MORE UNREST OVERNIGHT IN FERGUSON, MO, WHERE A POLICE SHOOTING OF AN UNARMED BLACK MAN HAS TRIGGERED MORE THAN A WEEK OF VIOLENCE AND PROTESTS *

LATEST CLASHES ERUPTED EARLY WED AFTER POLICE ORDERED A SMALL GROUP OF PROTESTERS TO CLEAR A PRIVATE PARKING LOT *

SOME PROTESTERS RESPONDED BY THROWING BOTTLES AT POLICE *

POLICE SAY NO TEAR GAS OR SMOKE GRENADES WERE USED TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THE CROWD, BUT 47 ARRESTS WERE MADE AND SEVERAL HANDGUNS WERE SEIZED *

MEANWHILE, ATTY GEN ERIC HOLDER IS VISITING FERGUSON AND PROMISES A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION INTO THE SHOOTING OF 18-YR-OLD MICHAEL BROWN *

PRES OBAMA SAYS THE U.S. WILL CONTINUE TO CONFRONT ISIS TERRORISTS DESPITE THEIR BEHEADING OF JOURNALIST JAMES FOLEY *

OBAMA SAYS THE ENTIRE WORLD IS APPALLED BY THE BRUTAL MURDER *

OBAMA MADE THE BRIEF REMARKS FROM MARTHA'S VINEYARD, WHERE HE IS VACATIONING WITH HIS FAMILY *

WILDFIRE NEAR CA'S LAKE ISABELLA DESTROYS EIGHT HOMES AND THREATENS MORE THAN A THOUSAND OTHERS *

THE BLAZE IN KERN COUNTY, NE OF BAKERSFIELD, IS ABOUT 15% CONTAINED AND HAS BURNED FIVE SQ MILES *

RESIDENTS OF 200 HOMES ARE UNDER EVACUATION ORDERS...THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION *

WORLD HEALTH ORG SAYS THE DEATH TOLL FROM THE EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA HAS REACHED AT LEAST 1,350 *

LATEST FIGURES SHOW THE BIGGEST GAIN IN LIBERIA, WHICH ACCOUNTS FOR AT LEAST 576 OF THE DEATHS *

W.H.O. SAYS THE OUTBREAK IS CAUSING SUPPLY SHORTAGES AFTER AIRLINES AND SHIPPING AGENCIES HAVE HALTED SERVICE TO THE MOST-AFFECTED AREAS *

AFGHANISTAN ORDERS A NY TIMES CORRESPONDENT TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY WITHIN 24 HRS OVER A STORY SAYING A GROUP OF OFFICIALS IS CONSIDERING SEIZING POWER AMID THE COUNTRY'S POLITICAL CRISIS *

THE ATTY GENERAL'S OFFICE SAYS THE STORY BY MATTHEW ROSENBERG THREATENS AFGHANISTAN'S STABILITY AND SECURITY *

AFGHANISTAN HAS BEEN IN POLITICAL TURMOIL SINCE A DISPUTED JUNE PRES RUNOFF ELECTION IN WHICH BOTH SIDES CLAIM FRAUD *

TX GOV RICK PERRY (R) PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO CHARGES HE ABUSED HIS OFFICE BY VETOING STATE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC CORRUPTION PROSECUTORS *

PERRY ALSO WAIVED AN ARRAIGNMENT THAT HAD BEEN SET FOR FRI *

A GRAND JURY CONVICTED PERRY LAST WK ON CHARGES OF USING HIS POWER TO FORCE THE OUSTER OF DA ROSEMARY LEHMBERG, WHO WAS ARRESTED FOR DUI *

PERRY SAYS THE CHARGES ARE POLITICALLY MOTIVATED *

U.S. OFFICIALS CONSIDERING SENDING A FEW HUNDRED MORE TROOPS TO IRAQ *

THE ADDL TROOPS WERE REQUESTED BY THE STATE DEPT AND, IF THE DEPLOYMENT IS APPROVED, WOULD MAINLY PROVIDE EXTRA SECURITY AROUND BAGHDAD *

MEANWHILE, THE U.S. MILITARY HAS CONDUCTED 14 AIRSTRIKES ON ISIS TARGETS AROUND THE MOSUL DAM SINCE TUES *

AIRSTRIKES ARE INTENDED TO HELP IRAQI AND KURDISH FORCES CREATE A BUFFER ZONE AROUND THE FACILITY *

BRITISH PM DAVID CAMERON SAYS IT LOOKS "INCREASINGLY LIKELY" AN ISIS TERRORIST, BELIEVED TO BE INVOLVED IN THE EXECUTION OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST JAMES FOLEY, IS BRITISH *

CAMERON CONDEMNED THE KILLING AND SAID BRITISH POLICE ARE WORKING TO IDENTIFY THE SUSPECT, WHO SPOKE WITH AN ENGLISH ACCENT IN THE EXECUTION VIDEO RELEASED BY ISIS *

CAMERON ALSO PLEDGED THE UK GOVT WOULD "REDOUBLE" EFFORTS TO PREVENT BRITISH NATIONALS FROM TRAVELING TO FIGHT IN IRAQ AND SYRIA *

ABOUT 400 BRITISH NATIONALS ARE ESTIMATED TO HAVE JOINED ISIS *

BANK OF AMERICA REPORTEDLY REACHES A $17 BIL SETTLEMENT WITH FED AND STATE AUTHORITIES OVER ITS ROLE IN THE SALE OF MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES BEFORE THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS *

DEAL WILL REQUIRE BOA TO ACKNOWLEDGE MAKING MISREPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE RISKINESS OF RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES *

THE RECORD AGREEMENT ECLIPSES CITIGROUP'S $7 BIL PENALTY AND JPMORGAN'S $13 BIL FINE FOR THEIR ROLES IN PRECIPITATING THE RECESSION *

U.S. SUPREME COURT STAYS AN APPEALS COURT RULING WED THAT WOULD HAVE ALLOWED SAME-SEX MARRIAGES *

SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN VA WERE SET TO BEGIN ON THURS, AFTER AN APPEALS COURT STRUCK DOWN THE STATE'S VOTER-APPROVED BAN *

DECISION WAS NOT UNEXPECTED, AS MOST FED COURT DECISIONS IN FAVOR OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE HAVE BEEN PUT ON HOLD *