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Need to Know News: White House rejects GOP plan; Iran claims seizure of U.S. drone over Persian Gulf
December 4th, 2012
09:52 AM ET

Need to Know News: White House rejects GOP plan; Iran claims seizure of U.S. drone over Persian Gulf

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

For December 4, 2012 – White House rejects GOP plan, Iran claims seizure of U.S. drone over Persian Gulf and the Pope opens a personal Twitter account...

• White House rejects GOP plan: "House Republicans offered their own proposal Monday in the heated battle to avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but it was quickly rebuffed by President Barack Obama's administration for not demanding more from the nation's wealthiest taxpayers."

• Iran claims seizure of U.S. drone over Persian Gulf: "Iran's navy has captured what it says is a U.S. drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf."

Israel defies international criticism of settlement plans: "Traditional allies heaped criticism upon Israel this week over plans to build new settlements on Palestinian territory, but the Jewish state lashed out Tuesday, saying it would not bend to the international pressure."

Lincoln'sluxury on the cheap: "The first model from the new Lincoln, the 2013 MKZ, will be a fancy version of the 2013 Ford Fusion with a different look and nicer interior, and later models will also keep close company with their Ford cousins."

• The Pope opens a personal Twitter account: "The Vatican revealed the new personal Twitter account for Pope Benedict XVI, @Pontifex, on Monday, meaning the leader of the global Catholic Church will officially join millions of people around the globe on the social media site."

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. robbie

    did Mitt Romney just buy a new FOREIGN CAR FROM SLOVENIA ? $ 46,000 ! HE WAS SEEN DRIVING IT IN SAN DIEGO ....

    December 4, 2012 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Truth test

    Lets do the TRUTH test. Remember US denied Iran capturing US Drone? How do you return some thing that Iran never had ? Mabe our Generals were busy playing footsie and sending email to girlfriends and boyfriends forgetting the havoc they have been causing in the world.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/04/us-iran-usa-drone-idUSBRE8B308920121204

    December 4, 2012 at 4:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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