(Image source: KIRO/King Co. Sheriff’s Office)

BY NATHAN BYRNE  

Here’s a look at your top news headlines from Newsy.

Authorities are in a standoff near Seattle.

A man accused of killing his wife and daughter is believed to be in a fortified, homemade bunker.

CNN has the latest.

“A SWAT team pumped in tear gas in an effort to force Peter Keller out. It is believed that he is well-armed and that the bunker is well-stocked, so police are being cautious and patient.”

A U.S.-based rights group says the blind Chinese dissident who escaped house arrest Friday is under American protection.

Here’s the BBC.

“It’s thought that Chen Guancheng had taken refuge in the American embassy in Beijing. Well, officials from the United States are still refusing to confirm or deny that they are sheltering him.”

German chancellor Angela Merkel is appealing Ukraine for the release of Yulia Tymoshenko.

The former Ukranian prime minister released photos Friday of bruises she said came from jailers beating her.

Euronews reports German doctors are concerned about Tymoshenko’s health.

Demonstrators in Malaysia who organized one of that country’s largest protests in years were met by riot police.

Al Jazeera says the rally is about fair election rules.

“ … the protesters had been trying to get through police barricades. They did so, and they were forced back with water cannon and tear gas. … They charged back towards the square and black-shirted police ran into them.”

Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.

Top News Headlines: Murder Suspect in Bunker

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Apr 28, 2012

Top News Headlines: Murder Suspect in Bunker

(Image source: KIRO/King Co. Sheriff’s Office)

BY NATHAN BYRNE  

Here’s a look at your top news headlines from Newsy.

Authorities are in a standoff near Seattle.

A man accused of killing his wife and daughter is believed to be in a fortified, homemade bunker.

CNN has the latest.

“A SWAT team pumped in tear gas in an effort to force Peter Keller out. It is believed that he is well-armed and that the bunker is well-stocked, so police are being cautious and patient.”

A U.S.-based rights group says the blind Chinese dissident who escaped house arrest Friday is under American protection.

Here’s the BBC.

“It’s thought that Chen Guancheng had taken refuge in the American embassy in Beijing. Well, officials from the United States are still refusing to confirm or deny that they are sheltering him.”

German chancellor Angela Merkel is appealing Ukraine for the release of Yulia Tymoshenko.

The former Ukranian prime minister released photos Friday of bruises she said came from jailers beating her.

Euronews reports German doctors are concerned about Tymoshenko’s health.

Demonstrators in Malaysia who organized one of that country’s largest protests in years were met by riot police.

Al Jazeera says the rally is about fair election rules.

“ … the protesters had been trying to get through police barricades. They did so, and they were forced back with water cannon and tear gas. … They charged back towards the square and black-shirted police ran into them.”

Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Nathan Byrne, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.
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