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10:10 AM, April 20th, 2012
Frontpage: Friday, April 20th
Suu Kyi to Boycott Parliament: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her fellow Burmese opposition lawmakers will boycott Monday’s historic Parliament opening, her party, the National League for Democracy, announced Friday.
White House Supports Secret Service Head: White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday the Obama administration has confidence in Mark Sullivan, the director of the Secret Service, even though 11 agents are under investigation for consorting with prostitutes while on official business in Colombia last week. Carney added that the president’s security was never in jeopardy in Cartagena. 
Breivik: I Learned From al Qaeda: Confessed Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik said he read case studies of al Qaeda attacks before he went on a shooting rampage that killed 77 last July, he told the court Friday during day five of his sensational public trial in Oslo.
U.N. Observers Monitor Syria: Seven United Nations observers have been deployed in Syria to ensure compliance with a brokered ceasefire that the government has largely failed to uphold, a spokesman for U.N. envoy Kofi Annan said Friday. The rest of an advanced team of about 30 unarmed monitors is expected in the coming days. 
Poll: National Mood Improving: It’s getting better all the time. According to a CNN/ORC International survey released Friday, 43 percent of Americans say things are going well in the country, 3 points higher from February but up a huge 19 points from August. But 57 percent say things are still going badly.
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Frontpage: Friday, April 20th

  1. Suu Kyi to Boycott ParliamentNobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her fellow Burmese opposition lawmakers will boycott Monday’s historic Parliament opening, her party, the National League for Democracy, announced Friday.
  2. White House Supports Secret Service Head: White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday the Obama administration has confidence in Mark Sullivan, the director of the Secret Service, even though 11 agents are under investigation for consorting with prostitutes while on official business in Colombia last week. Carney added that the president’s security was never in jeopardy in Cartagena. 
  3. Breivik: I Learned From al Qaeda: Confessed Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik said he read case studies of al Qaeda attacks before he went on a shooting rampage that killed 77 last July, he told the court Friday during day five of his sensational public trial in Oslo.
  4. U.N. Observers Monitor Syria: Seven United Nations observers have been deployed in Syria to ensure compliance with a brokered ceasefire that the government has largely failed to uphold, a spokesman for U.N. envoy Kofi Annan said Friday. The rest of an advanced team of about 30 unarmed monitors is expected in the coming days. 
  5. Poll: National Mood Improving: It’s getting better all the time. According to a CNN/ORC International survey released Friday, 43 percent of Americans say things are going well in the country, 3 points higher from February but up a huge 19 points from August. But 57 percent say things are still going badly.

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11:59 AM, April 17th, 2012

Frontpage: Tuesday, April 17th 

  1. U.K. Nabs Terror Funder: British authorities arrested Abu Qatada, who allegedly raised money for terrorist groups and inspired a 9/11 hijacker.
  2. Billionaires Rally to Romney: After an expensive primary spent backing dark-horse candidates like Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, the super PAC billionaires still have money to burn, and they’re spending it on Mitt Romney and the GOP establishment.
  3. Breivik Takes Stand in Trial: Anders Behring Breivik, the man accused of massacring 77 people, mostly teens, in Norway, took the stand to boast of his attack. “I have carried out the most spectacular and sophisticated attack on Europe since World War II,” Breivik told the court. “These acts are based on goodness, not evil.”
  4. Santorum Won’t Endorse Mitt Yet: Just because Rick Santorum is out of the presidential primary race, doesn’t mean he’s going to automatically endorse the presumptive Republican nominee. Monday evening the former Pennsylvania senator declined the opportunity to endorse Mitt Romney and to urge his supporters to vote one way or another. “As far as you vote, that’s up to you,” he said during a conference call. 
  5. Up to 20 Secret Service Implicated: Investigators said on Tuesday that up to 20 Secret Service agents may be involved in misconduct during President Obama’s trip to Colombia—and at least two are senior officials. Eleven Secret Service agents have already been put on leave after allegations that the president’s elite security detail had entertained prostitutes. 

Photo: The hunt for Joseph Kony— Thirty-two UPDF soldiers travel through the Vovodo River in the Central African Republic searching for any sign of the LRA.  Earlier this year, a different UPDF squad had killed an LRA soldier and captured another in the area. More photos from the hunt for Kony. (Trevor Snapp / Pulitzer Center for Newsweek)

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