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International News | December 10, 2012

This Is News - Dec. 10, 2012


Fiscal cliff discussions, Egyptian protests continue, Chavez announces cancer treatments, and Syrian civil war crosses another border

A woman holds a picture of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez as supporters gather at Simon Bolivar square in Caracas,Venezuela, Sunday Dec. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Sunday talkshows were dominated by discussion of the fiscal cliff issue as Republicans and Democrats have yet to come to an agreement for a solution. Egyptian protests continue and anger rises as the vote on an Islamist drafted constitution nears. Hugo Chavez makes travel plans to Cuba due to cancer treatments. The Syrian civil war expands into Lebanon.