Important News, Today

North Korea becoming direct threat? Apparently they haven’t been. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has released a statement in which he said he believes the co-inhabitants of the Korean Peninsula could develop and inter-continental ballistic missile within 5 years. In other news, the Pentagon is being moved to an underground chamber in an undisclosed location somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. Not really. More:

http://tinyurl.com/4nh6o4z

Verizon picks up iPhone. Its going to cost to change, though. The cost of getting out of your AT&T contract is pretty variable, but check this out, it will calculate the cost for you:

http://tinyurl.com/47uup5r

Phoenix Jones: Seattle’s real life “superhero.” It looks as if the movie Kickass inspired some vigilante citizens to dress up in costumes and fight crime. They could join the police, but those costumes just aren’t that cool. More:

http://tinyurl.com/4ghkveq

Auburn wins college football national championship. Cam Newton and company beat the boys from Hippyville, Oregon. It was a decent game. And now all eyes shift to the NFL.


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What You Need to Know: News in a Minute

Heres the news for your day. You are now informed on the current national tragedy in Tuscon, gas, the Mona Lisa, and some random Facebook garbage. Follow the links for more in depth, but you should be able to get through the small talk with just this.

Representative Gabrielle Gifford is NOT DEAD. The most notable victim of the recent Tuscon shootings who was reported as dead by various news services, such as NPR, was still in surgery. Thats all we know right now. For more:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110110/ap_en_ot/us_congresswoman_shot_media

Gas prices up average 9 cents per gallon, in three weeks A twice monthly survey revealed the average price of gasoline has risen rapidly in three weeks. The average nationwide is $3.08. Feels like deja vu. More:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40990831/ns/business-eye_on_the_economy/

Mona Lisa Location Is Discovered It’s believed the location of the famous Mona Lisa portrait was in the village of Bobbio in Northern Italy. Clues were revealed in some cleverly disguised numbers in the bridge in the background. More:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/8249386/Mona-Lisa-landscape-location-mystery-solved.html

Top Question on Facebook: Is Sarah Palin to Blame for Tuscon Tragedy? Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, revealed this disturbingly ignorant news to an ABC reporter. More:

http://www.businessinsider.com/zuckerberg-is-sarah-palin-to-blame-for-az-shooting-top-question-on-facebook-today-2011-1

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Get Important News In 60 Seconds a Day

Between studying, socializing and partying, its hard to stay on top of current events. Events occur everyday but whether or not you try to stay caught up with the happenings of the world, its tough being a student. This blog is dedicated to bringing you only the important stuff, in 60 seconds everyday.

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One minute. Better yet, you have the option of listening to a podcast, or a reading a list. Along with an overview, we will give you a few links you might want to see, if you have more than a minute to spend.

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