On Wednesday, former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty to seven charges — including two counts of first-degree murder — in the July 2012 shooting that killed Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. And the motive for the shooting, according to prosecutors? A spilled drink in a Boston nightclub. Read about Hernandez’s legal woes here…[ESPN]
Remember that area in the Southern Indian Ocean where officials heard pings thought to be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370? Well that area probably isn’t the right place, the joint search agency said Thursday. Read about it here…[CNN]
Here’s some good news. President Obama will use his executive authority to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by up to 20 percent, according to people familiar with his plans. He will also force industry to pay for the pollution it creates through cap-and-trade programs across the country. You can read about his new plan here…[NYT]
So this happened. An airline pilot landed himself in jail after attempting to smuggle more than sixty bags of cocaine into the country by swallowing them. Unfortunately for Stanley Rafael Hill, one of the bags popped in his stomach mid-flight, forcing him to request medical help when he landed in Houston. He’s been charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Read about it here…[Gawker]
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