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6:32am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

VIDEO: 'I Need Help' San Diego Mayor Says

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 6:51 am

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner in the video statement he released Thursday.
City of San Diego

5:53am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Teen Jailed For Facebook Post Expresses Regrets

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 9:36 am

An undated photo of Justin Carter, who's facing a felony "terroristic threat" charge in Texas.
Courtesy Jack Carter

"I certainly would have thought a lot more about what I said. ... People should be very careful about what they say" on social media sites.

That was the word Friday morning on CNN's New Day from Justin Carter, the 19-year-old Texas gamer who was arrested and jailed in February after making a Facebook comment about a school shooting.

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5:39am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: 'The Great Gypsy'? School Reading List Is Error-Riddled

A student of the Barack Obama elementary school in Hempstead, N.Y. walks past a board displaying student essays on the president during the official name changing ceremony in 2009.
Mary Altaffer AP

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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5:13am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

READ: Instructions For The Jury In Trial Of George Zimmerman

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 6:44 am

George Zimmerman in court on Thursday.
Gary W. Green/pool Getty Images

Nearly 17 months after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — a death that would spark protests across the nation — a jury is about to begin considering whether defendant George Zimmerman acted in self defense or should be convicted of murder or manslaughter.

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5:00am

Fri July 12, 2013
Europe

After WikiLeaks Drama, Kremlin Goes Old School

The Kremlin's security agency has bought $15,000 worth of electric typewriters. A source told a Russian newspaper that after WikiLeaks and the Edward Snowden scandal, the Kremlin decided to "expand the practice of creating paper documents."

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