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Former CIA official blasts torture report ...Arrest in football player's death... Another arrest in Portland shooting

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 14, 2014 at 5:42 p.m.



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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former chief of the CIA's counterterrorism section and its clandestine service says the Senate Intelligence Committee's torture report throws the agency under the bus. Jose Rodriguez, who oversaw the CIA interrogation program, tells Fox News the report betrays intelligence officials and will erode their trust in future presidential administrations.

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say they've arrested a man in the fatal shooting of an Auburn University football player. An Auburn police spokesman says 22-year-old Markale Hart was arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in the death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell. Police say Mitchell was shot multiple times early today at an off-campus apartment complex.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say they've arrested the second of three people believed to be involved in a shooting outside a Portland, Oregon, high school. The 18-year-old was arrested on a probation violation. Police say they're working to identify a third person connected with Friday's shooting that seriously injured three people, two of them teenagers. Police think it was gang-related.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a St. Louis city police officer will likely get some days off as discipline for wearing a tag on his sleeve bearing the last name of the former Ferguson officer who shot and killed Michael Brown. The officer wore the tag while stationed at City Hall when protesters showed up Friday. Police Chief Sam Dotson tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch he's disappointed.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first family is celebrating the holiday season with "The Rock" and singers Rita Ora and Darius Rucker. President Barack Obama and his family are attending the 33rd annual "Christmas in Washington" concert at the National Building Museum. Tonight's event is a benefit for the Children's National Health System. The program will be on TNT Friday evening.

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