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Opinion Line Extra

We now learn that there was a failed rescue mission to free James Foley. President Obama sounds more like Jimmy Carter every day.


Related Topix: George Bush, Ferguson, MO, US Governors, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

International Business Times

Canadian Serial Killer Suspect Confesses And Gives Murder Details

Cody Legebokoff, wasaccused of killing four female victims in British Columbia, said that he had company in the alleged killings.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors


How Many St. Louis-Area Cops Are Members of "Patriot" Groups?

Late last week, reporters discovered a video of racist anti-government rantings by a St. Louis County police officer working the streets of Ferguson.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, US Governors


Ferguson, Michael Brown: Godsend to U.S. foes

Protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday, August 21. The St. Louis suburb has been in turmoil since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, on August 9. Some protesters and law enforcement officers have clashed in the streets, leading to injuries and arrests.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, US Governors, St Louis County, MO, Opinion

Boing Boing

#Ferguson cops claim they have no records of arrests of journalists

Phil writes, "Runa Sandvik of Freedom of the Press Foundation is systematically documenting the arrests of journalists in Ferguson, Missouri made during protests of the August 9 officer-committed shooting death of Michael Brown ."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

Tony's Kansas City

TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Behind the Scenes: Missouri Rage...

TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! BEHIND THE SCENES: MISSOURI RAGE OVER GOV. JAY NIXON AND AG CHRIS KOSTER MISSING MICHAEL BROWN FUNERAL!!! Once again it seems that top Missouri politicos mishandled an important response to the highly disputed shooting death of African-American teen Michael Brown.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

The Daily Beast

Why Killer Cops Walk FreeBy Dean Obeidallah

Cops kill hundreds of people every year, and hardly ever are brought up on criminal charges.


Related Topix: US Governors, Missouri

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Atlanta Mayor discusses Michael Brown, ISIS on 'Meet the Press'

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was part of a 'Meet the Press' panel on Sunday that discussed topics including the shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri and the threat posed by ISIS.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, George Bush, W., US Governors

It was bound to happena again

Rev. Al Sharpton, who gave the Eulogy at Michael Brown's funeral, stands with family members of the victim.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors


Michael Brown Funeral Filled With Cries For Justice

Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church awaiting the start of his funeral on Aug. 25, 2014 in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

Signing for Ferguson

I DON'T LIVE in Ferguson, Mo., but I signed the national petition for Gov. Jay Nixon to name a special prosecutor to present evidence to the grand jury in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18. My online signature was No.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors, St Louis County, MO


Father of Slain Teen asking for Peace

The father of a black 18-year-old who was shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is asking for peace today, as he lays his son to rest.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors

St. Louis County Police Officer: multiple death threats of Ferguson protesters

St. Louis County Police Officer, Dan Page reportedly made death threats and hate speech in the very streets he was there to Protect to Serve.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, US Governors

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NBC's Chris Jansing Hits Missouri Gov. From Left on Ferguson,...

Chris Jansing, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent, filled in as moderator on Meet the Press and did her best to hit Governor Jay Nixon from the left over his handling of the ongoing violence in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors


Rebooting the Black-Jewish Alliance in Ferguson

On the evening of Aug. 12, after two consecutive nights of clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Mo., Mikal Smith rose to address a community meeting in the neighboring city of Florissant.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors, Saint Louis University, Education Etc., Grassroots, University of Missouri

CNN's Crowley Presses Gov. Nixon: Are You 'Absolutely...

State of the Union host Candy Crowley pressed Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Sunday morning as to whether he had confidence in St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch , whom many in the Ferguson community want replaced, fearing his many familial connections to law enforcement could taint his ability to prosecute officer Darren Wilson ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, State of the Union, US News, New-Age, St Louis County, MO, Television


Tensions Subside after Peaceful Ferguson Protests

Tensions briefly flared then subsided late Saturday night and early Sunday in Ferguson as nightly protests continued two weeks after a white city police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, Riot, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

Common Dreams

'This Is a Test': Educating to End the School-to-Grave-Pipeline in Ferguson and Beyond

"We were at graduation, me and him, and we were talking. He said he wasn't going to end up like some people on the streets.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Education Etc., US Governors

USA Today

Islamic State threat to dominate Sunday talk shows

Further military options under consideration by the White House against the Islamic State forces in the wake of the beheading of journalist James Foley will be the top issue on Sunday talk shows.


Related Topix: US News, Prison, Washington, US Politics, Lacy Clay, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Thousands march in N.Y. protest of police tactics

Organizers said at least 3,000 people joined a march today on New York City's Staten Island to denounce the use of lethal force by police in arresting a black man last month -- a protest that gained intensity after the Aug. 9 shooting of an unarmed teenager sparked days of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Harlem (New York, NY), US Governors