It’s news! All the news that’s fit to make you weep!
Elmore Leonard died on Tuesday at 87 years old. A great novelist and Detroiter, he will be missed. New York Times
A Pakistani court has has indicted former ruler Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. New York Times
New York City police have arrested 19 people in the seizure of 254 illegal guns. BBC
The Muslim Brotherhood has condemned the arrest of Hosni Mubarak under indictments of violence and murder. BBC
In news that will surprise few: the CIA acknowledged its role in the 1953 coup that ousted Iran’s left-leaning prime minister, Mohammad Mosaddegh. The same report also acknowledges Area 51. NPR
This is sad. So sad. In rural Oklahoma, an Australian student was killed by two “bored” teenagers. Los Angeles Times