"Contrary to widespread reporting, no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack. Over the past day and a half, there have been a number of press reports based on information from unofficial sources that has been inaccurate. Since these stories often have unintended consequences, we ask the media, particularly at this early stage of the investigation, to exercise caution and attempt to verify information through appropriate official channels before reporting."
Following reports from several news outlets stating that an arrest had been made in connection to the Boston Marathon attack, the FBI released the strongly-worded statement above denying that anyone has been brought into custody. (via latimes)
Unfortunately, I imagine we’ll still deal with quite a few more unconfirmed reports for the next few days and weeks ahead.
"I wish to take this opportunity to admit that there have been times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me as a priest, archbishop and cardinal."
— Recently resigned Cardinal Keith O’Brien. As Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, O’Brien had been the highest ranking Roman Catholic cleric in Great Britain.
"I will not participate in a government under which police are beating people. Every drop of blood is a shame for us."
— Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisiv announcing his government’s resignation after 14 austerity protesters were injured following clashes with police.
"Katrina was a major devastation. We’re in a freaking cruise ship."
— Carnival cruise passenger smacks down CNN reporter. (via mediaite)
Well-played. (via shortformblog)