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Here's the latest news for Friday, April 20th: Zimmerman apologizes to Martin's parents; Hope fades for plane crash survivors fades Pakistan; Employees lose jobs in Secret Service scandal; University discourages marijuana celebration

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This is A-P News Minute.NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH VOLUNTEER GEORGE ZIMMERMAN APOLOGIZED TO TRAYVON MARTIN'S PARENTS AT A BAIL HEARING THIS MORNING--MAKING HIS FIRST PUBLIC COMMENTS SINCE HE KILLED THE UNARMED TEENAGER. A JUDGE SET ZIMMERMAN'S BAIL AT $150,000...HIS LAWYERS SAY HE COULD BE OUT OF JAIL IN A FEW DAYS.PAKISTANI OFFICIAL SAYS THERE'S LITTLE HOPE OF FINDING SURVIVORS FROM TODAY'S PLANE CRASH NEAR ISLAMABAD....ONE-HUNDRED TWENTY SEVEN PEOPLE WERE ON BOARD THE PASSENGER JET WHEN IT CRASH LANDED IN BAD WEATHER AT AN AIRPORT NEAR THE CAPITAL. A KEY LAWMAKER WHO OVERSEES THE SECRET SERVICE PREDICTS THERE WILL BE MORE FIRINGS SOON--STEMMING FROM THE SECRET SERVICE SCANDAL IN COLOMBIA--INVOLVING SOME 20 PROSTITUTES...AT LEAST THREE PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY LOST THEIR JOBS ...THAT'S ACCORDING TO A SOURCE CLOSE TO THE INVESTIGATION...A COLORADO UNIVERISTY IS TRYING TO DISCOURAGE AN ANNUAL MARIJUANA CELEBRATION THAT OCCURS ON CAMPUS EVERY APRIL 20--BY REPLACING THE UNMISTAKABLE SMELL OF MARIJUANA WITH THE STENCH OF A FISH-BASED FERTILIZER. ORGANIZERS SAY THEY'RE MOVING THE EVENT OFF-CAMPUS.___ ___, The Associated Press with AP News Minute. (****END****)