February 13, 2016

What we're reading: Kilpatrick guilty, Cardinals divided, U.S. and South Korea conducting war drills

Posted by Tim Barnum
Associate Editor Community News | news@ogemawherald.com


Here's some of the articles we're reading today:

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was found guilty of extortion, racketeering conspiracy and several other charges Monday, March 11. The verdict marks the end of a decade-long corruption investigation.

Cardinals who will elect a new pope are reportedly deeply divided. Romans are believed to be leaning toward a Brazilian candidate, while so-called reformers are leaning toward an Italian.

South Korea and the U.S. are conducting war drills in response to threats from North Korea. North Korea has reportedly shut down a Red Cross hotline that was previously used for communications between the two Koreas, and is also reportedly conducting military drills.

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