Things you should know today: 3/30/18


The Latest: Widow of Pulse nightclub gunman acquitted

In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, artwork and signatures cover a fence around the Pulse nightclub, scene of a mass shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Jurors in the federal trial of Noor Salman, the Pulse nightclub gunman’s widow, have gotten a look inside his Florida condo through crime scene photos taken as FBI agents searched the home. They also saw some of her husband Omar Mateen’s web browsing history Tuesday, March 20, 2018, including beheading videos created by the Islamic State group Mateen had pledged allegiance to. Salman was accused of aiding and abetting her husband in the 2016 attack that left 49 people dead. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Noor Salman, the widow of the Orlando gunman Omar Mateen, was found not guilty of charges of obstruction and providing material support to a terrorist organization. Mateen, a Muslim extremist, killed 49 people at gay Orlanod nightclub Pulse in 2016.

Cosby’s defense strategy hinges on judge his team attacked

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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case, Friday, March 30, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Judge Steven O’Neill, who Bill Cosby’s lawyers encouraged to quit, will rule on if the defense can call a witness who claims Andrea Constand spoke about falsely accusing a celebrity before going to police with allegations Cosby drugged and molested her in 2004.

Taiwan suspect in US school attack plot had ‘unusual ideas’

This undated photo provided by the Upper Darby Police Department in Upper Darby, Pa., shows An Tso Sun, a Taiwanese exchange student charged with making terroristic threats after he was arrested for threatening a shooting at his high school, Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill, Pa. Police said Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that Sun had researched how to buy weapons, and that a military-style ballistic vest, ammunition clip pouches, a high-powered crossbow and live ammunition were found in his bedroom in Lansdowne, Pa. Sun is in custody in Delaware County Prison in Thornton, Pa., in lieu of $100,000 bail. (Upper Darby Police Department via AP)

An Tso Sun, an 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student jailed in Pennsylvania, threatened to commit a shooting on May 1 at the Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School he attended. He was arrested Tuesday.


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