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  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry booked on felony abuse of power charges

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside an Austin courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being." The Republican, who is mulling a...

  • Police: St. Louis officers kill knife-wielding suspect

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    ST. LOUIS — St. Louis police say officers shot and killed a 23-year-old man who was wielding a knife and refused to drop it. Police Chief Sam Dotson said officers responded to Tuesday to a store where the man was reported to have stolen energy drinks and a pastry. Dotson says the...

  • Support spreads for police officer in Ferguson shooting

    USA Today
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    In the days since police in Ferguson, Mo., named Darren Wilson as the officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, a small, quiet counter-protest, taking place mostly online, has arisen far from the angry, noisy nightly protests roiling Ferguson. Two Facebook...

  • NFL team shows solidarity with Ferguson protest

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    LANDOVER, Md. — The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward. It was a show of solidarity with the people in Ferguson,...

  • Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    MADISON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot. Nineteen-year-old Bobby Burt, of Pittsfield, had the mug shot from his June arrest printed on the orange shirt,...

  • Veteran rock climber killed in Yosemite fall hours after proposing to girlfriend

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    SEBASTOPOL, Calif. — Authorities say a veteran rock climber died in a fall while climbing alone in Yosemite National Park — just hours after proposing to his girlfriend during an earlier climb. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat says (http://bit.ly/YtQl8D) Brad Parker's girlfriend, Jainee...

  • Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. The small car carrying a nephew of the pope along with the man's...

  • Marine's wife found dead in California mine shaft

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Deep in a mine shaft in the California desert, the body of a pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine was discovered after a search of nearly two months. Far off in Alaska, a man alleged to have been her lover was arrested on suspicion of homicide. Authorities on...

  • Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    NEW YORK — Few would recognize his face, but most would know his voice: that booming baritone that for nearly four decades would introduce the lineups on "Saturday Night Live." Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose resonant voice-over style was widely...

  • Manziel gives middle finger to Washington bench

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    LANDOVER, Md. — If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If the choice is based on maturity, the hot-shot rookie's obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript...

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