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Portland police shoot suspected carjacker by I-84 - Auburn Citizen
Portland TribunePortland police shoot suspected carjacker by I-84Auburn CitizenPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A police officer shot a man who was pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 off-ramp, and the ensuing standoff with the wounded suspect led to a long Labor Day closure of the freeway. S...[read more]

Ind. police agencies to equip officers with cameras - WISH-TV
NBCNews.comInd. police agencies to equip officers with camerasWISH-TVINDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police officers in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed African-American teenager last month are now wearing body cameras. It's a move that's caught the attention of police ...[read more]

Wet weather on the way - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
ABC NewsWet weather on the wayChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteCHAMPAIGN — A bit of stormy weather could dampen the tail end of some Labor Day celebrations. The National Weather Service says scattered thunderstorms will develop ahead of a cold front Monday night. Severe weather is not expected, but t...[read more]

Marine helicopter goes down in Gulf of Aden; 25 rescued - CBS News
USA TODAYMarine helicopter goes down in Gulf of Aden; 25 rescuedCBS NewsA Marine helicopter carrying 25 U.S. service members crashed in the Gulf of Aden Monday, but all aboard were rescued, according to the Navy. Seventeen Marines and eight sailors were aboard the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter...[read more]

Obama Calls for Minimum Wage Rise and Equal Pay as Elections Approach - New York Times
SFGateObama Calls for Minimum Wage Rise and Equal Pay as Elections ApproachNew York TimesMILWAUKEE — President Obama on Monday renewed his call to raise the federal minimum wage and to protect the right to equal pay for women as the midterm elections come into sight. In spite of opposition from R...[read more]

Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law - New Zealand Herald
Louisiana following judge's order on abortion lawNew Zealand HeraldBATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) The Louisiana health department will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law that requires them to obtain admittin...[read more]

From parades to barbecues, a Labor of love - USA TODAY
USA TODAYFrom parades to barbecues, a Labor of loveUSA TODAYAmericans celebrated Labor Day on Monday with parades, barbecues and political stump speeches. New York City's West Indian Day Parade, one of the nation's biggest Labor Day celebrations, stepped off with fanfare just hours after four peo...[read more]

NY police boss defends response in custody death - SFGate
Fox NewsNY police boss defends response in custody deathSFGateNEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton says it appears officers behaved appropriately in the custody death of a man who was high on drugs. Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide Friday. The medic...[read more]

Perry distances self from tweet mocking district attorney at center of indictment ... - Fox News
Fox NewsPerry distances self from tweet mocking district attorney at center of indictment ...Fox NewsGov. Rick Perry makes a statement in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 concerning the indictment on charges of coercion of a public servant and abuse of his official capacity. Perry is the ...[read more]

South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs - 10TV
South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs10TVCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina. With dogs in almost half of American homes, a number of South Carolina politicians feature their pet dogs in television ads, on websites and on...[read more]