Grand Jury Won’t Indict Ferguson Cop in Shooting

Posted by Associated Press on November 25, 2014
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FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.

Moments after the announcement by St. Louis County’s top prosecutor, crowds began pouring into Ferguson streets to …

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Police Officers Post Badges in Support of Darren Wilson

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 24, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Three Portland officers were ordered by the Chief of Police on Monday to remove posts from their Facebook pages in support of Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson, who’s the subject of a grand jury for shooting and killing unarmed teen Michael Brown.

The officers used the official department badge with a bracelet around it stating, “I am Darren …

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Obama Spurns GOP With Expansive Immigration Orders

Posted by Associated Press on November 20, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”

The moves, affecting mostly parents and young people, marked the most sweeping changes to the nation’s fractured immigration laws in nearly three decades and set off …

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Official Says FSU Gunman Was Alumnus

Posted by Associated Press on November 20, 2014
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University’s library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

The official said the shooter was Myron May, who graduated from Florida State before attending Texas Tech University’s law school. The official requested anonymity …

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Dangling Workers Rescued From World Trade Center

Posted by Associated Press on November 12, 2014
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NEW YORK — Two window washers were trapped for more than an hour Wednesday on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center before firefighters were able to cut through the new skyscraper’s glass and pull them to safety.

The dramatic rescue occurred on the south side of the 1,776-foot, 104-story building, where the open-topped platform hung …

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