Robin Williams Dead of Apparent Suicide, Power Struggle Coming in Iraq, Michael Brown Riots Continue: A.M. Links


  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams / Wikimedia Commons

    Famed comedian and actor Robin Williams was found dead in his home on Monday. It is believed that he took his own life after struggling with depression. He was 63.

  • Iraqi President Nouri al-Maliki will not be handing over power to his chosen replacement, Haider al-Abadi, without a fight. Al-Abadi has the backing of both Iraqi President Fouad Massoum and U.S. President Barack Obama.
  • David Gregory is expected to be replaced as the host of NBC's Meet the Press.
  • Kansas teachers will go to court to protect their right to never be fired ever.
  • Violent clashes between police and protesters continued for a second night in St. Louis, Missouri. Cops killed an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, on Saturday, triggering the recent turmoil.
  • Watch the first new footage from AMC's forthcoming Better Call Saul.

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