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Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.... 2/11/2016 12:20 AM

Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here is a timeline of key events that followed the Aug. 9. 2014 shooting of Michael Brown:... 2/11/2016 12:07 AM

Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another person who was shot that night and called for Sirhan's release.... 2/11/2016 12:29 AM

2 deputies killed, suspect dead in shopping center shootout
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) -- A gunman fatally shot a sheriff's deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout, authorities and witnesses said.... 2/10/2016 11:29 PM

Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.... 2/10/2016 11:37 PM

Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case.... 2/11/2016 12:38 AM

Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen
HOUSTON (AP) -- For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen.... 2/10/2016 10:38 PM

Hawaii's big-wave surf competition called off
HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) -- Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards, and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen.... 2/11/2016 12:06 AM

Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state - a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.... 2/10/2016 11:12 PM

Study finds Zika virus in fetal brain, a clue in outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine.... 2/10/2016 11:22 PM

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