Pro-Russian Rebels Returning Bodies By Train, Detroit Won't Shut Off Water Yet, Tony Dungy Wouldn't Have Drafted Michael Sam: P.M. Links


  • Michael Sam
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    The pro-Russian separatists believed to be responsible for the crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight last week have agreed to hand over the bodies of the deceased and allow investigators to scrutinize the wreck site.

  • Detroit officials delayed plans to shut off water for thousands of citizens who have not paid their bills. People will have 15 more days to pay before the city cuts off their water.
  • Tony Dungy, an NBC sports analyst and the first black NFL coach to win the Super Bowl, told the Tampa Bay Tribune that he wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam, the first openly gay national football player. "Things will happen," he said.
  • Azamat Tazhayakov became the first person to be convicted of crimes related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Tazhayakov, a friend of bombings suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, attempted to dispose of evidence that could incriminate the brothers.
  • President Obama signed an executive order instituting new and vigorous workplace protections for LGBT employees.

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