A Florida judge set George Zimmerman's bail at $150,000 Friday afternoon, about a week after he was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. According to a CNN article, Zimmerman could be released from jail with a $15,000 payment from his family. That would come out to 10% of the total bond, which is what is usually required to secure bond.
Tension continues to rise in Bahrain as the Grand Prix race approaches. Although protesters oppose holding the race while they say the country is still facing political turmoil, the Crown Prince insists on keeping the race as planned.
It has been a rough start to the Grand Prix Race in the capital city of Manama in Bahrain, and Formula 1 race teams might be in for more than they bargained for. As the teams landed in Bahrain's international airport, hundreds of protesters gathered to oppose the race since they say the country is still oppressing the people by withholding civil rights, according to Al Jazeera English.
Members of the Secret Service accused of misconduct in Colombia.
The United States Secret Service is now facing allegations of misconduct involving a prostitution scandal in Colombia. Agents were sent to the South American country to provide security for President Barack Obama, but were sent home once these allegations arose.
After announcing the closings of stores last month, Best Buy has announced the 50 stores that will close and its future plans.
Electronics retailer Best Buy has unveiled the 50 stores it plans to close by the end of the year. The announcements were first made during its quarterly earnings on March 29, but there was no specific stores named. As well as close stores, the company also plans to cut 400 corporate jobs and trim $800 million in costs.
With the market dominated by online retailers like Amazon, Best Buy has been struggling to compete. The company faces slower sales of expensive items like televisions and now it tries to avoid the fate of Circuit City, which closed in 2009.
Google had a plan to photograph and map the inhabited world. But over the weekend, a new report resurrected questions about what exactly the search engine giant was doing, according to the New York Times.