ATLANTA (AP) — A security guard fired after President Barack Obama's trip to Atlanta said Monday that he lost his job because he snapped a picture of the presidential motorcade to send to his mother and is humiliated by news reports wrongly claiming he's a convicted felon.
By Kenny Bahr CLAYTON Mo. (Reuters) - St. Louis County police defended on Monday a no-fly zone imposed over the suburb of Ferguson during August street protests, saying it was for safety reasons, after an Associated Press report said the prohibition was to keep news helicopters away. Police have been criticized for using rubber bullets, tear gas and dogs and for pointing weapons at protesters during demonstrations that followed the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. "It's always all about safety. ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify stopped streaming Taylor Swift's music at her request Monday, setting up a business struggle between the leading purveyor of a new music distribution system and the industry's most popular artist.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An angler who was the lone survivor of a boat accident that killed four of his friends said Monday he lived by swimming for 25 minutes in cold water to a rocky shore along the coast of Northern California.
COARSEGOLD, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed charges against 15 people in the armed takeover of a Central California casino at the center of a power struggle between factions of a Native American tribe.
MINERAL POINT, Mo. (AP) — A 75-year-old man who was sentenced to death for killing his wife in a 1992 shooting rampage at the St. Louis County Courthouse has died in prison, the Missouri Department of Corrections said Monday.