House Passes "Keep Your Health Plan" Bill, Anonymous Hacker Given 10-Year Jail Sentence, Toronto Mayor Stripped of Some Powers: P.M. Links


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  • The Keep Your Health Plan Bill passed the House, with the support of 39 Democrats.
  • Toronto city councilors voted overwhelmingly to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some powers earlier today. Ford has threatened legal action.
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants carriers to allow their customers to unlock their phones.
  • Albania won't host the dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons, despite a request made by the U.S.
  • Anonymous hacker Jeremy Hammond has been handed a 10-year jail sentence for hacking private intelligence firm Stratfor.
  • Detroit homeowner Theodore P. Wafer has been charged with the second-degree murder of Renisha McBride, who was shot in the face on Wafer's porch. Wafer has told police he believed someone was breaking into his house.

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