Thursday, April 09, 2015

Another perspective

News And Opinion

    AP Headlines

  • After bomber's conviction, jury to decide life or death
    BOSTON (April 9, 2015)- Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.
  • Wisconsin man accused of trying to join Islamic State group
    MADISON, Wis. (April 9, 2015) — A Wisconsin man traveled to the Middle East in a failed attempt to join the Islamic State group, federal authorities said Thursday.
  • SC officer who shot man had prior excessive force complaint
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 9, 2015)- The South Carolina police officer charged with murder after video surfaced of him shooting a fleeing unarmed black man in the back was allowed to stay on the force despite an earlier complaint that he used excessive force against another unarmed man.
  • Obama: Decision near on removing Cuba from terror list
    KINGSTON, Jamaica (April 9, 2015) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that he soon decide whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism now that the State Department has finished a review on the question as part of the move to reopen diplomatic relations with the island nation.
  • VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for care
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (April 9, 2015) — A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists — and months after the Department of Veterans Affairs instituted major reforms — government data shows that the number of patients facing long waits at VA facilities has not dropped at all.
  • Iran's top leader stops short of endorsing nuclear deal
    TEHRAN, Iran (April 9, 2015) — Iran's top leader on Thursday stopped short of giving his endorsement to the framework nuclear deal struck last week between Teheran and world powers, while the country's president warned separately that Tehran's approval of a final deal depends on the immediate lifting of all sanctions related to its controversial nuclear program.
  • NKorea says it deports American for plotting, making videos
    SEOUL, South Korea (April 9, 2015)- North Korea says an American woman who frequently visited the North over nearly 20 years has been deported for what the communist regime calls "plot-breeding and propaganda."

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