WASHINGTON — Within hours of the news that Hostess — makers of the Twinkie — would be closing forever, someone found a way to turn the news into a fundraising pitch.
And GOProud, the bombastic gay conservative group, should win some kind of award for this email to supporters:
- A University of Cincinnati officer has been charged with murder for shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man.
- Mullah Omar, the Taliban's reclusive leader, died more than two years ago, Afghan officials say. The Taliban hasn't commented.
- Debris found on an island in the Indian Ocean belongs to the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a U.S. official told the Associated Press.