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Need To Know News: Arizona assassination attempt updates
January 10th, 2011
09:43 AM ET

Need To Know News: Arizona assassination attempt updates

Each day, we here at "Piers Morgan Tonight" will put together the news you need to know – from what happened last night to what will happen today.

For January 10, 2011, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords recovers following the assassination attempt that left six others dead.

From CNN: "Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords can follow simple commands from doctors after being shot through the head at a meeting with constituents, and a longtime adviser said Sunday he is confident she'll survive her wound." 20 people were shot at a constituent meet-and-greet in Tucson on Saturday – six, including a federal judge and a nine-year-old girl, were killed.

• More details are emerging about the suspect, Jared Lee Loughner. From CNN's Drew Griffin: "The suspect in the weekend massacre in Arizona was kicked out of an algebra class at a community college in June after repeated interruptions and clearly "needed psychological help," his instructor said Sunday." Also – what IS Jared Lee Loughner?

• The youngest person to die in the shooting was nine-year-old Christina Green. She was born on September 11, 2001. From CNN: "Christina attended the event hosted by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords because she had recently been chosen for the student council at Mesa Verde Elementary School."

• Another blizzard is hitting the United States, this time in the Southeast: "A major winter storm system was rolling across the southeastern United States early Monday, sending out shocks of snow, freezing rain and sleet, and forcing some airlines to cancel flights."

• The Beckhams are having another baby. Victoria Beckham announced her fourth pregnancy. Meanwhile David Beckham could be headed to play for the Tottenham Spurs.

• In its third week of release, "True Grit" finally earned the top spot at the domestic box office. From John Young: "The overall box office dropped 30 percent from last weekend to gross an estimated $112 million. If studio estimates hold, it could be the worst first weekend of January since 2000."

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  1. teresa teel

    What comes around goes around people r crazy in this world I'm praying. For her here in texas keep ur faith up god wIll take care of u

    January 11, 2011 at 1:22 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. 2012 what will happen

    You will gain knowledge of your place in the universe, your higher life purpose, and you will actually fulfill your purpose by following the step-by-step guidance of your higher self.

    December 19, 2011 at 10:43 am | Report abuse | Reply

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