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News to know


Facebook announced Wednesday that the new Timeline feature is now going to be mandatory. The feature presents your profile page in a different way, and shows your entire Facebook history. The company said that if users don’t want certain information showing up, they have until Jan. 31 to delete old information.


Quote of note


"It just takes your breath away, their capacity and their bravery and their incredible timing." – Vice President Joe Biden, talking on "Good Morning America" about the special forces that rescued two kidnapped aid workers in Somolia. One of the workers is American. Both workers are safe, and no special forces were hurt in the night raid. Officials said all nine kidnappers – who are believed to be pirates – were killed in the operation.


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Check out this raw video of a six-legged lamb that was born in Georgia:



 


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