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U.S. attorney general visits Missouri town for meetings on fatal shooting

Aug 21, 2014

U.S. attorney general visits Missouri town for meetings on fatal shooting

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager that has set off 11 nights of racially charged unrest. #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Boston bomb suspect's friend to plead guilty to obstruction - lawyer

Aug 21, 2014

Boston bomb suspect's friend to plead guilty to obstruction - lawyer

BOSTON (Reuters) - A friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of removing evidence from Tsarnaev's dormitory room, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of obstructing the investigation into the blasts, his attorney said on Wednesday. Dias Kadyrbayev, a Kazakh national, is one of three college friends of Tsarnaev charged with hampering the probe into the blasts, which killed three people and injured more than 260 near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. His attorney, Robert Stahl, wrote in an email on Wednesday that Kadyrbayev "will plead tomorrow," but that the details had not yet been made public #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Al Jazeera rejects allegations from Al Gore on Current TV deal

Aug 20, 2014

Al Jazeera rejects allegations from Al Gore on Current TV deal

REUTERS - Al Jazeera on Tuesday rejected allegations from Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the founders of Current TV, saying they were false and potentially misleading. Al Jazeera acquired Current TV for an estimated $500 million in 2013 #content #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #aut #rch #cnt
Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

Aug 20, 2014

Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

GENEVA (Reuters) - Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered
As Taliban push quickens, Afghan troops ordered take no prisoners

Aug 19, 2014

As Taliban push quickens, Afghan troops ordered take no prisoners

KABUL (Reuters) - As U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan, the battlefield they leave behind is changing dramatically and becoming more deadly. No longer pinned down by U.S #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt