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National Guard Troops Headed to US Town of Ferguson

National Guard troops are deploying to the St. Louis, Missouri, suburb of Ferguson, where protesters and police have clashed for 10 days following the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer. Local TV station KMOV reports 80 guardsmen will protect the police command center in the town at the request of Missouri state governor Jay Nixon. "Given these deliberate, coordinated and intensifying violent attacks on lives and property in Ferguson, I am directing...

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