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After A Quiet Start, Tensions Rise In Another Night Of Protests In Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Strict new protest rules and the presence of the National Guard in Ferguson didn’t prevent fresh clashes with police on Monday night, the ninth night of unrest since unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot dead by a white police officer on Aug. 9. The National Guard, deployed to Ferguson by order […]

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After prison stint, former Providence, R.I., mayor eyes comeback

By Scott Malone PROVIDENCE R.I. (Reuters) – The man who ran Providence, Rhode Island, for 22 of the past 50 years is convinced that his hometown needs him again and isn’t going to let a little thing like the five years he spent in prison on a racketeering conviction stand in his way. In 1984 […]

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After prison stint, former Providence, R.I., mayor eyes comeback

By Scott Malone PROVIDENCE R.I. (Reuters) – The man who ran Providence, Rhode Island, for 22 of the past 50 years is convinced that his hometown needs him again and isn’t going to let a little thing like the five years he spent in prison on a racketeering conviction stand in his way. In 1984 […]

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Perry Sounds Defiant After Indictment

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Sunday he did nothing wrong in trying to oust a Democratic district attorney, an action that led to the Republican governor’s indictment Friday for abuse of power. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Paul Ryan Tuned Out ‘House of Cards’ After Underwood’s Affair

If you thought the affair between Rep. Frank Underwood and reporter Zoe Barnes on “House of Cards” was a little gross, you’re not alone. Full News here – Washington Wire

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After Maliki, U.S. to Boost Iraq Aid

The Obama administration is preparing to significantly increase U.S. diplomatic, military and economic assistance to Iraq now that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has stepped aside. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Texas Gov. Perry Indicted After Veto of Funding

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on a charge of abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for a state prosecutorial unit. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. President Obama cycles with his daughter Malia during their family vacation at Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts

After crisis-filled start, Obama’s vacation pace slows for a day

By Elizabeth Barber OAK BLUFFS Mass. (Reuters) – Nearly a week after arriving on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, U.S. President Barack Obama appeared to take his first full day off since the start of his summer retreat. Since arriving on Saturday, Obama has had to mix his leisure time with work, making […]

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Paul Ryan Tuned Out ‘House of Cards’ After Underwood’s Affair

If you thought the affair between Rep. Frank Underwood and reporter Zoe Barnes on “House of Cards” was a little gross, you’re not alone. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Lawmakers aim to curb military surplus program for police after Ferguson

The startling scenes this week of heavily armed police clashing with protesters in a St. Louis suburb have galvanized a bipartisan push in Washington to challenge a controversial Pentagon program that gives away free military gear to local law enforcement. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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