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Servicemen sit atop an armoured vehicle as they travel through the steppe near the village of Krasnodarovka in Rostov regionSen. Murphy: It's past time to call Russia-Ukraine conflict a "war," Moscow action an "invasion."


2014-08-28 13:51:51 -0600

A police tactical team prepares to disperse a group of protesters in Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The protests were sparked after Michael Brown, an unarmed black man was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, says law enforcement met a broad public outcry over the Aug. 9 killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown with "militaristic displays of force and weaponry," (and) engaged U.S. Named as defendants are the city of Ferguson, St. Louis County, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Delmar, Ferguson police officer Justin Cosmo, and other unnamed police officers from Ferguson and St. Louis County.


2014-08-28 15:06:39 -0600

Militant Islamist fighters waving flags, travel in vehicles as they take part in a military parade along streets of Syria's northern Raqqa provinceObama announced that he has requested military options for Islamic State.


2014-08-28 14:57:42 -0600