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3 Lindenwood basketball players face charges in rape case

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three basketball players at Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis are facing charges in connection with an alleged rape. Authorities say 22-year-old Ermias Tesfia Nega of Arlington, Virginia, and 19-year-old Tylan Jamon Birts of Homestead, Florida, were charged Oct. 14 with second-degree rape. A third player, 20-year-old Bradley Newman Jr. … Continue reading

Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police
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Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet users of the Yik Yak social media app popular among college students aren’t nearly as anonymous as they believe: Missouri police within hours arrested a student accused of threatening violence, the latest in a string of such arrests at colleges in recent months involving threats of mass violence posted online using … Continue reading

Police report confirms University of Missouri swastika story
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Police report confirms University of Missouri swastika story

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A report filed by a campus police officer confirms that one of the most disturbing incidents of racial intimidation cited by University of Missouri protesters in recent weeks actually happened. The university system’s president and the Columbia campus chancellor announced their resignations Monday after racial unrest that included protests, a hunger … Continue reading

Striving to end a cycle of crisis
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Striving to end a cycle of crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to end a cycle of crisis, congressional leaders and the White House united Tuesday behind an ambitious budget and debt deal aimed at restoring a semblance of order to Capitol Hill and ending the threat of government shutdowns and defaults until well after a new president takes office. The outgoing House … Continue reading

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Missouri auditor dies in ‘apparent suicide,’ police say

  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview. Schweich’s death Thursday, Feb. 26, stunned many of Missouri’s top elected officials, … Continue reading