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Ferguson police fire teargas and rubber bullets at Michael Brown protesters |

Ferguson police fire teargas and rubber bullets at Michael Brown protesters | World news | NewsWire
Link to video: Teargas fired, journalists arrested as Ferguson violence flares

Heavily armed police in Missouri fired teargas and rubber bullets to force hundreds of protesters out of the centre of Ferguson on Wednesday, as the crackdown on demonstrations over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old intensified on their fourth night.

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Malaysia Airlines faces fight over its own survival

A couple watches the a Malaysia Airlines plane taxi on the runway at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on July 27, 2014. Any airline would struggle with the devastating impact of losing one jet full of passengers, especially if it had already been bleeding money for years. But losing… Read More >

Conservative group Alec devises offshoot ACCE to lobby at local levels |

Conservative group Alec devises offshoot ACCE to lobby at local levels | World news | NewsWire
Alec’s annual meeting comes amid GOP dissent over Governor Sam Brownback’s proposal for the biggest tax cut in Kansas history. Photograph: Dave Kaup/Reuters

The corporate lobbying network American Legislative Exchange Council, commonly known as Alec, is seeking to extend its brand of aggressive privatization and tax cuts to the local level, with the launch on Wednesday of a new offshoot focused on America’s cities and counties.

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