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Three German reporters and an American journalist are suing police in the Missouri town of Ferguson over their treatment during racially charged riots last year, a press watchdog confirmed Wednesday. Reporters Without Borders said it "fully supports" the legal action against the Ferguson Police Department by the journalists who allege battery, false arrest and unreasonable search and seizure. Ferguson police were sharply criticized for their heavy-handed actions in August during unrest triggered by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white officer. "Arrests of journalists while gathering information and covering demonstrations are inadmissible in the country of the First Amendment," said Delphine Halgand, director of Reporters Without Borders USA.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions Wednesday across Yemen as a missile strike on a dairy factory killed 35 workers, authorities said, as both sides disputed who fired on it.