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For December 7, 2011 – Nation pauses to remember Pearl Harbor, new Jerry Sandusky accuser steps forward, Alec Baldwin gets kicked off an airplane...
• Nation pauses to remember Pearl Harbor: “Survivors of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will remember the 2,400 people who lost their lives 70 years ago Wednesday. The annual commemoration in Hawaii begins at 7:40 a.m. (12:40 p.m. ET ) at the Pearl Harbor visitor center."
• New Sandusky accuser steps forward: "A 19-year-old man stepped forward with claims that Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky gave him whiskey and sexually abused him in 2004, the accuser's attorney said. The man said Sandusky abused him during a single incident at the university's football building, according to attorney Chuck Schmidt of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania."
• Putin critics vow to continue protests despite mass arrests: “Opponents of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed Wednesday to continue protesting the weekend's election results despite the arrests of at least 250 demonstrators Tuesday. More than 11,000 people have already said on Facebook they would demonstrate in Moscow on Saturday, which would be one of the largest opposition protests in the Russian capital in years."
• Obama talks new income inequality rhetoric, old policies: “President Barack Obama traveled to the heart of Republican Kansas on Tuesday, where he presented Americans with a choice: a "fair shot" with him, or a return to 'you're on your own economics.' Obama firmly embraced the rhetoric of income inequality, and laid out a plan to rebuild the middle class.”
• Game addiction costs Alec Baldwin his airline seat: “Alec Baldwin's addiction to the cell phone game 'Words with Friends' got him booted from an American Airlines plane parked at a Los Angeles International Airport gate Tuesday afternoon, the actor's spokesman said. 'He loves WWF so much that he was willing to leave a plane for it, but he has already boarded another AA flight,' spokesman Matthew Hiltzik said in an e-mail to CNN.”