Freddie Gray Protests Nationwide, No New Trial for Ross Ulbricht, Bernie Sanders Running for President: A.M. Links


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    Protests were held in New York, Boston, and elsewhere over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, where police freed nearly 100 people held since Monday without charge after a series of habeas corpus petitions. Among the buildings destroyed Monday night was the bodega where Omar Little was shot on The Wire.

  • A judge denied a motion for a new trial by Ross Ulbricht, convicted of charges related to the operation of Silk Road.
  • The Clinton Foundation reportedly failed to release the names of 1,100 foreign donors as it promised to the Obama White House.
  • As expected, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for president.
  • The Republican Party in Nevada may be changing its presidential primary process in an effort to make it more difficult for Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to win.
  • The new king of Saudi Arabia has broken with tradition and named his nephew, not a younger brother, as his successor.

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