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There’s a lot happening, and rather than write separate posts, here’s some snippets with links to news sources. Feel free to add to the news in the comment section.
Brussel’s Terrorist Attack
Our heart-felt condolences to the victims of the Brussel’s attack, and best wishes for the recovery of the injured.
Brothers Brahim and Khalid El Bakraoui have been identified as two of the suicide bombers in attacks at an airport and on a metro train Tuesday that left 31 people dead and 260 injured. The LA Times has more on the situation in addition to updates.
Convicted of Manslaughter, Prosecutor Does Not Want Former Cop to Serve Time In Prison
Last month, a jury convicted former New York police officer Peter Lang of manslaughter in the killing of Akai Gurley. Today, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson told the judge that he does not want Lang to serve time in prison. Thompson recommended that the judge sentence Liang to serve five years’ probation, six months of home confinement and 500 hours of community service. Akai’s family is outraged with the prosecutor’s recommendation. ABC News has more on this story. Read the rest of this entry