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  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in

    Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Monday and began deploying National Guard troops to help quell days of rioting and looting spurred by the fatal shooting of a black unarmed teenager by a white...
  • Rick Perry indictment: Politicians' spats don't belong in courts

    Even in the no-holds-barred world of Texas politics, the indictment of Gov. Rick Perry last week was a low blow. A grand jury in Austin, a Democratic Party hotbed, indicted Perry, a Republican with presidential aspirations, on two felony counts for...
  • Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right....
  • Obama returns from vacation, to meet with Holder on Ferguson crisis

    President Obama plans to meet with Atty. Gen. Eric Holder on the unfolding crisis in Ferguson on Monday after a violent night of demonstrations in the Missouri community rocked by the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Obama is in the...
  • Boynton agency chooses developer for Ocean Breeze East

    Boynton agency chooses developer for Ocean Breeze East
    Change is on the way for the desolate downtown area known as the Heart of Boynton. On Monday, in a special meeting, the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency approved a developer for Ocean Breeze East — a key development city officials...
  • Veolia's track record raises concern over city water rates [Letter]

    Those protesting a potential water contract were right to take a stand ("Protesters question city water system study," Aug. 13). It's much better to preempt conversation about our city's water system than wait until a non-transparent contract has...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry is booked; he calls charges an 'injustice'

    After a pre-booking gathering that doubled as a campaign-style rally, Texas Gov. Rick Perry strode into a criminal justice center in Austin on Tuesday to be booked on two felony counts that pose for him both legal and political peril. Before entering to...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • At least 36 dead in landslides in western Japan

    TOKYO At least 36 people were dead and seven unaccounted for in landslides triggered by torrential rain in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, police said. A 2-year-old boy and his 11-year-old brother were pronounced dead after they were...
  • Hampton City Employees Credit Union explores merger with BayPort

    Hampton City Employees Credit Union explores merger with BayPort
    The Hampton City Employees Credit Union, which has one branch office in City Hall, is exploring a merger with BayPort Credit Union. "We're in the process of pursuing a merger opportunity with BayPort," Hampton City Employees Credit Union Manager Nancy...