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Officer shot in Ferguson, MO...Obama tackles police mistrust...Oklahoma beheading suspect to be charged

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 27, 2014 at 9:51 p.m.



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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has been shot in Ferguson, Missouri. Tim Zoll of the Ferguson Police Department tells KSDK-TV that the officer was shot in the arm. St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman confirms an officer was shot but says he has no further details.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement exposed by the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities. He says it flows from significant racial disparities in the administration of justice. Obama spoke Saturday night at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual awards dinner.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities in Oklahoma say the man accused of beheading a woman and attacking another at a food processing plant after he was fired will be charged with first-degree murder on Monday. Police in Moore say 30-year-old Alton Nolen, who was shot by a company official, has regained consciousness and remains hospitalized in stable condition.

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Police still haven't found Eric Frein (freen), the survivalist who's suspected of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers at a police barracks, killing one and seriously wounding another. Hundreds of law enforcement personnel continue to comb through the thick woods near his parents' house in the Pocono Mountains more than two weeks after the shootings.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Russian foreign minister is accusing the West and NATO of being unable to change their Cold War "genetic code." Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly on Saturday, Sergey Lavrov also said the United States must abandon its claims to "eternal uniqueness." And Lavrov accused the U.S. and the European Union of backing a coup d'etat in Ukraine.

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