Topics and Guests for Friday, Jan. 17

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Jan. 17:

Saddam Hussein remains defiant, saying Iraq is fully prepared to take on the U.S. And he may get his chance, as more American troops head to the Gulf
• Retired Army Col. Larry Wortzel
• Retired Army Lt. Col. Robert Maginnis

Laci Peterson went missing on Christmas Eve while her husband Scott was fishing. Now the Modesto Bee is reporting that a relative of Laci's said Scott was having an affair, and that he recently took out a pretty big life insurance policy on her
• Patrick Brosnan, former NYPD homicide detective

These stories ... and more on Studio B With Shepard Smith at 3 p.m. ET.

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