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St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

CLAYTON, Mo. -- The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests.<p>Chief Jon …

Iceland warns airlines of possible ash plume as volcano erupts

Iceland warned airlines of a potential ash plume that could disrupt flights as one of the North Atlantic island nation's biggest volcanoes erupted after a week of rumbling.<p>The aviation warning code was changed to "red," signifying that an "eruption is imminent or in progress – significant emission …

Ifinity Unveils Battery-Less Beacon Tech

Innovation in the beacon space — the micro-location technology that lets your smartphone trigger events based on how close you are to a beacon transmitter — doesn’t seems to be letting up any time soon. Polish startup Ifinity appears to be well on its way to solving one of the potential headaches …

Officer to protestors: I will kill you

Violence Continues in Ferguson: Photo Gallery

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31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this<p>St. Louissuburb said 31 people had been arrested as of 2 a.m. Tuesday, some from as far away …

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Man shot and killed by St. Louis Police