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  • Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

    Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:33:34 GMT
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.More >>
    About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as...More >>
  • Holder says he understands mistrust of police

    Holder says he understands mistrust of police

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:43:51 GMT
    Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.More >>
    Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he...More >>
  • Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

    Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:23:34 GMT
    An ex-deputy told jurors Wednesday he failed to note in a report that more gunfire had taken place well after a drunken driver was fatally shot in Texas following an accident that killed two boys, a detail a...More >>
    A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seemed to be bolstered Wednesday by testimony from prosecution witnesses.More >>
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  • Thai army ruler expected to become new premier

    Thai army ruler expected to become new premier

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:33:27 GMT
    Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, the country's military ruler is poised to take up the post of prime minister.More >>
    Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is poised to step out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move...More >>
  • Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

    Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:35:16 GMT
    Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.More >>
    The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria....More >>
  • Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

    Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:46:21 GMT
    Twitter is trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers the publicity they crave is also gaining momentum.More >>
    The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theater of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.More >>
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  • University of Hawaii Coaches contracts facing re-draft of term sheets

    University of Hawaii Coaches contracts facing re-draft of term sheets

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:10 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:10:02 GMT
    Lost in the shuffle of whether playing football at the University of Hawaii is still financially feasible, has been the contract status of more than 11 UH coaches. More >>
    Lost in the shuffle of whether playing football at the University of Hawaii is still financially feasible, has been the contract status of more than 11 UH coaches. More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: St. Louis Crusaders

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: St. Louis Crusaders

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:40:33 GMT
    Returning to the turf of St. Louis for the first time in more than a decade, coaches Cal and Ron Lee are ready for another run at a championship.More >>
    Returning to the turf of St. Louis for the first time in more than a decade, coaches Cal and Ron Lee are ready for another run at a championship.More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Hilo Vikings

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Hilo Vikings

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:28:06 GMT
    By Jenessa GladstoneThroughout the past three years, the Hilo Vikings have experienced both the joy of victory and the sting of defeat.In 2011, the team did not win a single game all season.However, under Head Coach Dave Baldwin, the boys of the Big Island have been able to put together two consecutive winning campaigns.Most recently, the Vikings wrapped the 2013 season with an undefeated run in league play.Despite the new found success, Baldwin's continuous goal is to keep his players from b...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneThroughout the past three years, the Hilo Vikings have experienced both the joy of victory and the sting of defeat.In 2011, the team did not win a single game all season.However, under Head Coach Dave Baldwin, the boys of the Big Island have been able to put together two consecutive winning campaigns.Most recently, the Vikings wrapped the 2013 season with an undefeated run in league play.Despite the new found success, Baldwin's continuous goal is to keep his players from b...More >>