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Man who kicked Portland police horse sentenced to jail, treatment

Man who kicked Portland police horse sentenced to jail, treatment

Portland, OR (KPTV) -- A man accused of blurting out a battle cry and delivering a jumping kick to a police horse will spend 15 days in jail.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry: 'We don't settle political differences with indictments'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry: 'We don't settle political differences with indictments'

(CNN) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry, calling his indictment politically motivated, vowed Saturday to fight charges he abused his power by trying to pressure a district attorney to resign.
Lion-ripped jeans sell for $1,500

Lion-ripped jeans sell for $1,500

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Fashionistas take note: the latest in haute couture could be distressed jeans that have been ripped by lions, tigers and bears.
CT nonprofit bringing coffee to combat zones

CT nonprofit bringing coffee to combat zones

Wallingford, CT (WFSB) -- Thousands of miles away from home, troops in combat zones are finding comfort in a coffee cup. That soothing cup of Joe is possible thanks to some volunteers in Wallingford.
Michael Brown death: Autopsy unlikely to settle dueling narratives

Michael Brown death: Autopsy unlikely to settle dueling narratives

(CNN) -- The preliminary results of an autopsy that Michael Brown's family requested are unlikely to settle the dueling narratives that have defined the case from the beginning.
Dollar General outbids Dollar Tree for Family Dollar

Dollar General outbids Dollar Tree for Family Dollar

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The low-price retailer war is heating up: Dollar General made an all-cash bid of nearly $10 billion for Family Dollar, topping a deal Dollar Tree made last month.
Michael Brown death: Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson

Michael Brown death: Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson

FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) -- Things in Ferguson have gotten so unruly that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb.
Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy in London 'soon'

Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy in London 'soon'

(CNN) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.
Trash palaces: The spectacular houses built from scrap

Trash palaces: The spectacular houses built from scrap

(CNN) -- Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.
Can this brain-sensing headband give you serenity?

Can this brain-sensing headband give you serenity?

(CNN) -- Imagine a gadget that knows your mind better than you do. Picture a device that can rank the activities in your life that bring you joy, or interject your typed words with your feelings.
Perry has no regrets about veto

Perry has no regrets about veto

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In a defiant interview on "Fox News Sunday," Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said again that despite a recent indictment, he wouldn't take back the veto threat that triggered the legal action.
Perry has no regrets about veto

Perry has no regrets about veto

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In a defiant interview on "Fox News Sunday," Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said again that despite a recent indictment, he wouldn't take back the veto threat that triggered the legal action.
The world's 'most dangerous' dam at the center of Iraqi battle

The world's 'most dangerous' dam at the center of Iraqi battle

The U.S. Army has called it "the most dangerous dam in the world."
Texas Gov. Rick Perry: 'We don't settle political differences with indictments'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry: 'We don't settle political differences with indictments'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, calling his indictment politically motivated, vowed Saturday to fight charges he abused his power by trying to pressure a district attorney to resign.
Michael Brown death: Autopsy unlikely to settle dueling narratives

Michael Brown death: Autopsy unlikely to settle dueling narratives

The preliminary results of an autopsy that Michael Brown's family requested are unlikely to settle the dueling narratives that have defined the case from the beginning.