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Key events following the death of Michael Brown
Key events following the death of Michael Brown

By Associated Press
Associated Press

FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) -- A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson,...full story
updated 2014-08-20 08:01 PM
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Flowers are placed at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands. Oleksander Kharchenko, spokesman for the state committee on the crash, said "we will do our best" to send the bodies to the Netherlands on Tuesday. Ukraine has agreed to send remains of all the victims there for identification and forensic investigation. (AP Photo/Mike Corder) Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 21, 2014. Putin has lambasted those who use the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for "mercenary objectives," the Kremlin said Monday. In a statement posted on the Kremlin website, Putin again lashed out at Ukraine for ongoing violence with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern part of the country. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service) FILE - In this Saturday, July 19, 2014, file photo, Palestinians carry on with their lives at a United Nations school where dozens of families have sought refuge after fleeing their homes following heavy Israeli forces' strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip. Disagreement over whether to lift the Gaza blockade is a key stumbling block to ending more than two weeks of fighting between the Islamic militant Hamas and Israel. Some in Gaza say they would rather endure more fighting than return to life under blockade. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File) A fishermen leaps to his boat in harbor as Typhoon Matmo approaches the eastern coast of Keelung, northeastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The eye of Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday bringing heavy rain and winds with gusts over 130 kilometers (85 miles) per hour. (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Pro-Russian rebels, right, followed by members of the OSCE mission, walk by plane wreckage as they arrive for a media briefing at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A team of Malaysian investigators visited the site along with members of the OSCE mission for the first time since last week's crash. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) A Palestinian inspects the damage of the Al-Shalam (Peace) tower, destroyed by an overnight Israeli strike, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hamas rulers signaled they won't agree to an unconditional cease-fire, Israel's prime minister said he'll do whatever is necessary to keep Israelis safe from Hamas attacks. Gaza health officials say hundreds Palestinians have died since the beginning of Israel FILE - In this Wednesday, June 1, 2011, file photo, a Palestinian man waits to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing, southern Gaza Strip. Disagreement over whether to lift the Gaza blockade is a key stumbling block to ending more than two weeks of fighting between the Islamic militant Hamas and Israel. Some in Gaza say they would rather endure more fighting than return to life under blockade. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba, File) Indian actress Freida Pinto, smiles, during the Girl Summit 2014, at the Walworth Academy, in London, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Hotel staff barricade lobby windows in preparation for Typhoon Matmo along the eastern coast of Keelung, northeastern Taiwan, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The eye of Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall in eastern Taiwan early Wednesday bringing heavy rain and winds with gusts over 130 kilometers per hour (85 miles per hour). (AP Photo/Wally Santana) Police officers secure a refrigerated train loaded with bodies of the passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 as it arrives in a Kharkiv factory for a stop on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, a journey which has been agonizingly slow for relatives of the victims. (AP Photo/Olga Ivashchenko)
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Key events following the death of Michael Brown Key events following the death of Michael Brown
By Associated Press
Associated Press

FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) -- A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson,....Fullstory

2014-08-20 08:01 PM

Minister suggests clearly defined bottom line in talks with China

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug.a 20 (CNA) Taiwan's new economics minister suggested a clearly defined "bottom line" for representatives negotiating with China....Fullstory

2014-08-20 07:30 PM

UK: man in beheading video appears to be British

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the person appearing in the video posted by Islamic militants beheading American journalist James Foley appears....Fullstory

2014-08-20 07:01 PM

Iran's parliament votes out moderate minister

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian lawmakers dismissed the country's science minister on Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow....Fullstory

2014-08-20 06:22 PM

Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops

Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies....Fullstory

2014-08-20 05:42 PM

Keelung Public Works Director makes bail as city councilors rounded up

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Investigation of corruption involving licenses for water use....Fullstory

2014-08-20 05:13 PM

French ex-prime minister seeks nod for '17 vote

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- An ex-prime minister under Jacques Chirac who was once convicted in a corruption scandal and handed a 10-year ban on public office....Fullstory

2014-08-20 04:42 PM

Chinese, Russian media turn criticisms back on US Chinese, Russian media turn criticisms back on US
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire....Fullstory

2014-08-20 04:22 PM

Pakistani envoy defends meeting Kashmiri leaders Pakistani envoy defends meeting Kashmiri leaders

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Pakistan's ambassador to India defended his recent talks with Kashmiri separatists on Wednesday, saying that including them in the dialogue is....Fullstory

2014-08-20 04:01 PM

Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war
By ARON HELLER
Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas, it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was....Fullstory

2014-08-20 02:42 PM

DPP: Ma Ying-jeou must explain dismissal of Chang Hsien-yao

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ma should disclose the reasons for Chang's firing instead of hiding them in a 'black box,' says the DPP....Fullstory

2014-08-20 07:59 PM

BC-AP European News Digest at 1100 GMT

Associated Press

TOP STORIES FOR WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20 2014 UKRAINE KIEV, Ukraine -- Officials in the Ukraine's mostly rebel-held region of Donetsk say 34 local residents have been killed....Fullstory

2014-08-20 07:22 PM

US Senate control may rest with well-funded women
By PHILIP ELLIOTT
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic Party's control of the U.S. Senate after the general election in November could lie in the fortunes of female candidates....Fullstory

2014-08-20 06:42 PM

Taipei deputy mayor appointed new labor minister Taipei deputy mayor appointed new labor minister

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taipei Deputy Mayor Chen Hsiung-wen was named new labor minister Wednesday, filling the position vacated by Pan Shih-wei, who left in late July over allegations....Fullstory

2014-08-20 06:05 PM

Taiwan set to take August delivery of more Apache helicopters

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) Taiwan is set to take delivery of six more AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from the United....Fullstory

2014-08-20 05:31 PM

Latest Missouri protests are smaller, more subdued Latest Missouri protests are smaller, more subdued
By NIGEL DUARA
Associated Press

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a....Fullstory

2014-08-20 04:42 PM

President supports MAC decision to remove former deputy chief

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou was aware of and fully supported the decision by the head of the....Fullstory

2014-08-20 04:28 PM

Ukraine's rebel capital seeks ersatz normality Ukraine's rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
By PETER LEONARD
Associated Press

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam. The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in....Fullstory

2014-08-20 04:22 PM

University professor named to Indigenous Peoples Council

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) An assistant professor at National Dong Hwa University has been named the new deputy head of....Fullstory

2014-08-20 03:15 PM

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a....Fullstory

2014-08-20 02:42 PM

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