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Brutality Focus of Suit Against Ferguson, Missouri Police

A federal lawsuit filed on Aug. 28 alleges that police in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by …

Thousands Protest in Japan Against Osprey Aircraft

Tens of thousands of people rallied Sunday against U.S. plans to deploy Osprey hybrid aircraft on a southern Japanese island amid renewed safety concerns. The protesters – as many as 100,000, according to organizers – gathered at a seaside park …