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VIDEO: Leanne Gregg reports on arrival of U.S. Attorney General U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson, Mo. Wednesday, ...

Peanut butter recall announced nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened ...

Man arrested after high speed chase in Ozark A police chase through the streets of Ozark Wednesday morning ends with the arrest of one man. The Ozark Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol teamed up in the chase of a suspect driving a stolen Dodge Durango with dealer plates. Ozark Police Sgt. Anthony Appleton described the pursuit as dangerous to pedestrians. The suspect was seen driving at excessive speeds through neighborhoods and ...

Fire marshals investigating arsons in vacant houses Springfield fire marshals report a rash of fires in vacant houses in August. Crews have fought fires at four vacant houses this month. Fire Marshals believe three of those fires were intentionally set. The fourth, located at 1529 N. Jefferson, is still undetermined and under investigation. “Fires in vacant houses are concerning for us because it’s difficult to know if anyone is inside,” said Assistant Chief ...

ATV accident kills woman in Dent County An all-terrain vehicle crash in Dent County killed a woman from Bunker, Mo. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 38-year-old Donna Nunley died when she lost control of the ATV she was driving and overturned last Tuesday night. It happened on Highway A in Bunker. The Patrol says the ATV overturned and threw Nunley. She was pronounced dead at the scene. ...

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Obama urges joint effort to end jihadist 'cancer'
US President Barack Obama speaks about the US involvement in Iraq in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on August 18, 2014US President Barack Obama called for a joint effort to eliminate the "cancer" of jihadist terror in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, after Islamic State militants murdered an American journalist. Obama said the entire world was appalled by the beheading of 40-year-old reporter James Foley, which the IS fighters videotaped and published on the Internet. It has to be a clear rejection of these kind of nihilistic ideologies," Obama said.

Obama says beheading 'shocked the conscience' of the world
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants "shocked the conscience of the entire world" and he vowed the United States would do what it must to protect its citizens. It also showed images of another U.S.

Islamic State opens new anti-U.S. front with beheading video
On Tuesday night, Islamic State released a video of its fighters beheading James Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago. The black-clad executioner, who spoke English with a British accent, also produced another American journalist and said his fate depends on President Barack Obama's next move.

Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is detailing the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.

Russia shuts four McDonald's as food war flips to burgers
Employees serve clients in a McDonald's restaurant on Pushkin square in Moscow on February 1, 2010Russian authorities shuttered four Moscow McDonald's due to alleged sanitary violations Wednesday, including a restaurant that once symbolised reviving Soviet-US ties, as tensions sizzled over Ukraine. The Moscow office of Russia's powerful consumer safety agency Rospotrebnadzor said inspections of the food and premises at the four restaurants of the US fast food giant found "numerous violations of sanitary legislation requirements". The announcement comes in the wake of Russian bans on US and EU food imports in response to Western sanctions over Moscow's perceived backing for rebels in eastern Ukraine.