A prosecutor in the Florida case against the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of killing Trayvon Martin said it may be tough to get a conviction. State Attorney Angela Corey, the lead prosecutor in the case against George Zimmerman, pointed to Florida’s “stand-your-ground law,” which allows a person to use deadly force if attacked.
For Washington “democracy” is a weapon of mass destruction. When Washington brings “democracy” to a country, it means the country’s destruction, as in Libya and Iraq. It doesn’t mean democracy. Libya is in chaos, a human rights nightmare without an effective government. Now the U.S. is about to bring “democracy” to Syria.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 2 (UPI) — Andy Murray defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets Friday and will meet Roger Federer in the finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) — Leonard Nimoy’s voice will be featured in an upcoming episode of the U.S. sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS said Friday.
BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — A treaty to curb fiscal mismanagement was signed Friday by a majority of European Union countries, officials said.
NASHVILLE, March 2 (UPI) — Tornadoes and other storms in parts of Alabama Friday snapped power lines, damaged property and prompted school officials to end classes early.
LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) — Canadian-born pop star Justin Bieber is celebrating his 18th birthday by buying California mansions for himself and his mother, TMZ said.
BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — Producer prices in the European Union rose 0.7 percent in January from December, Eurostat, the region’s data office, said Friday.
MONTREAL, March 2 (UPI) — A Canadian meat producer is recalling hot dogs in Ontario and Quebec that may be contaminated with listeria, federal inspectors say.
NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) — Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney says he doesn’t care if some people think he is gay because he has no plans to marry and supports gay causes.