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  • Today in the news: Walmart, Disney, Sears used factory in fire; 112 workers killed

  • Your daily news briefing, with the video of the day, the top news and the quote of the day.

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    A fire killed 112 workers at the Tazreen Fashions Ltd garment factory in Dhaha, Bangladesh, on Saturday.
    Quote of note
    "There is a sense of urgency. It is important that we find the person or persons who is perpetrating this heinous act," said Moby Solangi, lead biologist of The Institute of Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport, Miss., regarding at least seven dolphins that have been slaughtered of the Gulf Coast. Authorities say that some of the animals have gunshot wounds, numerous cuts, and others have been mutilated, including one with its jaw cut off.
    News to know
    Rhaghunandan Yandamuri told police he killed a 10-month-old girl and her grandmother after a botched kidapping. After losing at least $15,000 at a nearby casino, Yandamuri told police in a videotaped statement played at his preliminary hearing yesterday, "The babies parents are both working, so I thought maybe they have some money."
    GateHouse News Service

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