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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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  • Two teens shot dead, two different Obama reactions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two unarmed black teenagers shot dead. Two very different reactions from President Barack Obama.

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  • 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…

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    Ferguson reaction on the front pages (13 photos)

    Months of tension erupted into rage after a grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. Scenes from the streets of Ferguson, Mo., in the decision’s aftermath dominated front pages across the country: community members tearful and…

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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…

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  • 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.

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  • Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    By Noah Barkin and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) - After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. Ahead of a summit of G20 leaders in Australia, Merkel resolved to confront Vladimir…

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  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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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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  • Police shooting in housing project ruled homicide

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors should charge a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell, elected officials said Monday after the medical examiner announced that the death was ruled a homicide.

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  • Autopsy begins on Kansas woman found raped, burned

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An autopsy has begun on a Kansas woman who died this weekend, days after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire in a Wichita park, a county official said Monday.

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  • Man gets 7 years for shooting man at yard sale

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for shooting and wounding a customer at a yard sale who tried to intervene in a domestic dispute.

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    Ferguson decision ignites more protests (43 photos)

    A grand jury declined Monday to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by a white officer sparked weeks of sometimes violent protests and exposed deep racial tension between many African Americans and police. Within minutes of the…

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  • Teen in crash that killed five enroute to Disney World avoids citation

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A careless driving citation against a Texas teenager at the wheel during a car accident that killed five members of his family as they traveled to Florida's Disney World will be dismissed, prosecutors said on Monday. The teenager, who has not been identified, was cited after…

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  • Police officer shot near Ferguson, Missouri: police

    FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - A policeman was shot and wounded on Monday evening in University City, a St. Louis suburb near Ferguson, Missouri, though it was unclear if the shooting was related to street protests over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case, police said. The officer was…

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  • Mexican boy who had massive tumor recovering

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had pieces of a massive tumor removed and who drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico is still recovering after an 11-hour surgery.

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  • Giuliani slams 'racial arsonists,' calls Ferguson grand jury's decision 'correct'

    The former mayor of New York City said the grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer, Darren Wilson, in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was "correct" — and the only one they could have reached in the racially charged case.

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