Midweek News

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

By [E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.

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