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Mayor: Ferguson ready to take on Justice Department

usatoday.com — FERGUSON, Mo. - Mayor James Knowles on Wednesday defended the city council's decision to press the Justice Department to make several revisions to a tentative deal to overhaul the city's police department and court system and suggested the city is ready to fight the matter in court.
Feb 10, 2016

Ferguson calls for Justice to return to negotiating table usat.ly/1Tda6L5 via @usatoday

Feb 10, 2016

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Justice Department to sue Ferguson, Mo., to force police and court overhaul usat.ly/1Tda6L5

Feb 10, 2016

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Justice Department to sue Ferguson, Mo., to force police and court overhaul usat.ly/1Tda6L5

Feb 10, 2016

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Justice Department to sue Ferguson, Mo., to force police and court overhaul usat.ly/1Tda6L5

Feb 10, 2016

RT @USATODAY: #BREAKING Justice Department to sue Ferguson, Mo., to force police and court overhaul usat.ly/1Tda6L5

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Ferguson approves DOJ consent decree with several caveats

ksdk.com — FERGUSON, Mo. - Ferguson's city council voted on Tuesday to conditionally approve most of the tentative settlement reached with the Justice Department last month to revamp the city's police department in the wake of the 2014 shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer.
Feb 10, 2016

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Ferguson approves DOJ consent decree with several caveats

usatoday.com — FERGUSON, Mo. - Ferguson's city council voted on Tuesday to conditionally approve most of the tentative settlement reached with the Justice Department last month to revamp the city's police department in the wake of the 2014 shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer.
Feb 09, 2016

Ferguson approves DOJ consent decree, but with several caveats usat.ly/1TbFSIf via @USATODAY

Feb 10, 2016

DOJ threatens legal action against Ferguson usat.ly/1TbFSIf via @usatoday

Feb 10, 2016

ICYMI in haze of #NHPrimary, DOJ threats legal action against #Ferguson after city seeks to amend consent decree usatoday.com/story/news/201…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @AamerISmad: DOJ threatens legal action against Ferguson usat.ly/1TbFSIf via @usatoday

Feb 10, 2016

Justice Department threatens legal action against Ferguson usat.ly/1TbFSIf via @usatoday

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Feguson: DOJ consent decree could cost city nearly $10M

usatoday.com — Officials in Ferguson, Mo. estimate approving a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could potentially cost taxpayers in the St. Louis suburb nearly $10 million over the next three years, according to a new city estimate released Monday.
Feb 08, 2016

Ferguson puts out estimate that says consent decree could cost $10M. Council vote is tomorrow. usat.ly/1XeC5sS via @usatoday

Feb 08, 2016

Ferguson puts out estimate that says consent decree could cost $10M. Council vote is tomorrow. usat.ly/1XeC5sS via @usatoday

Feb 09, 2016

Is Ferguson purposely trying to pump costs to avoid deal with DOJ? usat.ly/1XeC5sS via @usatoday

Professor, Christian college 'part ways' after controversy over head scarf

usatoday.com — CHICAGO - A Christian college professor who sparked nationwide debate - and scrutiny from her school - after donning a hijab and saying that Muslims and Christians worship the same God will leave her post.
Feb 07, 2016

RT @USATODAY: Christian college professor who wore a hijab in solidarity with Muslims leaves the school. usat.ly/1PILGqs pic.twitter.com/OsAbKiXYZm

Feb 08, 2016

RT @elpasotimes: Professor, Christian college 'part ways' after controversy over head scarf bit.ly/1ojgfbW

Turkey at capacity as refugees flee Russian bombardment of Aleppo

usatoday.com — With Russian airstrikes intensifying on the Syrian-rebel stronghold of Aleppo, neighboring Turkey said Sunday it is at capacity to absorb refugees flooding into the country. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told CNN-Turk television that Turkey, which is hosting 2.5 million Syrians, will continue to let in refugees fleeing the war in Syria.

Chicago police officer files countersuit against teen he shot

usatoday.com — CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed his 55-year-old neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teen's estate seeking emotional and punitive damages. The counterclaim filed by officer Robert Rialmo says that student Quintonio LeGrier acted in a "criminal ...

McDonald's ramps up marketing of all-day breakfast

cnbc.com — After posting its strongest quarter in nearly four years following the launch of all-day breakfast, McDonald's has decided to focus its marketing might in the near term on promoting Egg McMuffins, hotcakes and other breakfast items in hopes of building a winning streak.

Mystery deepens in slaying of 6 in Chicago

usatoday.com — CHICAGO - Police on Friday said that there was no signs of forced entry into a home on the city's Southwest Side where six people were found slain a day earlier. Chief of Detectives Eugene Roy said that the victims, who investigators believe are from the same family, died of blunt trauma.
Feb 05, 2016

Mystery deepens in slaying of 6 in Chicago usat.ly/1X8cIJg via @usatoday

Feb 05, 2016

First cop who arrived at Chicago home where 6 bodies found describes "bloody mess" to dispatchers usat.ly/1X8cIJg

McDonald's ramps up marketing of all-day breakfast

usatoday.com — After posting its strongest quarter in nearly four years following the launch of all-day breakfast, McDonald's has decided to focus its marketing might in the near term on promoting Egg McMuffins, hotcakes and other breakfast items in hopes of building a winning streak.
Feb 05, 2016

McDonald's plays off Good Night Moon in #SuperBowl50 ad to pitch Egg McMuffins, hotcakes usatoday.com/story/money/20…

Feb 05, 2016

McDonald's doubles down on all-day breakfast usat.ly/1X7Nef9 via @USATODAY

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Police Release Video of Traffic Stop of Princeton Professor nyti.ms/1o8qTCv

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Feb 10, 2016

Ferguson calls for Justice to return to negotiating table usat.ly/1Tda6L5 via @usatoday

Feb 10, 2016

#Ferguson Council member Bell on consent decree, "If this case goes to the court, it will not be because of the city of Ferguson."

Feb 10, 2016

#Ferguson Mayor Knowles to DOJ on consent decree: "The ball is in their court," Knowles said. "We're sitting and waiting to talk."

Feb 10, 2016

ICYMI in haze of #NHPrimary, DOJ threats legal action against #Ferguson after city seeks to amend consent decree usatoday.com/story/news/201…


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