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Posted at 8:44 AM ET, 01/11/2011

Ducks's defeat, Verizon iPhone, BP leak: in today's morning chatter

By Melissa Bell
Auburn University
Auburn Tigers Nick Fairley holds the championship trophy after the Tigers defeated the Oregon Ducks.Read the story of the Ducks defeat here. (Mike Blake/Retuers)

People are talking about:

International news: Pakistan age divide

The killing of Salman Taseer has put Pakistan's lawyers -- once considered the group most likely to bring democracy to the bruised country -- under sharp critique for their support of the assassin. The New York Times reports on the generational divide within the group of lawyers.

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Tech news: Verizon bites the Apple

After a very long wait for iPhone-envious Verizon users, the end is nigh: tech watchers expect an announcement today for the partnership between Apple and Verizon to become a fact. Slate looks at why Verizon made the right choice when waiting six years for the phone.

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National news: Another BP leak

BP shut down the Trans-Alaska pipeline after discovering a leak at the pumping station. The leak seems to have caused minimal damage. Crews were still working to fix the damage last night. The halt on production sent oil prices up.

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DC news: 10th dead in 10 days

While the nation mourns the six dead in Arizona, every day people are killed around the nation. In neighboring Prince George's County, a man was fatally stabbed yesterday -- the tenth murder victim pf the area in just 10 days of the new year.

By Melissa Bell  | January 11, 2011; 8:44 AM ET
Categories:  The Daily Catch  
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