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BY NATHAN BYRNE
Here’s a look at your top news headlines from Newsy.
George Zimmerman raised $200,000 on his legal-defense website, but his lawyer didn’t know about it.
“Zimmerman’s lawyer plans to give the judge details this morning at a hearing. Trayvon Martin’s family wants Zimmerman’s bail revoked.”
The unemployment rate in Spain hits an 18-year high as the country goes through its second recession in three years.
“There are now more than 5.6 million people without a job and 1.7 million households where no one is working. These figures coincide with Spain’s credit rating being downgraded from A to BBB+ … ”
Four blasts have injured at least 14 people in Ukraine.
Some reports have that number as high as 27.
An Al Jazeera
correspondent says the first explosion went off at a tram stop near an opera house.
“ … five people are injured in that explosion and just 40 minutes later another explosion went off. This time next to the railway station. Again, it’s been confirmed, wounding people, but no fatalities so far.”
One of China’s best known dissidents claims to have escaped house arrest in a video he posted online.
has more on Chen Guangcheng.
“He confirms the fact that he escaped from that house arrest that he was under in Shandong about eight hours from here in Beijing."
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.