Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life

Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life

April 27, 2015 - 19:50 AMT  15:50 GMT
"There is no evening the scales," Bruck said. "There is no point in trying to hurt him as he hurt because it can't be done."
Over 30 killed as Afghan security forces, Taliban insurgents clash

Over 30 killed as Afghan security forces, Taliban insurgents clash

April 27, 2015 - 18:53 AMT  14:53 GMT
"The sound of heavy weapons fired by Afghan forces can be heard in the city," said Kunduz police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Hussaini.
Turkish police seize 358kg of heroin in Istanbul

Turkish police seize 358kg of heroin in Istanbul

April 27, 2015 - 18:44 AMT  14:44 GMT
Police observed the building for 10 days and when a man was seen entering the building, an operation was launched.
Fitch Ratings lowers Japan credit rating

Fitch Ratings lowers Japan credit rating

April 27, 2015 - 16:38 AMT  12:38 GMT
Fitch said that strong credit fundamentals like a high-income, wealthy economy and social and political stability support Japan's ratings.
Tumo center hosts Acceleration Program Demo Day

Tumo center hosts Acceleration Program Demo Day

April 27, 2015 - 16:21 AMT  12:21 GMT
“Today’s Demo Day was like other Demo Days in the world in terms of the quality and innovation of ideas,” Raffi Krikorian said.
Greek PM reshuffles team handling talks with European, IMF lenders

Greek PM reshuffles team handling talks with European, IMF lenders

April 27, 2015 - 16:07 AMT  12:07 GMT
"The finance minister always acts in line with collective decisions and the government's leadership," a government official said.
The Beatles, Elvis Presley songwriter Sid Tepper dies at 96

The Beatles, Elvis Presley songwriter Sid Tepper dies at 96

April 27, 2015 - 15:30 AMT  11:30 GMT
His songs were recorded by the likes of The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Cliff Richard and Dean Martin.
Clinton Foundation acknowledges mistakes in donor disclosure

Clinton Foundation acknowledges mistakes in donor disclosure

April 27, 2015 - 15:07 AMT  11:07 GMT
“Yes, we made mistakes, as many organizations of our size do, but we are acting quickly to remedy them,” Maura Pally said.
Rock band Editors announce massive UK, European tour

Rock band Editors announce massive UK, European tour

April 27, 2015 - 15:06 AMT  11:06 GMT
The band's new album comes after Editors revealed the first taster of new material "No Harm," quietly hidden on new compilation CD.
Amy Winehouse family condemns documentary about her life

Amy Winehouse family condemns documentary about her life

April 27, 2015 - 14:48 AMT  10:48 GMT
"They feel that the film is a missed opportunity to celebrate her life and talent and that it is both misleading and contains some basic untruths," a spokesman said.