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Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Brown's death

FERGUSON, Mo. — Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day.

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Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

FERGUSON, Mo. — Signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, the St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks, but those in the community says they've got a long way to go.

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Officer sees both sides in the Brown shooting

I'm half black, half cop. And neither side accepts me.

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Reports: Inmate says he heard voices before attack

Reports: Inmate says he heard voices before attack

Attacker wasvawaiting trial in slaying of half-brother.

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Western-bred extremists' violent return home is feared

Western-bred extremists' violent return home is feared

WASHINGTON — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.

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Jury to decide whether ex-Virginia gov took bribes

Jury to decide whether ex-Virginia gov took bribes

RICHMOND, Va. — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn’t refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex wa…

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Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s prime minister on Friday denied asking the country’s military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.

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Stolen Matisse masterpiece goes on wild ride, now back in Venezuela

Stolen Matisse masterpiece goes on wild ride, now back in Venezuela

MIAMI—A stolen Matisse masterpiece taken on a long and wild international ride that ended with a thwarted black market sale in Miami Beach has finally made it back home to Venezuela.

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California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.

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Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upset

BOSTON (AP) — An outburst over a reclined seat led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, at least the second such incident in the U.S. this week, authorities said.

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Death sentence in Glendale officer's death

Death sentence in Glendale officer's death

Convicted earlier of first-degree murder in 2007 slaying.

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Brazil dismantles large deforestation gang

SAO PAULO (AP) — The "largest deforestation gang" active in Brazil's Amazon rain forest has been dismantled, authorities said Thursday.

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Dutch police: Suspected jihad recruiters arrested

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have arrested two men suspected of recruiting people to fight in Syria and Iraq, the latest arrests in a long-running investigation into home-grown jihadis heading to the Middle East.

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Nail polish that detects date-rape drugs stirs media buzz, backlash

RALEIGH, N.C. — Four North Carolina State University students have dreamed up a striking way to detect date-rape drugs that’s getting some major media buzz.

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2 face drug charges in Pinal County

2 face drug charges in Pinal County

Pinal County authorities have arrested two accused drug dealers in separate incidents in Florence.

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'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

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Lengthy execution of Arizona inmate under review

Lengthy execution of Arizona inmate under review

It took Joseph Rudolph Wood nearly two hours to die.

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'Life of Crime,' latest Leonard adaptation, fires blanks

'Life of Crime,' latest Leonard adaptation, fires blanks

'Life of Crime, an all-star kidnapping comedy,' is lesser-Leonard.

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Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.

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Police mug shots

Police mug shots

Recent police mug shots from Tucson, Pima County and elsewhere in Arizona.

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