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Police officers shot at in troubled Ferguson

Washington - Two police officers were shot at, leaving one wounded, in the city of Ferguson, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen triggered race riots and national outrage.

LAPD treatment of blacks in spotlight after high-profile cases

Los Angeles - Treatment of blacks by the Los Angeles Police is back in the spotlight after several high-profile cases sparked allegations of abuse: a young, unarmed man killed, a woman beaten, and a producer arrested with no cause.

Thousands bid farewell to slain US teenager

Saint Louis - The black teenager whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and revived the race debate in the United States was eulogized as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice.

Thousands bid farewell to slain US teenager

Saint Louis - The black teenager whose shooting by a white officer ignited protests and revived the race debate in the United States was eulogized Monday as a victim of abusive policing whose untimely death demands justice.

Rival rallies as peace returns to Ferguson

Ferguson - Rival rallies -- demanding justice for the unarmed black teenager shot two weeks ago by a white police officer, and in support of that police officer -- brought people to the streets of a Missouri town Saturday.But authorities in the St.

Thousands protest New York police 'chokehold' death

New York - Several thousand people demonstrated on New York's Staten Island Saturday to protest the death of a black man placed in a chokehold by police.

Rival rallies as peace returns to Ferguson

Ferguson - Rival rallies brought people to the streets Saturday in a Missouri town, two weeks after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.But authorities in the St.

Police officer brands Ferguson protesters 'rabid dogs'

Ferguson - A police officer in Missouri was suspended Friday after he used Facebook to lash out at protesters condemning the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

Troops exit, orderly protests unfold in US town

Ferguson - Protests unfolded peacefully in a Missouri town, and National Guard troops withdrew, 12 days after the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that led to racially-charged unrest.

National Guard ordered out of US riot town

Ferguson - National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.

America's foes crow over Ferguson shooting unrest

Paris - Usually, it is the United States that doles out rebukes over human rights abuses to the troublesome country of the day.

Ferguson protests cool after top US attorney general visits

St Louis - Protests in the strife-torn town of Ferguson cooled late Wednesday after the top US law enforcement official pledged a full investigation into the slaying of teenager Michael Brown that kicked off days of racially charged unrest.

Attorney general bids to quell tensions in US riot town

St Louis - The United States' most senior law enforcement official sat down with college kids, community leaders and angry residents Wednesday in a suburb shaken by more than a week of racially charged protests.

Uber tests new delivery service in D.C.

Washington, D. C. - The popular car service company is test-driving a new product delivery service in the nation's capital. However, the test area leaves out African American and Hispanic neighborhoods.

Ferguson police arrest 47 as peaceful protest degenerates

Ferguson - Police said Wednesday they had arrested 47 people as tensions rose after an otherwise peaceful night of protests in Ferguson, the Missouri town rocked by violence over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

New fatal police shooting near U.S. protest town

St Louis - Police shot dead a knife-wielding man Tuesday near the U.S. town roiled by 10 days of protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, threatening to further ratchet up tensions.

Police fire tear gas in US town as Obama calls for calm

Saint Louis - Police fired tear gas in another night of unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager, just hours after President Barack Obama called for calm.

Ferguson teen shot six times, family pathologists say

Ferguson - Michael Brown, the black teen whose killing by a Missouri police officer has prompted more than a week of unrest, was shot at least six times, pathologists retained by his family said Monday.

Police hurl tear gas at US protesters in Ferguson

Ferguson - Police hurled tear gas and marched on protesters late Sunday in Ferguson, the St Louis suburb wracked by race riots since police shot dead an unarmed black teenager.

Trooper to stay 'as long as it takes' in riot-hit U.S. town

Ferguson - The trooper put in charge of tamping swirling racial tensions in this St Louis suburb vowed Sunday to stay "as long as it takes," after violence flared anew.

One shot, seven arrested as violence flares in riot-hit US town

One person was shot and seven people were arrested as police battled to impose a curfew in the riot-hit US town of Ferguson on Sunday, one week after the racially-charged shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Missouri declares state of emergency, curfew after looting

Ferguson - The governor of the US state of Missouri declared a state of emergency and curfew Saturday following race-tinged violence in the suburb where an officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager.

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

Ferguson - Vandals attacked stores in Ferguson early Saturday, hours after police said the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white officer unleashed days of rioting was a robbery suspect.The allegation reignited anger in the town, a St.

Slain U.S. teen was robbery suspect

Ferguson - The unarmed black teenager whose shooting death by a white police officer unleashed riots in a Missouri town was a suspect in a robbery just minutes before he was killed, police said Friday.

Peaceful protest in 'war zone' US town

Saint Louis - Hundreds of people demonstrated peacefully in a Missouri town rocked by days of protests over the fatal shooting of a black teenager, hours after state police were ordered to replace local forces.

Police replaced in 'war zone' US town as Obama urges calm

Washington - Missouri state police were Thursday ordered to replace local forces in a US town rocked by protests over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager, following complaints led by President Barack Obama.

Tear gas fired at protesters after US teen's death

Saint Louis - Missouri police fired tear gas and smoke bombs late Wednesday at protesters demonstrating over the killing of an unarmed black teen by an officer.

FBI opens probe after police shooting of black US teen

Saint Louis - The FBI opened a civil rights investigation on Monday after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager led to rioting in a Missouri suburb and stirred racial tensions.

Homicide declared in case of New York man choked by police

New York - Medical examiners ruled that the case of a New York man wrestled to the ground and choked to death in a police arrest in July was a homicide.

Swedish legislators plan to remove race from law

Legislators will be removing all references to race since it is simply a "social construct" made by humans. Government officials believe that this is a solid step towards ending racism.
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