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Closing Arguments Begin In Boston Bombing Trial

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Boston, MA) -- Closing arguments in the Boston Marathon bombing trial will begin tomorrow. The defense team for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev called just four witnesses last week in their case to spare him the death penalty. They hope to prove that Tsarnaev was deeply influenced by his radicalized older brother. Tsarnaev is accused of the 2013…

“Rolling Stone” Removes UVA Rape Story After Critical Review

Posted On April 05, 2015

(New York, NY) -- An independent review of a "Rolling Stone" article about a rape at the University of Virgina is calling the story an avoidable failure. The review published Sunday night by the Columbia School of Journalism details how the story "A Rape On Campus" was written and then published in a late November…

Graham: Nearly Any 2016 Candidate Could Get Better Iran Deal

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Clemson, SC) -- Critics of last week's announced nuclear agreement with Iran think the President could get a better deal. On CBS's "Face the Nation," Senator Lindsey Graham said Iranians don't respect President Obama and nearly anyone who wins the White House in 2016 could get a better deal. The South Carolina Republican said there's…

“Bloomberg For Mayor” Signs May Appear

Posted On April 05, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Michael Bloomberg is being considered a potential candidate in the run for London's mayor next year. "The Sunday Times of London" is floating the idea, calling him an Anglofile who already has a home in the British capital. The newspaper quotes some unnamed friends as saying Bloomberg is considering running as…

Report: American Killed In Yemen Clashes

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Undated) -- A Northern California man is being considered to be the first American killed in Yemen's civil war. CNN reports Jamal al-Labani of Hayward was killed in a mortar attack last week in Aden. Al-Labani had traveled to Yemen in February hoping to bring his pregnant wife and two-year-old daughter back to the U.S.…