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Iraq Update: France Will Arm Kurds; More Refugees Leave Mountain

Iraq Update: France Will Arm Kurds; More Refugees Leave MountainCiting the persecution of religious minorities in Iraq, France says it will deliver weapons to Kurds fighting the extremists of the Islamic State.

Another Police Shooting Reported In St. Louis Suburb

Another Police Shooting Reported In St. Louis SuburbA St. Louis County police officer reportedly shot an armed man in Ferguson, Mo., after police responded to reports of shots being fired early Wednesday.

WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In Tears

WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In TearsAs the helicopter touched down on Mount Sinjar — in an "explosion of dust and chaos," as Watson put it — people clamored to pull themselves aboard.

Actor-Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63

Actor-Comedian Robin Williams Dies At 63Williams' publicist, Mara Buxbaum, said Williams had been "battling severe depression of late," according to the Los Angeles Times.

29 State Attorneys General Ask FDA To Strengthen E-Cig Regulations

29 State Attorneys General Ask FDA To Strengthen E-Cig RegulationsA group of 29 state attorneys general is asking the Food and Drug Administration to tighten their regulation of electronic cigarettes.

Dry Western U.S. May Not Get Help From El Niño, Forecasters Say

Dry Western U.S. May Not Get Help From El Niño, Forecasters SayThe chances that an El Niño weather pattern will bring much-needed rains to parched areas of the West have fallen from 80 percent to 65 percent, according to a new analysis by weather experts.

St. Louis-Area Rally For Teen Killed By Police Turns Violent

St. Louis-Area Rally For Teen Killed By Police Turns ViolentA march and prayer vigil that began as a way to honor Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was killed by police Saturday, ended with looting and violence in suburban St. Louis Sunday night.

NCAA Votes To Give New Autonomy To Big Conferences

NCAA Votes To Give New Autonomy To Big ConferencesElite college sports conferences can set their own rules about sharing profits with student-athletes and other matters, under a new policy adopted by the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors on Thursday.

White House Goes On Lockdown After Sneaky Toddler Breaches Fence

White House Goes On Lockdown After Sneaky Toddler Breaches FenceThe White House went on lockdown Thursday night and it was all for a pint-sized breach.

Pentagon Says U.S. Aircraft Strike Sunni Militant Artillery In Iraq

Pentagon Says U.S. Aircraft Strike Sunni Militant Artillery In IraqHours after President Obama authorized the use of force in Iraq, U.S. aircraft conducted a strike against Sunni militants near Irbil on Friday.