Top News Headlines: U.N. Approves Syrian Monitors
More headlines: France prepares for presidential election; Zimmerman could bond out; Etan Patz search continues.
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BY NATHAN BYRNE
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The United Nations Security Council has approved the deployment of up to 300 observers to monitor the Syrian cease-fire. Fighting continues in the population center of Homs.
A military analyst explains President Bashar al-Assad’s situation to Al Jazeera .
“It’s pretty clear that he’s basically in control of the city. And there wouldn’t be any reason for him really to stop when he’s in that ascendancy. Why would he?”
A Socialist candidate leads French President Nicolas Sarkozy by 14 percentage points ahead of that country’s upcoming election.
Here’s euronews .
“Final preparations are underway for an election expected to give France its first left-wing president in 17 years. Socialist front-runner Francois Hollande is tipped to be the next man in the top job … ”
The man who shot and killed Florida teen Trayvon Martin could be out of jail Saturday.
MSNBC explains how authorities are preparing for George Zimmerman’s release.
“George Zimmerman could leave jail on bond at any time now. Officials are busy working out the conditions of his electronic monitoring device. And Zimmerman’s family is trying to pay 10 percent of his $150,000 bond to secure his release.”
New York City police are searching the former basement of 75-year-old Othniel Miller.
It’s part of a renewed search for Etan Patz — a six-year-old who went missing in 1979.
“They say Miller met Patz the day before he disappeared. Sources say a cadaver dog picked up a scent of human remains in the basement. Miller has not been charged with any crime.”
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