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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Thousands gather for Michael Brown’s funeral in St Louis

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:03pm by GDN

    ... Baptist church in neighbouring St Louis. Mourners lined up in close to 38 degrees Celsius heat, and many had to be directed to an overflow annex. Brown's father, also called Michael, arrived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580857/thousands-gather-michael-browns-funeral-st-louis
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rioting in Ferguson prompted by unemployment, bad schools and white domination

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... to demographic transitions, Ferguson and its neighbouring towns, where many protesters live, have undergone sweeping changes in recent years. Some places have become pockets of poverty, comparable ... of the "suburbanisation" of poverty. "This was a catalyst for something much deeper, the lack of economic opportunities and representation people have," said Etefia Umana, an educator and board member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576250/suburbanisation-poverty-spark-lit-fire-ferguson
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Events from Iraq to Ukraine call into focus Barack Obama's world view

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... and the conflict in Gaza. Officials say Obama has put a lot on the line in both places. But current and former administration officials see a big difference between what's happening in Iraq and Syria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580426/events-iraq-ukraine-call-focus-barack-obamas-world-view
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect pleads guilty to removing evidence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... landfill. Inside were fireworks allegedly used in making bombs, a jar of Vaseline and a thumb drive for a computer. Twin bombs planted at the marathon finish line on April 15 last year killed three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579442/friend-boston-bomb-suspect-pleads-guilty-removing-evidence
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... to address, including immigration, poverty, diversity and inequity. The result, at times, is racial tension. In Louisiana in July, Jefferson Parish public school reached an agreement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570738/hispanic-children-fastest-growing-numbers-us-public-schools-system
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Police come under ‘heavy gunfire’ as racial unrest continues in Ferguson

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... to calm down. Local broadcast media said on Twitter that one person was shot in the hand and taken to an area hospital and that another man rushed to a police line holding his side saying he had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576974/us-police-come-under-heavy-gunfire-racial-unrest-continues-missouri
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Detroit police chief James Craig calls on people to have guns and fight back

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:14pm by GDN

    ... "You are your own first line of defence." But that is not without conflict. This week, police chased and shot two men after allegedly seeing them illegally purchasing a gun, adding another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576175/detroit-police-chief-james-craig-calls-people-have-guns-and-fight-back
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    When two very different lives collided in Ferguson, Missouri

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... for "extraordinary effort in the line of duty", steered a police cruiser behind him. At 12.04, Brown was dead, shot multiple times by Wilson. "Big Mike," as his friends called him, did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575631/when-two-very-different-lives-collided-ferguson-missouri
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Pan-Asian explosion in Orange county, California, with numbers up 41pc in 10 years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... bakery and cafe called 85C, people lined up on a recent morning for fresh-baked brioche, squid-ink bread and pork-topped buns. Among them was Emma Navarro-Cruz, 55, who said the plaza's ... in the county jumped 123 per cent. Today, more than 57,000 Orange county Asian Americans are living at the poverty level, according to the study. "We want policymakers not to look ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557015/pan-asian-explosion-orange-county-california-numbers-41pc-10-years
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Republicans push migrant crackdown through US House

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by Reuters

    ... crisis that has seen nearly 60,000 children from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala arrive illegally since October to escape criminal drug gangs and poverty. House Democrats complained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565102/republicans-push-migrant-crackdown-through-us-house

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