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Thousands flee after latest Boko Haram attack in Nigeria–residents

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Scores of heavily armed Boko Haram fighters on Monday attacked military and police stations in the Nigerian town of Gamboru Ngala on the Cameroon border, forcing thousands to flee, residents said.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Thai junta leader assumes prime minister post

Thai new Prime Minister Prayuth Chan–ocha pays homage to the late King Nares during an establishment anniversary of the 21st Infantry Regiment, Queen's Guard in Chonburi Province ,Thailand. AP FILE PHOTO

Thailand’s junta leader has officially become the new prime minister following a royal endorsement from the country’s monarch.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Sitting with clockwise from the far left, Richard Callahan, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Molly Moran, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool)

Governor Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Key events following the death of Michael Brown

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A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Police begin to impose curfew in Ferguson

People protest the police shooting death of Michael Brown a week ago in Ferguson, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. AP

Police on Sunday fired multiple smoke canisters into a crowd of defiant protesters in a suburb to the US city St. Louis where a black teen had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »