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Court rules Modi can pick charged politicians

India's Supreme Court has ruled that Narendra Modi should be left to choose his own cabinet when considering appointing those charged with crimes, but said it hoped the prime minister would ultimately take into account public expectations and the country's democratic values.<p>Wednesday's ruling is …

In Ferguson, 'Everybody Had A Bad Experience' With Police

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Two weeks ago, before a massive police crackdown on protests over the death of an 18-year-old, community members in this small Saint Louis suburb were cleaning up businesses along the main stretch of shops hit by looting.<p>Conversations with employees at some of those stores were …

Arizona gun instructor accidentally shot and killed by nine-year-old girl with Uzi

A firearms instructor has died after he was shot by a nine-year-old girl when she fired an Uzi at a shooting range in the Arizona desert.<p>Mohave County sheriff’s officials said 39-year-old Charles Vacca, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, died at the hospital on Monday after he was shot at the Last Stop …

American jihadist Douglas McAuthur McCain killed on battlefield fighting with Islamic State in Syria

Group which beheaded James Foley demands release of female suspected courier Aafia Siddiqui in return for young American woman hostage<p>An American jihadist has been killed fighting for Islamic State forces in Syria, his family has been told by State Department officials.<p>Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, …

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IMF chief under investigation

PARIS — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed Wednesday under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister.<p>In a statement after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, …