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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ...more

AP News - 7 mins ago

HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.Michael Egan III said ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met with a U.S. prosecutor on Thursday to again demand a federal probe.The wife and mother of Eric Garner emerged from the 25 ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life.An appeal filed Wednesday in the case of Rene Lim ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Keselowski earned his first NASCAR Truck Series victory on Thursday, becoming the first father-son duo to do so.Keselowski passed defending champion Kyle Busch with 75 laps to go and held off Busch's teammate Darrell W ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — An ESPN anchor is suing a suburban New York hockey rink over a painful off-ice injury.Linda Cohn says a heavy change-making machine fell on her arm at Hudson Valley's Brewster Ice Arena and sliced her so badly she needed 25 ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge.Campbellsville Police Chief ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A hunting guide who appears on the Animal Planet television show "Wild West Alaska" has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations.Jim West, of Anchorage and Copper Center, entered the pleas Wednesd ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities confirm a police officer on leave after the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart also was involved in a 2010 fatal shooting but wasn't indicted after evidence showed he acted in self-defense.Authorities haven ...more

AP News - 45 mins ago

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Pope Francis has called the family of an American journalist whose videotaped beheading by Islamic State militants has touched off torrents of outrage around the world.Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi confirms ...more