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  • Today in the news: ‘Colbert Report’ suspended

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  • Quote of note
    “Due to unforeseen circumstances, the show will air repeat episodes on Wednesday, February 15 and Thursday, February 16.” – Statement from Comedy Central on “The Colbert Report.” The network isn’t saying more about why the show was called off this week, but speculation has run rampant on the Internet. Stephen Colbert’s sister show, “The Daily Show,” has suspended shows before for a death among the crew and for the birth of Jon Stewart’s daughter.
    News to know
    The so-called “Underwear Bomber” was sentenced to life in prison Thursday. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab of Nigeria tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airplane on Christmas 2009 for al-Qaida, but the bomb failed to go off.
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    Check out this heart-warming video from Germany of a bulldog who became a mother to wild piglets:
     
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