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Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

August 15th, 2014 8:41 pm by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption - making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's

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Update: Police now say shooter cop did not know teen was suspected in robbery

Update: Police now say shooter cop did not know teen was suspected in robbery

August 15th, 2014 2:43 pm by DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Michael Brown's death ignited four days of clashes with furious protesters.

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Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

August 15th, 2014 2:23 pm by GEORGE M. WALSH, Associated Press

A New York sheriff says two young Amish sisters now safe at home were kidnapped from their family farm stand and police are seeking more than one person responsible.

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Tennessee medics who left dying patient under investigation

Tennessee medics who left dying patient under investigation

August 15th, 2014 10:24 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Eight firefighters and paramedics who responded were placed on leave while the Nashville Fire Department investigates.

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Police reveal name of Missouri cop who killed teen

Police reveal name of Missouri cop who killed teen

August 15th, 2014 10:18 am by DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson made the announcement after initially declining to the release the officer's name, saying he had received numerous death threats.

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Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

August 14th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The team announced that it had filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

August 14th, 2014 2:39 pm by Associated Press

The wife of the actor-comedian said he was not ready to share his Parkinson's diagnosis publicly.

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Middle Tennessee high school coach arrested on statutory rape charges

Middle Tennessee high school coach arrested on statutory rape charges

August 14th, 2014 2:34 pm by Josh Cross

"Once she told a couple of her friends, it started getting talked about among the students" - Gallatin Police Department spokesman Bill Storment.

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Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

August 14th, 2014 2:20 pm by Associated Press

The move comes after the project remained stalled for months due to a dispute over moving a historic home from the property.

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Update: Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

Update: Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

August 14th, 2014 1:36 pm by Associated Press

The St. Louis suburb has been besieged by violent clashes between police and crowds protesting the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.

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