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Egypt Court Drops Murder Charges Against Mubarak

Ousted Leader Remains in Jail on Separate, Three-Year Sentence<p>CAIRO—An Egyptian court dismissed murder charges against former President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday in the killing of hundreds of protesters by police in a 2011 uprising against his decades of autocratic rule, a decision that comes as …

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Obama urges calm over black teenager's death

Barack Obama, the US president, has called the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy and asked for a thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting, arrests and tear gas in the US state of Missouri.<p>Obama on Tuesday promised a full investigation by the US …

Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

CAIRO (AP) — Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials announced Wednesday, …

Police chief says officer in Missouri shooting was injured | Reuters

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager last weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, was injured in the incident that has sparked racially charged protests, the city’s police chief said on Wednesday.<p>Police Chief Thomas Jackson told a news conference the …