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April 8, 2014

In Other News, April 8


Two men charged in beating of motorist by mob in Detroit

A Detroit teenager was charged as an adult on Monday in the severe beating of a motorist who stopped to help a 10-year-old boy he accidentally struck last week, prosecutors said. — Reuters

Agency accused of putting workers at risk with ‘cockamamie’ secret programs

The federal agency responsible for administering civilian foreign aid came under fire Tuesday, accused of endangering its own employees by pursuing risky programs abroad — including a controversial “Cuban Twitter” project that one lawmaker called a “cockamamie idea.” — Fox News

More pings raise more questions about missing plane

More than a month after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, searchers say pulse signals detected in the Indian Ocean provide their best hope yet for finding it and unlocking clues to what may have happened. However, those same officials warn it will take time to determine whether the sonar pings come from the missing plane. — CNN


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