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Accused Boston bomber’s lawyers gamble with guilt admission: experts

BOSTON (Reuters) – When they admitted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s role in the Boston Marathon bombing, his lawyers acknowledged that he will almost certainly spend the rest of his life behind bars. But the admission may help spare him a death sentence, … Continue reading

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Accused Boston bomber’s lawyers gamble with guilt admission: experts

BOSTON (Reuters) – When they admitted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s role in the Boston Marathon bombing, his lawyers acknowledged that he will almost certainly spend the rest of his life behind bars. But the admission may help spare him a death sentence, legal experts said. ...

Derailed U.S. oil train still burning; shipment delays expected

(Reuters) – A BNSF Railway train loaded with crude oil that derailed and caught fire Thursday afternoon was still burning Friday, and the company warned that shipments along the line could be delayed up to 48 hours. ...

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Accused Boston bomber’s lawyers gamble with guilt admission: experts

BOSTON (Reuters) – When they admitted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s role in the Boston Marathon bombing, his lawyers acknowledged that he will almost certainly spend the rest of his life behind bars. But the admission may help spare him a death sentence, legal experts said. ...

Construction of Tesla’s Nevada battery plant delayed: report

DETROIT (Reuters) – Construction has been delayed for Tesla Motors Inc’s giant $5 billion battery plant in Nevada, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported on Friday, citing union job postings, but the electric carmaker said the project was on schedule. ...

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau in his own words

So much for the notion that he wasn’t a jihadist, I guess. Examples of folks getting it wrong here and here and here....

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

Train carrying liquefied propane derails in Vermont, no danger posed: report

(Reuters) – A train carrying 15 tanker cars of liquefied propane derailed in Essex junction, Vermont, late on Thursday, but no flammable gas was leaked and there was no danger to the public, according to a local news website on … Continue reading

Wisconsin Assembly OKs right-to-work bill, governor supports

MADISON, Wis. (Reuters) – Weary Wisconsin lawmakers on Friday approved a bill that stops private sector workers from being required to join a union or pay dues as a condition of employment and sent it to Republican Governor Scott Walker, … Continue reading

Dear Tom: ten reasons why Trudeau is right to support C-51

Dear Mr. Mulcair: Your New Democrats, who won’t commit to scrapping C-51 in the unlikely event they ever attain power, are presently attacking the Liberal Party leader for indicating support for the anti-terror law. You and your colleagues are being wilfully … Continue reading

Florida man to be sentenced for helping baseball star Puig flee Cuba

MIAMI (Reuters) – A Florida man who pleaded guilty to helping smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig out of Cuba will face sentencing on Friday in federal court. ...

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

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A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

Briton arrested over hack into U.S. Department of Defense

LONDON (Reuters) – British detectives have arrested a man suspected of being part of a group which hacked into the U.S. Department of Defense last year, Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Friday. ...

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

Winter storm moves away, eastern U.S. to remain cold

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A winter storm that dropped roughly two feet of snow (61 cm) on parts of the eastern United States is expected to move out to sea on Friday but the cold will remain. ...

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading

Wisconsin Assembly slogs through debate on right-to-work bill; unions cry foul

MADISON, Wis. (Reuters) – Weary Wisconsin lawmakers debated into the early hours of Friday a measure supported by Republican Governor Scott Walker that would stop private-sector workers from having to join a union or pay dues as a condition of … Continue reading

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had yet to dive into stories from around the globe. From this realization, her blog, … Continue reading