CNN Washington AM Note
May 2nd, 2013
05:54 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN Washington AM Note

BREAKING OVERNIGHT:

URGENT – Iraq Violence

– (CNN) - A total of 712 people were killed and another 1,633 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in Iraq in April - making it the deadliest month since June 2008, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq said Tuesday. Baghdad saw the most violence, the agency said.

NATIONAL STORIES:

CNN: FBI details how blast suspect's friends took, trashed key pieces of evidence

When Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got a text from a friend asking him if he was one of the two men shown in FBI-released photos of Boston bombing suspects, his reply was short and light: LOL. Other messages from the teenager followed, including "You better not text me" and "Come to my room and take whatever you want," according to an FBI affidavit released Wednesday. His friend took the texts as jokes, as if Tsarnaev found humor in the mere idea that he could be responsible for such horror. But when Dias Kadyrbayev showed one of their mutual friends that last text, the friend wasn't laughing.

ALSO SEE: CNN: Who are Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Robel Phillipos?

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Kissinger gives a bit of a wink to the idea of Hillary Clinton in 2016
May 2nd, 2013
02:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Kissinger gives a bit of a wink to the idea of Hillary Clinton in 2016

Washington (CNN) – Former Secy. of State Henry Kissinger gave a very public nod Wednesday night to a 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential campaign – saying that secretaries of state have a good track record of moving into the highest office in the land.

“At least four secretaries of state became president,” the foreign-born Kissinger joked during remarks at the annual Atlantic Council awards dinner in Washington.  “And that sort of started focusing my mind even though there was a constitutional provision that prevented me from doing it. I thought up all kinds of schemes to get around that.”
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