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CNN's Jake Tapper and Evan Perez discuss the challenges in identifying the source behind the Sony hackings.
(CNN) - We're getting new information on what role U.S. intelligence had in ending a 16-hour hostage standoff in Sydney.
Australian special forces and police stormed the Lindt Chocolate Cafe from two directions - killing the hostage taker - and using some borrowed tactics from the United States.
(CNN) – The mayor of Ferguson told reporters that he hasn't talked to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon since August.
Mayor James Knowles said he was calling Monday night, as protests turned violent in Ferguson, to see if he could get some help from the national guard deployed to the city. He couldn't get anybody on the phone.
CNN's Evan Pérez reports.
Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) - As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said.
The grand jury was in session Friday, as it has been for weeks. A decision on whether to formally charge Wilson in Brown's death could come the same day, law enforcement officials have said.
Wilson has maintained he's done nothing wrong, and the resignation talks have hinged on whether he is indicted, the sources said.
Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) - The grand jury hearing evidence on the Michael Brown shooting is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session, and a decision on whether to charge Officer Darren Wilson could come the same day, law enforcement officials briefed on the plans said.
St. Louis County prosecutors are preparing to present more evidence to the grand jury before starting deliberations, and a decision on an indictment is expected soon after, the law enforcement officials said.
If a decision comes Friday, prosecutors are expected to provide law enforcement with 48 hours notice before making a public announcement, possibly on Sunday.