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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

By ERIC TUCKER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for...full story
updated 2015-03-04 04:22 PM
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Antonio Harrison III, 2, rests in the arms of his father, Antonio Harrison Jr., as the male churchgoers gather in semi-circle in front of the altar and hold each others shoulders, during a church service at the African Methodist Episcopal Church  in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against police shootings of unarmed black men. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) This image released by Music Box Films shows Agata Trzebuchowska in a scene from "Ida." (AP Photo/Music Box Films) FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, farmworker Severiano Salas, left, speaks with United Farm Workers National Vice President Armando Elenes in Fresno, Calif. Thousands of farmworkers in California, the nation This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows the interior of American Coney Island in Detroit. The eatery is known for Coney Island-style hot dogs, which are served with onions, mustard and chili. American was founded by current owner Grace Keros In this Dec. 22, 2014, photo, Manuel Cunha, president of the Nisei Farmers League, poses in front of a vineyard in Fresno, Calif. Cunha says he fears that President Barack Obama The first family, from second left to right, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, join performers, from left, Aloe Blacc, Darius Rucker, and Rita Ora, right, on the stage singing the Christmas carol during the taping of the annual 2014 Christmas in Washington presentation at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) In this Dec. 22, 2014, photo, Manuel Cunha, president of the Nisei Farmers League, poses in front of a vineyard in Fresno, Calif. Cunha says he fears that President Barack Obama New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton takes questions from reporters during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.  An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically wounding a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, firearms training unit Detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds up a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, the same make and model of gun used by Adam Lanza in the Sandy Hook School shooting, for a demonstration during a hearing of a legislative subcommittee reviewing gun laws, at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured on Dec. 14, 2012, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used by Lanza in the shooting. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File) FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, workers plant strawberries in Watsonville, Calif. Thousands of farmworkers in California, the nation
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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change
By ERIC TUCKER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for....Fullstory

2015-03-04 04:22 PM

Hawks storm over top of Harden-less Rockets
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta showed why it is top of the NBA standings by coming from 18 points down to beat Houston 104-96 on Tuesday,....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:42 PM

Prince William meets elephants on final day of China tour
By LOUISE WATT
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Britain's Prince William highlighted his interest in wildlife conservation on the final stop of his China tour Wednesday, feeding baskets of carrots....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:42 PM

US aerials pipeline produces 2 world titles
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

The crystal globes sit on countertops at their parents' houses in Connecticut. Kiley McKinnon took home the women's and Mac Bohonnon, the men's. The audaciously captured....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:42 PM

Elekta: Interim Report May

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2015-03-04 03:22 PM

BC-HKN--NHL Standings

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BC-HKN--NHL Standings,0369 National Hockey League ....Fullstory

2015-03-04 02:01 PM

MetLife Names Bharat Kannan as Head of Employee Benefits for Asia

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HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 3, 2015--MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that Bharat Kannan will join the company on March 16, 2015, as its Head of....Fullstory

2015-03-04 12:42 PM

US states ask judge not to lift stay in immigration suit
By JUAN A. LOZANO
Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration asked a federal judge Tuesday not to lift....Fullstory

2015-03-04 09:42 AM

Woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton to stay in Arizona
By KEN RITTER
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A woman who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech the former secretary of state made in Las....Fullstory

2015-03-04 09:01 AM

Obama holds video talk with European leaders on Ukraine

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and European leaders concerned about the conflict in eastern Ukraine have agreed to act quickly and collectively to impose....Fullstory

2015-03-04 09:01 AM

N. Korea shifts more responsibility to factories, farmers
By ERIC TALMADGE
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea is trying to invigorate its hidebound economy by offering more control and possibly more personal rewards to key sectors of....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:42 PM

AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law
By ALEXANDRA OLSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:42 PM

BC-BKN--NBA Standings

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BC-BKN--NBA Standings,0277 National Basketball Association ....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:42 PM

Ducks win, Predators lose to force tie atop NHL standings Ducks win, Predators lose to force tie atop NHL standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) -- Anaheim's win against Arizona and Nashville's defeat at New Jersey on Tuesday put the Ducks and the Predators level on....Fullstory

2015-03-04 03:22 PM

NHL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) -- Cory Schneider made 33 saves, and the playoff-hopeful New Jersey Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the....Fullstory

2015-03-04 02:42 PM

BC-AP Americas Digest

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TOP STORIES: UNITED STATES-ISRAEL WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands before Congress and bluntly warns the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves....Fullstory

2015-03-04 01:23 PM

Injured Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura to miss World Cup match Injured Zimbabwe captain Chigumbura to miss World Cup match

Associated Press

HOBART, Australia (AP) -- Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has a left leg injury and won't play in his team's next Cricket World Cup match against....Fullstory

2015-03-04 10:22 AM

Copa Libertadores Results

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2015-03-04 09:01 AM

Next job for Ryder Cup task force? Repair damage to tour
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

DORAL, Fla. (AP) -- Now that players on the task force have solved their Ryder Cup problems, the next job is to repair damage to....Fullstory

2015-03-04 09:01 AM

Saint-Etienne reaches French Cup semifinals on penalty kicks

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PARIS (AP) -- First division Saint-Etienne squeezed through to the French Cup semifinals after beating third-tier Boulogne-sur-Mer 4-3 on penalties in a shootout on Tuesday....Fullstory

2015-03-04 09:01 AM

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