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Reports — Second Suspect “Down” (UPDATE – in custody)

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

Reports — Second Suspect “Down” (UPDATE – in custody)

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4/19/2013 at 7:11pm
UPDATE — Suspect in custody. Ace has the photo of the take down. Suspect in custody. Officers sweeping the area. Stand by for further info.— Boston Police Dept. (@Boston_Police) April 20, 2013 “We got him” #oneboston twitter.com/mayortommenino…— Mayor Tom Menino (@mayortommenino) April 20, 2013 ————————————————– Just breaking. Large volley of shots fired. Per CBS News quoting…
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Boston curfew lifted, mass transit reopened, suspect still on the run

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Boston curfew lifted, mass transit reopened, suspect still on the run

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4/19/2013 at 6:12pm
At a news conference at 6 p.m. the reopening of mass transit and the lift on the request for people to stay in their homes has been lifted. There will be increased police patrols. The suspect still is on the run.  No indication was given as to whether the police believe he has…
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Mideast Media Sampler – 04/19/2013 – #MiddleEast reacts to #BostonMarathon bombing

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler – 04/19/2013 – #MiddleEast reacts to #BostonMarathon bombing

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4/19/2013 at 3:49pm
1) The Middle East and Boston What have been the reactions in the Middle East to the Boston Marathon? Jordanian Salafists, unsurprisingly, endorsed the terror. “American blood isn’t more precious than Muslim blood,” said Mohammad al-Chalabi, who was convicted in an al-Qaida-linked plot to attack U.S. and other Western diplomatic missions in Jordan in…
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Chilling history of #Gosnell and babies struggling to survive

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

On this day when we are focused on Boston, also remember Philadelphia

Chilling history of #Gosnell and babies struggling to survive

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4/19/2013 at 1:41pm
Chilling history from James Taranto, Back-Alley Abortion Never Ended: Back-alley abortion was indisputably a problem before Roe. Deep in the 281-page report that accompanied the 2011 indictments of Gosnell and his staff, the Philadelphia grand jury recounted an example from the city’s history. It was called the Mother’s Day Massacre … Nine of…
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Letter from the Family of Lu Lingzi

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

Letter from the Family of Lu Lingzi

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4/19/2013 at 12:08pm
The family of Lu Lingzi, the Chinese graduate student killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, issued a statement Thursday, via BU Today: We are grieving and at a loss for words to describe the pain and sadness we are experiencing following the sudden passing of our dear daughter, Lingzi. She was the…
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Boston Marathon suspect manhunt underway – ongoing updates

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

Boston Marathon suspect manhunt underway – ongoing updates

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4/19/2013 at 10:47am
UPDATE 1:30 pm EST: The Associated Press is reporting that the FBI is at the New Jersey home of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber’s sister.  Authorities say that she has been cooperative and that there are no reports that she was involved in any of the attacks. Speaking to reporters through the crack…
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Boston Marathon manhunt Live Feeds

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

Boston Marathon manhunt Live Feeds

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4/19/2013 at 8:40am
I’m going to leave this as a stand alone post for you to follow updates as they happen in real time. MOVED TO NEWER POSTS
 

Shootout with Boston Marathon Suspects — One dead, one on loose — developing

Posted by  ▪  April 19, 2013

Shootout with Boston Marathon Suspects — One dead, one on loose — developing

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4/19/2013 at 5:01am
Listen to BOSTON POLICE SCANNER LIVE. Suspect #1 in black cap dead. Died in same hospital still caring for bombing victims. Suspects believed to be from abroad, foreign trained. “We believe this man to be a terrorist, someone who came here to kill people.” Tied to shooting of MIT campus policemen…
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Journalism sometimes means you are not the one to break the story

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

Journalism sometimes means you are not the one to break the story

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4/18/2013 at 9:52pm
Ben Smith on the crowdsourcing photo analysis and media failures of the past few days: The media’s new and unfamiliar job is to provide a framework for understanding the wild, unvetted, and incredibly intoxicating information that its audience will inevitably see — not to ignore it. A Reddit post seen by millions without…
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Reuters publishes George Soros Obituary prematurely

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

Reuters publishes George Soros Obituary prematurely

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4/18/2013 at 6:05pm
It’s still live on the internet. George Soros, enigmatic financier, liberal philanthropist dies at XX Full Obituary available here.
 

Images and video of suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

Images and video of suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing

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4/18/2013 at 5:31pm
Just released by FBI:
 

No Breaking News in #BostonMarathon, media survives day relatively unscathed (Okay — there is breaking news!)

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

No Breaking News in #BostonMarathon, media survives day relatively unscathed (Okay — there is breaking news!)

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4/18/2013 at 5:00pm
Lesson No. 1 in blogging — never preschedule, even by 30 minutes, a “no breaking news” post! Apparently the FBI is holding a press conference soon to identify a photo of a suspect. For real. UPDATE 5:20 — Two suspects — images to be released soon.  A At new post — Images and video…
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#Gosnell never gets better

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

#Gosnell never gets better

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4/18/2013 at 3:15pm
News today, AP via Ed Morrissey, Nurse saw more than 10 babies breathing: A former abortion clinic worker has capped the murder trial of her former boss with testimony that she saw more than 10 babies breathe before they were killed. Kareema Cross is the final prosecution witness against Dr. Kermit Gosnell. She says she saw the babies’ chests…
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Is the Maryland GOP really that stupid? (hint, you betcha)

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

Denies media credentials to political bloggers, including Legal Insurrection

Is the Maryland GOP really that stupid? (hint, you betcha)

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4/18/2013 at 1:59pm
I literally had to walk outside for some fresh air to calm down after I received the email below from David Ferguson, Executive Director of the Maryland GOP. I wrote, expecting an explanation that it all was just a misunderstanding: I have read about the restrictions for credentialing bloggers, http://www.quintonreport.com/2013/04/18/md-gop-cracks-down-on-bloggers/. The operative limitation seems to be this…
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#BostonMarathon suspects, or just guys in the crowd?

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

#BostonMarathon suspects, or just guys in the crowd?

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4/18/2013 at 11:29am
Yesterday there was a wealth of speculation based on sleuthing at 4Chan and Reddit about possible suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. I didn’t run the photos, because, well, these may just be guys in the crowd and the analysis did not impress me based on what was presented. Here’s part of…
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Albany Police Officers Union denounces “shameful” NY gun law

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

Blame NYS not NRA for failure of federal gun legislation

Albany Police Officers Union denounces “shameful” NY gun law

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4/18/2013 at 9:43am
If you want to understand why any new federal gun legislation will fail, as it did yesterday, don’t look at the NRA. Certainly the NRA plays its advocacy role. But what motivates grassroots opposition is the belief that government always will overreach, and that any expanded legislation necessarily will be used as a subterfuge to remove…
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Mideast Media Sampler – 04/18/2013 – A broken crescent

Posted by  ▪  April 18, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler – 04/18/2013 – A broken crescent

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4/18/2013 at 8:30am
1)  Syria and contiguity Jacques Neria writes in Stalemate in the Syrian Civil War: While Assad has survived so far, he has not been able to quell the rebellion, the economy is in shambles, and so are most of the areas hit by the civil war. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians are either…
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