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In this photo made Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Angelia Dickens, 55, poses for a photo on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo. The area has been the site of unrest since the Aug. 9 police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Dickens says she's been unable to work her night job because of street closures and is ready for the chaos to "die down." (AP Photo/Ryan J. Foley)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy."

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FILE - This March 4, 2014 file photo shows William Koch, brother of Charles Koch and David Koch interviewed in New York. The Kochs are demonized by Democrats, who lack a liberal equal to counter their weight, and not entirely understood by Republicans, who benefit from their seemingly limitless donations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A primer on the Koch brothers and their role in politics.

2014-08-23 07:25:44 -0600

A Palestinian boy, along with supporters of Hamas, holds a representation of a rocket as others shout slogans to protest against Israel and to support people in Gaza, during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday called for an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel and Hamas to return to indirect talks after seven weeks of fighting punctuated by a number of failed truce attempts.

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