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The former Secretary of the Commonwealth described a "strained" relationship with the "diva-ish" former first lady of Virginia when she took the stand Monday in the federal corruption case against ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his wife.
Missouri state police Capt. Ronald Johnson said Friday that law enforcement did not make a single arrest at protests Thursday night in Ferguson over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police.