A.M. Links: UN Wants Team in Syria To Investigate Use of Chemical Weapons, Sen. Isakson Regrets Eric Holder Confirmation Vote, Last Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Leaves Hospital


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  • The United Nations wants a team on the ground in Syria to investigate the possible use of chemical weapons, which could be tricky considering that such a team would need the Syrian government's permission to enter the country.
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) has said that his vote to confirm Attorney General Eric Holder was "the worst vote I ever took in the United States Senate."
  • A 22-year-old man has been shot and killed during an anti-government demonstration in Turkey. The news comes after the Obama administration expressed concern over the recent protests.
  • Around 140 people have been arrested during the most recent weekly anti-GOP protest held by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP against the Republican-led General Assembly.
  • A Mexican attorney who reportedly had connections to a Mexican drug cartel and was working as an informant for the Department of Homeland Security has been shot and killed in Texas.

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