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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/31/2011

Julian Assange on '60 Minutes'; man arrested for Detroit terrorist threat; bath salts as drugs

By Melissa Bell
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An Egyptian army captain identified as Ihab Fathi holds the national flag while being carried by demonstrators during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo. For updates throughout the day on Egypt, go here. (Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)

National news: Man arrested outside mosque

Roger Stockham, a 63-year-old Southern California man, was arrested outside one of the largest mosques in the U.S. His car was carrying a large quantity of explosives, and he was allegedly traveling with the intention of blowing up the Islamic Center of America, in Michigan, the Associated Press reports. The police arraigned him on a count of making a threat of terrorism. A large gathering of people had come to the mosque for a funeral.


Crazy news: Fall 1,000 feet, survive

When the Scottish Navy set out looking for Adam Potter, they expected to find a corpse. The Scottish climber slipped on some ice and fell 1,000 feet, almost the height of the Empire State Building. But the Navy rescue team instead found a man standing up, looking at a map. Potter somehow managed to fall all that distance with nothing more than a few cuts and bruises.


National news: Bath salts the new drug craze

Move over Four Loko, the new drug of choice may be sitting on your bathtub rim. Chemicals sold under such names as Ivory Wave, Bliss, White Lightning and Hurricane Charlie are actually intense hallucinogenic drugs that are not be used to add a little fragrance to the bath. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has introduced a bill to ban the drugs nationally saying they "contain ingredients that are nothing more than legally sanctioned narcotics."


International news: Julian Assange interview:

On Sunday night, Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes" visited Julian Assange at the British manor he's holed up at to talk WikiLeaks:

By Melissa Bell  | January 31, 2011; 10:00 AM ET
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