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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police antagonized crowds gathered to protest in Ferguson, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report summary obtained by the St. Louis Post-Disp ...more

Reuters News - 47 mins ago

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - People who try to sneak their pets into restaurants, airplanes and other public places by claiming they are specially trained service animals could face 60 days in jail under a Florida law taking effe ...more

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LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey.Rocker Jon Bon Jovi hosted a fundraiser for Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday night, and Republican Gov. Chri ...more

Reuters News - 56 mins ago

By Roberta Rampton and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met at the White House on Tuesday, a visit aimed at bolstering economic ties and turning the page on a spying scandal. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products.The Food and Drug Administration said ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Export-Import Bank expires Tuesday at midnight for the first time since the small federal agency was created during the Depression to help U.S. businesses export their products. Congress failed to renew the bank's charter because ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 12,000 children have been rescued in the past three years from gold mines in northern Tanzania, according to children's rights groups who fear thousands more youngsters a ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Euan Rocha, John Tilak and Michael Erman TORONTO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An eyebrow-raising disclosure in the U.S. indictment of FIFA officials is that a representative of a Caribbean bank made it easy for one allegedly illegal transaction to ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The memorial service for the last of the nine victims of the Emanuel AME Church shootings in South Carolina will be held on Tuesday afternoon in Charleston for Rev. Daniel Lee Simmons, 74, a mini ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious l ...more