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Happening Now - Friday Nov. 4th, 2011

Good morning!

Here are some stories we'll be following today...

Wall Street Journal reporting Freddie Mac has received another $6 billion

in aid from the US government-bringing the total tab to taxpayers to $56

billion.

A detailed new report released by U.S. intelligence

officials accuses China and Russia of cybercrime for allegedly stealing

high-tech data from America.

Closing arguments

in the Conrad Murray case are complete-its now up to the jury to decide the

fate of Michael Jackson's doctor.

The U.S. is reigning in its drone campaign in Pakistan

after recent large scale strikes have put more strain on the already fragile

relationship between the two countries.

The Pentagon now says most U.S. troops will be out of

Iraq by mid-December.

The Senate has

defeated the Democrats' $60 billion infrastructure jobs bill by a vote of

51-49...next in line is the GOP's alternative bill-which is also expected to

fail.

New jobs numbers coming out this morning showing data for

October.

A 62-year-old Tennessee man has been arrested for making

threats against the family of House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor.

The Washington Post is reporting that the Cain campaign is considering legal

action against Politico for printing allegations of sexual misconduct but says

the campaign is a bit vague when it comes to what type of legal measures its

considering.