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Ferguson News Guide: No charges expected for policeman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal investigation of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to allege patterns of racial bias in the city's mostly white department. But the probe, nearing release, is likely to stop short of charging the officer whose shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old touched off weeks of protests

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease has filed a lawsuit against the parent company of the Dallas hospital where she worked.

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Justices hear challenge to independent electoral map drawers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal from Arizona Republicans who want to take away a voter-approved commission's power to draw the state's congressional district boundaries.

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How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say

 

CAIRO (AP) — Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become "jihadi" brides. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. A masked, knife-wielding militant from London who is the face of terror in videos showing Western hostages beheaded.

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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.

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Los Angeles police shoot, kill man in fight caught on video

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say three officers fired on and killed a man on the city's Skid Row because of a struggle over one of the officers' guns.

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30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

MOSCOW (AP) — For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.

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New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery

 

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.

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