President Barack Obama waves as he leaves a cafe on Martha's Vineyard, MA.  on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama appeals for ‘peace and calm’ in Ferguson

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Appealing for “peace and calm,” President Barack Obama on Thursday said there is no excuse for excessive use of force by police in a St. Louis suburb against crowds protesting the […]


A woman prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed the previous afternoon, Sunday evening, Aug. 10, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Police said Brown, who was unarmed, was fatally shot Saturday in a scuffle with an officer. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes)

FBI opens investigation into St. Louis shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager whose death stirred a night of unrest in a St. Louis suburb. Many questions loomed over […]


People are seen in a store Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A few thousand people crammed a suburban St. Louis street Sunday night at a vigil for unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown shot and killed by a police officer, while afterward several car windows were smashed and stores were looted as people carried away armloads of goods as witnessed by an an Associated Press reporter. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

Vandalism, looting after vigil for Missouri man

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A candlelight vigil for a young unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by unrest as crowds looted and burned stores, vandalized vehicles […]


In this June, 2014 image from video provided by the FBI, authorities raid a hotel in Jackson, Mississippi.  (AP Photo/FBI)

Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 168 juveniles recovered last month during an FBI child sex trafficking bust included some kids who had never been reported missing, a population that law enforcement encounters often and that child […]


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FBI: Orange County man wanted to join terrorists

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California man who federal authorities say was attempting to travel overseas to join an al-Qaida splinter group has been charged with lying on a passport application, according to […]


FBI agents tried to stop US woman bent on jihad

DENVER (AP) — FBI agents tried more than once to discourage a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who said she was intent on waging jihad in the Middle East before they arrested her in April as […]


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Orchestrated tales in ex-Blackwater guards’ trial?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense lawyers for the ex-Blackwater security guards accused of killing 14 Iraqis in Baghdad nearly seven years ago are raising the possibility that prosecution witnesses, with direction from Iraqi law enforcement investigators, […]


In this photo taken May 31, 2014, agents in hazardous material suits are seen as the FBI searches a building in San Francisco. A San Francisco social media maven and former political consultant who was wanted on suspicion of possessing explosives has been taken into custody after a three-day manhunt. Federal agents and the San Francisco police said they captured Ryan Kelly Chamberlain II, 42, on Monday, June 2, shortly after announcing that they had found his car near Crissy Field, just south of the Golden Gate Bridge. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Michael Short)

San Francisco bomb suspect sought toxins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI says a San Francisco man charged with possessing explosive material also used an anonymous, Internet-based marketplace to try to buy biological agents and lethal toxins. In a search warrant […]


Ryan Chamberlain.

Mental exam ordered for San Francisco bomb suspect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal magistrate judge on Wednesday ordered a mental health evaluation of a San Francisco social media expert in an explosives case. Ryan Chamberlain II, 42, was arrested Monday in San […]


FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 21, 2104, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the oversight of the FBI.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

FBI head: Cyber crime posing ‘enormous challenge’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement faces an “enormous challenge” in preventing state-sponsored cyber crimes, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday, days after the Justice Department announced charges against five Chinese military officials accused of hacking […]




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