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Monday, November 24, 2014

Cheat Sheet - Hagel Takes a Bullet for Obama

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November 24, 2014
The Pentagon's leader was forced to resign on live television Monday after President Obama decided last week to fire him, Shane Harris and Tim Mak report. Chuck Hagel, Vietnam veteran and former Republican senator, became Secretary of Defense to end wars but found himself fighting the White House over defense policy.

The grand jury hearing the case of Officer Darren Wilson and the killing of Michael Brown has reached a decision, CNN and the Washington Post reported Monday. The St. Louis County Missouri prosecuting attorney will hold a press conference later today announcing the decision. 

So far, in The People vs. Cliff Huxtable saga, 18 women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Marlow Stern does a rundown of the disturbing stories from everyone who has come out of the woodwork as of now.

The deadline for a final Iran nuclear agreement is expected to be extended to July 1, 2015, according to Western diplomats. The talks will aim to secure a political agreement by March. The first round of negotiations ended Monday without securing a nuclear deal from Iran. Hours before talks were set to expire, a senior U.S. official said Secretary of State John Kerry proposed to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that the two sides start discussing post-deadline talks in their latest meeting since Kerry arrived in Vienna three days ago to add his diplomatic weight to the talks.

Afton Burton grew up in Bunker Hill, Illinois, a small town of 1,800 people. Soon, she will become Star Manson, wife of America's most famous murderer. Prison officials have OK'd a wedding kiss for the couple, and Justin Glawe goes to visit the hometown of the bride-to-be.

Woman Exonerated in Fatal GM Crash
Faulty ignition switch cited for accident.
Anti-Government Cop-Killer Shot Dead
Police say he planned ambush.
Israel Moves to Define Itself as Jewish
Cabinet decision heads to parliament.
FAA to Clamp Down on Drones
Pilot's license to be required.
Darren Wilson Got Married Last Month
To fellow Ferguson cop.

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