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BY NATHAN BYRNE

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

A Florida judge set George Zimmerman’s bond at $150,000 Friday.


Zimmerman apologized to Trayvon Martin’s parents during the hearing.

Here’s CNN.

Anchor: “ … in a surprise move, Zimmerman actually took the stand. This doesn’t happen in these sorts of hearings.”

George Zimmerman: “I wanted to say I am sorry for the loss of your son.”

A passenger plane crashed just a few miles from the airport where it was trying to land near Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad.

Sky News reports — everyone on board is believed to have died in the crash.

“Pakistan police say there’s no chance of finding survivors after a passenger plane with 127 people on board crashed in Pakistan. The country’s defense minister says the aircraft went down as it tried to land in bad weather … ”

US Airways says terms are set with American Airlines’ three major unions — paving the way for a takeover.

An airline analyst tells Bloomberg consolidation is good — saying we should only have three or four major U.S. airlines.

“ … and then we should have a number of smaller regional airlines, or airlines that maybe appeal to the leisure traveler — and we would actually just have a much better U.S. airline industry.”

The University of Colorado-Boulder closed its campus Friday to prevent the annual 4/20 event held by marijuana activists.

According to The Daily Camera, a judge upheld the closure after a legal challenge. 

The event is typically centered on CU-Boulder’s Norlin Quad, which is roped off and coated in fish-based fertilizer.

A campus spokesperson says the smelly deployment is intentional.

“We do apply this emulsifier every year around this time, but we timed it this year so that it could coincide with 4/20.”

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: Zimmerman Apologizes; Bond Set at $150K

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Apr 20, 2012

Top News Headlines: Zimmerman Apologizes; Bond Set at $150K

(Image source: CBS)

BY NATHAN BYRNE

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

A Florida judge set George Zimmerman’s bond at $150,000 Friday.


Zimmerman apologized to Trayvon Martin’s parents during the hearing.

Here’s CNN.

Anchor: “ … in a surprise move, Zimmerman actually took the stand. This doesn’t happen in these sorts of hearings.”

George Zimmerman: “I wanted to say I am sorry for the loss of your son.”

A passenger plane crashed just a few miles from the airport where it was trying to land near Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad.

Sky News reports — everyone on board is believed to have died in the crash.

“Pakistan police say there’s no chance of finding survivors after a passenger plane with 127 people on board crashed in Pakistan. The country’s defense minister says the aircraft went down as it tried to land in bad weather … ”

US Airways says terms are set with American Airlines’ three major unions — paving the way for a takeover.

An airline analyst tells Bloomberg consolidation is good — saying we should only have three or four major U.S. airlines.

“ … and then we should have a number of smaller regional airlines, or airlines that maybe appeal to the leisure traveler — and we would actually just have a much better U.S. airline industry.”

The University of Colorado-Boulder closed its campus Friday to prevent the annual 4/20 event held by marijuana activists.

According to The Daily Camera, a judge upheld the closure after a legal challenge. 

The event is typically centered on CU-Boulder’s Norlin Quad, which is roped off and coated in fish-based fertilizer.

A campus spokesperson says the smelly deployment is intentional.

“We do apply this emulsifier every year around this time, but we timed it this year so that it could coincide with 4/20.”

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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