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    'Burn this b---- down!' Michael Brown's stepfather criticized for reaction to grand jury decision

    Michael Brown's stepfather is being criticized for inflammatory comments he made to a crowd of protesters shortly after learning of the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of his unarmed stepson.

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  • Venomous Snakebite Captured in a Photo

    When a biologist doing fieldwork in the Sri Lankan rainforest ventured to photograph a seldom-seen snake species, a rare sight was inadvertently captured on camera: the exact moment the venomous snake bit, striking him on the hand. The incident occurred in January 2014, in a nature reserve in…

    LiveScience.com
  • Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

    BEIJING (AP) — A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.

    Associated Press
  • Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch

    After St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury’s decision on the controversial death of Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown, the judgment of McCulloch was remarkably swift — and remarkably harsh. It had as much to do with the way he has conducted himself as a…

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    The forgotten first president (Hint: It wasn’t George Washington)

    John Hanson was the first president of the first U.S. government under the Articles of Confederation

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  • Slain US teen's parents call officer's account 'crazy'

    Protests have flared across the United States after Monday's decision by a grand jury not to prosecute a white police officer for shooting dead the unarmed black teenager in August. In his first televised interview since the incident, officer Darren Wilson said he feared for his life, that Brown…

    AFP
  • Romney tops Republican poll for '16; ahead of Clinton in election

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mitt Romney, the Republican Party's unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The former Massachusetts governor would have a slight edge over…

    Reuters
  • Top Colleges for Internship, Co-Op Programs

    Find Schools With a Focus on Career Preparation

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  • The Photos of Darren Wilson's Injury

    After killing Michael Brown, Officer Darren Wilson was seen in the emergency department at Christian Hospital in St. Louis. Some just-released photos taken at the time documented the extent of Wilson's injuries. The images were later presented as evidence to the grand jury. Wilson testified that…

    The Atlantic
  • Dispute over 9-point buck settled with coin flip

    ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — A dispute over a nine-point buck in Wisconsin was settled with a coin flip.

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  • Does Verizon realize it made a huge net neutrality mistake?

    Both AT&T and Comcast — two companies that are not exactly fond of net neutrality regulations — reportedly tried to warn Verizon against suing the Federal Communications Commission over its 2010 net neutrality rules. The carrier went through with it anyway and now there are signs it’s feeling…

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  • Cleveland police have video evidence of 12-year-old’s shooting death at the hands of an officer

    Cleveland police said they have video evidence of the moment that one of their officers fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice on Saturday. They expressed their condolences for the child’s family and promised a thorough investigation.

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    School Official On Kids With Food Allergies: `Just Shoot Them`

    Questionable comments about food allergies made by a school board member in Michigan leads to resignation. The comments at issue took place during a videotaped public school board meetingon Nov. 10, 2014, during a discussion about food and students with food allergies. A Clawson, Mich., Board of…

    Tribune
  • Two FBI agents shot at house near Ferguson unrest

    FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early on Wednesday, though the incident was "not directly related" to racially charged unrest in and around nearby Ferguson, an agency spokeswoman said. One agent was shot in the shoulder and the…

    Reuters
  • Pakistani man shoots niece for listening to loud music

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani man shot dead his teenage niece because she was listening to loud music, police said on Tuesday. Muhammad Gullistan, 30, found his niece alone at her home on Sunday in Chakwal, 90 km (56 miles) southeast of the capital, Islamabad. "Muhammad Gullistan visited the…

    Reuters
  • US Army may station tanks in Eastern Europe: general

    The US Army plans to deploy about 150 tanks and armored vehicles to NATO countries next year and some of the heavy armor may be stationed in Eastern Europe, a top American general said Tuesday. The move is part of a US effort dubbed "Operation Atlantic Resolve" in the Baltic states and Poland to…

    AFP
  • Nurse who had Ebola asks bridal shop for refunds

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is requesting refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren't feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business.

    Associated Press