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Domestic News | January 18, 2013

This is News -- Jan. 18, 2013

Domestic News

American pastor to go on trial in Iran, "Dear Abby" dies, prep work continues as inauguration nears

President Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
American Pastor Saeed Abedini is being put on trial on Monday in Iran for vague charges of threatening national security. The "Dear Abby" columnist, Pauline Phillips, passed away due to Alzheimer's Disease complications. Preparations are underway for President Obama's inauguration. Myrlie Evers-Williams has been chosen to provide the invocation. Wall Street rose due to slightly decreased unemployment data.