Backed by Lebanese Hezbollah militants, Syrian troops unleashed some of the civil war's heaviest bombardments on the central city of Homs Friday, pounding opposition-held areas with artillery and ... more 
Backed by Lebanese Hezbollah militants, Syrian troops unleashed some of the civil war's heaviest bombardments on the central city of Homs Friday, pounding opposition-held areas with artillery and airstrikes for the sixth straight day, activists said. The mother and brother of Trayvon Martin testified that screams for help captured on audio of a 911 call came from the 17-year-old. Sybrina Fulton and Jahvaris Fulton took the witness stand during the trial of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in Martin's shooting death. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty and says he shot the teen in self-defense during a fight. South America's leftist leaders rallied to support Bolivian President Evo Morales after his plane was rerouted amid suspicions that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was on board and demanded an apology from France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. less 
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Fri, Jul 5, 2013 10:40 AM EDT