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Democracy Now! (6 am) – January 27, 2009 at 6:00am

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Today's Headlines

    * Pfizer, Caterpillar, Sprint Announce Major Layoffs
    * Senate Confirms Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary
    * Iceland Government Collapses Due to Economic Crisis
    * Israeli Soldier Killed on Gaza Border
    * BBC Refuses to Air Appeal for Palestinian Victims in Gaza
    * Susan Rice Vows to Engage in Direct Diplomacy with Iran
    * Obama Asks Britain to Send 4,000 More Troops to Afghanistan
    * House Panel Subpoenas Karl Rove
    * Obama Orders New Fuel Economy Standards
    * Clinton Names Special Envoy for Climate Change
    * Islamist Fighters Seize Somalian Parliament After Ethiopian Troops Pull Out
    * Blagojevich Impeachment Trial Begins Without Blagojevich
    * White House Peace Vigiler William Thomas Dies

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