Wednesday February 8, 2012 Happening Now

Good Morning.

What a night for Rick Santorum. He won votes in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado. Big upset wins for him. Mitt Romney downplaying the results. Ron Paul says he wants to be heard at the convention..

Newt Gingrich is in Ohio today. Romney is in Atlanta. Rick Santorum is on Fox & Friends and then campaigns in Texas. Ron Paul has no events scheduled. The next battles are Arizona and Michigan which hold primaries on February 28th, and then of course comes SUPER TUESDAY in early March.

Six Gulf countries have joined France , the U.S. and other western nations in pulling their embassy staff out of Syria. A renewed bombardment yesterday in Homs killed at least 15. There is a disturbing new report that Iran is sending troops and advisors to Syria to help repress its people. Iran also threatening to cut off oil to the EU early in retaliation for EU embargo that goes into effect later this year.

A California appeals court rules California's anti gay marriage ban "unconstitutional".. next stop? Supreme Court.

Doctor Siegel today investigates some strange illnesses that Happening Now has looked into before.

NY Times reporting today that the U.S. will cut half the staff of the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

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