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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.

    Associated Press33 mins ago
  • Missouri officials to reveal grand jury's decision on teen's shooting

    By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst CLAYTON, Mo./FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri officials plan to announce a grand jury's decision on whether to criminally charge a white police officer in the August fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson at 8 p.m. local time (0200 GMT) on…

    Reuters56 mins ago
  • Man Pays a Horrific Price for Defending His Girlfriend From a Catcaller

    The issue of catcalling as a form of street harassment has taken a violent turn—and the latest incident is helping the problem of verbal abuse of women receive the attention it deserves.

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    Fatal shooting of teenager sparks protests in Ferguson, Missouri (123 photos)

    Michael Brown and a companion, both black, are confronted by an officer as they walk back to Brown's home from a convenience store. Brown and the officer, who is white, were involved in a scuffle, followed by gunshots. Brown dies at the scene, and his body remains in the street for four hours in…

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  • Cruise ship passenger lost overboard off Sydney

    SYDNEY (AP) — An air search was underway Tuesday for an 84-year-old passenger who went overboard overnight from a cruise ship east of Sydney.

    Associated Press
  • Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

    SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Australian has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.

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  • Oregon police told to remove altered badge images backing Ferguson officer

    By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Portland's police chief ordered three officers on Monday to remove an image of the Oregon city's police badge from their Facebook pages that had been altered to show support for a policeman who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.…

    Reuters
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • Pentagon chief Hagel stepping down under pressure

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's Middle East crisis management.

    Associated Press
  • UK, US behind Regin malware, attacked European Union networks

    Two governments working together are said to have developed the state-sponsored malware that attacked the European Union. Guess what? One of the makers was an EU country.

    ZDNet
  • Britain says it is reviewing arms exports to Israel again

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is undertaking a second review of arms export licenses to Israel to ensure equipment could not be used in a way that would breach international law, the government said on Monday. The government has already conducted one such review, in August, in response to the Jewish…

    Reuters
  • Man crawls from ravine days after fall broke legs

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A man who broke both legs when he fell into a northwestern New Mexico ravine crawled out onto a highway nearly three days later and was helped by a driver, authorities said.

    Associated Press
  • One of the world’s best gadget reviewers reveals his favorite 2014 smartphones

    Over the past year, we’ve repeatedly highlighted the work of Marques Brownlee, who has emerged as one of the best gadget reviewers on the planet. On Twitter Monday, Brownlee revealed his five favorite smartphones released this year, in no particular order: The Google Play Edition of the HTC One M8,…

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    Tension mounts as Ferguson awaits grand jury verdict (59 photos)

    A St. Louis County grand jury has finally reached a decision on whether to charge Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr., officials just announced. The panel’s ruling will be revealed at a press conference at the courthouse in Clayton tonight, multiple media…

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  • Browns QB Manziel involved in hotel fight

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A Browns fan who says he wanted to give Johnny Manziel "a hug" was struck by the rookie quarterback's entourage at a downtown hotel and was left with a swollen eye and lip, police said.

    Associated Press17 mins ago
  • Grand jury reaches decision on Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson

    CLAYTON, Mo. — A St. Louis County grand jury has finally reached a decision on whether to charge Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown Jr. and an announcement is expected Monday night.

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  • Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea.

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