Authorities say that the death of a man who was on the witness list in the trial of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is suspicious. The body of Stephen "Stippo" Rakes was found in Lincoln, Mass. The ... more 
Authorities say that the death of a man who was on the witness list in the trial of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is suspicious. The body of Stephen "Stippo" Rakes was found in Lincoln, Mass. The cause of death is yet unknown, and the Middlesex district attorney's office reported that there were "no obvious signs of trauma." Vice President Joe Biden said that White House officials have been briefed on the situation in Detroit after the city filed for bankruptcy protection, but told reporters it was unclear whether the administration could help. A coroner says a teenager in the Asiana Airlines crash was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at the scene. Coroner Robert Foucrault said 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan died of multiple blunt injuries consistent with being run over by a motor vehicle. He did not say what that vehicle was. less 
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