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Protesters are taken into custody Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Several protesters have been taken into custody during a demonstration outside the police department. Tensions escalated late Friday during an initially calm demonstration after police said protesters were illegally blocking West Florissant Avenue. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
15 arrested as demonstration return to FergusonDemonstrators take aim at disrupting commerce, 15 arrested as protests return to Ferguson
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FILE - In this April 2014, file photo, provided by the United Methodist News Service, Dr. Martin Salia poses for a photo at the United Methodist Church's Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. Salia, who died of Ebola after treating patients in his native Sierra Leone, will be remembered in the suburbs of Washington, where his family lives. Forty-four-year-old Salia died earlier this month at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. His body was cremated. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at his family’s parish in Landover Hills, Md. Salia is survived by his wife and two sons. (AP Photo/United Methodist News Service, Mike DuBose, File) MANDATORY CREDIT
Funeral in Md. set for surgeon who died of EbolaSurgeon who died of Ebola after treating patients to be remembered at funeral Mass in Maryland
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Bahrain voters cast ballots in runoff electionBahrain parliamentary runoff elections go ahead without opposition
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Pope Francis stands at the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Under heavy security measures Pope Francis arrived in Turkey for a three-day visit. (AP Photo)
Pope visits iconic religious sites in IstanbulPope Francis visits iconic Muslim and Christian sites in Istanbul
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A protester is taken into custody Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Several protesters have been taken into custody during a demonstration outside the police department. Tensions escalated late Friday during an initially calm demonstration after police said protesters were illegally blocking West Florissant Avenue. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
15 arrested at demonstration in Ferguson15 arrested as protests return to Ferguson police department after mall shut-downs
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Emily Davis, left, and Leah Bailey, both of Ferguson, carry brooms and shovels as they clean up Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, along a section of West Florissant Avenue that saw heavy damage on Monday in Ferguson, Mo. The section of road has been closed, but reopened Friday, after many business were damaged after a grand jury decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A glance at national protests, cleanup in FergusonA glance at nationwide protests sparked by Ferguson shooting, local efforts to recover
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In this photo provided by Claudia Y Hernandez, police tape marks off the scene after authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, police headquarters and other downtown buildings early Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.   (AP Photo/Claudia Y Hernandez)
Austin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtownAustin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtown, tried to set consulate ablaze before death
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People wait to vote for local elections at a polling station in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Taiwan's relations with historic foe China are playing a key role in local elections on the self-ruled island Saturday as the ruling Nationalist Party meets increased resistance to forging stronger ties with Beijing. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Taiwan local elections test pro-China ruling partyTaiwanese vote in municipal elections to gauge support for China-friendly ruling party
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Protesters hold up their hands as members of the Missouri National Guard stand watch outside West County Mall Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Des Peres, Mo. Demonstrators disrupted holiday shopping at several locations on Friday, forcing the closure of a large shopping mall near St. Louis for about an hour amid a protest triggered by a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A glance at national protests, cleanup in FergusonA glance at nationwide protests sparked by Ferguson shooting, local efforts to recover
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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  • United States v. Maid

    Before MURPHY, SMITH, and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges. John P. Messina, AFPD, Des Moines, IA, for appellant. FindLaw, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Wisconsin barn reborn as Iowa lake home

    Lorin Hayden wandered beneath the massive wooden skeleton that had risen on the lakeshore and craned his neck to glance at the peak nearly 30 feet above. The lanky builder caressed the sturdy bones - 10-inch-thick beams that still bear the ax marks from when this 30-by-40-foot barn was hand-hewn in the 1870s more than 400 miles north near Manitowoc, Wisconsin, The Des Moines Register reported. Star Tribune, Sat, Nov 29 2014 @ 01:18 AM
  • Early Start to Black Friday Slows Small Business Down

    With Black Friday deals starting earlier and earlier each year , the congested crowds and long lines at the mall are thinning themselves out. For the large chains who capitalize on the frenzy, it means more customers through your doors than ever before. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 04:51 PM
  • Oldest Canadian held title for almost two years

    Canada's oldest person who was known for celebrating her birthday with a cold beer has died just one month and one day shy of her 114th birthday. Merle Barwis lived at The Priory residential care facility in Victoria, B.C., and held the oldest-person title for almost two years died Nov. 22. Her grandson Terry Barwis, 65, a resident of the nearby community of Sooke, said she had few tips to share with her family about longevity. SooToday, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 03:32 PM
  • Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices

    Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time. Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices DES MOINES, Iowa -- Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time. The Arizona Republic, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 03:02 PM
  • Officials arrest 2 after high-speed chase

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that they arrested two people early Thursday. Chaiya Cavan and Samantha Dickerson are charged with theft, possession of stolen property and related charges. KWQC-TV Davenport, Thu, Nov 27 2014 @ 05:24 PM
  • 2 arrested, facing multiple charges in 100 mph chase

    We're learning more about a police chase in Polk County. It all started near southeast 36th and Vandalia after a Polk County Deputy pulled over a red Chevy Blazer. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 11:32 PM
  • 2 arrested after high-speed Iowa chase

    Authorities say two men have been arrested after a car chase through Polk County that reached speeds of 100 mph. A Sheriff's deputy says the SUV driven by 28-year-old Brian Palm of Des Moines sped off on Tuesday after the deputy pulled him over for a traffic violation. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 09:38 AM
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