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July 21st, 2011
08:01 PM ET

Murdoch's wife's 'very good left hook'

Rupert Murdoch's wife tries to save him from a pie in the face. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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July 21st, 2011
07:56 PM ET

al-Awlaki: Wanted Dead or Alive?

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano confirms that terrorist al-Awlaki is wanted dead or alive.

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Filed under: Anwar al-Awlaki • Interviews • Janet Napolitano • Terror
July 21st, 2011
07:03 PM ET

Al-Qaeda uses cartoons to get recruits

CNN's Brian Todd reports on al-Qaeda's latest effort to bring new recruits into the organization.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • Brian Todd • Terror
July 21st, 2011
04:04 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: Musharraf convinced Perry will run for president

EDITOR'S NOTE: Watch "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" at 6 p.m. ET for Wolf's interview with former Pakistani President Musharraf.

(CNN) – During an interview with me that we just taped for The Situation Room, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf told me he believes Texas Gov. Rick Perry will run for president of the United States.

That's significant because the two men met in Austin last week.
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Filed under: 2012 election • Pervez Musharraf • Rick Perry • Wolf Blitzer
July 21st, 2011
01:33 PM ET

Who is Murdoch's wife?

CNN's Brian Todd looks at the colorful story and powerful influence of Rupert Murdoch's young wife.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Murdoch • News Corporation
July 21st, 2011
09:38 AM ET

Lobbyists battle amid deficit cuts

As U.S. politicians try to work a deal to slash the deficit, there's a flurry of lobbyists fighting to be spared cuts. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

SEE ALSO: Obama continues debt talks with Democrats, then Republicans

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Filed under: Debt • Deficit • Lisa Sylvester • Lobbying • Washington