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Cheat Sheet: April 19, 2013

Maryland uncles of Boston marathon bombing suspects speak out

In an exhausting effort, officials continue to search for suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19 in the shut-down city of Boston. In an interview with the suspect’s uncle Ruslan Tsarni, he gave his opinion on the possible reason for Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev and his deceased 26-year-old brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev to allegedly bomb the Boston Marathon. "Being losers, hatred to those who were able to settle themselves, these are the only reasons I can imagine. Anything else, anything else to do with religion is a fraud. It's a fake. We're Muslims. We're ethnic Chechyans.” (Source)

Boy Scouts propose lifting gay ban

The Boy Scouts of American will submit a proposal that may end the ban on gay youth scouts. The proposal will be reviewed by its National Council of 1,400 voting members on May 20, 2013. Although the ban may lift its ban on gay members, it would not change the Boy Scouts' stance against gay leaders. (Source)

Chesapeake house fire displaces six

A home in Chesapeake caught fire Friday morning, uprooting six residents. The Chesapeake Fire Department received the call at around 2:30 a.m., and the fire took about an hour and a half to put out. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. (Source)

China confirms 91 H7N9 cases, 17 deaths

China confirmed four cases of the human H7N9 avian influenza Friday afternoon. A total of 91 cases was reported in China, with a total of 32 cases reported from Shanghai, 22 cases from the Jiangsu Province, 30 cases in the Zhejiang Province, three cases in the Anhui Province and 4 total cases reported from Bejing (one) and the Henan Province (three). (Source)

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