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  • Holder says he understands mistrust of police
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped by officers who seemed to target him because of his race....
  • Israeli air strikes pound Gaza; 6 dead in Rafah
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian police say at least six people have been killed when an overnight Israeli airstrike hit a densely populated neighborhood in the Gaza Strip....
  • US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the administration disclosed Wednesday....
  • APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bank of America has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday....
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  • Holder says he understands mistrust of police
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped by officers who seemed to target him because of his race....
  • Ex-CEO of nursing service sentenced for theft
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The former head of a suburban St. Louis health services company has been sentenced to 38 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $600,000 from the firm's accounts....
  • Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them, police said Wednesday....
  • Of 51 recent arrests in Ferguson, 1 is a resident
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- St. Louis County police say 51 people were arrested from mid-day Tuesday through early Wednesday in Ferguson - all but one of them from out of town....
  • Police identify man killed by St. Louis police
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis police say they've identified a 25-year-old black man shot to death by two white police officers not far from a suburb where a police killing of a black 18-year-old touched off racial upheaval....
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