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  • Gunfire heard as police scatter Missouri shooting protesters

    2014-08-18 16:38

    Missouri's governor will send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson where authorities used tear gas and smoke bombs to disperse a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.

  • Autopsy finds unarmed US teen shot six times

    2014-08-18 14:01

    A preliminary private autopsy report found that Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a police officer in the suburban St. Louis city of Ferguson, was shot at least six times.

  • Ferguson riot reveals US racial divide, human rights flaw

    2014-08-18 13:20

    Racial divide still remains a deeply-rooted chronic disease that keeps tearing US society apart, just as manifested by the latest racial riot in Missouri.

  • Curfew re-imposed in Missouri city after police shooting

    2014-08-18 10:30

    Authorities imposed a midnight curfew for the second night a row in the tense St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot to death last week by police.

  • Gov declares emergency, imposes curfew in Ferguson

    2014-08-17 11:11

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.

  • Minorities in US anger over police violence

    2014-08-16 19:58

    Minorities and civil rights leaders in Los Angeles have voiced their concern over the shooting death of two African Americans in Missouri and Los Angeles since August 9.

  • Ebola cases, deaths vastly underestimated: WHO

    2014-08-16 06:49

    The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the numbers of reported cases and deaths "vastly underestimate" the magnitude of the Ebola outbreak, a UN spokesperson said on Friday.

  • Police images fuel outrage in Missouri and beyond

    2014-08-15 14:53

    The ugly clashes between police and protesters in this Missouri city have fueled a torrent of criticism and raised questions about whether the officers' tactics are inflaming the same violence they aim to suppress after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

  • Police shift response to US protests after outcry

    2014-08-15 07:40

    Missouri state police will take over supervising security from local police in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday. A new protest with hundreds of people began hours later.

  • Kerry says Asia pivot is still on

    2014-08-14 11:05

    US Secretary of State John Kerry tried hard on Wednesday to reassure that the United States is still committed to its rebalance to Asia policy.

  • Lawsuit over SFO runway death after Asiana crash

    2014-08-14 10:26

    The parents of a teenage girl who was run over and killed by emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash landing at the San Francisco airport filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Wednesday against the city, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.

  • Brazil presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash

    2014-08-13 23:37

    Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, throwing the October election and local financial markets into disarray.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.