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For January 7, 2013 – Defense secretary and CIA director nominations planned for Monday, Morsy backs Syrian calls for al-Assad to face war crimes trial and Notre Dame vs. Alabama in the final game of the Bowl Championship Series...
• Defense secretary and CIA director nominations planned for Monday: "President Barack Obama plans to announce former Sen. Chuck Hagel as his nominee to become the next defense secretary and Counterterrorism and Homeland Security Adviser John Brennan as the nominee for CIA director on Monday, administration officials told CNN."
• Morsy backs Syrian calls for al-Assad to face war crimes trial, no matter what: "Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy supports calls by people in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried for war crimes, he told CNN on Sunday in an exclusive interview."
• Prosecutors set to unveil evidence in Colorado theater shooting: "On Monday, many grisly details of what happened could be presented in a Colorado court at a preliminary hearing for the shooting suspect, James Holmes."
• Google's Schmidt starts North Korea trip: "A controversial private trip to North Korea by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson got underway Monday, according to media reports."
• Notre Dame vs. Alabama in the final game of the Bowl Championship Series: "It doesn't get much bigger than No. 1 Notre Dame vs. No. 2 Alabama in the national title game."