The Monday Catchup

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Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: The Islamic State continues operations in Libya as it released a video that purports to show the execution of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. This is the second mass execution of Christians in Libya this year.

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The Monday Catchup

Jeffrey L. Williams, arrested in connection to the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, MO

Good morning folks! Here’s what you missed while enjoying your last moments of break:

The lead story: A suspect has been arrested in the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, MO. The officers were shot last Thursday amid continuing tensions in the city. However, the suspect, Jeffrey L. Williams, 20, claims he was not targeting the police officers; protesters in Ferguson have been quick to announce that Williams has not been among them and has no connection to the protests continuing in the city after the shooting of Michael Brown last summer.

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The Monday Catchup

(The Putin campaign's "Have Dinner with Vladimir Putin!" events are more somber than their American counterparts. Guests are asked not to smile and only bread is served. via CNN.com)

(The Putin campaign’s “Have Dinner with Vladimir Putin!” events are more somber than their American counterparts. Guests are asked not to smile and only bread is served. via CNN.com)

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story: 

It’s a slow news week. Congress is — inching would be too fast of a word — towards compromise in the debt talks. So instead of zooming in on political gridlock again, check out CNN’s Year in Pictures. When you’re finished with the gallery, you’ll feel like you’ve just landed after an international trip.

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