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For April 19, 2012 – Television icon Dick Clark dies at 82, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says photos of troops with insurgents' bodies violate U.S. values and gas prices continue to retreat...
• Television icon Dick Clark dies at 82: "Broadcast icon Dick Clark, the longtime host of the influential 'American Bandstand,' has died, publicist Paul Shefrin said. He was 82. Clark suffered a heart attack while at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica for an outpatient procedure, his publicist said Wednesday."
• Photos of troops with insurgents' bodies violate U.S. values says Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: "Photos of U.S. soldiers posing with bodies of suspected Afghan insurgents, published Wednesday by the Los Angeles Times, depict behavior that 'absolutely violates' U.S. regulations and values, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday."
• Admitted Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik says he trained on video games: "Anders Behring Breivik, who admits killing 77 people in Norway last summer, used a video game as training for his shooting spree, he testified Thursday at his trial for homicide and terrorism. He played the game 'Modern Warfare 2' for practice, he said."
• Secret Service scandal raises question of macho culture and women agents: "The scandal over allegations that Secret Service agents brought prostitutes to their hotel rooms in Colombia ahead of a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama keeps growing. And with it come awkward questions about whether a strong macho element in the culture of the U.S. Secret Service could pose a threat to security, and how women agents fit into the picture."
• Gas prices continue retreat: "The price of an average gallon of regular gasoline declined for the third straight day Thursday, putting a crimp - at least temporarily - in one of the fastest and steepest runups in recent memory."