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Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (search) calls on neighboring countries to help prevent foreign terrorists from crossing into Iraq as a series of attacks killed at least 13 Iraqis and one American soldier. Will Iraq's border countries help stop the infiltration of foreign insurgents sneaking into Iraq?

As Senate leaders begin a second day of debate, some moderate lawmakers indicate a compromise regarding a possible showdown over judicial filibusters could come sometime Thursday. But if no compromise is met, will Republicans use the so-called "nuclear option" to end judicial filibusters?

Then, the judge in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial rules against allowing talk show host Larry King (search) to testify for the defense, saying his testimony would be irrelevant. Could keeping King from testifying pay off huge for the prosecution? We'll get the lowdown from Laura Ingle, KFI Radio reporter, outside the Santa Maria courthouse.

And, President Bush looks to expand the powers of the Patriot Act (search), proposing to allow feds to seize business records without the approval of a judge if they feel the records are necessary to a terror investigation. But is the Patriot Act already too invasive. Judge Andrew Napolitano, FOX News' senior judicial analyst, weighs in.

Plus, people are putting billions into annuities — a long-term insurance product often advertised with the promise of a big payoff. But before you buy in, make sure you won't be sold out! Patricia Powell (search) of the Powell Financial Group gives us the financial lowdown.

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