Protests Turn Violent In St. Louis SuburbA man watches as police walk through a cloud of smoke during a clash with protesters Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with people lobbing Molotov cocktails at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Protests Turn Violent In St. Louis Suburb
A man watches as police walk through a cloud of smoke during a clash with protesters Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with people lobbing Molotov cocktails at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Racial Tensions Are Not New In St. Louis SuburbProtestors drop to their knees and put their arms in the air during a rally for Michael Brown Jr., who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer last Saturday, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Clayton, Mo. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan)

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Racial Tensions Are Not New In St. Louis Suburb
Protestors drop to their knees and put their arms in the air during a rally for Michael Brown Jr., who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer last Saturday, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Clayton, Mo. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Laurie Skrivan)

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Police Cite Threats, Won’t Name Cop Who Shot TeenCivil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, center, stands with the parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden, right, and Michael Brown Sr., left, during a news conference outside the Old Courthouse Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in St. Louis. Brown Jr., 18, who was unarmed, was shot to death Saturday by a Ferguson police officer while walking with a friend down the center of the street. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Police Cite Threats, Won’t Name Cop Who Shot Teen
Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, center, stands with the parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden, right, and Michael Brown Sr., left, during a news conference outside the Old Courthouse Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in St. Louis. Brown Jr., 18, who was unarmed, was shot to death Saturday by a Ferguson police officer while walking with a friend down the center of the street. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Clinton Looking To ‘Hugging It Out’ With Obama

FILE - This July 29, 2014, file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as she greets a customer during a book signing of her new book “Hard Choices” at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Clinton has made her most aggressive effort yet to distinguish herself from her former boss, rebuking President Barack Obama for his cautious approach to global crises and saying foreign policy has to go beyond “don’t do stupid stuff.” Clinton did so in a weekend magazine interview that lays out a foreign policy vision ahead of a possible run for president. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

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Clinton Looking To ‘Hugging It Out’ With Obama
FILE - This July 29, 2014, file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as she greets a customer during a book signing of her new book “Hard Choices” at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Clinton has made her most aggressive effort yet to distinguish herself from her former boss, rebuking President Barack Obama for his cautious approach to global crises and saying foreign policy has to go beyond “don’t do stupid stuff.” Clinton did so in a weekend magazine interview that lays out a foreign policy vision ahead of a possible run for president. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

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Southwest Braces As Lake Mead Water Levels Drop) In this July 28, 2014 photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. On the left are the Arizona intake towers of Hoover Dam. The bathtub ring of light minerals shows the high water mark of the reservoir which has shrunk to its lowest point since it was first filled in the 1930s. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Southwest Braces As Lake Mead Water Levels Drop)
In this July 28, 2014 photo, lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Dam at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona. On the left are the Arizona intake towers of Hoover Dam. The bathtub ring of light minerals shows the high water mark of the reservoir which has shrunk to its lowest point since it was first filled in the 1930s. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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In South Sudan, Kerry Calls For End To Violence
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, right, chats with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as he greets Kerry at the President's Office in Juba, South Sudan, Friday, May 2, 2014. Kerry is urging South Sudan's warring government and rebel leaders to uphold a monthslong promise to embrace a cease-fire or risk the specter of genocide through continued ethnic killings. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, right, chats with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as he greets Kerry at the President’s Office in Juba, South Sudan, Friday, May 2, 2014. Kerry is urging South Sudan’s warring government and rebel leaders to uphold a monthslong promise to embrace a cease-fire or risk the specter of genocide through continued ethnic killings. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Interpol, Philippines Bust Cyber Extortion Network

Interpol, Philippines Bust Cyber Extortion Network

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine police, backed by Interpol, have arrested dozens of suspected members of an online extortion syndicate who duped hundreds of victims worldwide into exposing themselves in front of webcams, including a Scottish teenager who committed suicide after being blackmailed, officials said Friday.

At least 58 Filipino suspects in the capital, Manila, and other cities were…

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Being Mayor, Player Aided Johnson In Sterling Push

Being Mayor, Player Aided Johnson In Sterling Push

In this photo taken on April 29, 2014, Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson, at podium, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, speaks about the penalties imposed on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling by the NBA at a news conference at Los Angeles City Hall. From second left are current and former NBA players Steve Nash, Norm Nixon and Tyson Chandler. Last year Johnson almost single-handedly kept the Kings NBA franchise in Sacramento, staging a late-game comeback to snatch the team away from a Seattle billionaire. This spring he began raising his national political profile by taking over as the head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, then acting as spokesman for the NBA players as the controversy over racist remarks by the Clippers' owner threatened to throw the basketball league into turmoil. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

In this photo taken on April 29, 2014, Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson, at podium, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, speaks about the penalties imposed on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling by the NBA at a news conference at Los Angeles City Hall. From second left are current and former NBA players Steve Nash, Norm Nixon and Tyson Chandler. Last year Johnson almost…

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White House Was Right 8 Million Chose New Plan Under Health Law
FILE - In this April 17, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Blue or red, a majority of states have exceeded their health care sign-up targets under Obama's law, something that would have been hard to imagine after last fall's botched rollout of insurance markets. But the administration's final numbers, released Thursday, May 1, also expose shortcomings, including subpar enrollment among Hispanics, the nation's largest minority group and also its least insured. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

FILE – In this April 17, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Blue or red, a majority of states have exceeded their health care sign-up targets under Obama’s law, something that would have been hard to imagine after last fall’s botched rollout of insurance markets. But the administration’s final numbers, released Thursday,…

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NBA Panel Agrees To Act Swiftly On Attempted Ouster Of Clippers Owner

NBA Panel Agrees To Act Swiftly On Attempted Ouster Of Clippers Owner

A photo cutout of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is seen among people standing in line for the NBA playoff game 5 between Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California April 29, 2014. The National Basketball Association on Tuesday banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the game for life and fined him $2.5 million for racist comments that drew a storm of outrage from players, fans, commercial sponsors and even President Barack Obama.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL SOCIETY)

A photo cutout of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is seen among people standing in line for the NBA playoff game 5 between Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California April 29, 2014. The National Basketball Association on Tuesday banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the game for life and fined him $2.5 million for racist…

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U.S. Says Obamacare Enrollment Points To Stable Costs
Arminda Murillo, 54, reads a leaflet at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California March 27, 2014. More than 6 million people have now signed up for private insurance plans under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law known as Obamacare, reflecting a surge in enrollments days before the March 31 deadline, the White House said on Thursday. More than 1 million people have signed up for Obamacare in California, according to the Los Angeles Times.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS)

Arminda Murillo, 54, reads a leaflet at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California March 27, 2014. More than 6 million people have now signed up for private insurance plans under President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law known as Obamacare, reflecting a surge in enrollments days before the March 31 deadline, the White House said on Thursday. More than 1 million people have…

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Toronto Mayor Takes Leave, Heads To Rehab Center
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves his home early Thursday May 1, 2014, in Toronto. Ford will take an immediate leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves his home early Thursday May 1, 2014, in Toronto. Ford will take an immediate leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford began a leave of absence and headed for a rehab center Thursday,…

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Oklahoma Took 51 Minutes To Find Vein In Execution
FILE - This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett. Oklahoma prison officials halted the execution of Lockett Tuesday, April 29, 2014,  after the delivery of a new three-drug combination failed to go as planned. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Lockett had an apparent heart attack more than 40 minutes after the start of the execution. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File)

FILE – This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett. Oklahoma prison officials halted the execution of Lockett Tuesday, April 29, 2014, after the delivery of a new three-drug combination failed to go as planned. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said Lockett had an apparent heart attack more than 40 minutes after the start of the execution. (AP…

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Kiev: Forces ‘Helpless’ To Restore Order In East
A pro-Russian gunman guards an entrance of the Regional Prosecutor's Office building they seized on Tuesday in Luhansk, one of the largest cities in eastern, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Pro-Russian gunmen have seized more administrative buildings in eastern Ukraine, further raising tensions in Ukraine's Russian-leaning regions shaken by separatist unrest. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

A pro-Russian gunman guards an entrance of the Regional Prosecutor’s Office building they seized on Tuesday in Luhansk, one of the largest cities in eastern, Ukraine, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Pro-Russian gunmen have seized more administrative buildings in eastern Ukraine, further raising tensions in Ukraine’s Russian-leaning regions shaken by separatist unrest. (AP Photo/Alexander…

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VIDEO: Pilgrims Flock to Rome for Double Papal Canonization

VIDEO: Pilgrims Flock to Rome for Double Papal Canonization

Pilgrims filled the streets of Rome and the Vatican ahead of Sunday’s double canonization for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. Photo: AP

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