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NEW YORK (AP) — Officers shouldn't be held responsible for the death of a drugged-out man in police custody, the head of a police union said Saturday.The New York Police Department said Friday it was being investigated by Manhattan prosecutors f ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — 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. His death stoked national discourse about police tac ...more

Reuters News - 34 mins ago

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andy Murray double-faulted to send the match to a fourth set, but then swiftly took care of business in a 6-1 7-5 4-6 6-2 win over Russian Andrey Kuznetsov to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday. The eigh ...more

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A meeting of Gulf foreign ministers ended on Saturday without a clear way out of a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, although some envoys signaled that progress had been made.Saudi Arabia, along with the United A ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long way to go.< ...more

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(Reuters) - Fifth seed Milos Raonic blasted his way into the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a 7-6(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(3) win over Victor Estrella Burgos on Saturday, pounding 22 aces past the shellshocked Dominican. The big-hitting Canadian has ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister's home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators.Police a ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday picked Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, to become the 28-nation bloc's top diplomat for the next five years.The decision comes as the crisis at the EU's eastern border pitting Ukrain ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.The Budweiser Made in America concert in Grand Park marks the West Coas ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position. ...more