Friday, October 11, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Trial for 11-year-old murder plotter begins, VA doctor suspended and it's Friday, Friday

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The trial has begun for an 11-year-old Stevens County boy who conspired to rape and murder a female classmate. (S-R)

Dr. James Lovett, the chief of surgery at Spokane's VA Medical Center, has been suspended over allegations that he operated on patients without having them sign consent forms. (KXLY)

Another day. Another shooting. And a suspect on the loose. (KHQ)


The government shutdown isn't over. The U.S. is still on the precipice of default. But our elected leaders are talking, so that's progress, right? (NYT)

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the Netherlands-based watchdog group overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons supply, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (WSJ)

Obamacare is basically slavery, sez popular conservative commentator. (Politico)


Facebook is no longer allowing users to hide their profiles from searches. (WaPo)

It's Friday! Woot! Woot!

Gotta get down on Friday.
Gotta get down on Friday.

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