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Missouri Governor: No Curfew Monday Night

St. Louis Post-Dispatch FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said there will be no curfew Monday night in Ferguson, where a rotating series of official responses to protests have failed to end looting and violence late at night. The Missouri National Guard, called in early Monday morning by Nixon to help keep order in […]

August 18, 2014

Liberia ‘To Shoot’ People Crossing Border Closed To Halt Ebola

dpa MONROVIA — Liberia’s armed forces were given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighboring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of Ebola, local newspaper Daily Observer reported Monday. Soldiers stationed in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties, which border Sierra Leone, were to “shoot on sight” […]

August 18, 2014

Brown Was Shot At Least 6 Times, Private Autopsy Shows

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Richard A. Serrano, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy found, a Brown family attorney said Sunday night. This mostly black St. Louis suburb has been racked by unrest since Brown was shot by a […]

August 18, 2014