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April 23rd, 2012
05:28 PM ET

Zimmerman released from jail

George Zimmerman is released from jail after posting bail. CNN's David Mattingly reports.

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BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama orders intelligence community to fight genocide
April 23rd, 2012
03:07 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Obama orders intelligence community to fight genocide

By CNN's Wolf Blitzer

(CNN) – President Obama took a very important step today when he ordered the U.S. intelligence community for the first time to routinely prepare national intelligence estimates “on the risk of mass atrocities and genocide.”

It’s a significant development. The intelligence community is always charged with preparing estimates on global national security issues: How close is Iran to building a nuclear bomb? Where are the most serious al Qaeda threats? What’s going on in North Korea? How secure is Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal? How vulnerable is the U.S. to cyberwarfare attack?
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April 23rd, 2012
11:45 AM ET

Bond hearing 'home run for Zimmerman'

CNN legal analysts Jeffrey Toobin and Sunny Hostin discuss the results of George Zimmerman's bond hearing.

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