Tag Archives: Missouri

10Nov/15

Students react after University of Missouri president resignes following race protest

Many welcomed the move of the University of Missouri’s president who resigned after protests over his handling of racial tensions on campus.

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09May/15

Mother of Trayvon Martin lends her voice to art exhibition exploring social inequality

Mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager that was shot by George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks at Los Angeles exhibition exploring social inequality through art.

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03May/15

World marks WW2 end, 70 years on: 1943 – 1945

File footage of some of the key moments of World War Two between 1943 and 1945: the Allies liberate Rome from the Germans, the Italian campaign becomes a sideshow as the Normandy landings get underway, small Jewish militant groups fight against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Paris is liberated following four years of Nazi occupation, allies firebomb the east German city of Dresden, leaders of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union meet for the historic Yalta conference, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s remains are supposedly found in a shallow bomb crater, millions of Jews are systematically killed in concentration camps, one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific war takes place on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima, Germany surrenders to the allies, the U.S. drops atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Japan surrenders.
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16Mar/15

20 year old charged with shooting two Ferguson police officers

A 20-year-old man was charged with assault in the first degree for last week’s shooting of two police officers during a protest in the troubled city Ferguson, Missouri.
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12Mar/15

Two police officers shot in Ferguson, Missouri, ambush

St. Louis County’s police chief says there are possible leads in the search for the gunman who shot two officers during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri.
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