Militia reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

Nov 26, 2014

Militia reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

State militia reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old, a case that ...

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

Nov 26, 2014

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s prodemocracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony. In the second day of the operation ...

U.S. may place heavy armor in Eastern Europe

Nov 26, 2014

U.S. may place heavy armor in Eastern Europe

The U.S. Army plans to deploy about 150 tanks and armored vehicles to NATO countries next year, and some of the heavy armor may be stationed in Eastern Europe, a top American general said Tuesday. The move is part of a U.S. effort dubbed ...

In Ferguson, a riot foreseen but not avoided

Nov 26, 2014

In Ferguson, a riot foreseen but not avoided

It was a riot everyone saw coming. For three months police and protesters had drilled separately to prepare for the worst if the grand jury decided not to indict white policeman Darren Wilson for the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown. The governor ...