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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has deploying a disaster response team to Iraq to help distribute humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of people who have been forced from their homes in the fresh wave of violence in the country's north. U.S. Agency for International Development...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year. Barneys shoppers and ex-employees...
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old Washington state girl will be charged as an adult. A spokesman with the Kitsap County sheriff's office, Scott Wilson, says the teen is due in Kitsap County...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Juan Carlos Gil likes the feeling of independence the sport of rowing gives him. "The freedom the water can give me is exhilarating when I hear the water flick over the oars," said Gil, who has cerebral palsy, and is legally blind. Gil, 32, of Miami, is...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Tensions remained high Monday in parts of suburban St. Louis after a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man led to overnight looting, vandalism and dozens of arrests. A closer look at the town of Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed:...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man suspected in the deaths of two United Nations peacekeepers in 1980 admitted Monday that he entered the United States fraudulently and agreed to return to his native Lebanon. Mahmoud Bazzi, 71, wants to return to Lebanon via a route that does not...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is deploying a disaster response team to Iraq help distribute humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of people who have been forced from their homes in the fresh wave of violence in the country's north. U.S. Agency for International Development...
EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday directed $10 million in emergency Pentagon spending to help France fight terrorists in northwest Africa. Obama made the order Monday in a memo to his secretaries of Defense and State from his vacation on Martha's Vineyard...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year. Barneys shoppers and ex-employees...