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Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Fresh Clashes In Ferguson, Mo., As National Guard Arrives

Fresh Clashes In Ferguson, Mo., As National Guard ArrivesNational Guard troops moved in by Gov. Jay Nixon didn't get involved, and the officer in charge of security in Ferguson said police came under fire and were targeted by Molotov cocktails.

‘They’re Talking To People': Tensions Ease In Ferguson As Police Change Tactics

‘They’re Talking To People': Tensions Ease In Ferguson As Police Change TacticsFerguson, Mo., saw more protests last night – but instead of meeting demonstrators with tear gas and armored vehicles, police walked with them, and posed for photos.

Tear Gas And Arrests: Ferguson Police And Protesters Face Off

Tear Gas And Arrests: Ferguson Police And Protesters Face OffPolice in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson used helicopters, armored vehicles and the threat of arrests Wednesday to try to control an area that's been torn by racial tension and outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager this past weekend.

Australia Sending 190 Police To Secure MH17 Wreckage

Australia Sending 190 Police To Secure MH17 WreckageThe Netherlands and Australia — countries that lost large numbers of citizens in last week's downing of Flight MH17 — are planning to send police to eastern Ukraine to help secure the debris field there.

4 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Apparent Domestic Dispute In Texas

4 Children, 2 Adults Killed In Apparent Domestic Dispute In TexasA man suspected in the shooting deaths of four children and two adults surrendered to police in a Houston suburb after a three-hour standoff Wednesday night.

Police Use Dog To Find Memory And Hard Drives In Search

Police Use Dog To Find Memory And Hard Drives In SearchPolice in Rhode Island have a secret weapon to fight child pornography: a 2-year-old Labrador named Thoreau, who's been trained to sniff out computer hard drives.

More Than 50 People Were Shot In Chicago Over The Holiday Weekend

More Than 50 People Were Shot In Chicago Over The Holiday WeekendAt least 50 people were shot in Chicago, 12 of them fatally, in a wave of violence over the long Fourth of July holiday weekend.

American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By Police

American Teen Visiting Israel Reportedly Beaten By PoliceThe U.S. has confirmed that Tariq Khdeir, an American teenager, has been arrested by Israeli authorities and the State Department has expressed concern that he has been "severely beaten."

Purling In Anger: Arrest Breaks Up ‘Knit-In’ At Vermont Utility

Purling In Anger: Arrest Breaks Up ‘Knit-In’ At Vermont UtilityA "knit-in" was broken up in South Burlington on Wednesday, after five women who are unhappy with a Vermont Gas pipeline plan occupied the utility's waiting room — and occupied themselves by knitting.