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Opening Statements In Abu Hamza Terror Trial

Posted On April 17, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Opening statements are scheduled this morning in New York City where Abu Hamza Al-Masri is on trial on terrorism charges. He's the Islamic cleric accused of trying to set up al-Qaeda training camps in Oregon. Abu Hamza is an amputee who claims he lost both hands while fighting Soviet troops in…

Canadian Teenager Arrested For Heartbleed Exploit

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Ottawa) -- A 19-year-old in Canada is accused of exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug. The bug affects security software that's a part of many websites, like Yahoo and Facebook. Stephen Solis-Reyes of London, Ontario, is accused of exploiting the bug to steal taxpayer data from a government website. He's due to appear in court in July.…

Seven Dead, Almost 300 Missing After Ferry Sinks

Posted On April 17, 2014

(Seoul) -- A desperate search continues for nearly 300 people still missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. So far seven people are confirmed dead. Passengers reported hearing a loud noise before the ship began taking on water. The ferry was carrying more than 450 people. Most of them were high…

Puig’s Harrowing Defection From Cuba Outlined

Posted On April 16, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- A harrowing tale of defection from Cuba by Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is being outlined by ESPN The Magazine. Puig has reportedly received death threats by human traffickers who helped him escape from Cuba to Mexico in 2012. According to the article, Puig dove into murky waters to avoid…

Two Groups Want Pope To Back Fossil Fuel Ban

Posted On April 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Two groups are trying to get Pope Francis to agree with a ban on fossil fuels. "The Guardian" reports GreenFaith and Australian Religious Response to Climate Change sent a letter to the Pope saying it was immoral to make money off fossil fuels. The groups believe Francis' influence can help "avert the worst…