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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…

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  • 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.

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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…

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    Day 2: Ferguson protests continue (47 photos)

    Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot…

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  • Top Colleges for Internship, Co-Op Programs

    Find Schools With a Focus on Career Preparation

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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 'Cosby' author sorry for omitting assault charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a new Bill Cosby biography is apologizing for not pursuing allegations that the comedian had drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women.

    Associated Press
  • 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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  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Travel magazines rank the best -- and worst airports -- in the US

    On the eve of US Thanksgiving and on one of the busiest travel days of the year, travel magazines have crunched the numbers and come up with lists that purport to show the best  -- and worst -- airports in America.

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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.

    Associated Press
  • Oil market oversupply to increase next year: Iran

    A global glut of oil will rise further next year, Iran's oil minister said here Wednesday on the eve of OPEC's meeting to decide on whether to cut its output. "All the experts in the markets believe that we have an oversupply on the market and next year we will have more oversupply," Iran's Oil…

    AFP