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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea.The move drew outrage and cries of "a ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is reaching out to St. Louis-area clergy in advance of a grand jury announcement on whether a white police officer will be charged for fatally shooting a black 18-year-old.The announcement expected Monday ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Barack Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation.</ ...more

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By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Portland's police chief ordered three officers on Monday to remove an image of the Oregon city's police badge from their Facebook pages that had been altered to show support for a policeman who fata ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank were ordered Monday to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family.The te ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America's highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.The 18 notables who gathered ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.The automaker says that it found out about the omissions in 2011, yet it ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two teenagers killed in shootings at a Cleveland home where a pregnant woman and her fetus also were killed.The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County medical examiner said Monday that 19-year-ol ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August — a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb.___ ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said Monday.The panel has been considering charg ...more