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NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program

From Newsmax:

The New York City Police Department has terminated a secret program that spied on Muslims in the city. The program started in 2003 as way to identify terrorist activity, but  did not yield any credible leads.

Obama to Announce $600 Million U.S. Job-Training Initiative

From Reuters:

President Barack Obama will announce an initiative on Wednesday to devote $600 million to address a central challenge of today’s economy: How to train workers for skills they need for jobs that are open but hard to fill.

Barefoot Suspect in Custody After Backpacks Left at Boston Marathon Finish Line

From CBS News:

A barefoot man screaming “Boston Strong!” was taken into custody Tuesday night after two unattended backpacks were found at the Boston Marathon finish line on the anniversary of the bombings, police said.

Arizona Man Accused in ‘Mercy Killing’ Goes Missing

From Yahoo! News:

An Arizona man accused of shooting his wife to death in a so-called “mercy killing” removed his electronic monitoring bracelet while on house arrest and fled, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

Alleged Hillary Clinton Shoe Thrower Detained

From USA Today:

A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech.

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