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New audio of the Ferguson shooting. Plus, Obama approves reconnaissance flights over Syria.
(CNN) – Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, has been an outspoken critic on tax loopholes, like tax inversion, a loophole that Burger King may benefit from if it merges with Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and moves its base to Canada.
The deal would mean a lower rate for the American fast food chain.
"Not only is this tax inversion an outrage, we are losing now about $100 billion in federal revenue every year," Sanders said in an interview with CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."
(CNN) – The Obama administration has been criticized for pledging no boots on the ground in the attack against militant group ISIS (also known as ISIL). But a former NATO Supreme Allied Commander says it's the right move.
"The nations in the region have to do all the work on the ground," Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) said in an interview with CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper."
(CNN) – The grand jury is still hearing testimony on the case of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, in Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama has not visited Ferguson, Missouri, where violent clashes have erupted between protesters and police for nearly two weeks.
"The President coming here, it wouldn't necessarily do anything in terms of it helping us get to justice sooner," said Democratic State Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis.