YANGON, Myanmar – A top police official said the military government of Myanmar, also known as Burma, was considering releasing pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest this week, but canceled the decision after a Missouri man stayed at her house in violation of the country's security law.
The official said Tuesday that authorities were talking of releasing Suu Kyi Wednesday after nearly six years under house arrest.
Jefferson City, Mo. – The state of Missouri has agreed to pay $500,000 to a former governor's office attorney to settle claims he was wrongfully terminated and defamed by Gov. Matt Blunt after questioning the office's e-mail deletion practices.
The settlement was announced Friday by Attorney General Chris Koster.
St. Louis, MO – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri agrees with President Obama that the country's prison facilities are secure enough to house terror suspects from Guantanamo.
The president Thursday defended his decision to close the prison facility in Cuba and send some of the detainees to the U.S. McCaskill says she believes the administration will be careful to protect citizens from these inmates.