weapons.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

In an effort to foster some good will Missouri State Higway Patrol trooper D. Reuter chats with protester Robert Clark along West Florissant Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US National Guard, US Military, US Governors, Missouri

KTEN-TV Denison

US officials: Video shows American's beheading

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

ThinkProgress

What It Means That Governor Nixon Sent In The Guard

The National Guard was sent in to Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday. Thus far, it hasn't done much to quell tensions between police and protestors.

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Related Topix: Prison, US National Guard, US Military, US Governors, Ferguson, MO, Kent State University, George Bush

NorthJersey.com

As protests rage, Obama struggles to find his role

When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years."

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WNDH-FM Napoleon

More Violence Erupts In Ferguson As Two Rioters Are Shot

FERGUSON, Mo. - Protests continued Monday night in Ferguson, Mo. with activities turning violent, including the shooting of two rioters.

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US News & World Report

Race Impacts Perception of Michael Brown Shooting Death in Ferguson

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, again turned violent over the weekend in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was killed by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9. Unsurprisingly, a new Pew poll finds that race itself impacts reactions as to whether or not Brown's death "raises important issues about race or whether ... (more)

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KSWO

100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

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

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Activists ask protesters to clear Ferguson streets

Leaders of the Nation of Islam and other black activist groups working to calm tensions in Ferguson are asking protesters to clear the streets of the St. Louis suburb at sunset amid the National Guard's arrival.

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